This specialisation offers an interdisciplinary approach to design in which the skills and knowledge of a number of studio areas are brought together, whether integrated as an individual designer or as a design team. In a rapidly changing world, this approach to design equips you for complex and creative problem solving across diverse industries, as well as developing a unique and individual design career.
Integrated design at UNSW is a studio based and research-led university experience. You will develop skills in concept development, making, critical thinking , technology, research, and management, leading you to a diverse range of careers.
As part of a passionate, driven and connected community at UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture (ADA), you will combine creativity, entrepreneurship and innovation with the ethical, environmental and cultural responsibilities you have as a designer. You will put theory into practice by applying critical thinking and design methodologies to a range of professional experiences.
As an integrated designer you will use creative thinking to lead positive change across a range of industries. Your innovation, problem-solving skills, technological capability and agility will find you in demand, and prepare you for the careers of the future. Careers in Integrated Design include:
We offer the below undergraduate courses with a specialisation in integrated design:
In addition to the above courses, we offer the below undergraduate single degrees with a minor in integrated design:
Honours is an extra year of study that offers you a chance to develop your research and professional skills guided by staff who are passionate about research and the development of new researchers.
You can develop further expertise in design through the following postgraduate programs
Design is a key component in a range of postgraduate programs, including the Master of Architecture, the Master of City Planning, and the Master of Landscape Architecture. For the full list of opportunities, search ‘design’ in our Degree Finder.
Postgraduate research through a PhD or Master of Philosophy (MPhil) will deepen your expertise and help you develop a broad intellectual sophistication, research, and professional skills that are prized by employers. You’ll have access to first-rate facilities and world-class supervisors at the forefront of their fields in fine arts. Find out more.