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    February, June, September

  • The Diploma of Design at UC College provides an immersive experience exploring various specialized areas within the design realm, including graphic design, digital design, video production, interior design, and fashion. Over a year of full-time study, students gain foundational insights into the dynamic design industry while collaborating with industry professionals and peers. This diploma program serves as a stepping stone for further study or a direct entry point into a design career, catering to individuals with or without prior design backgrounds. The wide array of elective courses enables students to delve into different design specialties like Branded Fashion Design, Communication Design, Digital Media Design, Interior Design, and Game Design and Development, offering full credit recognition for further advanced courses to specialize in specific areas.

    The Graduate Diploma in Design, a comprehensive one-year program, includes eight courses from the Master of Design curriculum. Emphasizing design processes, practice, and historical aspects, this program ensures an understanding of design communication and research. Additionally, students explore various practice areas through elective courses such as Spatial Experiences, Interaction Design and UX Experience, Visualisation and Visual Effects, Future Making, Graphic Communication, Planar Practices, and Temporal and Spatial Practices. This program suits professionals seeking to enhance their qualifications in a shorter duration or individuals aiming to diversify or pivot their careers within design and media practice. Graduates can venture into roles as team members or assistant designers in architecture, landscape, interior, graphic, industrial design, visual merchandising, or building and construction management fields.

    • February
    • June
    • September
    • Total Tuition Fees: $28,300
  • To enroll in Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping, it is vital that applicants collect the following prior to applying:

    • Minimum 45% in High School OR +2
    • Letter of Recommendation
    • English Language Proficiency Requirements (IELTS Overall 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0)
    • Transcripts of all previous academic degrees (To be translated in English and approved by the translator)

    To know more about admission deadlines and requirements, contact Oli and the Associate’s counselor!

Updated on February 11th, 2024

About UC College (Navitas)

  • UC College, an integral part of the University of Canberra (UC), is deeply embedded in the vibrant heart of Australia's capital city, Canberra. This dynamic location infuses the university with an environment where creativity flourishes, ideas thrive, and opportunities abound. Learn More

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