Creative careers for visual strategists
Graduate ready to manage in industry or start your own design studio.
Why study communication design at RMIT?
RMIT is ranked number 16 in the world and best in Australia for Art and Design.
Learn from the best
Learn from a team of internationally renowned and award-winning design practitioners and educators. Program staff exhibit internationally and have recently been nominated in the Victorian Premier’s Design Awards and received awards including the AGDA Pinnacle Award and the ABDA Designer’s Choice Book of the Year.
Grow your network
Build your professional network by working with like-minded industry partners and clients on real-world briefs and projects. Connect with industry through work-integrated learning and by engaging with visiting industry professionals, who will deliver guest lectures and studio intensives.
Immerse yourself in your practice in dedicated postgraduate studio facilities with state-of-the-art design and printing equipment. You’ll have unrestricted access to use the studio space for coursework, and collaborative and personal projects. You can also access photography, editing and production suites for cross-discipline projects.
Further your design thinking
Renowned design practitioners will lead you through studio-based courses, where you’ll work on briefs and campaigns with industry partners.
What you will study
Learn essential and advanced communication design skills to become a global communication design practitioner. Undertake a series of major studio courses and enhance your practice through additional specialisation courses.
In your final year, you’ll connect theory and practice in an individually negotiated professional research project.
Enhance your practice through studies in ...
- Strategic design thinking
- Best practice in communication design
- Theory and criticism
- Research methods
RMIT's global reputation
RMIT has a global reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research, and engagement with the needs of industry and the community.
#1 in Australia
Ranked as the top university in Australia for Art and Design in the 2016 QS Star rankings, RMIT has thousands of award-winning graduates spread across the creative industries.
As an international centre of teaching and research excellence, RMIT is ranked number 34 in the world for the international profile of its academic staff.