Our students

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) benefits students and organisations by integrating academic learning with practical workplace experiences.

Meet our students

What our students can do

Students from RMIT’s School of Design and School of Media and Communication have specialised skills, developed across more than 20 different undergraduate and postgraduate programs. These encompass communication and writing, marketing and advertising, screen and media, games and interactive media, and music and audiovisual.

Communication design, web and app design

  • Graphic and communication design
  • Brand communications
  • Infographics, data visualisations and process maps
  • Digital design and illustration
  • Service Design
  • Website design and development
  • App design and development
  • User Interface design
  • User story analysis, user research, user testing
  • Wireframing
  • App and web prototyping
  • Strategic design research
  • Data analysis and tracking

Film, video, animation and game design

  • Short video and film production
  • Instructional video and educational content
  • Documentary video
  • Mobile media creation (Apps/Games)
  • Interactive storytelling
  • Sound design and score design
  • Interactive sound
  • 3D animation and character design
  • Visual effects and compositing
  • 2D animation, illustration and storyboarding
  • Motion design
  • Game design, Esports, gamification and playful design
  • VR/AR production and design
  • Projection Mapping - design and production

Industrial design

  • product design
  • design for manufacture
  • user experience design
  • product service system design
  • human centred design / user centred design
  • social innovation
  • service design
  • sustainable design
  • strategic problem-solving
  • design strategy
  • digital interface design
  • CAD and CAID
  • product visualisations (manual and digital)
  • electronics prototyping
  • digital fabrication and 3D printing
  • infographics, graphic design

Communication strategy

  • Audience research
  • Audience engagement
  • Brand strategy
  • Design strategy
  • Advertising campaign development and planning
  • Public relations campaign development and planning
  • Strategic content and social media strategy
  • Media strategy
  • Service design
  • User Experience design
  • Systems thinking

Music and event management

  • Event management and publicity
  • Festivals, booking, touring and venues
  • Music management, distribution and licencing
  • Music journalism and broadcasting

Live production and technical services

  • Audio visual equipment set up and operation
  • Live event and audio visual technical production
  • Live sound production
  • Audio visual system design and networking
  • Lighting design and operation
  • Television and technical production
  • Audio visual equipment maintenance and repair
  • Testing and tagging
  • Vision mixing

Writing, editing and publishing

  • Professional and corporate writing, including report writing, and editing
  • Creative non-fiction including brand and long form storytelling
  • Writing for the web
  • E-publishing
  • Creative writing
  • Screenplay and script development
  • Editing and proofreading
  • Craft publishing
  • Research, writing and publishing for booklets and guides

Journalism, public relations, advertising and communication

  • News and current affairs
  • Lifestyle and sport journalism
  • Social media
  • Participatory media
  • Advertising campaigns
  • Public relations campaigns
  • Reviews
  • Internal communications
  • Public affairs and lobbying, corporate issues and crisis communications


Need help? Our Work Integrated Learning team are here to help.

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