School of Architecture and Design
The School of Architecture and Design delivers multidisciplinary, innovative, creative and applied scholarship in architecture and design-related areas.
With programs ranging from certificate through to PhD levels and backed by industry, you’ll learn from leading architects, designers and industry leaders. Globally recognised for design excellence, we develop our research through the process of designing and put designs and ideas into practice.
As a multidisciplinary design school, the School of Architecture and Design understands design practice as an agent of cultural change within an increasingly complex and cosmopolitan world.
Our teaching areas
The School of Architecture and Design is a multi-disciplinary design school and offers programs and courses within the following key areas:
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We can help take you and your business successfully into the future. In today's rapidly changing market, currency and design thinking are core to success.Industry training
The School of Architecture and Design is widely recognised for innovative leadership and contribution to excellence in design research.
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RMIT has confirmed its position as a design industry leader, with all five award winners at the 2014 Fringe Furniture Festival coming from the RMIT industrial and furniture design community.
RMIT in the top architecture schools in the world
International design lifestyle magazine Jebiga listed RMIT in the ‘Top Architecture Schools in the World’, alongside Harvard, MIT (USA) and the UK’s Architectural Association School of Architecture.
RMIT a global leader in design and engineering
RMIT has been ranked in the world’s top 35 universities for key subject areas in the latest QS rankings.
Visual Merchandising students style Supré windows
RMIT’s visual merchandising students have created a vibrant window display for leading Australian fashion retailer Supré.
Students reimagine a town into a botanical garden focusing on trees
Landscape Architecture students have exercised their critical thinking through a design studio where they were asked to reconsider what an arboretum could be.
Student bike designs recognised globally
RMIT industrial design students have positioned themselves as leaders in their field after blitzing the International Bicycle Design Competition in Taipei.
The unexpected architect: Peter Maddison
Dr Peter Maddison initially failed high school but found success after an unexpected chance to study architecture at RMIT.