Course Details


Masters Degree

Study Load

Full Time

Study Mode

In Class

Course Location

South Australia

University of South Australia

Master of Design (Communication Design)

  • Gain advanced design and research skills.
  • Learn in our custom-built campus workshops and studios.
  • Work on real-life projects, gaining valuable practical experience.
  • Study at the No.1 university in South Australia for graduate skills in Architecture1
  • Benefit from our networks and relationships with industry – locally, nationally and internationally.
  • Learn from teachers who are established designers.
  • Use this qualification as a pathway to further study.
  • Be taught by world-class leaders in research – UniSA’s research in communication design is ranked world-class2.
  • UniSA is an unstoppable university for unstoppable people. As one of the World’s Top Young Universities3, we’ll ensure you get the experience your future profession demands so it’ll feel like you’re studying one minute and in a career the next.

Why Master of Design (Communication Design)

This unique qualification will extend your knowledge and skills in graphics, illustration and emerging forms of communication design. It will provide you with advanced research skills.

The Master of Design (Communication Design) builds on your existing knowledge and skills and will extend your learning in preparation for a rewarding career across a range of creative employment sectors, including:

  • advertising
  • branding
  • merchandising
  • communication
  • publication design

UniSA boasts award-winning, purpose-built studio spaces and five floors of impressive workshops that feature state-of-the-art digital equipment.

You will also benefit from:

  • our strong industry links when you embark on industry placements
  • our world-class teaching staff
  • industry master classes hosted by national and international industry professionals

Our teaching staff are professional designers, so the curriculum is industry-relevant and mostly practical in nature. You will also work alongside world-class researchers in communication design1.

It’s a perfect time to choose UniSA for your postgraduate study.