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Harness the power of creativity and visual literacy to share powerful messages with audiences.

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What is a Graphic and Communication Design course?

A Graphic or Communication Design course explores the process of creating visual communication. Covering topics such as typography, photography, iconography and illustration, either a Graphic or Communication Design degree will teach you how to shape the visual elements of products, packages and messages to grab the audience's attention.

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Solve briefs for leading companies
Gain practical experience through internships and get involved by working with industry on live briefs as part of your course.

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Stay ahead of the game
Explore the latest design theory, practice and innovation through up-to-the-minute insights.

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Focus on your passion
Choose from a range of electives exploring UX, Film and Video Design, Motion Graphics, Photography or Social Media to tailor your degree to your career goals.

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Available as a dual degree
Combine a highly regarded Business degree and a cutting-edge degree in Communication Design.

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Our Communication Design and Graphic Design courses are industry-driven, delivered by designers for designers. All our courses include real-life industry experience, helping you graduate with a shining portfolio and critical industry contacts.

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Why study with us?

Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University brings a fresh approach to higher education. With employability at the centre of everything we do, we offer industry-relevant Graphic and Communication Design courses in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane taught by industry practicing graphic design experts. Our flexible online, on-campus and blended study options, personalised approach and industry placements will help you find a career you love.

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Most of my lecturers were working while teaching, which was important for me because it ensured everything I was being taught had real-world relevancy.
Todd Watts
Bachelor of Communication Design
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Industry leading and future-focused: we give you all the tools you need to create your own success.
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A dedicated Success Coach
An ally to encourage, inspire and guide, your Success Coach will help you achieve your goals and create the right trajectory for your career.
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Design a course that fits around you
Studying online? All your learning materials are just a click away, and so is your lecturer.

Your teachers and academics

At Torrens University all academic staff are leading design professionals who have industry experience, valuable contacts and stories that connect you straight to the design industry.

Professor Scott Thompson-Whiteside
Professor Scott Thompson-Whiteside
Executive Dean, Design and Creative Technology
Scott has more than 20 years of academic experience, leading various programs, schools and faculties across Europe, Asia and Australia.


Robyn Latimer | Associate Dean Design and Creative Technology | Staff

Robyn Latimer
OAM Associate Dean of Design and Creative Technology

In her 25-year design career, Robyn has owned a studio, directed a company and led countless community projects. Having worked in magazines and advertising, she
specialised in publishing before progressing to education, which was a natural fit. She advocates for equity of access to lifelong learning and online education. In 2010, Robyn received a NSW Volunteer of the Year Award, and in 2018, an Order of Australia Medal.


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Elicia Simon
Program Director, Graphic and Communication Design 
With 20 years of experience in the creative sector, Elicia has managed a variety of design organisations and design teams.
Her experience spans print, digital, advertising, television and photography disciplines across design, production and leadership. Her industry perspective is informed from working with brands such as Versace, Subway and the Supercars franchise as well as agencies such as the QLD government. Elicia is an advocate for practice-based learning and loves guiding students through their journey to an exciting creative career. Her 10+ years of education experience has seen her specialise in online delivery methods and drive a best practice approach to remote learning for the Design and Creative Technology vertical.



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You decide where to study. We have campuses in central locations across Australia.

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