Visual communication design
Design students at Deakin University consider the broader applications of visual communication design, developing multi-disciplinary design skills to respond to contemporary communication challenges.
Dr Meghan Kelly, Senior Lecturer in Visual Communication Design, discusses this unique course.
Don't forget your folio
New folio entry process
Please make sure you read the new Folio Entry submission guidelines as part of your entry into Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Communication Design).
This pre-selection kit is to be completed by all applicants wishing to undertake studies in Visual Communication Design and does not constitute an application for a Deakin University program. Applications for Deakin programs must be made via VTAC.
Why study Visual Communication Design at Deakin?
Get ready for your new career
This course offers a dynamic combination of contemporary design theory with specialised studio practices and practical outcomes in a variety of design disciplines. Deakin's Visual Communication Design program will give you the opportunity to gain digital technology skills and knowledge for professional practice in a specialised industry vocation or a broader role in the fields of culture and the arts. Explore and identify your own areas of interest and expand on those to make them a career.
Learn from the best
The program draws upon the expertise of its staff, who have an international working background and are active practitioners in their fields. This course engages with extensive industry connections, visiting and special guest and practicing designers who also teach. Include a study tour to Japan or internship experiences in your course to expand on your skills and knowledge.
Career and Industry
Students will develop industry standard skills and knowledge through the application of hands on projects that are drawn from a variety of design problems. These will deal with publishing, identity, way finding, packaging, branding and the web. Final year students are introduced to theoretical knowledge important to positioning their own design practices in a global context.
What can I study?
|Undergraduate (Bachelor) degrees|
|Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Communication Design)||Course information for:||Local Students||International Students|
|Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours)||Course information for:||Local Students||International Students|
|Master of Creative Arts||Course information for:||Local Students||International Students|
|Master of Communication||Course information for:||Local Students||International Students|
|Graduate Diploma of Visual Communication Design||Course information for:||Local Students||International Students|
|Graduate Diploma of Creative Arts||Course information for:||Local Students||International Students|
|Graduate Certificate of Creative Arts||Course information for:||Local Students||International Students|
|Research degree - Doctor of Philosophy||Course information for:||Local Students||International Students|
|Research degree - Master of Arts||Course information for:||Local Students||International Students|