Bachelor of Design

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Bachelor of Design


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Dr Uwe Terton
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Dr Uwe Terton

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.

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.
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
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Domestic students 

Apply via Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) — Use the relevant QTAC code specified on Why study this program?


The below applicants can apply online directly to USC:

  • Tertiary Preparation Pathway (TPP) student currently enrolled in, or have had an enrolment in the previous two years
  • USC students who have completed an undergraduate program within the last two years, or are due to complete their program prior to their proposed semester of commencement
  • USC / TAFE Articulation program students
  • USC students who are currently enrolled in one program and want to study another program concurrently
  • Former USC student who has been excluded from study at USC
International students

Apply direct to USC International

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How to enrol

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Once you have applied and received your offer of a place from USC, follow the steps to Get Started at USC to respond to your offer, plan your study and enrol in the correct courses (subjects).

Continuing students

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