“I want to learn how to create powerful, innovative and refined design solutions to meet industry needs.”

“I want to learn how to create powerful, innovative and refined design solutions to meet industry needs.”

Bachelor of Design with a major in Graphic Design

R3/0211/6/0069 | MQA/SWA0159 (30.07.2029)

The Bachelor of Design offers students a broad and coherent understanding of contemporary design. Complete core units in your first year to learn design skills across a range of disciplines and assist in selecting a major. Choose from studies in animation, games and web design, traditional and digital publishing, branding, experiential design, photography and image production. Gain the skills and knowledge to prepare for your career in exciting and evolving fields. Get hands-on skills in your chosen major through a professionally focused, multidisciplinary project in your final year of study.

February, September

3 years

Course details

Course structure

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Design, students must complete 300 credit points comprising of:

  • Eight (8) Core Units of Study (100 credit points)
  • Seven (7) units of study from a Design discipline major (100 credit points)
  • Eight (8) units of study (100 credit points) comprising of a second major, co-major, advanced minor, minor/s, and or electives.

Units of study

Fees & scholarships


Malaysian students
RM33,760 (annual)
International students
RM42,112 (annual)

* The indicative course fees shown here applies to students studying on-campus in Malaysia for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student’s study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.


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Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

Assess your eligibility for entry to Swinburne Sarawak.

English Requirements

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Application process

Apply for this course by following the step-by-step process from the links below.

Career opportunities

Graduates will be equipped for roles in graphic design within web design, printed media and digital publishing, branding, illustration, photography and packaging.

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