Melbourne Polytechnic
Melbourne Polytechnic

Bachelor of Illustration

Bachelor Degree

Course description



3 yrs

Study mode



Start date



  • Develop your practical skills & learn to see the world in a different way with the Bachelor of Illustration
  • Benefit from teachers' networks at a weekly Creative Forum with leading creative industry figures
  • Study on campus in Fairfield

Course details

Entry requirements
  • Year 12 VCE or equivalent with studies in art or design and a study score of at least 20 in any English, AND
  • Interview and folio
Start dates
Full-time: 3 years | Part-time: 6 years
Study mode
On-campus (full time), On-campus (part time)
Education institution
Melbourne Polytechnic (RTO 3075)
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Course content

21 units

  • Drawing foundation
  • Digital foundation
  • Design foundation
  • Media and context: Contemporary visual culture
  • Drawing: Media and application
  • Digital imaging
  • Design solutions
  • Media and context: 20th century illustration
  • Drawing: Observation and invention
  • Digital illustration
  • Design innovation
  • Media and context: Narrative in history
  • Drawing: Innovative practice
  • Digital studio
  • Creative studio
  • Industry: Design process and management
  • Drawing studio: Illustrative context
  • Creative contract
  • Industry enterprise
  • Innovation
  • Industry connect

What you’ll learn

  • Digital illustration
  • Design innovation
  • Digital imaging
  • Drawing
  • Urban design
  • Contemporary visual culture

Support and delivery

When you study with Melbourne Polytechnic, you have access to:

  • Studiosity - an online platform where subject specialists answer all your study questions
  • Student counselling services
  • Help finding accommodation
  • Financial and study concerns support
  • Fitness and health facilities
  • Disability support services
  • Libraries and bookshops

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