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Billy Blue College of Design

Study a course in digital media design

Billy Blue’s Digital Media Design courses are your stepping stone into the exciting and exploding worlds of animation, film, TV, video, online, interactive, web, mobile, interface design, user experience design, 3D design, visual effects, concept and character design, environment design, game art, project/production management and strategy.

Industry-driven, future-ready

Digital Media 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.

Dive in deep with our three university-equivalent degrees - a Bachelor of Digital Media (3D Design and Animation), a Bachelor of Digital Media (Interaction Design) or a Bachelor of Digital Media (Motion Design).

Want to study more than one area? No problem – each of our degrees allows you to experience another specialisation. Still not sure where to begin or want a taste of everything? Our 7 month Diploma of Digital Media Design introduces all of these exciting areas, and can lead to a degree with only a year and a half of further study.

Your future career in digital media design

Billy Blue graduates work around the world at the forefront of the digital industry:

  • Tom Wood, Motion Designer and 3D Generalist, The Explainers
  • Zee Zali, Junior Developer, Soap Creative
  • Tamara Haentjes, Motion Designer, MTV Australia
  • Raymond Lau, Broadcast Designer, Seven Network

INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS

Graduate with a qualification that gives you strong links to industry.

As part of their study at Billy Blue, students have digital media internships with our industry partners.

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Degrees and diplomas in digital media design

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Bachelor of Digital Media (3D Design and Animation)

Study Options

  • Full time: 3 years (accelerated 2 years) *
  • Part time: 3-6 years

* Choice of 2 year track (3 trimesters per year) or 3 year track (2 trimesters per year).

On campus

SYDNEY | MELBOURNE

* Intended launch in mid 2014 – express your interest now

Like the idea of creating worlds and characters, and bringing these to life? Want to tell fantastic stories and to visualise the imaginary, the impossible, the future? By completing a 3D Design and Animation degree, you will get all of the essential knowledge, skills and experiences you need to take on a career in 3D design or animation for film, TV, games, advertising, information/education and beyond.

Acquire broad and flexible hands-on skills in modelling, rigging, animation, texturing, lighting and compositing. At the same time you will explore design and animation theory and context to enrich your creativity and storytelling, while working through briefs and creative processes used by industry.

In your final year you can apply for an internship with a professional 3D design and animation studio, and get the chance to work on live project work for a real-world client. You will also have the chance to compliment your specialisation by taking elective subjects in Motion Design, Interaction Design or Communication Design. You can pick and mix elective subjects to further tailor your degree to your goals.

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Bachelor of Digital Media
(3D Design and Animation)
Motion Design

Bachelor of Digital Media (Motion Design)

Study Options

  • Full time: 3 years (accelerated 2 years)*
  • Part time: 3-6 years

* Choice of 2 year track (3 trimesters per year) or 3 year track (2 trimesters per year).

On campus

SYDNEY

* Intended launch in mid 2014 – express your interest now

We live in a world of moving images – from cinemas, to boardrooms and to bus rides – and it’s designers with visual storytelling skills who create them. With a Motion Design degree, you’ll gain the essential knowledge, skills and experiences required to embark on a career designing and producing content for film, TV, games, advertising, information/education and beyond.

You will acquire broad and flexible hands-on skills in motion graphic design, digital video production, editing and postproduction, sound design, concept design, preproduction planning, cinematography, compositing and visual effects. At the same time you will explore the theory and context of design, film, TV and animation to enrich your creativity and storytelling, while working through briefs and creative processes used by industry.

In your final year you can apply for an internship in a professional design studio or production house and get the chance to work on live project work for a real world client. You will also have the chance to compliment your studies by taking elective subjects in 3D Design and Animation, Interaction Design or Communication Design. You can pick and mix elective subjects to further tailor your degree to your goals.

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Bachelor of Digital Media
(Motion Design)
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Bachelor of Digital Media (Interaction Design)

Study Options

  • Full time: 3 years (accelerated 2 years)*
  • Part time: 3-6 years

* Choice of 2 year track (3 trimesters per year) or 3 year track (2 trimesters per year)

On campus

SYDNEY | BRISBANE

* Intended launch in mid 2014 – express your interest now

The Interaction Design degree gives you the essential research, design and development knowledge and skills required to make your mark in this exciting interdisciplinary field where human senses and emotions meet the digital interface. Placed at the intersection of design, media and technology, it is one of the fastest growing (and most career-rich) sectors of the global economy.

The degree covers the theory and practice of user experience design, information architecture, graphic and interface design, human-computer interaction, nonlinear storytelling, scripting and development, user behaviour and psychology, research, innovation and strategic thinking. Graduates are able to design and craft compelling interactive experiences for web, mobile and social, across sectors as diverse as advertising, entertainment, education and beyond.

In your final year you can apply for an internship in a professional digital studio and get the chance to work on live project work for a real-world client. You will also have the chance to compliment your studies by completing elective subjects in 3D Design and Animation, Motion Design or Communication Design. You can pick and mix elective subjects to further tailor your degree to your goals.

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Bachelor of Digital Media
(Interaction Design)

Digital Media Design

Diploma of Digital Media Design

Study Options

  • Full time: 1 year (accelerated 7 months)*
  • Part time: 1-2 years

* Choice of 2 year track (3 trimesters per year) or 3 year track (2 trimesters per year)

On campus

SYDNEY | MELBOURNE (mid 2014*) | BRISBANE (mid 2014*)

* Intended launch in mid 2014 – express your interest now

This 7 month (2 trimester) diploma lets you explore the vast and exciting range of career paths in the world of digital media design. The program offers you a broad foundation in essential digital design skills and concepts including ideas generation, graphic design, 3D design, digital video, motion graphics, web and interactive design. You will graduate with direct design practice experience in 3D design and animation, interaction design and motion design.

Use this course as a way to decide where to focus next, and which specialist digital media design degree to complete, or as a stepping stone into junior or entry-level role in a digital studio or production house.

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Diploma of Digital Media Design