Bachelor of Design (Visual Communications)

  • Build a professional portfolio & get job-ready with this Bachelor of Design (Visual Communications)
  • Study now & pay later via government loan
  • Gain hands-on experience with the latest design software

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JMC Academy
Career Opportunities
  • Graphic Designer
  • User Experience (UX) Designer
  • Digital Producer
  • Media Artist
  • Interaction Designer

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.


At least 17 years of age & an ATAR score of 65 or equivalent


NSW - Sydney

Work placement

No placement; practical skills are gained through Industry Integration Program

Course length
Full-time: 2 years
Study mode


Projects & presentations
Start date

3 start dates per year.

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Payment options

Study now pay later – FEE-HELP

Upfront payment

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Year 12 or equivalent, with:

  • ATAR score of 65 or above or OP score of 16 or below
  • Minimum of 17 years of age

What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • Principles of design
  • Typography
  • Design and storytelling
  • Creative project briefs
  • Experience prototyping
  • Design led social change
  • Software skills

Industry Integration Program

You will gain hands-on skills through JMC Academy's Industry Integration Program, which replicates the way the entertainment industry operates.

The program involves students from different departments working together to achieve a final result.

Course structure

21 units


  1. Design fundamentals

  2. Digital toolkit I

  3. Story telling

  4. Typography in design

  5. Design communication I

  6. Digital toolkit II

  7. Creative process

  8. User experience design

  9. Design communication II

  10. Digital toolkit III

  11. Design history & theory

  12. Interactive design

  13. Information design

  14. 3D forms & spaces I

  15. The reinvention of 'cool'

  16. Design for society

  17. Digital imaging

  18. 3D forms & spaces II

  19. Design for community

  20. Specialised project

  21. Industry project

Payment options

There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

1. Study now pay later – FEE-HELP

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme.

This means you don’t need to pay upfront for the course if you:

2. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

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