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Overview

  • 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, for personal and mobile platforms, and public installations.
  • Take your career into new and emerging technologies.
  • Prepare for new roles such as Web Designer, Information Designer, and Experience Designer in emerging areas like multiplatform interactive entertainment, multimedia installation production, and games design.
  • Create a portfolio of individual design work and collaborate on industry-based team projects.
  • Opportunities to work on projects at The Cube, QUT’s new state-of-the-art public digital interactive learning and display space.
QUT course code KK88
Attendance Full-time
Course duration 1.5 years full-time
Start month 2014 February, July
Delivery On campus
  • Kelvin Grove
Faculty
  • Creative Industries Faculty
Course contact Enquire
CRICOS code064900A
Careers
  • Animator
  • Computer Games Developer
  • Digital Composer
  • Internet Professional
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Web Designer

Details

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.

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. QUT’s internationally recognised teaching staff will help you to 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.

You'll create a portfolio of individual design work and collaborate on industry-based team projects, as well as have opportunities to work on projects at The Cube, QUT’s new state-of-the-art public digital interactive learning and display space.

Career outcomes

Careers in this area provide opportunities to design for electronic and print media, web and mobile technologies, games and physical computing, for personal and mobile platforms, and public installations, as well as for new technologies as they continue to emerge. Prepare for new roles such as web designer, information designer, and experience designer in emerging areas like multiplatform interactive entertainment, multimedia installation production, and games design.

Entry requirements

A completed recognised Bachelor Degree (or higher) in any discipline with a grade point average of 4.0 (on a 7 point scale).


Minimum English language requirements

Students must meet the English proficiency requirements.

IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
speaking6.0
writing6.0
reading6.0
listening6.0
overall6.5

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You can complete an IELTS test at our Kelvin Grove campus.

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Course fees

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: $12,400 per Study Period (48 credit points) (subject to annual review)

Scholarships and financial support

You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.

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