Bachelor of Design - International
Queensland University of Technology - Kelvin Grove

Course outline

This four-year program is designed to enhance your nominated design major with one year of international knowledge and intercultural skills obtained by living and studying in an international setting. The program allows you to select from one of four Design majors Fashion Design, Industrial Design, Interaction Design or Visual Communication and undertake one year of international design cultural immersion in year three of the program. In a context where designers work in increasingly globalised contexts requiring adaptable skills and mind-sets to effectively engage and connect with people from a range of diverse cultural backgrounds.

This course is covered by the QUT Offer Guarantee.

For more course information, visit Bachelor of Design – International at QUT.


Fashion design; visual communication; interaction design; industrial design.

Fee notes

There are additional costs associated with travelling to, and living in, another country. This includes visas, airfares, accommodation, health cover and other associated living costs. These costs vary depending on your destination. Information on indicative costs and financial support is available on the overseas study and exchange website at

Other requirements

A Suitability Card may be required; refer to institution.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for QUT and for this course, refer to QUT’s website.


Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Assumed knowledge

English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors




Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Career outcomes are specific to the discipline chosen. Your career is further enhanced through intensive cultural immersion to help accelerate your design career.


Depending on choice of primary major, graduates may be eligible for professional membership of a range of organisations including The Design Institute of Australia

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

CSP/$8880 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Creative and Performing Arts
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time