Undergraduate / Bachelor of Design

The Bachelor of Design is delivered over six trimesters undertaken at either of Whitehouse Institute’s Sydney or Melbourne campuses. Students attempt 5 subjects per trimester with subjects divided into 3 specialisations of design focus:

Fashion Design,

Interior Design, or

Creative Direction & Styling.

What you need to know. 
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. Comprising of 18 core subjects and 12 specialisation subjects, 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.


Postgraduate / Master of Design
Graduate Diploma of Design
Graduate Certificate of Design

The Master of Design curriculum is a triangular model of research, learning and teaching, and industry engagement, with a thematic approach to research and practice delivered across each trimester. The Master of Design is delivered over three, twelve-week trimesters. A full-time study load is indicated as six to nine hours per week face-to-face delivery plus up to thirty six hours of independent study.

The themes of the Master of Design are as follows:

  • Design and research skills are covered at the Graduate Certificate level.
  • Design and culture are investigated at Graduate Diploma level.
  • Design and experimentation, practice, major project exhibition and publication form the basis of the Master level course.

Vocational Education & Training (VET) Courses

If you’re considering a career in design, Whitehouse offers the exciting opportunity to develop your foundation skills in Art & Design, via our Vocational Courses; Certificate III in Design Fundamentals (CUA30715) and Certificate IV in Design (CUA40715).

Students can specialise in one of the following:

Fashion Design,

Interior Design OR

Creative Direction & Styling.