Melbourne School of Design graduates are recognised as leading, adaptable professionals in their fields, knowledgeable across a range of disciplines with an excellent academic grounding and strong practical skills they can immediately apply in their jobs.
- Graduate Diploma in Built Environments
- Graduate Diploma in Built Environments (Advanced)
- Graduate Diploma in Property Valuation
- Master of Architecture
- Master of Architectural Engineering
- Master of Construction Management
- Master of Landscape Architecture
- Master of Property
- Master of Urban and Cultural Heritage
- Master of Urban Design
- Master of Urban Planning
- Master of Philosophy
- Doctor of Philosophy
Design applies to a whole range of contexts, with applications in the creation and improvement to cities, buildings, transport, furniture, websites, processes, bridges, landscapes and the environment.
Discover stories from our community of academics and students. Learn more about the people you'll be studying with and the opportunities that await you at the Melbourne School of Design.
Ariani Anwar on the Melbourne Model
Not all our architecture graduates complete an architecture major in their bachelor degree before starting our masters program. Meet Ariani Anwar, currently employed at John Wardle Architects. She recently completed her Masters of Architecture, following a Bachelor of Arts in Art History and Hispanic Cultural Studies from the University of Melbourne.
The future of work
How did Federation Square redefine the city of Melbourne? Listen to Professor Don Bates, the man responsible for its design, in conversation with Professor Alan Pert on Federation Square, the changing face of Melbourne and what the architects of the future will need to succeed.
Lauren leaps into the Bachelor of Design
Lauren Murrant is the second recipient of the DELWP Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship. Hailing from Berwick, Lauren began a Bachelor of Arts at Monash University, before transferring into the Bachelor of Design where she was awarded the scholarship.
MSD students place fifth in Global Student Challenge
Construction management students Ian Alcazar, Liam Nuttall, Matt Thompson and James Miller travelled to Hong Kong recently to represent the University of Melbourne at the CIOB Global Student Challenge Finals, accompanied by Dr. Paolo Vaz Serra.
Focus on Design: An Interview with Laura Brown
Laura Brown is amongst the first cohort of students to undertake the Bachelor of Design, commencing study in Semester 1, 2017 and is the first recipient of the DELWP Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship.
Breathe's Nightingale Night School
Australian Design Review speaks to Lola Digby-Diercks, a current graduate architect and a past student of the Nightingale Night School at The University of Melbourne.
Designing Through Making: Machining Our Future
Machining Aesthetics is one of the studio subjects taught in the Master of Architecture and is one of many hands-on making experiences our students use to explore their creativity.
Exuberance And Vitality: Teaching From Practice In Unliveable Berlin
Catherine Duggan and Michael Roper teach the Unliveable Berlin studio, which takes masters students to the ANCB Metropolitan Laboratory in Berlin for three weeks of intensive design work.
Old and new architecture in Ahmedabad
Master of Architecture students took a deep dive into Ahmedabad’s famous architectural craft practices. This program of design subjects, which take our students all over the world for intensive experiences of design in other cultures, are only on offer at the University of Melbourne.
Studying in the outback with Terra Oddities
Creativity can be stimulated in many different ways. Immersing students in challenging fieldwork engenders self-belief and confidence in one’s creative potential.
In October 2016, the exhibition Pholiota Unlocked took place in the MSD’s Dulux Gallery. Master of Architecture students built a small house in the gallery space which was knit together by a beautifully unique brick system.
Melbourne School of Design graduates: Elliot Summers
Elliot Summers graduated from MSD’s Master of Landscape Architecture course in 2012 and has since gone on to establish his own studio, Polygon.
Melbourne School of Design graduates: Danielle Savio
Danielle Savio graduated from MSD’s Master of Architecture course in 2010 and is now a project coordinator at Brookfield Multiplex.
Melbourne School of Design: Dr Karen Burns
Dr Karen Burns, senior lecturer in Architectural Design at MSD, is a frequent contributor to academic and professional architectural journals, a critic, and public commentator on issues in contemporary architecture.
Melbourne School of Design students: Danielle Mileo
Danielle Mileo is a recent graduate of the 300-point Master of Architecture program, which is for students who have studied a prior degree outside the built environment disciplines (career changers).
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