Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

Bachelor of Design

R2/213/6/0189 (30.07.2024) | MQA/SWA0159

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, 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.


  • March
  • August


3 years


  • Malaysian students: RM30,920 annual
  • International students: RM39,160 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.

Course details

– Course structure, units of study and career opportunities.

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.

Career opportunities

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

How to enter this course

– Entry requirements and English language requirements.

Entry requirements

Assess your eligibility for entry to Swinburne Sarawak.

English language requirements

Find out more about English language requirements.



At Swinburne scholarships are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current students.

How to apply

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