Course Details


Bachelor Degree

Course Location

Australian Capital Territory

University of Canberra

Bachelor of Design/ Bachelor of Communication and Media

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00212K

These two disciplines together, give students the knowledge and skills to forge a creative career full of inspiration, problem-solving and great stories. Students will: Identify the different stages of the ‘design for manufacture’ process; gain the knowledge and skills necessary to launch your own interaction design business or seek employment within global markets across all industries; select appropriate methods, materials and processes for designing and prototyping products; employ innovative use of different visual and emerging media types across print, screen and packaging; develop effective design solutions for specific audiences and learn to apply advanced 2D and 3D digital design technologies; specialise in one of four professional communications areas: journalism, marketing communication, corporate and public communication and sports media; apply professional judgement and knowledge in adapting marketing communication theories, principles and methodologies across diverse social, cultural and organisational contexts; and explore narratives that inform, persuade and generate change.

Standard entry requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by a year 12 ATAR, other Australian qualification, work experience, or an overseas qualification.