Globalisation and new developments in information and media technology are reshaping design. This course gives you the knowledge and skills to thrive in a changing visual-media landscape.
Note: You will be required to travel between campuses to complete this degree.
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A creative degree that gets down to business
Explore image design, typography, layout design, branding, design history, research methods and web-based design. Engage in individual and team projects. Develop conceptual thinking skills and use a variety of traditional and emerging technologies to expand your creative capabilities.
When you successfully complete the 12-month diploma from The College, you gain guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) at Western Sydney University.
To apply, all you need is an ATAR of 55+ and the determination to work hard. Once you’re here, our mission is to make sure you have the supportive learning environment and flexibility you need to transform your life. That includes smaller class sizes with greater access to one-on-one teaching and support.
At The College, we’re dedicated to your success. We know that if you’re given a supportive learning environment with a dedicated team of educators, anything is possible. Our wide range of pathway options include University Foundation Studies, Extended Diplomas and Integrated Diploma/Bachelor courses. Your success starts here.
Fees and delivery
Fees: Varies depending on units selected.
For further information, consult: Student Contribution Bands
Delivery: On campus
This course is only available to domestic students.
Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.
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This program may open the door to a career as a:
- Artistic Director
- Graphic Designer
- Advertising Professional
User Interface Designer
Interface design can be the make or break of a new device, website, or system. This career will blend your knowledge of design principles with a strong understanding of users and how they experience technology.
Graphic and Web Designers, and Illustrators
Graphic and Web Designers, and Illustrators design information for visual and audio communication, publication and display using print, film, electronic, digital and other forms of visual and audio media.
Professional photographers are responsible for taking photographs of media specific to an organisation or on a freelance basis. Photographers have to edit photographs and manage copies or prints to meet deadlines.
Games Designers work collaboratively as part of a team of programmers, illustrators and animators to create concepts, scripts, characters, settings and stories for electronic gaming.
College Pathways in Design
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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.