Master of Applied Design and Art
Curtin University

(Tuition fee is not stated)
1-2 years

Course Description


MAppDesArt(Curtin) - MC-DESARTHumanities
Location Bentley
Study method Full-time or part-time
Study mode On-campus
Intake February or July 

July intake available to students with credit for recognised learning (CRL).

If you have prior experience in one of these specialisations you may be eligible for one semester of CRL.

Duration 2 years full-time or equivalent part-time

The Master of Applied Design and Art combines practical skills with theoretical knowledge to enhance your current undergraduate degree or chosen specialisation in art and design.

This course will help you reach a high level of expertise and qualification in contemporary design and art. You will develop creative and professional skills through studies in cross- and inter-disciplinary design and art practice.

In this course you will learn through discussion, reflection and the production of original and innovative solutions to studio-based or industry-related projects. You will be encouraged to develop your independent research skills, originality, creative leadership and awareness of the needs of contemporary society.

Through a combination of coursework and project-based units you will learn a range of skills and develop the depth of knowledge required to produce contemporary design and art solutions. The program is flexible and can be tailored to suit your individual interests and professional development.

This course is also suitable if you have knowledge and expertise from other disciplines, such as marketing, information technology, science, media and advertising, as well as those with formal qualifications in art and design.

You can choose to focus your studies on one of the following specialisations:

  • Creative Advertising
  • Digital Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Fine Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration Design
  • Photography
  • Visual Culture.

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