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.
To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Design, students must complete 300 credit points comprising of:
Eight (8) Core Units of Study (100 credit points)
Seven (7) units of study from a Design discipline major (100 credit points)
Eight (8) units of study (100 credit points) comprising of a second major, co-major, advanced minor, minor/s, and or electives.
Units of study
DCO10001 Concepts and Narratives
DCO10002 Digital Design
DCO10004 Photography for Design
DCO20001 Brand and Identity Design
DCO20004 Web Design
DDD 20th Century Design
DDD20004 Contemporary Design Issues
Graphic Design major
DCO10003 Packaging Design
DCO10007 Visual Communication Studio
DCO20009 Typography for Print and Interactive Publication
DCO30001 Communication Design Capstone Project
DCO30002 Design for Production
DCO30017 Communication Design Strategy
DDD30013 Publication Design
Advanced minor in 3D modelling and animation
3D Modelling for Objects and Environments
3D Character Modelling
3D Character Design and Animation
3D Animation Project
Graduates will be equipped for roles in graphic design within web design, printed media and digital publishing, branding, illustration, photography and packaging.
Key Information due to COVID-19: Swinburne will continue with its fully online learning for our students. Online learning and assessments continues to be the primary mode of delivery for the majority of the learning activities.