Bachelor of Design Computing

University of Sydney

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00026A

This degree combines creative design with creative technology. The first year focuses on foundation skills in design, visual communication and programming. Years two and three extend these skills through coursework, projects and studios. Studios allow students to be part of a creative team working on original and inventive solutions to real-world design challenges. They will implement their ideas by producing working prototypes, systems and products. Project work will contribute to the development of the professional portfolio.


144 credit points. Core studios are in digital design, interaction design, information visualisation design, human computer experience. Related units may be taken from Arts and Social Sciences, Business, Engineering, Information Technology, Music and Visual Arts.


  • App design
  • Creative technology
  • Design thinking
  • Graphic design
  • Information architecture
  • Physical computing
  • Sound design
  • User experience
  • User-centred design

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 HSC or equivalent
  • Selection via ATAR
  • Assumed knowledge: Mathematics Advanced

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Camperdown/Darlington International: $120,000 No
  • Full-time : 3 years

Further information

Practical experience: Dedicated computer laboratories and fabrication facilities with 24-hour access. An internship is available as an elective. Career opportunities: Examples include art director, computer-based graphic designer, creative technologist, design strategist, digital producer, front-end designer/developer, interaction designer, sound designer, user experience designer, web designer/developer.

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