Course Description

Become an agent of change

Designers shape the world we live in, creating the products, environments, services and experiences that tackle a wide range of global challenges.

This exciting new degree offers you the skills, knowledge and experience to meet these challenges head on, through a wide variety of design mediums. A foundation of design thinking teaches you the language and processes of design, the conceptual, experimental and critical skills vital for any design career.

This is combined with extensive design studio and design practice experiences throughout your degree. Each design studio focuses on a unique real-world problem where you develop, test, refine and apply your design skills using a range of technologies and techniques in collaboration with internationally renowned designers and local community and industry partners.

The highly flexible degree also allows you to customise your learning with a choice of specialised skills across Visual Communication, Spatial Design, Object Design, Creative Technology, and Business and Entrepreneurship.

These experiences will lead to you to become a flexible, adaptive designer, ready to meet the challenges of the ever-evolving design industry, in whatever direction your passion takes you

Tuition Fees

International Students: $26,450 per year full-time


3 years full time,

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

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

Teaching quality: 68.4% (national average 72.0%)
Improved skills: 78.5% (national average 77.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 69.6% (national average 75.3%)

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

Employment Outcomes

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

Employed full time: 43.4% (national average 52.1%)
Studying full time: 33.8% (national average 25.5%)
Median full time salary: (national average $47,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

University of Tasmania Code: P3I

Entry Requirements

If you're interested in studying the Bachelor of Design, you'll need to meet the general entrance requirements of the University.

School leavers

An ATAR score of 65 or higher.

While there are no additional prerequisites for this degree. HSC/TCE subjects preferably should not be restricted to a narrow discipline, but rather span two or more areas (e.g. art and science).

Mature age students/non-school leavers

You will need to meet University General Entry Requirements through alternative qualifications or experience.

International Students

All international applicants will need to meet the