Postgraduate studies - Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

The postgraduate programmes at Monash Art Design and Architecture train master's students and PhD candidates to challenge the aesthetic, formal and conceptual principles on which their undergraduate studies or professional practice is based. The Faculty has a strong profile of research through creative practice and our community include some of Australia's leading contemporary visual practitioners.

Postgraduate coursework degrees have been developed for graduates to advance their practice through studio work and creative practice to extend career opportunities. Students will challenge conventions and enhance individual and collaborative skills.

Coursework master's degrees at the Caulfield campus encompass architecture, design and collaborative design, interaction design, multimedia and multimedia design.

Monash Art, Design and Architecture has one of the largest and most innovative studio-research programs nationally. Research through creative practice is developed in studio outcomes and contextualised in supporting written discussion.

For details of postgraduate courses refer to the list of courses by facutly in this Handbook.

Occupational health, safety and environment in Art, Design and Architecture courses

Instruction in relevant occupational health, safety and environment issues is provided in all courses offered by the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture. The unit OHS1000 (Introduction to art and design health and safety) (0 credit points) is a core unit for all courses and is a standard enrolment requirement for all students.

Unit offerings

Unit offerings may differ from year to year, depending on student demand and the availability of resources.

Elective units will be offered subject to demand. Existing units and course structures are subject to review and minor amendments.

For further information contact the Faculty Student and Administrative Services Unit on +61 3 9903 1517 or via email at

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