Just some of the global industry partners our students & alumni have had opportunities with:

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Bachelor of Design Degree

The Bachelor of Design is a two-year degree, delivered over six trimesters undertaken at either of Whitehouse Institute’s Sydney or Melbourne campuses. Whitehouse is an industry leader with regard to the amount of face-to-face teaching and learning hours that you receive on campus during your two year Bachelor of Design degree with us.

We proudly deliver an exceptional 1,728* hours over two years and we encourage you to compare. You won't find another degree like it in Australia.

Students choose one of the three specialisations below in their Bachelor of Design:

Fashion Design,

Interior Design, or

Creative Direction & Styling.

Akira is currently mentoring our Bachelor of Design students in both Sydney and Melbourne by providing them with incredible one-to-one design consultations. Akira’s design expertise and wealth of knowledge in fashion business is an incredible education opportunity for any design student. Akira is one of Australia’s most iconic designers.

In a Whitehouse DesignTalks exclusive, Es Devlin joined Whitehouse Students Live from London to talk about her incredible design process. Her practice was the subject of the Netflix documentary series Abstract: The Art Of Design, and she has been named artistic director of the 2020 London Design Biennale.

In a Whitehouse DesignTalks exclusive, Doug Low, CEO of Incu will be joining Whitehouse Students Live from Sydney in September 2020 to talk about the business of design from an Australian retailers perspective. Today, Incu owns and operates ten retail stores located across Australia as well as a successful online business servicing customers worldwide.

Student Life

Whitehouse is home to a large creative community with diverse interests, talents, and backgrounds.

With campuses located in the heart of Melbourne CBD and Sydney, Surry Hills, both close to transport hubs and vibrant social centres, we offer a unique and inspiring environment for design education.

Finding a healthy balance between work and design studies, Whitehouse students inspire each other to push their own creative limits in a competitive global environment. Between focused design studio time and hands-on workshop classes, the courses also promote the international and local opportunities unique to Whitehouse, allowing students to become fully immersed in a creative and innovative environment.


Master of Design Degree

Next Intake: February 2022

This course will develop students’ existing knowledge and skills to achieve mastery in their chosen discipline, whilst encouraging interdisciplinary engagement. This degree has two nested qualifications that provide each individual with the option to undertake further studies with flexibility.

The Master of Design is 40 weeks in duration.

If you’re a high school student considering a career in design, Whitehouse offers the exciting opportunity to develop your foundation skills in Art & Design, via our Certificate III in Design Fundamentals (CUA30715).

Immerse yourself in the creative experience of learning! No prior knowledge is required and all equipment is provided. Our workshops are aimed at those wishing to develop or brush up on their design skills and compile a professional portfolio.

With unique purpose built design spaces in both Melbourne and Sydney, Whitehouse is able to host a variety of industry events both large and small. In 2018 Whitehouse welcomed, SEPHORA, AIRBNB and BENEFIT COSMETICS to name a few.