Bachelor of Design and Bachelor of Information Technology (Double Degree)

Monash University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 085439K

Level of study: Undergraduate


Create ‘smart’ products, sophisticated interactive tools, or the next generation of gaming devices or wearable technologies. You’ll graduate with two degrees, able to develop solutions that combine compelling design with the latest technologies.

Design and information technology are strongly complementary fields. Together, they provide a powerful combination of highly valuable skills and knowledge.

Choose a design specialisation in Communication, Industrial, Spatial or Collaborative Design and develop cutting edge technology skills from IT - choosing from Business Information Systems, Computer Networks and Security, Games Development, Interactive Media, or Software Development - you’ll link your lateral thinking and problem-solving skills and graduate able to create innovative products, spaces and experiences using the latest technologies.

This combination of creativity and cutting edge technology will challenge you to link your lateral thinking and problem-solving skills. It will help you to create innovative products and compelling imagery using the latest technologies.

In the design part of your studies you'll learn in a studio setting from Monash academics, practising designers and top researchers as you learn how to use design as a problem-solving tool in hands-on, practical studios.

In the information technology part of your studies explore critical areas in IT, learning the practical and problem-solving skills you'll need to design and creates the IT systems we all rely on.

There is no design folio or interview entrance requirement for this course. It's open to anyone who is curious and passionate to make a difference and you will learn the technical capabilities and strategic skills to be a successful designer.

Career options

Our way of life is strongly influenced by the sophisticated products and imagery that help us to connect. Communication design industries now expect graduates to be skilled across many media and ways of thinking. In addition, designers and developers of new games, interactive media and software can take advantage of the roles and developed skills in the design disciplines. Branding, typography and illustration, as well as industrial design products, offer new approaches and fresh ideas through their translation to the digital space.

Work in a range of role such as graphic designer, multimedia designer, games developer, web/UX designer, interaction designer, information designer, business systems development, animator, information security systems, industrial designer, interior designer, visual merchandiser, experience designer, gaming, multimedia artist and new media.

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  • Software Development
  • Collaborative Design
  • Communication Design
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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
44,900 Per Year 27 Feb 2023
24 Jul 2023
4 years
Full time
Caulfield campus
900 Dandenong Road
Melbourne Victoria 3145

Entry criteria

At the time of enrolment in a course at Monash University, you must be at least 17 years of age.

All Monash undergraduate courses require you to have successfully completed a minimum of an Australian Year 12 qualification (or equivalent) and achieve the required academic entry score.

You need to achieve the minimum scores shown for any of the English language tests below.

IELTS (Academic): 6.5 Overall score, with minimum band scores: Listening 6.0, Reading 6.0, Writing 6.0 and Speaking 6.0

Pearson Test of English (Academic): 58 Overall score, No PTE communicative skills score below 50

TOEFL Internet-based test: 79 Overall score, with minimum scores: Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18 and Writing 21

Paper-based TOEFL 550 Test of written English: 4.5

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 176 No skill score below 169
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) 176 No skill score below 169


Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800
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