Study and careers

Explore the study options and course and career advice available at the School of Design.

The School of Design offers a full range of programmes whether you are looking for an introduction to design, a refresher course as professional development or a full research qualification.

Our Bachelor’s degrees are in Culture+Context Design, Industrial Design and Media Design. The graduate diploma programme in Design Innovation is suitable for students with substantial work experience. Master's degrees, postgraduate diplomas and the PhD programme have a substantial research component and suit those wanting professional qualifications in the design field.

Advice

As part of the Faculty of Architecture and Design the School of Design has a dedicated Student Administration team that are available on campus for you to discuss your study options. They welcome your enquiries, whether you are a prospective or current student.

The services and support we offer you relate to:

  • enrolment
  • degree planning
  • credit transfer
  • examinations
  • graduation, and
  • enquiries which support the academic programmes and study here at the School.

The Faculty of Architecture and Design Handbook contains useful information that you will need throughout your study.

The Faculty of Graduate Research (FGR) provides the first port of call for all students interested in enrolling in a PhD at Victoria. The Faculty website provides application forms, details of available funding, application dates, and answers to a host of questions. The FGR continues to provide support to PhD students throughout their studies at Victoria.

Careers

Graduates of the School of Design have the creativity, practical skills, knowledge and theoretical approaches required for a wide variety of design-related professions. Many move to a career in mainstream design in private practice, as an employee in a firm or in a government organisation.

A comprehensive list of careers can be found on each subject page.

Vic Careers

Vic Careers is Victoria University's career specialist service. They host Careers in Focus seminars and Career Expos that allow you to explore career opportunities and establish networks. Vic Careers is in contact with over 700 employers every year and many of these employers advertise part-time, holiday and graduate jobs on Victoria CareerHub.