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Pathways to the Bachelor of Design (3D Animation)

Before exploring your pathways to study, please select the kind of applicant you are via the tabs below. If you have graduated from Year 12 in the last two years, you are considered a recent Year 12 student. If you're unsure, learn more about your applicant type.

I'm a current or recent Year 12 student

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Applications for the Bachelor of Design (3D Animation) are assessed on a range of criteria, so the best way to determine your eligibility is to carefully check the entry requirements on the course page. If you meet each of the entry requirements, you can confidently start preparing your application. If you don't quite meet the requirements, you can still achieve your study goals by following an alternate pathway:

Transfer from a related Deakin course or complete related units
Gain a qualification from a Deakin partner
Study at a TAFE or RTO

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ATAR: Eligible ATAR is based on 2022 early and first round VTAC offers, including relevant adjustment factors. ATAR requirements for 2023 are currently unknown. Please use past ATAR only for guidance, as ATAR is subject to increase or decrease.

N/A: Course is not available at this campus.

NP: Course is available at this campus, but the ATAR is not published.

RC: Admission to this course is based on a range of criteria.

I'm not a current or recent Year 12 student

If you meet one of the requirements below, you can start your application right away. There may be additional course requirements, including English language criteria, so be sure to check the eligibility criteria on the course page before applying. If you don't meet the requirements, you could still achieve your study goals by following an alternate pathway or browsing similar courses.

  1. Vocational Education and Training (VET)

    Any of the following:

    - a certificate IV in a related discipline

    - a diploma in any discipline

    - 50% completion of a diploma in a related discipline.

  2. Higher education study

    Completion of relevant study, equivalent to at least two Deakin University units, at an accredited higher education institution.

  3. Relevant work or life experience

    Work or life experience that demonstrates your readiness for this course, as assessed by our admissions team.

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Optional folio requirements for creative arts and design

Do you need help submitting your folio? Get some helpful advice from our academics to make sure you meet the entry requirements before submitting your optional folio.

Alternate pathways to the Bachelor of Design (3D Animation)

Transfer from a related Deakin course

Gain valuable skills and knowledge to unlock your study options. With this pathway, you can start studying in a related Deakin course, before applying to transfer once you've achieved the requirements for your preferred degree. Course transfers are subject to availability and meeting the required course transfer guidelines for the degree. To ensure you get on the right study path, it's a good idea to speak with a student adviser first and discuss your options. The following degree is a recommended pathway to this course:

Bachelor of Arts

Associate Degree of Arts

Alternatively, you can study related Deakin units as full fee-paying single units. It's recommended you speak with a student adviser to discuss requirements for this pathway, and you'll still need to meet course entry requirements including English language criteria. However you may be able to enter your chosen course by completing at least two of the following units:

Qualification from a Deakin partner

Our partners are a great stepping stone to study at Deakin University.

Many students who have completed a diploma or advanced diploma will be eligible for recognition for their study. Find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) at Deakin University.

  • Deakin College
  • Bendigo TAFE
  • Box Hill Institute
  • Chisholm Institute
  • Kangan Institute
  • South West TAFE
  • TAFE NSW
  • The Gordon
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Fast-track your university study with a Deakin College diploma. Students attending Deakin College will gain a diploma equivalent to the first year of a Deakin University undergraduate degree. Once you've completed your study to the required standard, you can apply for the relevant undergraduate degree at Deakin. What's more, you'll gain direct entry into the second year - meaning you can pursue your dream career sooner.

Entry from:

  • Diploma of Design

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Entry to your Deakin course is guaranteed if you complete the Diplomas or Advanced Diplomas below at any time in the five years preceding your Deakin application (and you provide proof of completion).

Entry from:

  • any Diploma or Advanced Diploma

Recommended qualifications are:

  • Graphic Design

Visit Bendigo TAFE to find your pathways to Deakin

Box Hill Institute logo

Entry to your Deakin course is guaranteed if you complete the Diplomas or Advanced Diplomas below at any time in the five years preceding your Deakin application (and you provide proof of completion).

Entry from:

  • any Diploma or Advanced Diploma

Recommended qualifications are:

  • Graphic Design
  • Visual Arts

Visit Box Hill Institute to find your pathways to Deakin

Chisholm Institute logo

Entry to your Deakin course is guaranteed if you complete the Diplomas or Advanced Diplomas below at any time in the five years preceding your Deakin application (and you provide proof of completion).

Entry from:

  • any Diploma or Advanced Diploma

Recommended qualifications are:

  • Graphic Design
  • Visual Arts

Visit Chisholm Institute to find your pathways to Deakin

Kangan Institute logo

Entry to your Deakin course is guaranteed if you complete the Diplomas or Advanced Diplomas below at any time in the five years preceding your Deakin application (and you provide proof of completion).

Entry from:

  • any Diploma or Advanced Diploma

Visit Kangan Institute to find your pathways to Deakin

South West TAFE logo

Entry to your Deakin course is guaranteed if you complete the Diplomas or Advanced Diplomas below at any time in the five years preceding your Deakin application (and you provide proof of completion).

Entry from:

  • any Diploma or Advanced Diploma

Recommended qualifications are:

  • Visual Arts

Visit South West TAFE to find your pathways into Deakin

TAFE NSW logo

Entry to your Deakin course is guaranteed if you complete the Diplomas or Advanced Diplomas below at any time in the five years preceding your Deakin application (and you provide proof of completion).

Entry from:

  • any Diploma or Advanced Diploma

Recommended qualifications are:

  • Graphic Design
  • Visual Arts

Visit TAFE NSW to find your pathways to Deakin

The Gordon logo

Entry to your Deakin course is guaranteed if you complete the Diplomas or Advanced Diplomas below at any time in the five years preceding your Deakin application (and you provide proof of completion).

Entry from:

  • any Diploma or Advanced Diploma

Recommended qualifications are:

  • Graphic Design

Visit The Gordon to find your pathways into Deakin

Qualification from other TAFEs and RTOs

If you are unable to study at a Deakin partner TAFE, you can choose to undertake similar study at another TAFE or Registered Training Organisation (RTO). Applications from these institutions do not guarantee entry to Deakin, so be sure to boost your application with your study results, a resume/CV, a personal statement, and/or any other supporting documentation.

Many students who have completed a diploma or advanced diploma will be eligible for recognition for their study. Find out more about recognition of prior learning (RPL) at Deakin University. For more information about non Deakin partner TAFEs and RTOs, visit myskills.gov.au.

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