Bachelor of Design
Griffith University - South Bank

Course outline

If you’re passionate about contemporary design opportunities and designing for a sustainable future, this degree will equip you with the creative and technical skills and insights to rise to future design challenges. It will prepare you for designing future products, services, systems and experiences in a creative and critical way. Our staff are practicing designers with a wide array of industry experience and skills that help create a vibrant studio culture that will inspire and challenge you. You’ll have the opportunity to build your portfolio and cultivate important contacts and networks while working on projects for real clients through our QCALive work-integrated learning studios. In partnership with leading experts and industry, you will gain the skills to devise leading-edge strategies and solutions and gain new perspectives on sustainability while advancing your critical and strategic thinking. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Design at GU.


Immersive design, interaction design, interior and spatial design, product design, visual communication design.

Combined diploma/degrees

Refer to entry under Griffith College for: D Design/B Design.

Fee notes

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Other requirements

It is recommended that students have their own laptop computer by the start of first year. Information on computers, computer configuration and recommended software should be discussed with the course convenor.

Admissions Criteria

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Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C); Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

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Recent secondary education

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Career opportunities

You’ll graduate prepared to join the ranks of adventurous designers changing the way we interact with our environment and enhancing the way we live. You’ll gain the industry experience, networks and knowledge needed to succeed in a variety of cutting-edge design fields including interactive and immersive design.


The Design Institute of Australia.

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CSP/$8500 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Creative and Performing Arts
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time