36 months
39360 AUD/year
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This Communication Design program at RMIT University prepares you to be a locally- and internationally-aware communication designer capable of working across a range of domains and industries, including graphic design, advertising, branding and illustration consultancies, as well as design and communication units within corporate, government and non-government organisations.   

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You’ll learn skills alongside a strong selection peers in studio-based facilities. Throughout the Communication Design program at RMIT University , you will develop skills in negotiating a consensus among participants with a range of interests in the design outcome. You will also learn how a visual strategy can contribute to all phases of the problem-solving process.


RMIT graduates are sought after by industry, with a high employment rate upon graduation. Students are taught strong business and strategy skills, and as such, they are also employed in non-studio workplaces due to their ability to assist with the overall business strategy and service process.

Graduates can expect to work within graphic design consultancies, multi-disciplined consultancies, publishing houses, new media/multimedia studios and advertising agencies as:

  • art directors
  • graphic designers
  • communication designers
  • web designers/ UX designers
  • freelancers
  • interaction designers
  • service designers
  • experience designers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Image and Identity
  • Communication Design Studies
  • Colour and Information Design  
  • Studio Communication Design
  • Typography in Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 012348F  

  • You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) with a minimum 65% average 
  • Equivalent qualifications may also include completion of the RMIT Foundation Studies program or a recognised post secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39360 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39360 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • Domestic Students: Commonwealth supported places 

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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