Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia
Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia

Diploma of Design

Diploma (Higher Education)

Course description



2 trimesters

Study mode



Start date


Three start dates per year.

  • Sample different design areas to find your passion with this Diploma of Design
  • Study branded fashion design, communication design, digital media design & interior design
  • Gain full credit for entry into Bachelor level courses

Course details

Entry requirements
  • Year 12 or equivalent, OR
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake study at the required level through either: relevant work experience, formal or informal study, a written submission OR discipline specific portfolio
NSW, QLD, VIC, Online
Start dates
Three start dates per year.
Full-time: 1 year (Accelerated: 2 trimesters) | Part-time: 2 years
Study mode
Online, On-campus
Education institution
Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia (RTO 41343)
The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including your citizenship or whether you have completed any other courses. To find out more, contact the course provider.
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Course content

8 units

  • Design context
  • Design studio 1
  • Design studio 2
  • Work integrated learning
  • Typographic fundamentals
  • Thinking visually
  • Developing visual vocabulary
  • Data visualisation
  • Typography 2
  • Ideas and innovation in design
  • 3D modelling for spatial projects
  • Spatial environment design 1
  • Interior design practice
  • Systems and documentation 1
  • Systems and documentation 2 (residential)
  • Fashion illustration
  • Introduction to branded fashion technical drawing
  • Fashion vs clothing
  • Introduction to shape and form
  • Fashion studio practice
  • Experience, interface, interaction design
  • Time, space, motion
  • Interaction design
  • Motion design
  • 3D design and animation
  • Drawing for concept development

Students must choose elective subjects from a minimum of 2 different streams

What you’ll learn

  • Fundamentals of design
  • Visual communication vocabulary
  • Theory and practice of moving image
  • 3D design production
  • Branding
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