Diploma of Design (UniLink)

20th Century Design
3 D Communication
Brand And Identity
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Shortest full-time duration

8 months

Lowest ATAR


Lowest Selection Rank


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Discover an alternative pathway into a Swinburne bachelor degree – study an eight-month UniLink Diploma and get up to eight units' credit towards your degree.

On successful completion of this course, students can progress to the second year of a Bachelor of Design with a major in Branded Environments, Communication Design, Digital Media Design, Photomedia or UX Interaction Design; Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design)(Honours); Bachelor of Design (Interior Architecture)(Honours) or Bachelor of Games and Interactivity.

You'll gain an understanding of the historical and cultural significance of art and design while completing units such as interactive design for web technologies and 3D design.

Students may also progress to the first year of a Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Business with advanced standing.

Visit the Swinburne course page.

This course sits as part of a larger group of courses. For more information refer to the Design group.

Graduate career opportunities

The type of careers this qualification leads to may include Communications designer, Graphic artist, Graphic designer, Industrial designer, Interior designer, Multimedia developer, Video games developer and Web designer.

Course fees

For information about fees, visit the Swinburne course website.


Successful completion of the Diploma of Design (UniLink) allows you to progress to the Bachelor of Design, Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design)(Honours), Bachelor of Design (Interior Architecture)(Honours) or Bachelor of Games and Interactivity with advanced standing. Learn more about UniLink.