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solar panelsThe Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Design (DGSU) and Master of Sustainable Design (DMSU) are suitable for anyone with a recognised degree in a relevant design discipline, and as professional development for the already practising designer who seeks to further explore sustainable design opportunities.

For entry to the Graduate Diploma of Sustainable Design

Prospective students must hold at least a three-year completed undergraduate degree or recognised equivalent in a related design discipline from a recognised higher education institution. Design disciplines may include: Architecture, Interior Architecture, Industrial Design, Furniture Design, Civil or Structural Engineering, Planning and Urban Design

Applications may also be considered from prospective students who have successfully completed a three-year undergraduate degree or recognised equivalent in an unrelated field if they have a credit average or above in their undergraduate degree, and have a minimum of two years documented work experience in a discipline related to sustainable design.

These applicants must submit:

  1. a portfolio of work
  2. a written statement of intent

In such cases applicants, as part of their portfolio submission, must demonstrate achievement in, and relevance of, previous higher education studies, professional experience and/or published research work.

For entry to the Master of Sustainable Design

Prospective students must:

hold at least a three-year completed undergraduate degree or recognised equivalent in a related design discipline from a recognised higher education institution with a Grade Point Average of 5 or above or equivalent
OR
have completed the UniSA Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Design or a Graduate Diploma in a related design discipline from a recognised higher education institution with a Grade Point Average of 5 or above

Visit Postgraduate applicants/a> to find out whether you meet the entry requirements or what you can do to become eligible. You may be able to get credit for other studies you have completed.

International students

To be eligible for entry international students must:

  1. meet the admission requirements outlined above
  2. meet the English language entry requirements for the Graduate Diploma of Sustainable Design and Master of Sustainable Design
  3. submit a portfolio of work
  4. submit a written statement of intent

Please note that the Master of Sustainable Design does not qualify you to practice architecture in Australia. For information about the professional Master of Architecture, please contact the Program Director for Architecture, Stephen Ward (email Stephen.Ward@unisa.edu.au or phone +618 8302 0171).

Prior studies you have undertaken may contribute towards credit, exemption or advanced standing in the program you intend to study. UniSA has credit transfer agreements with institutions in many countries. Go to Postgraduate applicants for more information and to assess your credit.

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