Bachelor of Design (Communication Design) RMIT University

4.75 out of 5 from 4 reviews
Bachelor Degree
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Communication Design applies to the shaping of communication across all aspects of contemporary society, from commercial, entertainment, and education, to environmental, cultural and civic sectors.

This program prepares you to be a locally and internationally aware communication designer capable of working across a range of domains and industries, including graphic design, advertising, branding and illustration consultancies, as well as design and communication units within corporate, government and non-government organisations.

Studying design in the Melbourne CBD gives you close access to galleries, studios and strong industry connections to enable you to release your creativity. This program employs staff with established industry networks and active business and creative partnerships, helping you gain the skills you need to be an industry-ready graduate.

As this is the design program of choice in Victoria, you’ll learn skills alongside a strong selection of eager and talented peers in excellent studio-based facilities. Throughout the degree you will develop skills in negotiating a consensus among participants with a range of interests in the design outcome. You will also learn how a visual strategy can contribute to all phases of the problem-solving process in any business.

RMIT’s dedication to design is proven by its many program offerings ranging from vocational education (VE) to PhD. This degree prepares you, as a designer, to interact with highly creative people from various backgrounds.

Graduates can expect to work within graphic design consultancies, multi-disciplined consultancies, publishing houses, new media/multimedia studios and advertising...

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Additional Information

This program has a strong focus on studio learning, enabling you to “learn by doing“. All lecturers have worked in the design industry throughout t...

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Average ratings for Bachelor of Design (Communication Design) RMIT University based on 4 reviews
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Student Reviews

August 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: 1. Meeting new people
2. Learn a lot about design
3. Learn how to use adobe

Negatives: Sometimes the brief are not clear enough

My advice to future students is: time management☺️

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June 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: The positive aspects within this course are: being surrounded by likeminded people who have the same mindset of ambition, also seeing how other people are inspired by design, seeing how they apply their inspiration onto an assignment. The teaching styles are on point and always provide detail within every project a...

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February 2018
Year completed 2020

positive- interesting material interactive learning

My advice to future students is: its difficult to start with but gets easier

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February 2018
Year completed 2018

Positive - learn about different areas of design
Push you to try new things

Negative - expect you to use certain programs even if youve never used them before/dont know how

My advice to future students is: Ask your lecturer for help when you need it

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