Design, Advanced Diploma | Swinburne University of Technology | Melbourne, Australia
8 months
32930 AUD/full
15034 AUD/full
Tuition fee
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Study design and learn how to express your creative ideas through different mediums, including printed media, branding, illustration and packaging. Swinburne University of Technology offers the Design programme.


Key facts

Develop critical thinking skills that offer solutions to design challenges and gain experience working as part of a team and individually. Learn how to create a visual impact through digital publishing, photography and web design, while gaining an understanding of the history, art and culture that influences the industry.

Swinburne University of Technology's DesignUniLink diplomas are designed to provide a seamless connection from diploma to bachelor degree. They’re an alternative pathway – with a next-gen difference! You’ll join our thriving Hawthorn campus community and gain access to all the same Swinburne facilities as your degree peers, with additional support – more one-on-one time with your teachers and smaller class sizes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graphic design
  • Digital design skills
  • Concept development
  • Working in a team
  • Creative digital problem solving

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

Get your student insurance now

Starting from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Swinburne University of Technology and/or in Australia, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

Successful completion of Australian Year 12, or equivalent overseas qualification.


Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32930 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32930 AUD for the full programme during 8 months.
  • National

    15034 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15034 AUD for the full programme during 8 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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