The School of Vocational Design and Social Context warmly welcomes you.

Are you ready to become the next generation of creative and social leaders?

We connect you with industry leaders, create supportive pathways and deliver inspiring and innovative learning experiences. Whether you want a career in the arts, media, design, textiles, fashion, education or community and social futures, we have the study options for you. From certificates to associate degrees, we offer a range of qualifications available at our city or Brunswick campus. Choose your own adventure.

We are home to over 350 staff members, including our core teaching and professional staff. You’ll be joining over 6,000 students who currently experience our strong ties to industry - making your qualification relevant and timely in today's challenging job market.

Our partnerships ensure you are up-to-date with the rapidly changing needs of industry. You’ll graduate work-ready ahead of the rest. We foster rewarding connections across both large companies and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, Non-government organisations, government, peak bodies and associations, business networks and other educational institutions. Our strong research community attracts funding from a range of government and industry sources.

At RMIT, we embrace innovative thinking and a practical can do attitude. Strongly dedicated to student creativity, we deliver on academic excellence and employment outcomes that benefit you. Our schools are conveniently located across two Melbourne campuses. 

Browse our extensive range of certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas and associate degrees across:

  • Media, Art and Communication (including Visual Arts, Digital Media Technologies, Music Industry and Live Production, Screen and Media, Professional and Screen Writing and Photography)

  • Design and Technology (including Building Design, Product Design, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Fashion Textile Technology, Interior Design and Visual Merchandising)

  • Social Futures (including Youth Work, Social Care, Individual Support, Disability and Community Sector Management, Translating and Interpreting and Tertiary preparation, Teacher Preparation and Education Support and Workforce Development.

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Acknowledgement of country

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. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer