In a nutshell
Start your career as a 3D Designer and Animator with a Diploma of 3D Design and Animation, delivered by Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia.
During the course, you’ll develop a portfolio to show off your creative potential and help you start your career in the design sector. Under the mentorship of our academic team and industry partners, you’ll learn how to tell stories, bring characters and digital worlds to life, and respond to client briefs. You’ll also develop a theoretical and technical base of knowledge of general 3D principles and practice, along with an introduction to specialist areas within the field.
Get started with the essentials
Learn the basics of modelling, rigging, animation, texturing, lighting and composition.
Gain professional experience
Gain work experience as you complete an industry brief, putting your learnings into practice.
Free Adobe Creative Cloud Pro licence
You’ll receive a free Adobe Creative Cloud Pro licence for the entire time you’re studying Design with us.
Houdini SideFX certified school
Gain free access to the award-winning industry-standard Houdini SideFX platform.
What you’ll need
To be eligible for this course, students need to have:
- Completed Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent, OR
- Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above, OR
- Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification, OR
- Work life experience demonstrating the ability to undertake study at the required level.
While completing this Diploma of 3D Design and Animation qualification, delivered by Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia, you will cover the following subjects:
- Design Studio 1
- Digital Design Foundations
- Design Studio 2
- 2D Asset Creation
- 3D Asset Creation
- Game Design Principles
- Animation Principles
- Game Production Foundation
- Beyond the Creative Industries
- Work Integrated Learning
- Digital Portfolio and Showreel
- Procedural Geometry and Workflow
Why Billy Blue College of Design?
Billy Blue College of Design is the design and creative technology faculty at Torrens University Australia, and home to the industry’s best and brightest. They’re known for our engagement with industry and employability focus, with courses developed in collaboration with industry leaders.
You'll study in iconic, inspirational spaces where ideas flourish, and our educators are adventurous and eager to share their craft, and industry contacts. During your studies, you’ll master the practical skills you need back up your imagination and gain the commercial skills you need to scale up your career.
Best of all, university admission needn’t be a worry. You don’t need an ATAR to study with Billy Blue, just a passion to learn, and that hard-earned work-life experience counts too.
You’ll benefit from the dedicated support of Course Advisors and Success Coaches, who can help you navigate your career dreams and study goals.
And, with all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part-time, on-campus, online, or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.