Bachelor of Communication Design

Torrens University Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 090295A

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

A Bachelor of Communication Design provides the skills and knowledge to share information visually across a range of media, using a variety of techniques, tools and technologies from related disciplines. Under the guidance of industry leaders, including brand and design consultants as well as graphic designers and creative directors, this course covers strategic thinking, brand strategy, customer experience design and service design.

The course explores the theory and practice of information design, from initial concepts through to sophisticated visuals, from traditional print work to state-of-the-art digital design. You’ll discover the building blocks of typography and learn about idea generation, digital media, design research, information design, and more. In the Design Studio subject, you’ll collaborate with other students, as you would in a real-world studio, and follow briefs to come up with practical and effective outcomes that are ideal for their audience.

Learning outcomes

Explore typography, image generation and information design.
Explore packaging and branded environment design and learn how products and places can be designed for end user needs.
Refine strategic thinking and brand development skills.
Focus on creating messages for a range of audiences.
Apply theoretical and technical knowledge to real-world problems.

Career opportunities

The design work you do throughout your study contributes to your professional portfolio – your passport to a serious design career. With the skills and expertise gained from this course, plus your limitless imagination, you’ll be in demand around the world as a UX, Graphics, Games, packaging, Web or Exhibition Designer, Art Director, or as a Branding, Advertising or Marketing Specialist. Or combine your Bachelor of Communication Design with a business degree and open yourself up to a wider range of career opportunities across both industries.

Career paths

Design Strategist
Service Designer
Art Director
Brand and Digital Designer
Illustrator
Packaging Designer

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
30,880 Per Year
Read more92,640 for the entire course
12 Sep 2022
31 Oct 2022
3 years
Read more3 years full time, 6 years part time, 2 years accelerated

Full time
Flinders Street Campus
196 Flinders Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia
30,880 Per Year
Read more92,640 for the entire course
12 Sep 2022
31 Oct 2022
3 years
Read more3 years full time, 6 years part time, 2 years accelerated

Self study / online (with attendance)
Flinders Street Campus
196 Flinders Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia

Entry criteria

Australian Year 12 or equivalent; and

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Academic: Overall 6.0 (min. sub-score 5.5); Test of English as a Foreign (TOEFL) – Paper Based Test: 550; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Internet Based Test (iBT): 60-78 (min. 18 in writing); Pearson Test of English (PTE): 50 (no skill score <42); Cambridge English Requirements (B2 First = First Certificate Exam and C1 Advanced = CAE): Overall Cambridge English Scale score of 169, achievable in B2 First or C1 Advanced. No less than 162 in any paper; Occupational English Test (OET): C

Address

Torrens University Australia
88 Wakefield Street
Adelaide South Australia 5000
Australia
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