Design
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Diploma of UX and Web Design

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Billy Blue College of Design
Diploma of UX and Web Design

What is a Diploma of UX and Web Design?

The Diploma of UX and Web Design course develops your understanding of web-based design and development. The course combines practical coding and digital media skills with human-computer interaction, user behaviour, user experience and psychology, along with information and media theory, and the study of professional practice in interaction design workplaces. Upon completion, you can begin an entry-level career or continue studying at bachelor level.
This course combines practical coding and digital media skills with the study of human-computer interaction, user behaviour and user experience, along with media theory and professional practice. During the diploma you will learn the fundamentals of digital design, including all leading software, contemporary UX practices and methodologies and the psychology behind digital interaction and decision making. The course consists of shared subjects with cross-discipline diplomas and bachelors providing exposure to bachelor programs for pathway opportunities as well as a genuine exit qualification if you wish to directly enter the field upon graduation.

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Learning outcomes

  • Specialise in cutting-edge interactive design work for using programming and artistry.
  • Develop practical skills for web and mobile design and development.
  • Learn a range of practical coding and digital media skills.
  • Specialise in UX to craft compelling interactive experiences for web and mobile.
  • Work with industry-standard creative processes, advanced challenges and briefs.
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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
Online, On campus, Blended
Campus locations*
Sydney, Online
Student
Domestic
International
Course duration
18 months full time, 2 years part time, 12 months accelerated
Start date
20 Feb 2023
05 Jun 2023
18 Sep 2023
Fees

This is an AQF Level 5 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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Work-Integrated Learning
Gain practical experience working with clients on industry briefs as part of your course.
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Career opportunities

The Diploma of UX and Web Design course develops your understanding of web-based design and development. The course combines practical coding and digital media skills with human-computer interaction, user behaviour, user experience and psychology, along with information and media theory, and the study of professional practice in interaction design workplaces. Upon completion, you can begin an entry-level career or continue studying at bachelor level.

Potential career paths

  • Front-end Developer
    Average salary: $100,000 - $170,000
  • Front-end Designer
    Average salary: $128,000 - $219,000
  • Graphic Designer
    Average salary: $69,000 - $107,000
  • Interaction Designer
    Average salary: $80,000 - $195,000
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Studying at Billy Blue, I enjoyed interacting with and learning from my tutors who are all active within the design industry.
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Subjects and units

This course comprises of two core subjects and ten specialisation subjects. Each subject involves 10 hours of study per week, comprising three hours of facilitated study and seven hours self-directed study.

  • Core

Requirements

Complete two core subjects and ten specialisation subjects.

Core subjects

  • Design Context | DCX101
  • Interaction Design | DIG103A
  • Typography | DGDTY100
  • Digital Design Foundations | DGDDD100
  • Design Studio 2 | DSO103
  • JavaScript Fundamentals | JSF100
  • Data Visualisation | CIN100A
  • Visual Language of Design | DGDVL100
  • Beyond the Creative Industries | BCI100
  • Work Integrated Learning | WIL100
  • Digital Portfolio and Showreel | DPO100
  • UX Fundamentals | UXF200

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. Please note that due to COVID-19, authorities have provided exceptions to the usual face-to-face learning requirements. 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.

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.
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Pollen - digital design, UX agency and product studio
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 AnalogFolk - Global creative Agency

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 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.

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Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. 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 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) 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 you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

How to apply

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I apply for a course?
  • 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?
  • 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?

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