Whitehouse Institute of Design, Australia

Whitehouse Institute of Design, Australia is a leader in higher education for design and creative industries. Whitehouse fosters a learning and teaching culture that values scholarship, critical reflection, diversity and equity.

Whitehouse nurtures creativity and advances innovation, sustainability, leadership and entrepreneurship, enabling students to develop design skills for continuous learning throughout their lives.

Whitehouse prepares graduates as designers of the future for careers in fashion, creative direction and styling, and interior design; and as creative practitioners, Whitehouse graduates employ cutting-edge technologies to further industry engagement, foster equitable business practices and grow the economy of the design industry.

Whitehouse Institute of Design

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Whitehouse offers one-on-one and small group information sessions, both online and on campus.

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Short Courses and Workshops

Certificate III in Design Fundamentals

Undergraduate Certificate of Design

Bachelor of Design, Fashion Design

Bachelor of Design, Interior Design

Bachelor of Design, Creative Direction and Styling

Graduate Certificate of Design

Master of Design

Study Options:

Full Time

Part Time


On Campus

Undergraduate Course Information:

The WHITEHOUSE Bachelor of Design is delivered over six trimesters (10-12 weeks in duration) undertaken at Whitehouse Institute’s Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane campuses. Whitehouse is an industry leader when it comes to the volume of face-to-face teaching and learning hours that you receive on campus during your two year Bachelor of Design degree with us.

Students undertake 5 core and 2 supporting subjects each trimester which are divided into 3 specialisations of design focus:

Fashion Design,

Interior Design, or

Creative Direction & Styling.

Subjects you will explore

  • Design in Historical/Contemporary Contexts
  • Design in Digital Marketing Context
  • Design in Business Context
  • Design in Professional Context
  • Illustration for Visual Communication
  • Design Methods and Studio
  • Design Workshop
  • Digital Design
  • SuperFuture at Whitehouse
  • Elements and Principles of Design
Postgraduate Course Information:

Whitehouse Institute’s Master of Design balances design research with inter-disciplinary studio practice enabling socially responsible and innovative outcomes. The course will develop students’ existing knowledge and skills to achieve mastery in their chosen discipline, whilst encouraging interdisciplinary engagement.

Prepared through independent judgements or collaborative shared vision, designed outcomes will be made in response to contemporary issues and contexts. Supported by a range of relevant design theories and current approaches to ‘make’, the course develops students’ design thinking skills, and promotes curiosity and design confidence, leading to a major design project.

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Where can I Study:

Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, online

Open Day:

SYDNEY: August 12, 10am-2pm

MELBOURNE: August 19, 10am-2pm

BRISBANE: August 26, 10am-2pm

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Phone: 1300 551 433