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Billy Blue College of Design

Our world is constantly evolving - how we work, who we work with and the technologies we use. Our 100% online Master of Digital Transformation and Creative Intelligence puts you in the driver’s seat ready to transform, innovate and adapt to market forces at an advanced level. Working on an incubator and/or accelerator project you’ll leverage agile approaches and strategies to lead change through people, process and platforms, positioning organisations for success. Paired with the strategic leadership, change management, design thinking and research skills offered and you’ll graduate a digital transformation authority in as little as 12 months.

This course is developed in collaboration with the Australian Government Digital Transformation Agency. Graduates are eligible to apply for the Australian Government Digital Graduate Program.

Not ready for a Masters degree? Start with our 12 week accelerated online Graduate Certificate in Digital Transformation and Creative Intelligence and pathway directly into the Masters when you’re ready.

Key Information

where CAN I STUDY?

  • Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane
  • Available as blended

start dates


  • Up to 10 hours per subject, per week.

course duration

  • Full-time accelerated: 12 months
  • Full-time: 1.5 years
  • Part-time: 3 years


Together with industry, we’ve reinvented the traditional approach to learning by pairing flexible, self-directed 6-week online micro-credentials with 12-week in-class subjects to give everyone the chance to upskill in your own time and your own pace.

What can you expect when you graduate?

The average salary earned by a Transformation Director is $195 000*


You’ll have a variety of career options, including:

  • Digital Transformation Consultant
  • Organisational Designer
  • Change Management Consultant
  • Business Analyst – Digital Transformation
  • Product Owner

Innovative Learning

This course is made up of a combination of 6-week micro-credentials and 12-week subjects that stack to build the full qualification. You can study part or full-time depending on your schedule and tailor it to your needs.

All micro-credentials and subjects are 100% online meaning you study when you can. Each week you’ll have access to live sessions with our award-winning facilitators to guide you through the content and answer any questions you may have.



Address the rapid demand of industries confronted with Digital Transformation to create a fluid, agile approach to managing people, process and platforms. The Master of Digital Transformation and Creative Intelligence (MDTCI) will equip professionals with a broad range of knowledge to meet the needs of the work environment combined with advanced strategic and leadership skills gained through a deep and practice focused study.

Course learning outcomes:

  • Investigate and interpret the purpose and function of emerging technologies that lead to digital transformation including the role that people, process, platforms and creativity play as key transformation enablers.
  • Synthesise critical and creative thinking frameworks to review organisational capacity and readiness for interacting with contemporary digital environments.
  • Plan and execute innovative digital transformation solutions addressing ethical issues in practice, while articulating the field and the global nature of digital technology represented.
  • Exhibit sound judgment, non-partisanship and accountability, to direct and lead others to achieve effective digital transformation solutions.
  • Apply highly developed communication skills to transfer complex knowledge and ideas about digital transformation to influence and persuade a variety of audiences.
  • Assess and reflect on the significance of social justice and human rights through the development and implementation of human-centred design strategies.
  • Participate with industries and communities in a dialogue to identify and assess the opportunities and constraints of digital transformation solutions.
  • Demonstrate mastery of appropriate qualitative, quantitative or mixed research methods to incubate a chosen project.
  • Apply rigorous intellectual analysis, criticism and problem-solving in order to create a range of solutions to identified problems.

This course is made up of 10 6-week ONLINE SUBJECTS and 6 12-week IN-CLASS subjects in the following areas:

  • Digital Transformation
  • Design Thinking & Creative Intelligence
  • Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence
  • Cybersecurity
  • User Experience
  • Research & Innovation

You will also complete the following project-based learning experiences:

  • Work Integrated Learning
  • Incubator Project (Masters)
  • Accelerator Project (Masters Advanced)

What you’ll study

This course is made up of 10 online, self-directed, 6-week subjects (5 core and 5 electives) along with 6 12-week in-class subjects (3 core and 3 electives).


Pair your core subjects with your choice of elective and specialised units to build the course around your specific interests.

How you’ll study

Design technology solutions that transform lives and business.

How Much

Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.

How can I pay?

Can I apply

Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.

The standard entry requirement is a completed qualification at AQF Level 7 (Bachelor degree) or above from an Australian University in a relevant field of study or an equivalent overseas higher education qualification or equivalent.

Students without an undergraduate degree, may be admitted on the basis of

  • At least 3 years professional experience in software development (documented e.g. CV), demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; AND
  • A discipline specific portfolio; AND
  • A recommendation letter from 2 most recent employers (applicable to international students, and in addition to academic or special entry requirements noted above)
  • Australian bachelor’s degree or equivalent; and
  • Design portfolio of experience; and
  • Written proposal; and
  • Interview; and IELTS level 6.5 required, with no element less than 6 (or equivalent TOEFL, CAE or PTE).

Ready to apply

Applying to Billy Blue is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.

International students

We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences.

More Information

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Frequently asked question

Yes, all Billy Blue qualifications are accredited by Torrens University Australia and nationally recognised. In addition, Billy Blue’s close industry links ensure that your Billy Blue qualification is highly respected within the design industry.

Yes, course credit is available upon application and academic approval. This credit can take the form of credit transfer, block credit, or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). For further information, consult our friendly Course and Careers Advisor, or visit the website.

Billy Blue Bachelor Degree courses are eligible for FEE HELP (Australian students only). FEE-HELP is Australian Government’s loan scheme for higher education degree courses. It can assist you in paying for all, or part of, your course fees. Repayments commence via the tax system once your income rises above a minimum threshold. Just like with any other debt, a FEE-HELP debt is a real debt that impacts your credit rating.

Each of the micro-credentials under the Graduate Certificate in Digital Transformation and Creative Intelligence can be enrolled in individually. This means you can work your way to the full qualification in your own time and based on your immediate demands for upskilling.

Each of the micro-credentials are delivered 100% online and are self-directed. You’ll have access to weekly online sessions live with our industry-leading facilitators, this is your opportunity to have your questions answered live.

Our micro-credentials are $1,299 each and you can learn more about them, here.

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