Explore the study options and course and career advice available at the School of Design.

The School of Design offers a full range of programmes whether you are looking for an introduction to design, a refresher course as professional development or a full research qualification.

Our Bachelor’s degrees are in Design for Social Innovation, Industrial Design and Media Design. The graduate diploma programme in Design Innovation is suitable for students with substantial work experience. Master’s degrees, postgraduate diplomas and the PhD programme have a substantial research component and suit those wanting professional qualifications in the design field.


Explore the range of subjects offered at the School of Design.

Choosing your courses

Get ready for study and check out what courses are offered by the School of Design.

Undergraduate study

The School of Design offers a Bachelor of Design Innovation (BDI) at undergraduate level.

Postgraduate study

The School of Design offers a range of postgraduate qualifications, including certificates, diplomas, Master’s programmes and PhD degrees.

Study and course advice

The School of Design has a Student Administration team that are available on campus for you to discuss your study options.

Student profiles

View student profiles from the School of Design and find out why they enjoy studying here.

Scholarships and awards

View the wide variety of scholarships and awards available to students at the School of Design.

Vic Careers

Vic Careers is the University's career specialist service. They host Careers in Focus seminars and Career Expos that allow you to explore career opportunities and establish networks. Vic Careers is in contact with over 700 employers every year and many of these employers advertise part-time, holiday and graduate jobs on Victoria University of Wellington’s CareerHub.