Creativity and imagination, coupled with technical ability, are in high demand in an ever-advancing digital landscape. In order to thrive in motion design, you’ll want to combine all of these elements.
To be a true motion designer, you need a design background.
Learn how to touch hearts and influence minds through highly-crafted motion design.
Whether you want to create motion design for movie title sequences, interactive media, or extended reality – our motion design course will take you as far as your imagination can go.
Create engaging visual narratives where the worlds of graphic design, film, typography, animation, image-making, photography and sound converge.
Design motion content for every conceivable media platform – from sky-scraping digital billboards, to augmented reality and virtual reality environments, to cinema screens, to discreet wearable devices. Using a design-led approach to motion design, you will problem-solve, plan storyboards, create narratives, design motion, build interaction, shoot video, engage in post-production, and explore new technology.
Browse our courses to find detailed course information, application dates, entry requirements, fees, subjects, ATAR requirements and more.
Find your creative calling as a motion designer, digital designer, visual designer, content creator, videographer, interactive media designer, digital artist or animator.
Browse our Motion Design, Multimedia and Graphic Design courses
Stop saying next year. Start in Semester 2.
You're invited to our upcoming undergraduate, TAFE & UniLink study expo, Tuesday 6 June at our Hawthorn campus. Meet academics, hear about key courses, and get all your questions answered on-the-spot.
Motion Design industry project for 664 Collins Street
Swinburne Motion Design students collaborated with industry partners, Mirvac and Grimshaw Architects to produce works for a media wall in the heart of Melbourne.
Motion Design industry project – StormSmart
Swinburne Motion Design students collaborated with industry partner, Melbourne Water to produce interactive motion design prototypes to raise water literacy among the community.
"The main reason I chose Swinburne was because of its professional placements program. It’s amazing working with people who share your passions and I felt right at home. While I was on a fully paid work placement it felt good knowing that Swinburne had my back."
Leinard , Bachelor of Design (Motion Design)
Bachelor of Design - Motion Design major show reel
Check out this showreel to see projects by Swinburne's Bachelor of Design - Motion Design major students.
The course guides students in creating engaging visual narratives where the worlds of graphic design, film, typography, animation, image-making, photography and sound converge.
Various students work
Collins St Media Wall lights up with Swinburne Motion Design
Swinburne student works at 664 Collins Street went live at a gala opening event celebrating the collaboration between Swinburne, Mirvac and Grimshaw Architects.
New research into soil used for building
Dr Gergana Rusenova commences an Australia-Germany research project into textile-reinforced granular materials that are more sustainable and efficient.Tuesday 30 March 2021
Photomedia graduates capture their lockdown experiences
Bachelor of Design graduates who majored in photomedia captured their lived experiences of COVID-19 lockdown in a rich collection of images, film, sound, projection and installation art.Friday 14 May 2021