Design

Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Design

What is a Bachelor of Business & Design?

The combination of a highly regarded business degree and a cutting-edge degree in design in your preferred field offers you the flexibility to pursue exciting and varied career paths. It gives you the knowledge and confidence to launch your own creative business or go after leading roles in established agencies. You can pair the Bachelor of Business with the Bachelor of Communication Design, Branded Fashion, Interior Design: Commercial or Residential, Digital Media: Interaction, Digital Media: 3D Design & Animation, or Digital Media: Film & Video. Hybrid roles are the way of the future and graduates with this double degree are in demand now.

Billy Blue College of Design courses are delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd, ABN 99 154 937 005, RTO 41343, CRICOS 03389E.

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Key Information

Where can I study

Where can I study

Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne

Online*. International students must not enrol into any more than a third or 33% of online subjects over their course and must study at least one subject that is face to face in each trimester. * The following double degrees are also offered fully online as well as face to face: - Bachelor of Business with Bachelor of Interior Design (Commercial) - Bachelor of Business with Bachelor of Interior Design (Residential)

Start Dates

Next intake is on 04 Nov 19

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Workload

10 hours per subject, per week. International students on a student visa are required to study full time, i.e. the student must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year.

Course Duration

3 years accelerated

4 year full-time

8 years part-time maximum

Why Study At Torrens

It’s study that suits you, with flexible online delivery taught by leading industry experienced lecturers, to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.

FLEXIBILITY TO SUIT YOUR SCHEDULE

Small class sizes designed for collaboration to fast-track your development in a supportive environment where you will know your peers and lecturers personally. Your success coach will focus on improving your employability, and their inside information will give you the edge you need to get ahead of the competition.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT WHEN YOU GRADUATE?
As a graduate you’ll have a wealth of career opportunities available to you:
  • Graphic designer
  • 2D / 3D Animator
  • Brand specialist
  • Business Owner / Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Interactive designer
SET FOR SUCCESS
We focus on giving you the skills and the knowledge to ensure your long-term success in your career or entrepreneurial venture. Our academics are highly qualified and include practising industry leaders, while our Success Coaches are available for industry coaching and strength capability. We will support you in every step of your study with us.

"The lecturers offer a huge benefit to their students. "

- Angus Capel, Graduate of Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Design
"Their real world knowledge they possess and the time they are willing to offer to students is worth its weight in gold."
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Course Overview

The world of design is expanding at a frenetic pace. Excellent designers in all fields are in demand more than ever before. So if you want to future-proof your career and engage your creativity and imagination, choose from one of the Design degrees and pair it with the practical, theoretical and critical skills you’ll develop in the Bachelor of Business. Guided by industry professionals, you will learn the design fundamentals for your specialisation and develop strong business skills that will help you lead people, teams and businesses. In this combined degree, you have the flexibility to choose from one of the many dynamic design courses on offer. With Communication Design you’ll have the opportunity to work in a professional studio and create a portfolio of work that will impress potential employers; Digital Media could lead to a career in 3D design or animation for film, TV, games, advertising, information and education, and beyond. The Interior Design course could see you designing anything from a beautiful room to a restaurant, to a shopping centre. In this course, you will gain the skills and experience to respond and adapt to the challenges of sustainable design in your field for 21st Century. You’ll be ready to set up your own studio or walk into an exciting job and start your brilliant design career. And you’ll have the confidence and know-how to operate with great success in a business role, such as marketing, with the skillset to lead creative projects.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Undertake real-life industry experience
  • Identify strategic business opportunities
  • Graduate with a shining portfolio

How you'll study

How much

Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.

Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.

HOW CAN I PAY?

PAYMENT OPTIONS

1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)

FEE HELP

If you are an eligible student you may choose to defer some, or all, of your tuition fees through FEE-HELP. And as we are a university you can also take advantage of no loan fees on FEE-HELP when you study with us.
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
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Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?
PAYMENT OPTIONS
1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
SCHOLARSHIPS
Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS
Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?

Can I Apply

Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.

  • Australian Year 12 or equivalent or higher qualification
  If you do not meet the ATAR requirements You can apply through Special Entry;
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake study at the required level
  • Work experience, and/or other formal, informal or non¬formal study attempted and/or completed, OR
  • Design portfolio (6¬10 pieces of original creative work)
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Please note the Cricos code related to your dual degree: Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Interior Design (Commercial) CRICOS Code: 090260A Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Interior Design (Residential) CRICOS Code 090262K Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Digital Media (3D Design and Animation) CRICOS Code: 090256G Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Digital Media (Interaction Design) CRICOS Code: 090258F Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Digital Media (Film and Video Design) CRICOS Code: 090259E Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Communication Design CRICOS Code: 090257G Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Branded Fashion Design CRICOS Code: 090255J
Approved English tests include:
  • IELTS 6.0, with no sub score less than 5.5
  • Australian Year 12 or equivalent or higher qualification
  If you do not meet the ATAR requirements You can apply through Special Entry;
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake study at the required level
  • Work experience, and/or other formal, informal or non¬formal study attempted and/or completed, OR
  • Design portfolio (6¬10 pieces of original creative work)
View full course admission information
Please note the Cricos code related to your dual degree: Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Interior Design (Commercial) CRICOS Code: 090260A Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Interior Design (Residential) CRICOS Code 090262K Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Digital Media (3D Design and Animation) CRICOS Code: 090256G Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Digital Media (Interaction Design) CRICOS Code: 090258F Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Digital Media (Film and Video Design) CRICOS Code: 090259E Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Communication Design CRICOS Code: 090257G Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Branded Fashion Design CRICOS Code: 090255J
Approved English tests include:
  • IELTS 6.0, with no sub score less than 5.5

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences.

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