Design

Bachelor of Digital Media (3D Design & Animation)

Cricos Code: 090297K

What is a Bachelor of Digital Media (3D Design & Animation)?

This course will develop all of the essential knowledge, skills and experiences you need to take on a career in 3D design or animation for film, TV, games, advertising, information/education and beyond. You will acquire broad and flexible hands-on skills in modelling, rigging, animation, texturing, lighting and compositing. At the same time you will explore design and animation theory and context to enrich your creativity and storytelling, while working through briefs and creative processes used by industry.

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, Melbourne

Start Dates

Next intake is on 10 Jun 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

2 years accelerated

3 year full-time

6 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
You control your workload, choose to study full-time, part-time, or accelerate your study to graduate sooner. You will always be supported, whether you are studying on-campus or online.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT WHEN YOU GRADUATE?
As a graduate you’ll have a wealth of career opportunities available to you:
  • 3D animator
  • Visual effects (VFX) artist
  • 3D concept artist
  • 3D generalist
  • Art director
  • Animation director
  • Character 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.
"I really enjoy the peer support that is available. I think the buddy system that is in place is really valuable. Also, the support of other students is readily available, and we are able to help each other and provide encouragement. "
- Petra Eggl, Graduate of
Billy Blue is giving me the confidence and knowledge in my future decisions as a designer.
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Course Overview

This course will explore design and animation theory and context to enrich your creativity and storytelling, while working through briefs and creative processes used by industry. In your final year you can apply for an internship with a professional 3D design and animation studio, and get the chance to work on a live project for a real-world client. You will also have the chance to compliment your specialisation by taking elective subjects in Motion Design, Interaction Design or Communication Design. You can pick and mix elective subjects to further tailor your degree to your goals.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Skills in modelling, rigging, animation, texturing, lighting and compositing
  • Real world briefs
  • Knowledge of industry creative processes
  • Opportunity to intern with a professional 3D design and animation studio

What you'll study

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 a Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Nutrition) 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
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If you do not meet the ATAR requirements You can apply through Special Entry; Demonstrated ability to undertake study at this level:  
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake study at the required level:
  • Broadly relevant work experience (documented e.g. CV), demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • formal, informal or non-formal study, completed or partially completed, demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • written submission to demonstrate reasonable prospect of success; OR
discipline specific portfolio (art and/or design) – applicable to Design only
Approved English tests include:
  • IELTS 6.0, with no sub score less than 5.5
  • Australian Year 12 or equivalent or higher qualification
View full course admission information
If you do not meet the ATAR requirements You can apply through Special Entry; Demonstrated ability to undertake study at this level:  
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake study at the required level:
  • Broadly relevant work experience (documented e.g. CV), demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • formal, informal or non-formal study, completed or partially completed, demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • written submission to demonstrate reasonable prospect of success; OR
discipline specific portfolio (art and/or design) – applicable to Design only
Approved English tests include:
  • IELTS 6.0, with no sub score less than 5.5

Ready To Apply

Applying to Torrens is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.

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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