Design Careers

Good design provides the perfect marriage of function and aesthetics. If you can think along these lines, have a creative mind and enjoy solving problems, you would do well to get yourself a career in design.

The confluence of art, science and necessity, design offers infinite potential and is the career destination for anyone who wants to have their creativity put to good use.

For more online, on-campus and short courses in design, visit StudySelect.

Design courses

  • Arts and Cultural Policy

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    Online

    FEE-HELP

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    This online Arts and Cultural Policy unit from Griffith University explores the relationship between the arts, culture and the government.
  • Painting: Art Project

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    Online

    HECS-HELP, FEE-HELP

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    Painting: Art Project is an online unit delivered by Curtin University in which students build a thematic body of work using a variety of painting processes.
  • Identity Management and Positioning

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    Online

    FEE-HELP

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    Unit Synopsis: Identity Management and Positioning, an online unit provided by RMIT University, explores the contemporary potential of brand identity in the context of the digital age.
  • Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Technology

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    Online

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    This online fashion design and technology course is designed for everyone with a love of fashion and a desire to make clothes.
  • Considering Design

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    Online

    FEE-HELP

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    Considering Design is an online unit from RMIT University, which aims to teach students about the aesthetics of design as well as the philosophy, application, sustainability and future of the design industry.
  • Making Your Mark in Drawing

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    Online

    HECS-HELP, FEE-HELP

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    This online unit from RMIT aims to explore visual imaging in nature, culture and imagination as well as teaching new techniques in drawing.

Design news & views

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Martin College Open Day this month

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Design sample resumes & cover letters

Spruce up your CV and job applications with our free resume & cover letter samples. View all design templates

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