Course Description

Prepare to work as a visual communication designer across traditional and new interactive media forms. This course combines your design degree with a year of international studies.

Great design is happening all around the world. If you want to travel overseas, immerse yourself in a different culture and be on pace with the design trends emerging in another country, this degree is for you.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $9,300 per year full-time, $37,200 total course cost
International Students: $34,300 per year full-time


4 years full time,

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Communications undergraduate courses at QUT (Queensland University of Technology) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 63.3% (national average 69.3%)
Improved skills: 83.9% (national average 80.6%)
Overall satisfaction: 82.3% (national average 78.9%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from QUT (Queensland University of Technology). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Communications undergraduate courses at QUT (Queensland University of Technology) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 60.0% (national average 58.3%)
Studying full time: 18.7% (national average 17.1%)
Median full time salary: $49,600 (national average $48,800)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 096566A
QUT (Queensland University of Technology) Code: DE45

Entry Requirements

Guaranteed entry

If you receive an adjusted OP 1-5 (or equivalent selection rank), you are guaranteed an offer for this course.

Advanced standing

If you have prior studies or work experience, you may be eligible for advanced standing (credit). You can apply for advanced standing once you've been accepted to QUT. If you're in your first semester of study, you must apply for advanced standing within 10 days of receiving your offer.

More about advanced standing


You can't defer your offer in this course.

Selection Rank: 89