Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
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Do you want to become a graphic designer? Are you interested in working in game development, or on animation in film? Perhaps your passion lies in the creation of aesthetic and functional physical spaces. Whatever your focus, a Bachelor of Design from Edith Cowan University in Perth is your ticket to an exciting creative career in the world of design.
This comprehensive course takes a creative approach to media, design and visual culture, providing you with key knowledge and critical skills. You'll study core units focused on basic design principles and concepts, as well as undertaking specialised study in one of four majors: Animation, Environmental and Spatial Design, Games and Interactivity or Graphic Design. With real-world clients and scenarios in mind, you'll gain hands-on experience in researching and developing original design products.
By the time you graduate, you'll have the technical and general skills you need to succeed in the rapidly evolving design industry. So what are you waiting for? Whether it's graphic, interior, web or game design that lights your fire, this course will kickstart your dream career.
You may be eligible to apply for this course at ECU if you meet the following requirements:
Please note that School Leaver applicants will require completion of WACE or equivalent.
If none of the above applies to you, but you have work and life experience, you may be eligible to apply via ECU's Experience-Based Entry Scheme.
In this design course, the subjects you may study include:
Environmental and Spatial Design major
Games and Interactivity major
Graphic Design major
Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.
When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Bachelor of Design from Edith Cowan University.
Graduates are prepared to pursue careers in a number of areas within the design industry, including graphic design, interior design, web design, animation and game development. Graduates may also choose to pursue further study with a Master of Design degree.
Wondering where a career in designing could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Design Assistant, Graphic Designer, Web Designer, Fashion Designer, Interior Designer.
Students may pay for this course upfront or through a government HECS-HELP loan (eligibility criteria applies).
Scholarships and ECU Student Loans are also available to eligible students.
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 $45,881 (2019-20 income year).
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