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Graduate Certificate in Design
Graduate Certificate in Design

Graduate Certificate in Design

  • ID:GU610389
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Design, applicants must:

  • hold a non-related bachelor degree from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing)
  • OR have completed a minimum of four years industrial experience with the Design industry.

English Requirements 

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0

  • OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL

  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)

  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)

  • OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)

  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

English test results must be no more than two years old.


Course Information

The Graduate Certificate in Design will introduce you to concepts and issues related to emerging design practice, strategies and business. You will gain a thorough understanding of contemporary global issues within design and advance your understanding and practice within the area of experience design, visual language and advanced technologies.


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  • Still and Moving Image - 7518QCA

  • Intercultural Design - 7519QCA (not offered from 2021)

  • Emerging Design Futures - 7523QCA (offered from 2021)

  • Design Exploration Studio - 7520QCA (not offered from 2021)

  • Professional Design Practice - 7531QCA (offered from 2021)

  • Visual Communication - 7152QCA

  • Web Technologies - 7153QCA (not offered from 2021)

  • Managing Creativity in Organisations - 7513IBA

  • Design Thinking - 7521QCA

  • Experience Design - 7522QCA

  • Interactive Design - 7515QCA

  • Emerging Design Futures - 7523QCA (not offered from 2022)

  • Prototyping - 7524QCA

  • Narrative Interfaces in AR - 7525QCA (not offered from 2021)

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

The Graduate Certificate in Design enables qualifying students to apply for the Master of Design (5720).

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

With a graduate portfolio demonstrating your innovative knowledge and skills, the Graduate Certificate in Design prepares you for future jobs in a wide range of global industries and careers:

  • Experience Design

  • User Experience

  • Service Design

  • Graphic Communication Design

  • Digital Visual Design

  • Product and 3D Design

  • Design Management

  • Design Strategy

  • Creative Technologist

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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