Communication design (Bachelor of Design)



As a graduate in Communication Design, you will be proficient in the techniques and strategies required to harness the fundamental building blocks of design to produce useful and impactful real-world solutions. From key theoretical foundations, you will work across typography, information design, user interface, branding, environmental and strategic design, developing critical skills with the potential to influence inclusive solutions meeting global industry needs. By collaborating with peers and industry you will develop insight into today’s world of complex systems involving people, machines, and services. This equips you to lead creatively making a positive impact in the rapidly changing field of design.

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Unit set code


Students undertaking the Communication Design major sequence (MJ-A319001) cannot undertake the Publication Design minor sequence (MN-A319006), Design for Social Media minor sequence (MN-A319004) or Brand Design minor sequence (MN-A319003)


Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online

Career outcomes

You may find employment as a communication designer, interactive designer, UI designer, brand designer, motion graphics designer, art director/creative director, web designer, graphic designer, illustrator and digital artist, digital designer

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To complete a Major sequence in Communication Design select eight (8) credit points as outlined below;

  • Design Fundamentals
  • Type Foundations
  • Branding Design
  • Information Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Illustration Design
  • Strategic Design Studio
  • Creative Design Studio