- CRICOS Code: 084803C
- Intake: February, July
- Duration: 2 years*
- Location: Perth
- Study mode: Full-time
- Indicative first-year fee: AUD$29,200
*Reduced to 1.5 years full-time if you hold a qualification listed in the relevant discipline areas, subject to Curtin’s policy on credit for recognised learning (CRL). Students with CRL commence in Semester Two.
Curtin’s contemporary art and design courses will help you reach a higher level of expertise, through a combination of theory and project-based units. Our flexible design and art postgraduate courses suit applicants with qualifications in design and art, as well as those with knowledge and expertise in other disciplines.
Our course can be tailored to suit your career goals and interests in areas such as:
- animation and game design
- creative advertising
- design and art theory
- illustration design
- graphic design
- digital design
- fine art
Students who complete the master degree to a high standard can apply for doctoral-level studies.
For admission to this course, you must meet one or more of the following criteria:
- a bachelor degree or equivalent in any field from a recognised institution OR
- a bachelor degree or equivalent in the same field as your intended postgraduate course (successful applicants will gain credit for one semester of study and begin their study in the second semester) OR
- a graduate certificate or diploma in any field from a recognised institution OR
- a graduate certificate or diploma in design or art from a recognised institution (applicants may be eligible for credit for recognised learning) OR
- substantial industry/work experience in the field of art and/or design may be considered for applicants without a bachelor degree.
AND meet Curtin’s English language proficiency requirements.
Credit for recognised learning
To apply for credit for recognised learning you must submit:
- a folio of creative work that demonstrates your design and art skills
- a project proposal
- a resume that describes your education and employment history.
The future of design and art
Technology and multidisciplinary the collaboration will increasingly impact design and artistic practice. While traditional careers will remain relevant, there will be demand for artists and designers across all media to work with scientists, engineers and medical experts to create immersive virtual realities for knowledge dissemination and artistic exploration.
- Architecture and interior design
- Entertainment and gaming
- Film and television
- Creative arts
- Media, communications and publishing
- Advertising and Marketing Design and Art
For more information visit curtin.edu/masterdesart1
About the School
Curtin is an innovative, global university known for its high-impact research, strong industry partnerships and commitment to preparing students for jobs of the future.