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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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. [+]
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.... [-]