Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication)

BACHELOR DEGREE
3 D Design
Communication
Creative Arts
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Part-Time

available

Full-Time

available

Shortest full-time duration

2 years

2

available campuses:

Sydney

Melbourne


About
Digital Design at JMC provides you with the tools and skills you need to create innovative solutions in an ever-evolving world of interactive media. You’ll discover the true power of visual communication and storytelling, learn the processes behind creative problem solving, and explore ways to create better experiences for people in physical, digital and virtual spaces.

The Design course equips you with a deep understanding of core design principles, the design thinking process, and the technical skills required for you to apply what you’ve learned across a variety of platforms and media. You’ll be taught how to tackle projects in visual, spatial, interactive, experience and human-centred design.
Professional accreditation

JMC Academy is recognised as follows:

  • Registered Australian Higher Education Provider
  • Accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA)
  • Registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and courses for Overseas Students
  • Accredited by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA)
  • Member of the Australian Council of Private Education and Training (ACPET)
  • Registered FEE-HELP provider for all Higher Education Programs
  • AUSTUDY/ABSTUDY approved for all full time courses

Graduate career opportunities

JMC’s Digital Design graduates could go on to work across the digital realm, in agencies, advertising, publishing, branding, media and retail. 

Specific roles may include:

  • User Experience (UX) Designer
  • Interaction Designer
  • Digital Producer
  • Web Designer
  • App Designer
  • Retail Designer
  • Point of Sale (POS) Designer
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Events Designer
  • 3D Visualiser
  • Design Entrepreneur
  • Media Artist

Internships available as part of the course

Internships are the perfect opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience and learn how the industry really operates. At JMC we have a dedicated Internship Program which provides students the opportunity to work in real-life industry roles.

Post graduate study pathways

All JMC Bachelor Degree graduates are eligible to apply for entry into JMC Academy's Master of Creative Industries, or relevant post-grad qualification at any Australian university.

Additional information

We take design seriously at JMC, with studios full of the best tech in the trade. From Day One you’ll have access to light-filled design studios and highly sophisticated equipment including Adobe Creative Cloud, Wacom graphics tablets, HTC Vive VR tech, 3D printers and DSLR cameras.

Facilities and staff

With advanced-design campuses in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, ongoing technology upgrades, a dedicated team of academics and industry professionals, and a network of international master class lecturers, JMC Academy is committed to ensuring our graduates make their own indelible mark on industry.

Meet the team or find out more about our campuses in Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane.

Course fees

Domestic students have the option of paying tuition fees prior to the commencement of each trimester or deferring payment through FEE-HELP. For further information on FEE-HELP please click here. To be entitled to FEE-HELP you must be an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa.

For Fee Schedule and further information, please visit our website.

Scholarships available

We want every passionate young creative to have their chance to follow their vision. At JMC we offer 8 scholarships - one for each of the bachelor degrees on offer. Scholarships cover one academic year of tuition fees, and if the conditions of the scholarship program are met, students may apply to have their scholarship extended to the duration of the Bachelor Degree.

For further information and eligibility, visit our website.

Pathways

Students who do not meet the ATAR requirement for direct entry into the Bachelor will be offered a place into the Diploma. Upon successful completion of the Diploma, students will be guaranteed a place into the third trimester of the Bachelor Degree. 

Click here for more information on pathways