Billy Blue’s Communication Design courses are among the most respected in the industry and connect deeply with our College’s heritage. Formerly known as graphic design, and now bigger than ever, a communication design course takes you into the world of creating visual messaging, ideas and information that connect with audiences in powerful - and even unconscious ways. Open your eyes to the breadth and variety of visual design and develop new skills that stretch across both digital and print.
Communication Design courses are industry-driven, giving you in-demand skills for a wide range of high-growth sectors. Our graduates are hot property in the employment world. Learn from skilled lecturers who work in the industry and make valuable contacts before you even graduate.
Billy Blue offers a degree or a diploma in Communication design: Bachelor of Communication Design
Billy Blue graduates work around the world at the forefront of the digital industry:
Graduate with a qualification that gives you strong links to industry.
As part of their study at Billy Blue, students have communication design internships with our industry partners.
* Choice of 2 year track (3 trimesters per year) or 3 year track (2 trimesters per year)
*Domestic students only
The Bachelor of Communication Design is a comprehensive design qualification that was developed and is now taught by leaders in the visual communication design world; from brand and design consultants, to graphic designers and creative directors.
In this degree you will focus on the creation of visual messages, ideas and information for a range of audiences. You will develop broad visual communication design knowledge informed by theoretical and technical knowledge and to apply those skills to real world graphic design outcomes.
Throughout the course you will explore essential areas of communication design including; typography, image generation, branding, information design, packaging and branded environments. An emphasis on creativity, design thinking, collaborative practice and problem solving will add depth to your practice.
In your final year of your Bachelor of Communication Design, you will also have the opportunity to complete an internship with one of our industry partners giving you fantastic studio experience, fresh contacts, and material for your CV and portfolio.
*Domestic students only
Graphic design is a rewarding career powered by your imagination. With the right qualifications and hands-on experience, you can transform fantastic concepts into visual reality.
This design course will give you key conceptual and technical skills to do just that. By enhancing your design awareness and combining problem solving and technical skills, you will be equipped to respond to the requirements of a fast paced, visually-literate society.
“I decided to study with Billy Blue because of its good reputation and close connection to the design industry. I loved the amount of contact between lecturers and students.
I’d always felt the need to express my creativity and design gives me the chance to do something I really enjoy.”
Bachelor of Communication Design