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.

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Design courses

  • Bachelor of Arts (Visual Culture)

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    HECS-HELP, FEE-HELP

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    This online arts degree from Curtin University will prepare students for a career in the fields of art administration, academia and gallery work.
  • Issues in Contemporary Art

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    Online

    FEE-HELP

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    Issues in Contemporary Art is an online unit offered by Curtin University that introduces the major theoretical issues of contemporary art.
  • Art and Creativity

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    HECS-HELP, FEE-HELP

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    Understand the creative process and examine the value of art within the community with this online Art and Creativity unit of Study.
  • Design Management and Quality Systems

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    Online

    FEE-HELP

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    This online unit in Design Management and Quality Systems explores the application of management processes and quality control strategies in design.
  • Interior Bites

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    Online

    HECS-HELP, FEE-HELP

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    This online unit from Curtin University aims to introduce you to the tools of the interior designer and how they are integrated into interior architecture.
  • Perspectives on Beauty in Art

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    Online

    HECS-HELP, FEE-HELP

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    Gain a better understanding of art discourse and the philosophies of aesthetics with this online Perspectives on Beauty unit from Curtin University.

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Design sample resumes & cover letters

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