Meet Us

Get to know the Melbourne School of Design (MSD) and be a part of our close-knit community of students, alum and academics.

There’s so much to explore in our faculty outside of what you’ll study with us. Revisit our Meet Melbourne Graduate webinar series and view our online exhibition of student work MSDx. Have questions about how to apply? Read through our FAQs guide to find the answers to your questions. Still not sure? Book in a one-on-one appointment with one of our Graduate Study Advisors below.

Meet Melbourne: Urban Planning

Hear our current students Paul and Cormac talk about their favourite subjects, balancing work and study and why they chose to study the Master of Urban Planning with us here at the Melbourne School of Design. Dr Derlie Mateo-Babiano, Senior Lecturer in Urban Planning goes into further detail about what studying Urban Planning looks like from the teaching perspective, sharing her insights on the research we undertake as well as information on course structure, entry requirements and how to apply.

Improving your design portfolio

Wondering how to take your portfolio to the next level for your application? Get hints and tips from Professor Donald Bates, Chair of Architectural Design on how to prepare your design portfolio for submission to the Melbourne School of Design. Our current student Nivedita, studying the Master of Urban Design, will share some of her work and how she’s been able to improve her portfolio since applying to study with us. See examples of strong portfolio pages and learn the do’s and don’t’s of representing your Architecture, Landscape Architecture or Urban Design projects.