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Honours subject area

About this major

Design (Honours) provides students who have qualified for, or been awarded, an undergraduate pass degree in Design the opportunity to extend their potential in a research task under the supervision of a member of academic staff.

An Honours research project involves in-depth inquiry, where you can develop knowledge and expertise on a topic through design-led, empirical or theoretical methodologies. The knowledge generated can lead onto further higher degree by research or innovation in industry practice.

Graduate opportunities

Our graduates enter a wide range of careers. Examples include:

  • Interaction designer
  • User-experience (UX) designer
  • Product designer
  • Service designer
  • Data visualisation specialist
  • Creative technologist
  • Front-end developer
  • Digital producer
Career pathways
Courses that offer this major

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