Postgraduate

A PHD OR RESEARCH MASTERS IN VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE

Visual Communication Design changes human behaviour by providing compelling forms of non-verbal information and new ways of thinking. These highly valued skills are increasingly used in everything from the interface of computers and phones to children’s books, animation, filmmaking, and advertising and includes UX design, information big data translation, visualisation, wayfinding, graphic design, apps, typography, and countless other examples.

Led by Professor Mario Minichiello, Design at the University of Newcastle (UON) continues to build its reputation for world-class inter-disciplinary research, postgraduate training and innovation. Our discipline offers PhD and Research Masters candidates expert supervision, and research proposals are invited in the following areas:

design practice
research and thinking
design pedagogy
user-centred, participatory, and user experience design
visual storytelling
visual methodologies
materiality and hapticity
typography
photographic theory and practice
illustration theory and practice
speculative design theory and practice
animation theory and practice

For more detailed program information about postgraduate study in Visual Communication Design, please refer to the University of Newcastle website. www.newcastle.edu.au