Bachelor of Digital Design (Visual Communication Design)
TAFE Queensland - South Bank

Course outline

Harness your creativity with this hands-on degree and learn how to communicate and organise information in visually accessible ways across a wide variety of media and contexts. Delivered in partnership with the University of Canberra, this degree has a strong focus on visual communication in the global marketplace and how to design for both business and consumer audiences. Throughout this course you’ll develop a thorough knowledge of typography, logotype design, layout, publication design, environmental graphics, packaging and digital design. You’ll gain skills required to employ innovative uses of different visual and emerging media types and develop effective design solutions for specific audiences. Through collaboration and live industry briefs you’ll also have the opportunity to combine university thinking with hands-on learning. Upon successful completion of this course you’ll have also developed a portfolio of work and be well equipped to take on a variety of design roles.


This course is delivered by TAFE Queensland in partnership with the University of Canberra. It is a Commonwealth supported place. For more information visit

Fee notes

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Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age

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Career opportunities

Graphic designer, visual designer, multimedia designer, digital designer, illustrator, design researcher, design strategist, creative director.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Information technology
Study Mode
On campus
Course Duration

3 years On campus