Bachelor of Design

with a major in Communication Design – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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Designers don’t just make things beautiful and purposeful, they create the items that we come to rely on every day, the ideas that propel us forward and change the world. After all, where would we be without Times New Roman, WhatsApp, or the Nike tick?


Whether you’re passionate about a particular path or still exploring what it is that interests you, our Bachelor of Design will give students skills and knowledge across a range of disciplines, with core subjects in 20th century design, typography, brand and identity design and more.


As Victoria’s oldest design school, Swinburne gives its students access to academics who are experts in their fields, strong, industry partnerships and connections, and technical, real-world skills. Learn to think strategically about design problems and work collaboratively with clients towards solutions.


No matter what type of design career you’re envisioning, a Bachelor of Design will give you the fundamental skills to work as a designer in the industry and role of your choice.

Selected major: Communication Design

Explore the communication imperative in a commercial environment and learn how to respond confidently to design problems. Explore an area of specialisation and produce a portfolio that demonstrates diverse idea generation and production skills.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 1 March 2021
  • Semester 2 - 2 August 2021

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Duration

3 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400210711 (CSP)
  • 3400210713 (IFP)

Faculty

Faculty of Health, Arts and Design