Course Details


Bachelor Degree

Study Load

Part Time

Study Mode


Course Location


Deakin University

Bachelor of Design

Learn the tools, strategies and design thinking methodologies needed to become an adaptable multidisciplinary designer who makes an impact.

Harness your creativity to make an impact in an ever-changing world when you study a Bachelor of Design at Deakin. Design is a tangible way to influence people and solve complex problems. No two days will be the same, you will learn the tools, strategies and methodologies required to drive innovation in business, as well as how to utilise cutting-edge technology and the creative practices of design to create memorable work. Develop critical skills across a range of related disciplines – from communications design to interactive UX, to brand and design thinking – and work towards a sustained creative career doing what you love.

Want to build a sustained design career doing what you love?

Design has the power to drive change and enhance the way we function in society. If you’re a creative person who wants to use your flair for design to deliver impactful solutions, then studying a Bachelor of Design is a great first step towards a dynamic and creative future career.

Studying the challenging and rewarding field of design allows your creativity to run free, preparing you to work across all industry sectors, including digital and publishing, packaging, game engines, software and mobile apps, the web, immersive and interactive virtual experiences, and more.

Explore core themes and methods across design thinking and design collaboration labs and discover how to develop positive design solutions for social and cultural change. Be empowered to become an adaptive and agile designer of the future by exploring new mediums and ideas when you combine studies from related disciplines – including photography, animation, Indigenous studies and more.

You’ll learn in a supportive environment from our leading academics and passionate practitioners, who’ll challenge you to take your love for creativity to new levels. Enhance your skills every day by using the same tools and technologies professionals use in our world-class design facilities.

Throughout your degree, you will work on real-world projects and learn how to interpret client briefs. You’ll have opportunities to network with industry and share your designs with the public, ensuring you graduate with the entrepreneurial mindset and leadership skills required to thrive in the rapidly changing field of design.

Build towards a future career in design where you will be surrounded by a like-minded community of innovators and creative thinkers, where the possibilities are limitless.