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- Study web design, interactive media, interface design, visual communication, motion graphics and interaction design.
- Opportunities to design for electronic media, web technologies, games and physical computing.
- Complete in 1 semester full-time or 2 semesters part-time.
|QUT course code||KK86|
|Course duration||13 weeks full-time
26 weeks part-time
|Start month||2013 & 2014 February, July|
Visual and interaction design plays a pivotal role in the rapidly expanding fields of contemporary communication and new technologies.
This course is targeted at mid-career professionals looking to immerse themselves in creative practice or to convert existing knowledge through engagement with new media theories and practices.
Careers in this area provide opportunities to design for electronic and print media, web and mobile technologies, games and physical computing as well as for new technologies as they continue to emerge.
Why choose this course?
You can choose units that contribute to your design interests and career progression from web design, interactive media, interface design, visual communication, motion graphics and interaction design. You will develop practical techniques and skills and graduate with enhanced creative industries networks.
Studio-based teaching replicates the real world by providing opportunities for you to apply your knowledge and skills in practical settings and encouraging you to interact with others to solve design problems.
An undergraduate degree with an overall minimum grade point average of 5.0 or above (on a 7-point scale). Students whose undergraduate degree is in a related creative industries discipline may apply for the Previously Studied Pathway. Applications without the requisite entry requirements will be considered for special entry. Please contact the Creative Industries Faculty for more information.
Minimum English language requirements
Students must meet the English proficiency requirements.
|IELTS (International English Language Testing System)|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)|
Haven't completed an IELTS or TOEFL test?
Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!
We offer courses to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.
When you apply for this course, we'll recommend which English course you should enrol in.
Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!
You can complete an IELTS test at our Kelvin Grove campus.
Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. All fees are based on current fixed fee prices. We review fees annually.
2014: $12,700 per Study Period (48 credit points) (subject to annual review)
2013: $12,100 (indicative) per Semester (subject to annual review)
Scholarships and financial support
You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.
How to apply for Graduate Certificate in Creative Industries (Interactive and Visual Design)
You're ready to apply if you have:
- Found all the courses you want to apply for. You can apply for up to 3
- Checked important dates
- Semester 1
201318 January Final date for accepting applications (degree programs only) from offshore Assessment Level 3, 4 and 5 applicants. Student visa assessment levels are available.8 February Final date for accepting applications (degree programs only) from offshore Assessment Level 1 and 2 applicants and onshore applicants. Student visa assessment levels are available.
- Semester 2
20137 June Final date for accepting applications (degree programs only) from offshore Assessment Level 3, 4 and 5 applicants. Student visa assessment levels are available.5 July Final date for accepting applications (degree programs only) from offshore Assessment Level 1 and 2 applicants and onshore applicants. Student visa assessment levels are available.
- Checked you meet the entry requirements
- Checked costs and scholarships
- Checked if you're eligible for credit for prior learning
- Gathered supporting documents
All done? Then you're ready to apply.