In a nutshell
Do you want to become a graphic designer? Are you interested in working in game development, or on animation in film? Perhaps your passion lies in the creation of aesthetic and functional physical spaces. Whatever your focus, a Bachelor of Design from Edith Cowan University in Perth is your ticket to an exciting creative career in the world of design.
This comprehensive course takes a creative approach to media, design and visual culture, providing you with key knowledge and critical skills. You’ll study core units focused on basic design principles and concepts, as well as undertaking specialised study in one of four majors: Animation, Environmental and Spatial Design, Games and Interactivity or Graphic Design. With real-world clients and scenarios in mind, you’ll gain hands-on experience in researching and developing original design products.
By the time you graduate, you’ll have the technical and general skills you need to succeed in the rapidly evolving design industry. So what are you waiting for? Whether it’s graphic, interior, web or game design that lights your fire, this course will kickstart your dream career.
What you’ll need
You may be eligible to apply for this course at ECU if you meet the following requirements:
- Hold a minimum indicative ATAR of 70 (or equivalent); OR
- Have undertaken a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) qualification at the appropriate level; OR
- Have previously completed units of study at University level; OR
- Hold a STAT result that meets ECU’s standard requirements; OR
- Have completed a bridging or enabling course; AND
- Meet ECU’s English Competency requirements.
Please note that School Leaver applicants will require completion of WACE or equivalent.
If none of the above applies to you, but you have work and life experience, you may be eligible to apply via ECU’s Experience-Based Entry Scheme.
In this design course, the subjects you may study include:
- Communications and Digital Technology
- Representation and Interpretation
- Creativity: Theory, Practice and History
- Preparation for Professional Life
- Games and Interactive Design
- Visual and Spatial Design
Why Edith Cowan University?
Since opening in 1991, Edith Cowan University (ECU) has established itself as the go-to Australian university for a quality learning experience. Students graduate among some of the best in the world and have continued to serve society in many important roles.
ECU produces winners because they are a winner! In 2018 Times Higher Education ranked ECU in the world’s top 150 universities under 50 years old, and the Good Universities Guide has given them a 5-star rating for teaching quality 12 years straight.
From social work, youth work, nutrition, engineering, technology, management and more, ECU offer a host of undergraduate and postgraduate courses that’ll excel your career and expose you to new levels of success. Enquire today and see where an ECU qualification can lead you!
Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.
When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations: