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University of Sydney (USYD)

  • 36% international / 64% domestic

Master of Design (Strategic Design)

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Design provides new skills for industry leaders of tomorrow.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
1.5 years full-time
Course Code
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$25,000 per year / $37,500 total
International Fees
$37,500 per year / $56,250 total

About this course

The Master of Design provides new skills for industry leaders of tomorrow. The Strategic Design specialisation will introduce you to the role of design for achieving a strategic advantage in the marketplace. In this degree, you will learn how to use design as a method for developing products, services and systems that meet social, environmental or commercial goals within business, organisations and technology contexts.

You will explore design principles, tools and methods that can be implemented to influence strategic decision and direction, as well as what it means to be a design leader and the impact that design leadership can have within organisations. You’ll be engaged in both analytical and creative thinking, and acquire broad skills in communication, information literacy, inventiveness and critical thinking.

Entry requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification

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