Design

DO WHAT YOU LOVE

Turn your creativity into a career with a design degree at UC.

We offer a range of engaging courses, including:

  • Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design)
  • Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication Design)
  • Bachelor of Design (Interaction Design)

When you specialise in Industrial Design, Visual Communication Design or Interaction Design, you’ll embrace your passions while learning core skills and processes.

Study Industrial Design to explore the design and development of products and master the application of contemporary design techniques.

Enrol in Visual Communication Design to learn how to grab attention by presenting information in exciting ways. Gain an exceptional foundation by creating print-based products while simultaneously future-proofing your degree by designing for web-based applications and new technologies.

Specialise in Interaction Design and gain practical skills in developing interactive digital products, environments, systems, services and products. By conceiving and managing original projects, you’ll discover how to engage contemporary markets with pioneering technologies on desktop, mobile and virtual platforms.

BE WORK READY WITH QUALITY TEACHING

5 STARS

for graduate salaries

UC's Creative Arts study areas rated 5-stars for full-time employment

 Good Universities Guide 2019


TOP 2

For good teaching

UC’s Creative Arts graduates rank in the top two nationally for good teaching and the top three for overall satisfaction

2018 Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) report


TOP 2%

of all universities

UC has been named in the top 2% of universities worldwide

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019

YOUR LIFE AS A DESIGN STUDENT

When you study at UC, your creativity will run wild in a studio environment tailor-made for collaboration and innovation.

As an Industrial Design student, you’ll learn how to develop products from inception to completion by planning the manufacturing process; implementing exciting design and prototyping methods, materials and processes; and applying advanced 2D and 3D digital design technologies.

As a Visual Communication student, you’ll use different visual media types across print, screen and packaging; craft high-impact solutions for clients; and cultivate your personal design style as you hone your visual vocabulary and technical skills.

As an Interaction Design student, you’ll design and prototype interactive products; master your knowledge of usability and accessibility; and experiment with cutting-edge tools to build and manage your screen-based and physical creations.

Be part of our community

Industrial Design Club

Meet like-minded friends in the ID Club and get involved in a world of activities related to Industrial Design.

Kreatif

Want to amplify your creativity? Join Kreatif to further develop your skills in the design process, branding and identity, storytelling and pitching, and personal and professional development.

Singapore Study Tour

Singapore is quickly becoming a leader in design of products, apps and services that can improve the health and wellbeing of citizens across the globe. Gain insight into the amazing multi-cultural influences of Singapore and an understanding of design thinking and application.

WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING (WIL)

Enhance your employability and prepare yourself for the workforce through real work and work-like experiences.

All Design degrees incorporate multiple compulsory WIL units to cater to each level of your study with a mentoring organisation or agency of your choice.

Previous Industrial Design students have worked with the likes of Breville, Sunbeam, Tiller Design, Blue Sky Design, SKEEHAN, and TransitGraphics.

Visual Communication Design students have connected with high-profile brands and agencies including BMW, Australian Tax Office and the National Museum of Australia, as well as local industry leaders FASHFEST, Zoo Group and Cre8ive.

Interaction Design students undertake an internship with a company of their choice, from government departments to design firms. Past students have collaborated on projects for clients including Questacon, website companies and exhibition organisers.

RENE LINSSENN

Growing up, I always had a passion for art and problem solving. Studying design brings these two things together.

RENE LINSSENN
Bachelor of Industrial Design, 2015

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