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.
Do you have a specific question about how to apply to our Graduate Coursework programs? Maybe you’re unsure about credit for prior study (Advanced Standing), or whether you meet the entry requirements – you might find the answer to your question here.
For the first time our bi-annual student exhibition MSDx has gone virtual! Explore the amazing work our undergraduate and graduate design students are producing during their studies here at the Melbourne School of Design.
What does an online design studio look like? Our students and teachers have found innovative ways to connect with one another in the transition to online learning.
The Glyn Davis (MSD) Building is a 6 Star Green Design Rated building where your lectures and studios will be taught. Explore the building, its nooks and crannies before you visit in-person.
Read about how our current students, alum and academics are transforming the world around them through their studies, work and research.
MSD Hosts a wealth of public lectures, exhibitions and future student events throughout the year. Come along and connect with our faculty online.
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.