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OR VET qualification
Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
If you receive an OP 1-6 or equivalent and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.
This double degree enables students to combine business management skills with a studio major, developing core competencies such as critical and analytical thinking, business communication and decision-making.
The Design program prepares graduates for diverse professional practice as designers through practical and theoretical learning. The first year focuses on the development of manual and technological skills, design thinking, problem-defining and solving. Students will gain an understanding of the changing role of design and how they can become leaders in the industry. In the following years, students work on industry-related and research projects and specialise in selected studio areas.
Graduates are skilled in creative design and software application and are able to effectively and efficiently manage creative ventures from a business perspective.
Bachelor of Design majors include:
Bachelor of Business majors include:
Students can also choose not to complete a major, selecting from a range of courses that provide broad knowledge for a career in business management.
The Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Business is offered full-time on-campus on the South Bank, Nathan and Gold Coast campuses.
From 2017, to be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.
Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.
Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.
In this program, Visual Communication Design students may be required to attend the QCA Liveworm studio to undertake work experience. External intern placements for Visual Communication, Interior and Product Design students will also be available.
You will be prepared for work in graphic design, interior design, product design, digital web design, design management, design education, theatre, Furniture design, and Digital media,You will find opportunities in graphic design, interior design, product design, digital web design, design management, design education, film and television, theatre, furniture design, digital media, business development, business management, marketing and sales, market research, government.
The Bachelor of Design is recognised by the Design Institute of Australia.
Depending upon your choice of Business major, you may be eligible for admission to one of the following professional bodies:
These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:
|Year of study||Fee category/Band||Fee per CP||Tuition fee 80cp|
|2019||Fee Band 28.0||$350.00||$28,000.00|
|2018||Fee Band 27.0||$337.50||$27,000.00|
Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.