Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication Design)

University of Canberra

Visual Communication Design explores how we communicate and organise information in visually accessible ways. This course provides a well-rounded understanding of communication design in both the traditional sense; through an understanding of typography, layout, packaging, environmental graphics, publication, logo-type and publication design; as well as through the application of communication design in web-based applications and new technologies. Work integrated learning is embedded in this course, providing students with opportunities for direct industry engagement at every level of their study. The course has a strong focus on design in the global marketplace and students become well versed in understanding how to design for different cultural contexts. Along with a solid understanding of the theory and practice of communication design, students will learn key applications and techniques, giving them the skills needed for a multitude of roles within the visual communication industry.

Course Fee:

International: $94,200

Entry Requirements:

year 12


72 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Professional Orientation (Design); Professional Practice; Professional Practice 2: Work Integrated Learning; Visual Representation Techniques; Introduction to Design Thinking Techniques; Introduction to Interaction and User-Centred Design; Design Culture and Society; Professional Evidence (Design); plus more

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00212K

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Full time 3 years
Canberra No info Yes Part time 6 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

Provider CRICOS: 00212K

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