College of Design and Social Context

The College of Design and Social Context (DSC) incorporates the fields of art, communication, design, education, humanities, property and social sciences.

The College has over twenty one thousand local and international students and a team of over a thousand dedicated academics and teachers. The individual development of students is central to the philosophy of the college and we are committed to fostering an environment which transforms and advances knowledge and professional practice.

Our programs range from certificate through to PhD levels. Programs work in a well established educational tradition dedicated to student creativity and learning and engage in new forms of intellectual and cultural activity. Studies are designed specifically to meet the personal, professional and vocational needs of the student with a focus on academic excellence and employment outcomes.

Our strong research community attracts funding from a range of government and industry sources with over four hundred students enrolled in higher degrees by research.

Our programs are dedicated to student creativity, and engage in new forms of intellectual and cultural activity. Studies are designed specifically to meet the personal, professional and vocational needs of the student with a focus on academic excellence and employment outcomes.

Schools

The College of Design and Social Context teaches programs in architecture, art, design, education, fashion, media and communication, property management and social studies. Our schools are located across three Melbourne campuses and offer programs locally and internationally.

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Contact information

171 La Trobe Street, Melbourne, 3000

Postal Address

College of Design and Social Context
GPO Box 2476
Melbourne, Victoria, 3001

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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.