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Whitehouse Institute of Design, Australia

Last Updated on 20 May 2023

Located in the heart of Melbourne and Sydney, close to transport hubs and vibrant social centres, Whitehouse Institute of Design offers a unique and inspiring environment for design education. Whitehouse nurtures creativity and advances innovation, sustainability, leadership and entrepreneurship, enabling students to develop design skills for continuous learning throughout their lives.

Students undertake a trimester model of study, achieving a Bachelor of Design in just two years, allowing students to launch their career in the design industry one year earlier than most university graduates.

Facilities & Resources

Whitehouse students are provided with state-of-the-art facilities, including:

  • Exclusive access to Digital Resources
  • Trend-forecasting services
  • Specialist design library including one of the largest collections of VOGUE in Australia
  • Student Rooftop Garden Terrace
  • Fully-equipped Professional Photography Studio
  • Student Kitchen and Hub areas
  • Brand New Mac labs with the latest 2020 iMacs
  • Large Technical Rooms with Industrial Sewing Machines
  • StyleCAD + Digitizer and Plotter
  • Italian Designed Campus Furniture from HUB Furniture and SPACE
  • Design Showrooms custom built by Molteni&C

Programmes Offered

Master of Design
This course will develop students’ existing knowledge and skills to achieve mastery in their chosen discipline, whilst encouraging interdisciplinary engagement. This degree has two nested qualifications that provide each individual with the option to undertake further studies with flexibility.

The Master of Design is 40 weeks in duration. Next Intake: February 2021

Whitehouse - Master of Design


International Application Requirements
Before applying we recommend you visit the official Australian government website for students studying in Australia at

Whitehouse accepts direct applications only, meaning you can only apply to study at Whitehouse through our website. Once you have determined what kind of applicant you are, it is an easy 3-Step Process to apply:

  • Fill out and submit the online application form and a Whitehouse representative will get in contact with you to discuss your application and how to map your journey from enrolment to application.
  • Once Whitehouse has all the necessary documents for your application, you will schedule an interview with us.
  • After you have completed your interview and supplied all of the required documentation, you will receive a results email within 24hrs.

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Campus Tours

Our campus tours give you the opportunity to visit either our Sydney or Melbourne campuses, meet staff and students and gain in-depth information on our courses, teaching and student life. You will be able to ask questions about the course, see the studios and facilities and get a taste of the creative atmosphere at Whitehouse.

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Melbourne Campus
672 Bourke Street
Melbourne, Victoria
Australia, 3000
Tel: +61 (03) 9600 3625

Sydney Campus
2 Short Street
Surry Hills, New South Wales
Australia, 2010
Tel: +61 (02) 9267 8799

Email: [email protected]
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