Course Description

The Bachelor of Design offers students a broad and coherent understanding of contemporary design.

Complete core units in your first year to learn design skills across a range of disciplines and assist in selecting a major. Choose from studies in animation, games and web design, traditional and digital publishing, branding, experiential design, photography, image production.

Gain the skills and knowledge to prepare for your career in exciting and evolving fields.

Get hands-on skills in your chosen major through a professionally focused, multidisciplinary project in your final year of study.



Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $6,566 per year full-time, $19,698 total course cost
International Students: $31,280 per year full-time

Duration

3 years full time, 6 years part time

Starting dates

March, August

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Creative Arts undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 69.0% (national average 72.0%)
Improved skills: 72.4% (national average 77.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 73.9% (national average 75.3%)

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

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Creative Arts undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 57.2% (national average 52.1%)
Studying full time: 14.4% (national average 25.5%)
Median full time salary: $50,000 (national average $47,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 088395D
Swinburne University of Technology Code: BA-DES

Entry Requirements

2019 Guaranteed Entry ATAR: 70

Successful completion of one of the following:

  • the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification.
  • completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification (including Certificates IV (completed), Diplomas, Advanced Diplomas, Associate Degrees and Degrees).

Applicants without a formal qualification may be considered for entry if they have significant and relevant work experience and/or upon completion of the STAT test.

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