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Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Design

Billy Blue College of Design

If you’re struggling to decide whether to pursue a career in the creative or business industries or have dreams of wanting to start your own creative business, our brand new suite of design and business double degrees are the perfect solution. Plus you can graduate in as little as just three years so you can start your career as soon as possible.

Studying a double degree gives you a flexible range of skills to explore different career options. The combination of a “safe”, traditional business degree and a degree in design with your preferred specialization, offers you the flexibility to pursue multiple career paths upon graduation. Hybrid roles are the way of the future, and the double degree will equip you with the necessary know-how to be able to operate in a business centric role like marketing, plus the skillset to execute and manage creative requirements.

Choose a combination of degrees that suits you:

Bachelor of Business

+ Bachelor of Communication Design
Bachelor of Digital Media (3D Design & Animation)
Bachelor of Digital Media (Interaction Design)
Bachelor of Digital Media (Film & Video Design)
Bachelor of Interior Design (Commercial)
Bachelor of Interior Design (Residential)
Bachelor of Branded Fashion Design

Career in Bachelor of Business with Bachelor of Design

  • Graphic designer
  • 2D / 3D Animator
  • Brand specialist
  • Business Owner / Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Interactive designer
  • Interior designer
  • Art Director
  • Coordinator or Assistant Manager
  • Partnership Manager
  • General Manager
  • Web designer
  • Branded Fashion designer
  • Creative Director
  • Operations Manager
  • Buyer

Quick Course Guide

Qualification Title BACHELOR OF BUSINESS + BACHELOR OF DESIGN*(refer to above Bachelor of Design options)

Study Options – Domestic Australian students

On campus (Sydney, Brisbane)
Mixed* (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane)

Part Time
On campus (Sydney, Brisbane)
Mixed* (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane)
*Mixed – Design subjects available for blended delivery, while business subjects are fully online.

Study options – Overseas students

This course is currently only offered to domestic students.

Start Dates

Major intakes: February, June, September.
Up to 3 mid-term intakes may also be available.

Course Length

Full-time: 4 years

Full-time accelerated: 3 years

Part-time: 8 years maximum

Admission Criteria

Year 12 equivalent with ATAR 60.

Special Entry Requirements:
Demonstrated ability to undertake study at this level:
Work experience, and/or other formal, informal or non¬formal study attempted and/or completed, OR
Design portfolio (6¬10 pieces of original creative work)


Finance Options - Domestic Australian students


For full fee paying students, payment options are also available.

Course study requirements

Each subject requires 10 hours of study per week, including 3 hours of facilitated study and 7 hours of self-directed study.


Practical assignments, research projects, presentations


Sydney Campus

Brisbane Campus

Melbourne Campus

*For further information on which Business and Design double degrees are available at your closest campus, please call one of our Course & Career Advisors 1300 851 245

Delivered by

Torrens University Australia

Accrediting body

Torrens University Australia is registered as a self-accrediting Australian university by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).

CRICOS Course Code

only available to domestic students

Key Dates

2016/17 course dates for all Billy Blue classes held at our Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane campuses.

Start Dates Census Dates Last Day Breaks
Mon 18 Sep 2017 6 Oct 8 Dec 9 Dec - 18 Feb
Mon 19 Feb 2018 9 Mar 13 May 14 May - 3 Jun)
Mon 04 Jun 2018 22 Jun 26 Aug 27 Aug - 16 Sep
Mon 17 Sep 2018 5 Oct 09 Dec 10 Dec - 18 Feb

Billy Blue may offer mid-term intakes throughout the year which are subject to availability. For more information please speak with one of our course and career advisors on 1300 851 245