Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)

Conceptual Exploration
Design Practice
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Shortest full-time duration

3 years

Lowest ATAR


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Communication Design refers to the shaping of communication across all aspects of contemporary society through design, from commercial, entertainment, and education, to environmental, cultural and civic sectors.

Students learn alongside a strong selection of talented peers in excellent studio-based facilities. Throughout the course students develop skills in negotiating a consensus among participants with a range of interests in the design outcome. Students learn how a visual strategy can contribute to all phases of the problem-solving process in any enterprise.

Students have the opportunity to undertake internships/industry engagements and study abroad.

Graduates are locally and internationally aware and capable of working across a range of domains and industries, including graphic design, advertising, branding and illustration consultancies, as well as design and communication units within corporate, government and non-government organisations.
Graduate career opportunities

This qualification can lead to careers including art director, graphic designer, communication designer, interaction designer, service designer, experience designer, web designer, user experience designer, interpretation designer and publication designer.

Work-based learning available as part of the course

RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.

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· What is Work Integrated Learning at RMIT?
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Course fees

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Scholarships available

RMIT awards more than 2000 scholarships every year to recognise academic achievement and assist students from a variety of backgrounds. Learn more about RMIT Scholarships here.


The Associate Degree in Graphic Design and Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design courses at RMIT are pathways into this course.