Bachelor of Design - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Design

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Sketch out your future in design

Designers play a pivotal role in the way we communicate, interact, learn, and problem solve. Developed with a strong industry focus, this program encourages you to discover your own creative passions, skills, and style through experimentation in a studio-based environment. You’ll use traditional and leading-edge technical tools to take on a broad spectrum of design challenges.

Study locations
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Moreton Bay
Refer to the program footnotes
CRICOS code
064651B
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
3 years
Annual tuition fee 2021
A$24,400
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$73,200
Footnotes
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2021 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.
  • ^First- and second-year courses available at USC Moreton Bay from Semester 1, 2021. Not all majors/minors available at USC Moreton Bay.
Study locations QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 011191
  • Moreton Bay ^ 014191
  • Online 015049
Refer to the program footnotes
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 55.00 OP - - Rank - 55
USC program code
AR317
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Duration
3 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Recommended prior study
English
Total courses
24
Total units
288
Footnotes
  • ^First- and second-year courses available at USC Moreton Bay from Semester 1, 2021. Not all majors/minors available at USC Moreton Bay.

In this program you will:

  • Gain the skills to produce original ideas and design solutions that are both aesthetic, functional, and engaging.
  • Learn to think creatively, analytically, and sustainably to solve design-related problems.
  • Develop communication skills to deliver your concepts within small classes facilitated by academics with extensive industry experience.
  • Build a high level of design expertise in one of the following majors: Animation and Visualisation Design, Interaction and UX Design, Serious Games Design or Visual Communication.
Majors

Sunshine Coast
Animation and Visualisation Design; Interactive and UX Design; Serious Games Design; Visual Communication

Moreton Bay
Animation and Visualisation Design; Interactive and UX Design; Serious Games Design; Visual Communication

Online

Animation and Visualisation Design; Interactive and UX Design; Serious Games Design; Visual Communication

Career opportunities:
  • Animation and Visualisation Designer
  • Interactive and UX Designer
  • Serious Games Designer
  • Game Artist
  • Game Programmer
  • Visual Communication Designer
  • Animator
  • Visualisation Designer
  • Simulation Designer
  • Concept Artist
  • Photographer
  • Fashion Designer

What will I study?

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