Communication Design applies to the shaping of communication across all aspects of contemporary society, from commercial, entertainment, and education, to environmental, cultural and civic sectors.
This program prepares you to be a locally and internationally aware communication designer capable of working across a range of domains and industries, including graphic design, advertising, branding and illustration consultancies, as well as design and communication units within corporate, government and non-government organisations.
Studying design in the Melbourne CBD gives you close access to galleries, studios and strong industry connections to enable you to release your creativity. This program employs staff with established industry networks and active business and creative partnerships, helping you gain the skills you need to be an industry-ready graduate.
As this is the design program of choice in Victoria, you’ll learn skills alongside a strong selection of eager and talented peers in excellent studio-based facilities. Throughout the degree you will develop skills in negotiating a consensus among participants with a range of interests in the design outcome. You will also learn how a visual strategy can contribute to all phases of the problem-solving process in any business.
RMIT’s dedication to design is proven by its many program offerings ranging from vocational education (VE) to PhD. This degree prepares you, as a designer, to interact with highly creative people from various backgrounds.
Graduates can expect to work within graphic design consultancies, multi-disciplined consultancies, publishing houses, new media/multimedia studios and advertising...
Graduates can expect to work within graphic design consultancies, multi-disciplined consultancies, publishing houses, new media/multimedia studios and advertising agencies as:
web designers/ UX designers
This program has a strong focus on studio learning, enabling you to “learn by doing“. All lecturers have worked in the design industry throughout t...
This program has a strong focus on studio learning, enabling you to “learn by doing“. All lecturers have worked in the design industry throughout their careers and will offer you key insights into the contemporary design world.
Most of the work is individually assessed through submission of printed artefacts (books, logo, objects), digital submissions, class presentations and client and peer review of work.
RMIT runs an internal mentor scheme and a number of industry events where students and design professionals work together on projects or professional practice.
This program maintains strong industry links and many opportunities exist for students to work with industry professionals.