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Media Design

Bachelor of Media Design

  • Length:
    Full-time: 3 years; Accelerated: 2 years*; Part-time: 6 years maximum
  • Qualification:
    CRICOS 085002F
  • Intake Date(s):
    September 18th, 2017
    February 19th, 2018
    June 4th, 2018
    February 25th, 2019

Course Overview

Media design is a highly competitive field, but also a very rewarding one to work in.

This program offers budding designers the opportunity to acquire a broad set of real-world skills, combining specialist knowledge with technical prowess to produce graduates that are dynamic and employable. You’ll learn how to adapt to different environments by working both individually and collaboratively on creative projects that reflect industry processes.

The Bachelor of Media Design is both theoretically rich and production-orientated. It fosters a creative and hands-on culture of study designed to help you succeed in this exciting field.

The program is comprised of 16 core subjects and 2 electives, allowing students to specialise in interactive or motion design in addition to core graphic design skills.

The Bachelor of Media Design allows you to traverse graphic, motion and interactive design, giving you an opportunity to develop your preferred specialisation before going on to shape your own destiny in a design studio, production house, creative agency, or as a freelancer.


*This three-year course is taught through an accelerated trimester system meaning that you can complete it within six trimesters (two years). A more intensive study load keeps topics and ideas front of mind and provides more time to develop your career upon graduation.

Careers & Industry

Work across a wide variety of media from print to packaging to digital as you develop strong conceptual and technical skills, as well as pre-press experience. The major is built around industry standard software such as Adobe Creative Suite and has a strong focus on production to ensure you are primed for industry placement. This means you'll be working to live briefs and experience realistic demands of industry while you learn.

The course is led by an accomplished team of international design professionals with close connections to industry.

Career pathways include:

  • Creative director or Studio Manager
  • Graphic Designer and Illustrator
  • Web and mobile interface designer
  • Brand specialist
  • Freelancer

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