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

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Bachelor of Design

Start studying this degree from home. Due to the evolving situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, USC’s classes in Semester 2, 2020 are ready to be delivered online, though we’ll be teaching face-to-face again as soon as we can!

*International students who are offshore (outside of Australia) should contact USC International to discuss their study options.

QTAC applications are open now.

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
CRICOS code
064651B
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
3 years
Annual tuition fee 2020
A$24,000
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$72,000
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 2020 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.
  • Campus note: Not all majors and minors available at Moreton Bay
    ^First year courses offered at Moreton Bay campus from Semester 1, 2020.
Study locations QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 011191
  • Moreton Bay 014191^
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 54.55 OP - 18 Rank - 64
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
  • Campus note: Not all majors and minors available at Moreton Bay
    ^First year courses offered at Moreton Bay campus from Semester 1, 2020.

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

What will I study?

Select your location, starting year and starting semester below to display your program structure and a recommended study sequence.

Select your location, starting year and starting semester below to display your program structure and a recommended study sequence.

The recommended study sequence ONLY represents the CURRENT program structure. Students MUST follow their commencing structure and use this recommended study sequence to guide enrolment.

Program structure

Total units:

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