This double degree combines a hands-on, future-focused design education with practical advertising and communication skills.

Throughout the Design component, you will utilise world-class facilities, workshops and equipment to design, create and share your work. The degree will equip you to be a leader in communication with integrated skills across key design specialisations, including graphics, 3D visualisation, interaction and experience design.

In the Media component, you will learn practical advertising and communication skills to represent and promote companies, governments, agencies, individual clients and brands. Your studies will explore creativity, interactivity, ethics, sustainability and engagement to equip you as a leader who inspires innovation and change at all levels of society.

Program Code


UAC Code




Total units of credit (UOC)




Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Art director
  • Media strategist
  • Digital publishing and communications specialist
  • Production designer
  • Creative consultant
  • Interaction and user experience (UX) designer

Assumed Knowledge

Visual Arts

Entry requirements

2018 Lowest Rank


2019 Guaranteed Entry


2018 A Levels
2018 IB Diploma


2018 QLD OP


How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens) are processed by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Visit the ‘Apply’ section of the UAC website and you can nominate up to five degrees in order of preference, with the first being your most desired degree and university.

On-time applications for admission usually close at the end of September each year for Term 1 admission. Late applications can be submitted, but a late fee will apply.

For study starting in Term 1, the majority of offers are made in December and January.

Visit the UAC website for key dates for admission outside of Term 1.

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Annual Tuition Fee


Commonwealth Supported Place, Student Contribution Band 1

* The student contribution for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 based on a standard full-time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The actual student contribution you will pay depends on your individual program of study and the calendar year in which you enrol. Actual fees are calculated upon enrolment.

Student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University and will increase each year of your period of study (subject to caps determined by the Australian Government), effective at the start of each calendar year.

The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only – other fees and charges are not included.

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