Master's Program in Communication Design in Oceania

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Communication Design

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

In the communication design discipline, marketing and creative skills overlap to provide professionals with the special tools to craft effective messages and campaigns. This entire process covers everything from conception to channel delivery and requires professional-level capability and knowledge in writing, art direction, marketing, consumer behavior and media.

Due to the numerous countries within Oceania, work occasions and work permit laws differ greatly, with data on opportunities in some nations being limited. Australia and New Zealand are the most advanced countries in the area.

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Master of Design

Media Design School
Campus Full time 30 weeks February 2017 New Zealand Auckland

The Master of Design is suitable for recent graduates in a design-related discipline or industry professionals who have six or more years in the creative industry. [+]

Masters in Communication Design in Oceania 2017. The Master of Design is suitable for recent graduates in a design-related discipline or industry professionals who have six or more years in the creative industry. Working in a simulated industry environment, our postgraduate students will be challenged to research relevant ideas, problem-solve, and create design solutions in response to a variety of real-world briefs. These briefs require our students to work collaboratively with others in order to create a broad range of digital and creative products, services and approaches across a multitude of media platforms. This project-based interdisciplinary approach means that graduates will complete the programme with an impressive portfolio filled with practical and relevant work experience to show to their current or prospective employers. Career Pathways Possible career pathways for graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Design include both strategic and design positions within design studios, companies and consultancy agencies: Design project manager; Systems designer; Merchandising and branding developer or strategist; Sustainability designer; Interactive designer; Mobile technologies designer; User experience designer; Design analyst; Screen designer; Digital animator; Information designer; Product designer and developer; Service designer; Transmedia designer; Packaging designer; Marketing and communications executive; Creative director; Advertising studio director; Media manager; Publisher; Secondary design teacher; Design consultant; Design manager. Course Components During the Master of Design, you will undertake the following course work: Two (30 credits each), NZQF Level 8. Master Proposal (15 credits), NZQF Level 9. Master Project (45 credits), NZQF Level 9. One (not-for-credit) Postgraduate Toolbox component. Eligibility To be eligible for the Master of Design, applicants must: Hold an honours degree that is relevant to design (e.g Design - Graphic, Fine Arts, Industrial, Product, Cognitive Science/Psychology, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering; OR A Postgraduate Diploma that is of relevance to design; OR An undergraduate degree and professional experience in a design-related field as approved by the Media Design School Academic Board. [-]

Master of Communication Design

RMIT University
Campus Full time 1,5 year January 2017 Australia Melbourne

This program focuses on design application, theory, new technologies and global business practices as they relate to the communication design industry... [+]

Master of Communication Design

This program focuses on design application, theory, new technologies and global business practices as they relate to the communication design industry.The face-to-face aspect of this program is delivered in a dedicated real-world design studio called 'The Works', a collaborative design consultancy housed within RMIT. The Works' mission is to provide an educational environment that facilitates your engagement with entrepreneurship through design. Through this immersive studio environment you will develop, design and create participatory design projects with business, the community and government. Projects range from small communication design artefacts to strategic design thinking that engages community.You’ll monitor and evaluate current trends in the communication design discipline with a focus on collaborative studio practice and design entrepreneurship, while studying with students from other disciplines.Upon graduation you’ll be an advanced creative practitioner, able to critically engage with communication design practice in the broader context of the global media and communication industry and interdisciplinary practice. You’ll be prepared for professional and leadership roles in communication design studios, digital and web design consultancies, in-house design studios within business entities and community organisations.Graduate Diploma exit points are available.... [-]