Bachelor of Design Swinburne University

4.71 out of 5 from 7 reviews
Bachelor Degree
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

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.


Branded EnvironmentsCommunication DesignDigital Media DesignPhotomediaUX Interaction Design

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Average ratings for Bachelor of Design Swinburne University based on 7 reviews
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Student Reviews

August 2018
Year completed 2021

I'm majoring in Communication design.

Positives: Really hands on and I am able to apply my skills that I have acquired during year 12

Negatives: Could be more subjects each semester

My advice to future students is: Do what you enjoy

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August 2018
Year completed 2017

Positives: I learned a lot of new things, making new friends and connections, learned to develop new ideas and learned how to put the ideas in our own digital creativity

Negatives: To be honest couldnt think of one for now

My advice to future students is: Enjoy your time being a student, learn as much as you can and mak...

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August 2018
Year completed 2016

Positives: Really clear taught

Negatives: Some teacher not motivated to teach

My advice to future students is: Manage your time

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July 2018
Year completed 2017

Positives: The course is designed to bring students outside of their comfort zone. They introduced us to real world clients and taught us how to solve problems and design products the right way. The interactivity and the level of engagement in this course was great. We used cutting edge technologies to design immersive progra...

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April 2018
Year completed 2020

I love Swinburnes location, I like the creative flexibility my course provides
The teachers are very helpful
The only negative is the short amount of time to complete assignments

My advice to future students is: Be prepared to put in the work

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February 2018
Year completed 2020

Really enjoying the tips and tricks I’ve been given by all my teachers and professors. The class sizes are big which allows for more sharing of ideas which I love

My advice to future students is: Swinburne is such an inclusive uni, if they offer a course you like take it

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February 2018
Year completed 2008

It's a good course for learning the basics.

I did a Communication Design major which was a good course for getting a basic overview of many elements in the design world. The first year of broad design education was great for working out if you where in the right stream, as may people switched focus after trying out new ar...

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