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Time to transform your passion and creativity into your dream career! Swinburne Online's Bachelor of Design With a Major in Communication Design course aims to transform students into fully qualified designers.
Taught by industry professionals, this course will help you hone your craft and creative abilities, and also give you practical industry skills for web, print and emerging media. The course explores different ways to approach concepts and narratives through design, allowing you to walk away with the technical competency and creative vision to produce both physical and virtual designs.
You will also develop crucial professional skills such as how to communicate your ideas and designs with real-world clients, respond to briefs and meet deadlines. With the aid of established industry-creatives you will work on your developing a professional portfolio that appeals to relevant industry clients.
Here's why Sophia chose to study design with Swinburne Online.
Applicants must meet the following entry requirements to enrol in this course:
In this design course, the subjects you will study include:
You will also need to complete 4 elective units.
As a Swinburne Online student you’ll have access to a range of support options to help you get the most out of your learning. A dedicated team of Student Advisors are available seven days a week to answer your questions – academic, technical or administrative. You’ll also be assigned an eLearning advisor who will be your academic point of contact for the duration of your course.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Design With a Major in Communication Design from Swinburne University of Technology.
This course is designed to convert your creative ability into marketable and industry relevant skills. By working with real clients you will learn how to market yourself and your ideas to industry professionals.
Wondering where a career in designing could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Design Assistant, Graphic Designer, Web Designer, Fashion Designer, Interior Designer.
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive a government study loan through HECS-HELP.
Swinburne Online also offers a number of scholarships and grants as a means of promoting equality, recognising excellence, and alleviating financial hardship. Enquire now for more information.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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