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Bachelor of Design
Bachelor of Design

Bachelor of Design

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  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

International students must successfully complete any subject in art, design or media equivalent to Year 12.

English Requirements

  • IELTS (Academic Module),  Overall 6.0 No individual band below 6.0 

  • PTE Academic, 50 (no communicative skill less than 50)  

  • TOEFL iBT, 64 (no less than 13 in reading, 12 in listening, 18 in speaking, 21 in writing)

  • TOEFL iBT Home Edition Test^, 64 (no less than 13 in reading, 12 in listening, 18 in speaking, 21 in writing)

  • C1 Advanced*, 169, no band less than 169 

  • Common European Framework, B2

  • Linguaskill – General^, Overall score of 160–179 with no band less than 160

  • Duolingo English Test^, Overall score of 95 - 100

Other Requirements

  • Published Guaranteed ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank): 70

  • Australian Foundation (min overall %): 65%

  • International Baccalaureate IB Diploma – Standard Entry: 24

  • International Baccalaureate IB Diploma – Predicted Grade: 26

Course Information

Designers don’t just make things beautiful and purposeful, they create the items that we come to rely on every day, the ideas that propel us forward and change the world. After all, where would we be without Times New Roman, WhatsApp, or the Nike Swoosh?

Whether you’re passionate about a particular path or still exploring what it is that interests you, our Bachelor of Design will give you skills and knowledge across a range of disciplines, with core subjects in 20th century design, typography, brand and identity design and more.

All our bachelor degrees include a guaranteed Work Integrated Learning opportunity, which could be a placement, internship or industry-linked project. In your final-year Captone Project, you’ll team up with other students to work on an industry-related project relevant to your major area of study. For example, communication design students worked on projects briefed by the City of Boroondara, City of Melbourne, Melbourne Water and Metro Tunnel.

CRICOS code: 088395D

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Successful completion of the Bachelor of Design requires students to complete units of study to the value of 300 credit points. All units of study are valued at 12.5 credit points unless otherwise stated.

Core studies 

8 units (100 credit points)


  • Concepts and Narratives

  • Digital Design

  • Photography for Design

  • Typography

  • 20th Century Design

  • Brand and Identity Design

  • Web Design

  • Contemporary Design Issues


8 units (100 credit points)

Choose a major:

Branded Environments, Communication Design, Motion Design, Photomedia, UX Interaction Design

Other studies

8 units (100 credit points)

Choose from a combination of the following course components to complete 100 credit points of other study. Students may also select elective units (12.5 credit points each).

+ Work Integrated Learning

+ Second major

+ Co-major

+ Advanced minor

+ Minors

+ Elective units

Any of the following units may be undertaken.


  • Introduction to Game Studies

  • Professional Communication Practice

  • Introduction to Programming

  • Packaging Design

  • Visual Communication Studio

  • Methods of Investigation

  • Typography for Screen and Motion

  • Construction 1

  • History of interior Architecture

  • Interior Architecture Communication

  • Interior Architcture Studio 1 - Space, Form and Human Occupation

  • Engineering, Design and Innovation

  • Principles of Game Design

  • Introduction to Health Sciences

  • Fundamentals of Marketing

  • Critical Thinking

  • Experimental Image-Making Processes

  • Information Design

  • Typography for Print and Interactive Publication

  • Exhibition Design

  • Managing Design

  • Design Systems and Services

  • Photography and Art Direction

  • Interaction Design for Web

  • Experience Design and Usability for the Web

  • 3D Modelling for Objects and Environments

  • 3D Character Modelling

  • Digital Video Camera Techniques

  • Post Production for Digital Video

  • Digital Documentation

  • Digital Narratives

  • User Experience Design

  • Business of Media

  • Digital Communities

  • Consumer Behaviour

  • Philosophy, Media, Culture

  • Innovation and Technology in the Branded Environment

  • Innovation and Technology in the Branded Environment

  • Branded Environment Design Studio 1

  • Branded Environment Design Studio 1

  • Digital Image Making

  • Compositing for Visual Effects

  • Publication Design

  • Visual Narrative for Professional Practice

  • Visual Storytelling

  • 3D Animation Project

  • Web Marketing and Advanced Usability

  • Interaction Design for Mobile Devices

  • Digital Video Compositing

  • Motion Graphics Project

  • 3D Character Design and Animation

  • Industry Projects

  • Commercial Photography on Location

  • Digital Media Design New Technologies

  • Philosophy of Interior Architecure

  • Visual Effects Production

  • Branding, Innovation and Design

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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