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Students in the Bachelor of Design programme will develop their creativity, innovation, and design capabilities to find new ways to visually and strategically solve challenges for brands and organisations.
The degree has pathways:
Visual Communication (graphic design)
Spatial Design (interior design)
Students will add value to brands or organisations by creating artwork and graphic designs for digital media, magazines, brochures, advertising, packaging and products. They will learn:
Students will develop designs focusing on functional interior spaces and design fundamentals that span across both residential and commercial disciplines while learning the skills needed to thrive in the industry, including pitching to clients and overseeing a project from start to finish. They will learn:
What you will learn
In the first year, students will take three core modules:
To complement, students will add two electives of their choice to broaden their creative toolkit, such as the fundamentals in graphic design, contemporary art, textile design or photography, with more options to choose from.
These electives will give students a secure grounding in technical, theoretical, and professional skills while also exposing them to broader ideas about the arts and the cultural world around them.
English Language Requirements
Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 6.0 with no individual band score lower than 5.5 or