I've learned more than I could have ever imagined and looking back at it all now has given me the knowledge and skills for the professional workplace.
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Communication Design)
Complete your studies overseas
Go on an international study tour and complete an internship as part of your course. Overseas study will give your work a unique and inspired creative edge.
New design courses launching in 2018
In response to the rapidly changing creative industries, Deakin will launch a suite of future focused design courses in 2018. The new Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication), Bachelor of Design (Digital Technologies) and Bachelor of Design (3D Animation) will be adaptable to industry trends and technologically driven.
Learn more about the new suite of design courses
Visual communication design courses
Study with Deakin and we'll help you transform your passion into a successful and rewarding career
Folio information meetings
Visit our Melbourne Burwood and Geelong Waurn Ponds campuses in September to learn about the folio requirements for courses within the School of Communication and Creative Arts. Hear about the courses that require folio submission and gain handy tips and insights to enhance and develop your folio. Find out from our staff what you should look out for when submitting a folio, and how best to present your work in an online environment.
Research with us
If you’ve got a big idea and you’d like to hone it, complete a higher degree by research with us and give yourself the employment edge.
Recent Deakin research
Visual communication design as a form of public pedagogy
Meghan Kelly uses the example of museums as an informal place of public learning, and argues design, and in particular visual communication design strategies, are extremely important in the creation of successful learning.
Find out what's going on in the creative arts at Deakin.
With a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Communication Design) degree, you’ll gain a range of skills that can be applied to various creative fields, including:
- commercial design
- digital/book illustration
- motion graphics
- print-based media and magazine work
- television title sequencing
- web design.
What do our students and staff say?
Visual communication design at Deakin
Dr Meghan Kelly, Senior Lecturer in Visual Communication Design, discusses Deakin University's unique visual communication design course.
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