Master of Production Design

Important! Please make sure you have read the How to Apply information for this course prior to reading the interview requirements below.

Interview dates

2024 Start Year Intake

Interview dates to be announced in August 2023

Creative Task & Interview requirements

Shortlisted applicants will be required to submit a visual response to a brief for a prescribed text (creative task), which will be discussed with the selection interview panel. Applicants will be required to:

  • create a visual response to a prescribed text
  • through images, generate creative and insightful visual ideas
  • write a 250-word rationale to explain the response process

Further information about the set creative task will be emailed to each candidate invited to interview, which will also include a link to book an interview time.

The interview will run for approximately 40 minutes and will be conducted online.

At the interview, shortlisted applicants will be asked to

  • present their set creative task (5-10 minutes)
  • discuss their portfolio of work
  • discuss their interest in the field of study and the Master of Production Design

How will I be assessed?

Your Portfolio will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • English writing skills
  • relevant previous experience and demonstrated potential for development
  • past academic achievements and/or professional experience
  • technical skills and potential for development
  • conceptual ability and potential for development
  • creativity and insightfulness of visual ideas

Shortlisted applicants will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

Creative Task

  • imaginative and creative capacity in interpreting the text
  • creativity and insightfulness of visual ideas
  • translation of intellectual and emotional ideas into imagery
  • quality of produced items


  • ability to communicate technical and creative ideas
  • clarity and confidence of communication
  • interest and motivation for undertaking the course
  • understanding of the course structure and expectations of the program
  • level of maturity and self-motivation required for the course

Please note that all applicants will be ranked based on the above criteria, up to the capacity of places within the course.