Bachelor of Digital Media - 3D Design and Animation

Billy Blue College of Design

By completing this program, students will get all of the essential knowledge, skills and experiences they will need to take on a career in 3D design or animation for film, TV, games, advertising, information/education and beyond. They will acquire broad and flexible hands-on skills in modelling, rigging, animation, texturing, lighting and compositing. Students will explore design and animation theory and context to enrich creativity and storytelling, while working through briefs and creative processes used by industry. In final year students can apply for an internship with a professional 3D design and animation studio, and get the chance to work on a live project for a real-world client. They will also have the chance to complement their specialisation by taking elective subjects in Motion Design, Interaction Design or Communication Design. Students can pick and mix elective subjects to further tailor their degree to their goals.

Course Fee:

Australian: $68,400
International: $81,000

Entry Requirements:

Completion of Senior High School Certificate (Year 12 or equivalent) with minimum ATAR 60 or equivalent; or Diploma, Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree qualification


The course structure comprises 8 common core subjects, 15 specialised subjects and 1 elective subject

Subjects you can Study:

3D design and animation

Study Pathways:

Diploma of Digital Media Design

Further information:

International students must have IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 minimum or equivalent, with no skills band less than 5.5.

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Multimedia Developer,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Ultimo No info Yes Part time 6 years
Ultimo No info Yes Full time 3 years
Melbourne No info Yes Part time 6 years
Melbourne No info Yes Full time 3 years

Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia provide specialist design courses – by designers for designers. Industry experts teach and mentor students, showing them the ropes with industry-relevant skills and super handy career advice. Billy Blue enjoys a strong connection to the design industry, with opportunities to develop as a professional, work on real-world projects in class and grow your own network of industry contacts and clients before you graduate.

With internships and work integrated learning programs involving live briefs, students get the opportunity to work with some of Australia’s top design firms.

Billy Blue at TUA design courses are industry-driven, delivered by designers for designers. Match your passion to one of our university-equivalent bachelor degrees, diplomas, a starting point certificate, or inspiring short-courses. All higher education courses include real-life industry experience helping you graduate with a shining portfolio and critical industry contacts.

Billy Blue at TUA produces creative thinkers - giving you the chance to acquire the relevant design skills, collaborate with the design industry’s leading talents, and gain practical experience along the way. We insist that our students challenge convention and go against the status quo to unlock a world of inspiration and opportunity where imagination is your secret weapon. Your specialist education is delivered by designers, for designers. Tapping into your career potential, and opening your mind to what is possible, is what excites us most.

As part of the Billy Blue philosophy to produce design graduates who have had the opportunity to stretch, grow and connect to the industry, we offer an Internship Program to all of our bachelor degree students. You can apply to complete an internship during your studies – some of these may even earn you course credit towards your degree.

Internships at Billy Blue are realised through many means including the BB Hatch Internship program, dedicated internship subjects embedded within courses and participation in external internship schemes run by our industry partners.

For over 25 years, Billy Blue has been a vibrant community of design practice. Our college is a cluster of young designers and experienced design educators who are fully connected with today’s working industry. Our mission is the same as it was when we began: to be part of a family of designers who can rely on each other to navigate the way forward and share opportunities and livelihood.

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