Design
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Bachelor of UX and Web Design

CRICOS 103344H
Delivered by
Billy Blue College of Design

What is a Bachelor of UX and Web Design?

In a Bachelor of UX and Web Design, you'll learn how human senses and emotions meet the digital interface in one of the fastest growing sectors of the global economy. This interaction design course gives you cutting-edge research in UX and web design and front-end design. You’ll graduate able to craft compelling interactive experiences for web, mobile, social or completely custom platforms, across sectors as diverse as advertising, education and entertainment.

The course structure incorporates industry-informed briefs, industry mentors, client projects, internship opportunities and study of emerging areas of interaction design practice. You will gain practical coding and digital media skills with an understanding of human-computer interaction, user behaviour, user experience and user psychology, along with information and media theory, and the study of professional practice in UX and web design workplaces

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Learning outcomes

  • Cover the theory and practice of contemporary UX Design.
  • Learn through front-end development coding practices to boost your skill set immediately.
  • Craft compelling interactive experiences for web, mobile and social media.
  • Strengthen your design, scripting and development skills by consistently producing work.
  • Develop strategic thinking skills to approach problems from different perspectives.
DIA recognised course

DIA-recognised course

This course is recognised by the Design Institute of Australia, giving you confidence that your education is of the highest industry standard.

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Free Adobe Creative Cloud Pro licence

You'll receive a free Adobe Creative Cloud Pro licence for the entire time you're studying Design with us.

Study mode
On campus, Online, Blended
Campus locations*
Sydney, Online
Student
Domestic
International
Course duration
3 years full time, 6 years part time, 2 years accelerated
Start date
19 Feb 2024
3 June 2024
16 Sep 2024
Fees & scholarships

This is an AQF Level 7 course delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd T/A Billy Blue College of Design.

*For more details on international student study options.

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Learn from practicing UX designers
Our lecturers bring their professional experience into the classroom, with most being industry practitioners or running their own studios.

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Intern at Australia's top design agencies
Gain practical experience with Work-Integrated Learning opportunities during your course.

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Gain in-demand UX and UI skills
Learn the core skills needed to advance into emerging technologies in web, gesture control, voice, AR, VR and more.
Hear from our students and alumni on what it's like studying UX and Web Design with Billy Blue.
Career Opportunities | Bachelor of UX and Web Design| Torrens University

Career opportunities

In your final year you can apply for an internship in a professional interaction design studio, working in professional teams on live projects for real clients. You will graduate with state-of-the-art technical skills and a thorough understanding of user-centred interactive design, preparing you to take on high-level roles as a designer or developer in studios worldwide.

Potential career paths

  • UI Designer
    Average salary: $95,000 - $150,000
  • Digital Producer
    Average salary: $82,953 - $115,000
  • UX and Web Designer
    Average salary: $96,130 - $150,000
  • Front-end Developer
    Average salary: $99,043 - $151,190
Jade Krug - Graduate Certificate in UX and Web Design student testimonial
Billy Blue allowed me to enter the digital world with an understanding of research, user experience and behaviour, innovation and design. It really helped going into my first job with the skills and desire to grow.
Jade Krug
Bachelor of UX and Web Design

Subjects and units

This course comprises of eight core subjects, 12 specialisation subjects and four elective subjects.

Each subject involves 10 hours of study per week, comprising three hours of facilitated study and seven hours self-directed study.

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Electives

Requirements

Complete three core subjects and four specialisation subjects. Additionally, you’re required to select one elective from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Design Context | DCX101
  • Design Studio 1 | DSO102
  • Design Studio 2 | DSO103

Specialisation subjects

  • Interaction Design | DIG103A
  • Typography | DGDTY100
  • JavaScript Fundamentals | JSF100
  • Beyond the Creative Industries | BCI100

Requirements

Complete three core subjects and four specialisation subjects. Additionally, you’re required to select one elective from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Design Studio 3 | DSO201
  • Problem Based Learning Studio | PBL202
  • Discover, Define, Develop, Deliver | DDD203

Specialisation subjects

  • Content Management Systems (pre-requisite DIG103A Interaction Design) | CMS200
  • Python Fundamentals | PYF200
  • Web App Development | WAD200
  • UX Fundamentals | UXF200

Requirements

Complete two core subjects and four specialisation subjects. Additionally, you’re required to select two electives from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Social Enterprise | SEN301
  • Work Integrated Learning | WIL302

Specialisation subjects

  • Component Library Development | CLD300
  • Advanced UX Applications | AUX300
  • Major Project | CDM301A
  • Portfolio | CDM303A

Requirements

Choose four electives.

Elective subjects

  • Data Visualisation | CIN100A
  • 3D Asset Creation | ACR103
  • Visual Language of Design | DGDVL100
  • Digital Design Foundations | DGDDD100
  • Introduction to Software Engineering | ISE102
  • Concepts in Artificial Intelligence | CAI104
  • Motion Graphic Design (pre-requisite DIG104A Motion Design) | MGD200
  • Typographic Systems | CTY201A
  • Introduction to Data Science | IDS201
  • Human Centred Design | HCD206
  • Business by Design | CDC301A
  • Culture of Change | CDC300A

Technology

Learn with industry standard technologies

International students must not enrol in more than one-third (33%) of online subjects over their course, and must study at least one face-to-face subject each study period. For more information, visit Study in Australia.

International students on a student visa are required to study full time (i.e. must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year). For the latest information on study locations, please check the entry requirements flyer.

Study pathways

Torrens University offers undergraduate and postgraduate students with flexible entry options and study pathways. Whether you prefer a full program or a modular approach, we can tailor your studies to your needs. Start your journey with an undergraduate diploma or bachelor degree, or grow your career with a postgraduate qualification.

Need more help?

Let us customise a study plan and pathway for you.

Undergraduate

  • Diploma courses ( 2 options )
  • Bachelor of UX and Web Design

    CRICOS 103344H

    24 core subjects
    On campus | Online | Blended
    3 years full time, 6 years part time, 2 years accelerated

    Experience industry placements, internships or industry-linked projects with our Bachelor degree.

Postgraduate

  • Graduate Certificate of UX Design

    Domestic students only

    4 core subjects
    Online
    6 months full time, 1 year part time

    Complete just four subjects to expand your knowledge in a specific area, or take the first step towards your Masters.

    View course
  • Master of Design
    9 core subjects
    Online | On campus | Blended
    Master of Design (Cognate) 1.5 years, Master of Design (Non-Cognate) 2 years full time, part time options available

    Become a specialist in your field, or take the first step towards your Doctorate degree.

    View course

Industry partners and work placements

The big difference at Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia is that you’ll start working in the design industry from day one – gaining valuable experience, learning from industry professionals and making industry connections.

Complete an industry brief or internship

Engage with industry throughout your course as you complete an industry brief or internship, gaining valuable work experience in your dream field.

SomeOne | Torrens University
 AnalogFolk - Global creative Agency
Pollen - digital design, UX agency and product studio
Avanade | Torrens University
Industry Partner | OOMF

Entry details

  • Domestic
  • International

Fees

Check the domestic course fee schedule for the cost of your course.

FEE-HELP

Eligible Australian students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.

Learn more about fees and FEE-HELP

Scholarships

If you are truly passionate about Design and Creative Technology, we want to hear from you. We have a variety of Design and Creative Technology scholarships on offer to assist you in becoming a key part of the Design and Creative Technology industry:

Admission criteria

Before you begin your course application, check that you meet at least one of the requirements listed below.

Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent

OR

Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above

OR

Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification

OR

Work life experience demonstrating the ability to undertake study at the required level.

View full course admission information

Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification or gained skills through life or work experience, you may be able to credit this against your degree with us. Check information about Recognition of Prior Learning and Course Credit transfer. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

Fees

Check the international course fee schedule for the cost of your course. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended options.

Fee payment

Course fees can be paid across three study periods. Each instalment to be paid before the beginning of the academic stage census date.

Scholarships

We want you to have the best possible chance to succeed, which is why we offer a range of financial scholarships to support our international students during their study journey.

Admission criteria

Before you begin your course application to study as an international student, check that you meet the requirements below.

Australian Year 12 or equivalent and
Academic IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent
OR alternative entry requirement may be available. Contact the International Admissions team for more information.

View full course admission information

Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification or gained skills through life or work experience, you may be able to credit this against your degree with us. Check information about Recognition of Prior Learning and Course Credit transfer. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

How to apply

Frequently asked questions

  • What are Torrens University Australia’s ATAR requirements for domestic students?
  • What if  I don’t meet the entry criteria for a degree?
  • Am I eligible for FEE-HELP?
  • Can I get course credit for previous experience?
  • What are Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)? How do I apply?
  • How do I apply for a scholarship?

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