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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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 ADD105
  • Type Foundations ADD106
  • Branding Design ADD204
  • Information Design ADD206
  • Environmental Design ADD207
  • Illustration Design ADD208
  • Strategic Design Studio ADD305
  • Creative Design Studio ADD306
  • Note: Incompatible with the Publication Design, Design for Social Media and Brand Design minor sequences