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Bachelor of Design - 206JA

Course Code: 206JA
Course Version: 2
Location: UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline(s): School of Design and the Built Environment
UAC Code: 363106
CRICOS Code: 076911K
Lowest Selection Rank: 60
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Ignite your creativity and open your mind

Immerse yourself in a unique and multidisciplinary approach to innovative thinking in design practice at UC.  With a focus on the issues of sustainability, climate change, globalisation, new technologies and social consciousness, innovation lives at the core of our approach.

Study a Bachelor of Design at UC and you will:

  • learn the aesthetic, functional, economic and socio-political dimensions of design
  • discover how design operates in a rapidly changing, technologically innovative and socially conscious world
  • gain the specialised knowledge and broader problem solving and creative thinking skills needed to be a designer today
  • learn both traditional and contemporary design theory
  • have the opportunity to develop areas of personal inspiration through a choice of majors in landscape design, industrial design and/or interior architecture
  • be work ready for an exciting, complex and multidisciplinary industry.

Work integrated learning

Throughout this course your learning will be done in a design studio environment and on a project basis. This will be integrated with technical studies, industry engagement and research-led teaching as it relates to all design disciplines.

Career opportunities

  • product design
  • furniture design
  • landscape architecture
  • interior architecture
  • digital design
  • film, television or theatre set design
  • urban planning

Course specific information

Standard entry to this course is by ATAR score however you can also apply via portfolio entry: canberra.edu.au/arts-design/portfolio-entry
Upon graduation you may choose to undertake an additional year of study in the form of project-based design honours.

Enquiries

Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Bruce Current and Commencing Students
Email FAD.Student@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1300 301 727
TAFE-QLD Brisbane Current and Commencing Students
Email: UCQueensland@canberra.edu.au or Phone: 13 72 48

Admission Requirements

Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course. Alternatively, students may be selected for entry by portfolio and interview.

Applicants for TAFE Queensland in Semester 2 2018 should note that admission is only available to students who are articulating with a 1 year Diploma.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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Information for Current Students

There are previous versions of this course. As a current student you will complete the requirements for the course that were in place when you commenced. Click on the relevant link below to view the requirements of your version of the course.

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Design B Des

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

The University offers a wide range of delivery options to help you balance study with other commitments. Units within this degree may be available to be studied in the following delivery modes:

    UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank

      Flexible: The unit combines online study with optional on-campus, face to face activities.
      Intensive: The unit is delivered on-campus and face to face in concentrated time blocks.
      On Campus: The unit is delivered on-campus and face to face, supplemented with online content. Most classes are run on weekdays and during business hours.
      Online: The unit is studied completely online. On-campus, face to face interaction is not required.

    UC - Canberra, Bruce

      Flexible: The unit combines online study with optional on-campus, face to face activities.
      Intensive: The unit is delivered on-campus and face to face in concentrated time blocks.
      On Campus: The unit is delivered on-campus and face to face, supplemented with online content. Most classes are run on weekdays and during business hours.
      Online: The unit is studied completely online. On-campus, face to face interaction is not required.

To find out more about delivery modes that are available for units in this course please visit

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2019 CSP $31,400

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.


Professional Accreditation

Professional accreditation from the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) applies to graduates of the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Honours)

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- demonstrate design literacy and a critical understanding of Design sufficient to contribute to the design profession;
- demonstrate advanced communication skills including visual, written and oral;
- perform at a level of professional expertise that allows them confidently to enter the industrial design, interior architecture and landscape architecture professions.
1. Communication
The ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries
2. Analysis and inquiry
The ability to gather information, and to analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way
5. Professionalism and social responsibility
The capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment
Students will demonstrate an awareness and understanding of:
- the implications of contemporary global challenges, including sustainability, in the context of design, society and the environment;
- the roles and duties of design agencies in addressing these social, economic and environmental challenges.
2.Analysis and inquiry
The ability to gather information, and to analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way
3. Problem solving
The ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations; to identify and analyse problems then formulate and implement solutions
5. Professionalism and social responsibility
The capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment
Students will demonstrate highly developed skills in:
- collaborative and strategic problem solving through multi disciplinary learning;
- articulating the designers' contribution to complex design challenges involving multiple stakeholders;
4. Working independently and with others
The ability to plan their own work, be self-directed, and use interpersonal skills and attitudes to work collaboratively
1. Communication
The ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries
Students will be able to:
- make a positive contribution to a socially just, environmentally responsible and culturally diverse society;
- contribute to the profession as a designer by demonstrating best practice and ethical behavior.
1. Communication
The ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries
2. Analysis and inquiry
The ability to gather information, and to analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way

5. Professionalism and social responsibility
The capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

High performing students may be eligible for enrolment in the Bachelor of Design (Honours)

UCC Pathway

Diploma of Design, 199JA; Diploma of Design (Extended), 346JA.

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
  • 2019->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for this course for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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