Discover the world of Design, where creativity meets practicality, while form and function are explored equally. Our Design programmes nurture your understanding of human needs and desires, unleashing your creative prowess in prototyping, developing, crafting, and evaluating impactful solutions. Blend analytical, and technological skills, with creative and imaginative abilities through well-rounded and engaging tertiary study to lead you to a rewarding career path.

There are four Design majors offered in the Bachelor of Design and three Design subjects offered in the Bachelor of Design with Honours. These majors are Communication Design, Industrial Design, Interface Design, and Media Design. Building on these Undergraduate qualifications we offer Graduate and Postgraduate study through the Master of Design as well as the PhD in Design.

Other qualifications

Prescriptions for:

Design papers

500 Level 800 Level 900 Level
Code and paper title Points
DSIGN532 Information Visualisation right arrow

This paper aims to provide an awareness of the potential offered by information visualisation techniques, a familiarity with the underlying concepts...

15 24A (Hamilton)
DSIGN551 Studio Management right arrow

This paper covers the management of design projects in the studio. It is intended for those aiming for a future senior position in a design studio...

15 24A (Hamilton)
DSIGN581 Design Research Methods right arrow

This paper aims to introduce students to the assumptions underlying the different methodologies and methods for performing research in design. The...

30 24A (Hamilton)
DSIGN589 Directed Study right arrow

Students have the opportunity to pursue a topic of their own interest under the guidance of academic staff.

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24B (Hamilton)
DSIGN590 Directed Study right arrow

Students have the opportunity to pursue a topic of their own interest under the guidance of academic staff.

30 24A (Hamilton) & 24B (Hamilton)
DSIGN591 Design Dissertation right arrow

Write a dissertation to present the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation, based on a research topic negotiated with a supervisor...

30 24X (Hamilton)
DSIGN592 Design Dissertation right arrow

Write a dissertation to present the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation, based on a research topic negotiated with a supervisor...

60 24X (Hamilton)
DSIGN593 Design Thesis right arrow

Write a dissertation to present the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation, based on a research topic negotiated with a supervisor...

90 24X (Hamilton)
DSIGN594 Design Thesis right arrow

Write a dissertation to present the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation, based on a research topic negotiated with a supervisor...

120 24X (Hamilton)
MEDIA501 Critical and Creative Approaches to Research right arrow

This paper identifies the constraints and freedoms of research methods, and places a strong emphasis on research as an intellectual, theoretical, and...

30 24A (Hamilton) & 24B (Hamilton)
MEDIA504 Articulating Theory, Design and New Aesthetics right arrow

In both Creative Practice and written graduate research choices between theoretical paradigms, research methods and the presentation of research...

30 24B (Hamilton)
Code and paper title Points
DSIGN800 Design MPhil Thesis right arrow

120 24X (Hamilton)
Code and paper title Points
DSIGN900 Design PhD Thesis right arrow

120 24I (Hamilton) & 24J (Hamilton) & 24K (Hamilton) & 24X (Hamilton)
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2024 Catalogue of Papers information current as of 14 Jul 2024 01:00am