3D Design and Animation | Kimberly Henderson | Torrens University
Explore 3D design and animation technologies to enrich your storytelling and learn the skills of modelling, rigging, animation, texturing, lighting and compositing while working through industry-standard briefs and creative processes.

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What is a 3D Design & Animation course?

A 3D Design & Animation course provides graduates with knowledge and skills in computer-based 3D modelling, rigging, animation, lighting and texturing suitable for a broad range of 3D design and animation-related roles.
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Take your relevant credits with you into a bachelor’s course.
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Gain insights from creative experts
Our academics are leaders in the creative and design worlds. With their help, see where the industry is heading.
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Top animation school
We are ranked in the Top 10 Animation Schools in Australasia by Career Animation.
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Certified partner of SideFX Houdini
Alumni receive free commercial licences.

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Billy Blue College of Design courses are industry-driven, delivered by designers for designers. All our courses include professional experience, helping you graduate with a portfolio ready to showcase to employers and a network of industry contacts.

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Why study with us?

With dynamic, cutting-edge courses, Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia fosters the next generation of innovative, independent thinkers. Our passionate experts equip you with the tools to thrive and prepare you for the creative industry. Thanks to our partnerships, you will collaborate with some of the most influential brands in the world, building a portfolio that will help you secure your dream career.

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Nyasha Chakaingesu
Bachelor of 3D Design and Animation
Billy Blue really pushed my thinking process. I’m willing to take more risks, be disruptive, flip the script and think how to better design by knowing the people you are designing for.
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A dedicated Success Coach
An ally to encourage, inspire and guide, your Success Coach will help you achieve your goals and create the right trajectory for your career.
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Love the way you learn
Our fresh approach to teaching allows you to explore your passion.
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Learn from industry-connected experts
Our academics are the best in the business. With their expertise and guidance, you can find a placement in the field you love.

Your teachers and academics

At Billy Blue all academic staff are leading design professionals who have industry experience, valuable contacts and stories that connect you straight to the design industry.

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Professor Scott Thompson-Whiteside
Executive Dean, Design and Creative Technology


Scott has more than 20 years of academic experience, leading various programs, schools and faculties across Europe, Asia and Australia. Trained as an industrial designer, he moved into design management and later acquired a master's degree and PhD in design leaderships. Scott is a strong advocate for internationalisation, industry-engaged teaching, high-quality student outcomes and interdisciplinary research, and brings those passions to his role at Torrens University. Scott's own research interests intersect the disciplines of design education, higher education policy, design strategy and innovation.

Robyn Latimer | Associate Dean Design and Creative Technology | Staff

Robyn Latimer
OAM Associate Dean of Design and Creative Technology


In her 25-year design career, Robyn has owned a studio, directed a company and led countless community projects. Having worked in magazines and advertising, she specialised in publishing before progressing to education, which was a natural fit. She advocates for equity of access to lifelong learning and online education. In 2010, Robyn received a NSW Volunteer of the Year Award, and in 2018, an Order of Australia Medal.

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You decide where to study. We have campuses in central locations across Australia.

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