RMIT University, School of Design
RMIT University, School of Design

RMIT University, School of Design

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We are a design community grounded in the traditions of established design professions while focusing on the future of practice, in its many manifestations.

Our impressive academic team, deep industry connections and leading-edge facilities allow us to provide leadership in new and emerging fields of design. Across our undergraduate to research degrees, we have a rich community of interdisciplinary collaboration and individual creative exploration.

Countries: Australia Viet Nam

Location: Online Campus

Industries: 2D Animation 3D Animation Visual Effects Game Design & Development Concept Art & Illustration Architectural Visualisation Product Visualisation 3D Motion Graphics Graphic Design Web Design & Development

Software: Adobe Creative Cloud Autodesk Maya DRAGONFRAME Houdini Toon Boom Harmony Toon Boom Storyboard Pro TV Paint Unity Unreal Engine

Programs: Bachelor Degree Diploma Masters


Bachelor of Design (Animation and Interactive Media)

The Bachelor of Design (Animation and Interactive Media) looks at animation in all its forms, from the animated character to motion graphics across linear and interactive environments. Presented in a creative environment, this degree focuses on intellectual investigation and conceptual development.

Bachelor of Design (Digital Media)

With a clear focus on design, the Bachelor of Design (Digital Media) offers you the opportunity to explore diverse aspects of media, and gain a strong digital media literacy. Combining theory with practical industry-based knowledge, you will develop a digital media design specialisation in interactive media, digital video, digital sound, or digital environments.

Bachelor of Design (Games)

The unique Bachelor of Design (Games) provides specialist training in computer-generated design with particular emphasis on game studies and art practice. Through immersive and practical learning you will explore design, narrative, imaging, modelling, 2D and 3D animation, concept art, and game environments. RMIT has developed two dedicated games research groups with a specific focus on world-leading research, which attracts expert staff who teach the most up-to-date and cutting-edge ideas.

Graduate Certificate in Animation, Games and Interactivity

The Graduate Certificate in Animation, Games and Interactivity will provide you with the skills and knowledge to further develop your media capability. Throughout your studies, you will have access to industry-standard technologies, animation and games design studios, and a dedicated postgraduate study space to develop expertise through studio practice. You’ll develop a directorial vision of narrative, visual and interactive media, and build high-level conceptual and practical skills.

Master of Animation, Games and Interactivity

In the Master of Animation, Games and Interactivity, our students work alongside ACMI X, exhibit their work at the Melbourne International Animation Festival and have opportunities to collaborate with academic staff, industry practitioners and RMIT research centres. You will develop your directorial vision as you learn concepts and techniques of narrative, visual and interactive media in a studio setting. This degree builds on more than 20 years of RMIT’s success in postgraduate teaching and research, focusing on the advanced theoretical and practical aspects of professional production in animation, games and interactive media.

Online Graduate Certificate in Digital Product Design

As technological advancements move the world closer to the next evolution of the internet with Web 3.0, the role of the digital product designer will become more important than ever before. Digital product design is an iterative design process that aims to demonstrate the feasibility, viability, and desirability of a digital solution to an existing problem. In the Online Graduate Certificate in Digital Product Design, you’ll gain the practical application of design tools and processes, gain the strategic skillset to execute or uplift successful digital products.

Online Graduate Certificate in User Experience Design

The adoption and success of today’s digital products and services is heavily dependent on users’ perception of ease and quality interactions with that product or service. User experience (UX) design is a mindset and development process that deep-dives into users’ needs, identifies pain points, and delivers iterative improvements to create delightful human-centred solutions.

Online Graduate Diploma in Digital Product Design

Develop the skills to strategically drive business value through design solutions. Today, it’s virtually impossible to launch or uplift any successful product without understanding the needs of a complex web of people, from users to staff, partners to shareholders — all humans, at every stage of the development process. The Online Graduate Diploma in Digital Product Design will equip you with the tools, skills, methods, and processes to become a versatile and effective digital product designer. You’ll also gain strategic insight into design problems, formulate effective solutions, and drive key product decisions with stakeholders.

Master of Design

The RMIT School of Design is a recognised as an international leader in education, research and practice. It is industry connected, socially grounded, and focused on the future practices of design. At RMIT we contend that research is conducted through designing as a means of increasing knowledge, and that this process parallels research in other areas in fascinating ways.

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