Graphic Design

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Graphic Design

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In this course you’ll explore how ideas are generated and the creative and exciting ways they can be visually communicated across a range of print and digital media. This course is a major in the new Bachelor of Creative Media.

Key details for

  • ATAR

    • 70
  • Course Code

    • B1316
    • B1316A
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)Part or full-time
  • Course Duration

    • 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
  • CRICOS Code

    • 001572M
  • Course Code

    • B1316
    • B1316A
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)Part or full-time
  • Course Duration

    • 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Course Description

From Semester 1 2018 this course will be offered at the Perth campus as a major in our new

Bachelor of Creative Media

 

In this course you’ll explore how ideas are generated and the creative and exciting ways they can be visually communicated across a range of print and digital media. You’ll learn to master industry specific software, critical design thinking, visual problem solving and authentic production techniques through a range of industry projects.

As part of your studies, you’ll have the chance to take on a professional placement, giving you on-the job industry experience. You’ll work with real clients and develop a portfolio across both print (branding and publication design) and digital environments (web and mobile application design) to build your skills in a dynamic and rapidly changing global industry.

The Bachelor of Arts (Graphic Design) is a nationally accredited and registered award in tertiary education. When you graduate, you can apply for Associate Status with the Design Institute of Australia (DIA) and the Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA).

You can add to your Graphic Design degree by completing a double major. Recommended double major options include Photography, Games Art and Design, Screen Production, Communication and Media Studies, or Web Communication.

When you graduate, you’ll have the skills to work in both digital and print visual communication industries. You can move into a career in advertising and promotion, art direction, branding and corporate identity, app design, and web design.

For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.

  • Location

    • Perth Campus
  • Mid-year Intake

    • Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
    • Mid-year start available (International students)
  • School

    • School of Arts
  • Qualification

    • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Graphic Design

Course Structure

Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own course.

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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your offer, however you can use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students up to $10,000 off your first year tuition fee via the International Welcome Scholarships. Find out what other scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

The Australian Government also offers scholarships to students from developing countries through the Australia Awards Scholarship program.

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

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  • Completed official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion
  • ATAR results
  • STAT Test results

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Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have some or all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Complete or incomplete official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion – both original and English translated versions
  • English Language Proficiency Document (if available)