Design

Bachelor of Digital Media (Interaction Design)

Cricos Code: 090299G

What is a Bachelor of Digital Media (Interaction Design)?

In this exciting interdisciplinary field, human senses and emotions (happily) collide with the digital interface. Right at the intersection of design, media and technology, it’s one of the fastest growing – and most career-rich – sectors of the global economy. The Interaction Design degree gives you the cutting-edge research, design and development knowledge you need to build your career in this leading industry and to stand out from the crowd. And when you graduate, you’ll be able to design and craft compelling interactive experiences for web, mobile, social and online, across sectors as diverse as advertising, education and entertainment.

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

Start Dates

Next intake is on 22 Jul 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

Accelerated: 2 years

Full-time: 3 years

Part-time: 6 years 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.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT WHEN YOU GRADUATE?
As a graduate you’ll have a wealth of career opportunities available to you:
  • Creative director
  • Digital designer
  • E-publication designer
  • Front-end developer
  • Graphic designer (digital agency)
  • Information architect
  • Interaction 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 learned so much throughout this course. "

- Tristan Klein, Student of Bachelor of Digital Media (Interaction Design)
"Understanding the theory behind interaction design has really helped make better decisions to tell a more powerful story."
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Course Overview

Our Bachelor of Digital Media course specialising in Interaction Design is broad ranging, current and highly regarded in the industry. Bringing together the needs of humans and the capabilities of technology, it covers the theory and practice of user-experience design, information architecture, graphic and interface design, human–computer interaction, nonlinear storytelling, scripting and development, user behaviour and psychology, research, innovation and strategic thinking. If this sounds overwhelming, don’t worry – you won’t be on your own! You’ll collaborate with other students in the Problem-based Learning Studio. That’s where you’ll all apply your own expertise and imagination to the projects you work on throughout the course. In your final year you can apply for an internship in a professional interaction design studio. There you will have the opportunity to work in teams with professionals on a live project work for a real client. You will also have the chance to complement your core studies by completing elective subjects in Motion Design, 3D Design and Animation or Communication Design. You can pick and mix electives to design your degree to achieve your goals. You will graduate with state-of-the-art technical skills as well as a thorough understanding of user-centred interactive design. You’ll bring the most effective and appropriate solutions to every brief and be in demand by studios around the country and around the world.
Learning Outcomes:
  • User experience design knowledge
  • Graphic and interface design
  • Strong storytelling skills
  • Craft compelling interactive experiences
  • Opportunity to intern in a professional digital studio

WHAT YOU'LL STUDY

HOW YOU'LL STUDY

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Institute this qualification was awarded
TUA
Subjects Credited
8 of 24
Credit Points
80 of 240
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Institution this qualification was awarded …
Subjects Credited
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Diploma of Digital Media
TUA
8 of 24
80 of 240

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 equivalent with ATAR 60
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If you do not meet the ATAR requirements You can apply through Special Entry;
  • 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)
Approved English tests include:
  • IELTS 6.0, with no sub score less than 5.5
  • Australian Year 12 equivalent with ATAR 60
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 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)
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. Learn more

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