Course Details


Bachelor Degree

Study Load

Full Time

Study Mode

In Class

Course Location

Australian Capital Territory

Australian National University (ANU)

Bachelor of Design

Digital + Material

Innovation + Engagement

Combine cutting-edge digital practices with internationally-renowned art and craft studio disciplines in the Bachelor of Design.

Design students will benefit from deep immersion in digital, manual and theoretical studies and a wide overview of creative practices. From coding, to making, to manufacture, students apply hands-on design to digital and physical materials. Students delve into web design, data visualisation, and interaction design, and experiment in studios to develop expertise in the latest digital form and fabrication processes.

This degree prepares students with transferable knowledge and skills required to make their mark on a rapidly changing world.

Career Options

ANU ranks among the world’s very finest universities. Our nearly 100,000 alumni include political, business, government, and academic leaders around the world.

We have graduated remarkable people from every part of our continent, our region and all walks of life.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the Bachelor of Design may find careers in fields including object design, visual communication, data visualisation, user experience design, graphic design, web design, interface design, design thinking and strategic design.

Learning Outcomes

  1. demonstrate skills and knowledge of the practices, languages, forms, materials and technologies in their relevant discipline;
  2. research, develop and evaluate design concepts and processes by thinking creatively, critically and reflectively;
  3. apply skills and knowledge to the creation, visualisation and production of design projects;
  4. work independently and collaboratively on design projects and respond to project demands;
  5. interpret, communicate and present ideas, problems and arguments in modes suited to a range of audiences; and
  6. recognise and reflect on social, cultural technological, environmental and ethical issues of creative practice and design considering local and international perspectives.