Bachelor of Design - Communication Design

Monash University

Great designers are great storytellers. Become the bold, imaginative communication designer who informs and motivates the world through creative visual storytelling. Communication design is a specialisation that combines human communication processes with a variety of creative media applications. You'll gain an understanding of how visual messages are influenced by the application of the design process. You'll learn to develop and employ creative design techniques that have the power to positively impact the world. Our course focuses on the theory and forms of visual communication across a variety of mediums including print, digital and interactive media design. The skills and principles learned throughout this course will open the doors to many different career options in graphic design, visual communication and digital media. In our rapidly changing world, designers must be responsive, dynamic, agile, and possess a broad set of skills. Our comprehensive, interdisciplinary program will prepare you for the expansive design careers of the future.

Course Fee:

International: $93,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Prerequisites: Units 3 & 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in English other than EAL; ATAR minimum of 75.

Subjects you can Study:

Communication design studio; Design Theory; Electives; Occupational health and safety

Further information:

Also available as a double degree with Business, Information Technology (games or multimedia), and Media Communication.

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Graphic Designer,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Caulfield No info No Full time 3 years

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