Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
Master's Degree + Postgraduate Unit
FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment
2 years full-time; 4 years part-time
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Social Designer | Design Strategist | UX (User Experience) Designer | Service Designer
If you're a non-design-related professional or graduate wishing to upgrade your practice and career prospects with professional design skills, a Master of Professional Design from Edith Cowan University is an ideal postgraduate course for you.
Throughout this comprehensive coursework degree, you'll develop advanced technical and conceptual skills in design. You'll learn how to use design thinking to investigate and understand complex challenges and generate user-focused ideas. This course focuses on advanced design application through the production of a major piece of work in an area of your own interest and expertise. Through guided independent study, you'll combine contemporary studio-based practice and theory with rigorous critical analysis to plan, execute and reflect upon your project.
This course is offered on-campus at ECU Mount Lawley. After two years of full-time study (or four years part-time), you'll graduate with a masterful knowledge of interdisciplinary design practice and scholarship, ready to advance to the next stage of your career.
You may be eligible to apply for a postgraduate course at ECU, if you meet the following requirements:
In this design course, the subjects you may study include:
Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.
When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Master of Professional Design from Edith Cowan University.
Graduates are prepared to pursue roles assisting organisations, companies, and communities to innovate and develop socially, environmentally and financially sustainable solutions based around professional design.
Wondering where a career in designing could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Design Assistant, Graphic Designer, Web Designer, Fashion Designer, Interior Designer.
Fees may be paid up-front, or students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to cover the costs of all or part of the fees (eligibility criteria applies).
Edith Cowan University also offers student loans and scholarship opportunities to eligible applicants. Enquire now to find out more!
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $45,881 (2019-20 income year).
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