Bachelor of Design Futures (Honours)

Program code

1393

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

4 years full-time

Credit points

320

Entry requirements

6.5

IELTS (Academic) (more)

CRICOS code

077725D

Commencing in

For Continuing Students Only

Why choose this program?

This ground-breaking degree will give you a chance to redirect, challenge and rethink traditional processes and procedures in the design industry.

It will prepare you for a career as a commercial designer, innovator and design leader. You will learn from a combination of practical training and theory, and create designs that take into account social and environmental concerns and are up to date with the latest design practices.

In your first year, you will do core subjects and develop your design skills. This will give you a chance to experience different aspects of design, so that from your second year you can choose a major that suits you. You can also choose electives from other schools, subject to approval by the program convenor.

Majors

  • Design Futures
  • Interior Environments
  • Product Design
  • Visual Communication

Attendance information

The Bachelor of Design Futures (Honours) program is offered full-time at South Bank campus and delivery is via internal mode (on-campus) with a Trimester 1 intake only.

Work-integrated learning

The existing work-intergrated learning structure will be maintained including using the QCA Liveworm studio for Visual Communication Design students. External intern placements for Visual Communication, Interior and Product Design students will also be available.

My career opportunities

You will be able to work in corporate and brand design for print, web, publishing, advertising and digital media. You will have the skills needed to work in design for social change, culture and education.

Professional recognition

The Bachelor of Design Futures (Honours) is recognised by the Design Institute of Australia .

Pathways to further study

The Bachelor of Design Futures (Honours) program provides a pathway to research higher degrees with direct entry into doctoral programs for students who graduate with First Class Honours. It would also enable gifted graduates to be eligible to apply for scholarships and awards.

International students

An International student is one who is not:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen or
  • a person who has Australian permanent resident status.
Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • An International student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Bachelor of Design Futures (Honours) (1393)

Year of study Fee category/Band Flat fee
2020 Withdrawn UGRD (INT) $0.00
2019 Withdrawn UGRD (INT) $0.00
Changing programs

If an International student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Permanent resident status

If an undergraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will be provided with a domestic fee-paying place.

The student may then apply for a Commonwealth supported place at the next admission period provided that the student satisfies the conditions for transfer from a domestic fee-paying place to a Commonwealth supported place as set out in the Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy.

If a postgraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth supported place subject to availability.

If a research student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset or a domestic fee-paying place as applicable for the program.

Further information

Additional fee information

Additional resource costs for undergraduate Visual Arts studies.