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Master of Design (MDes)

If you have a keen eye for detail and an artist’s sense of aesthetics, a Master of Design could be the perfect stepping stone to a fulfilling and creative career. Anyone with a natural sense of color and an innate understanding of what is pleasing in proportion and style is a potential candidate for a Master of Design – commonly abbreviated to MDes. With this specialized qualification, you can focus on both the technical and artistic aspects of communicating through a range of visual media.

Key Skills

design masters key skills

Common skills gained from an MDes include:

  • Logical thinking and problem-solving
  • Project management
  • Research and editorial skills
  • Presentation and other communication skills
  • Computer-aided design skills
  • Creativity and innovation
  • General software skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Critical awareness