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Designed to help you develop academic and communications skill and learn essential design theory and how to apply practical skills in drawing, illustration and graphic design.

Designed to help you develop academic and communications skill and learn essential design theory and how to apply practical skills in drawing, illustration and graphic design.

Swinburne Foundation Studies (Design)

R/010/3/0457 (04.12.2022) | MQA/SWA0069

Swinburne Design courses offer students a broad and coherent body of knowledge in the area of multimedia design. Our courses combine theory and practice for various problem-solving applications used in the creative media industry. Students will be trained to understand how to utilize the design process to harness their creative and problem solving skills. Students will also be familiarized with a wide array of industry-relevant technical skills in order to work collaboratively in multi-disciplinary teams. Throughout the course students will have the opportunity to work on industry- relevant projects.

INTAKES
January, April, June, September, October

DURATION

1 year

Course details

Course structure

The course provides students with a strong foundation of necessary academic and communication skills, knowledge and technical skills in the Design stream. Upon completion of this course, students are provided with a direct entry into Swinburne Sarawak degree course for students who have completed SPM/’O’ Levels or equivalent qualification.

Units of study

Pathways

The Swinburne Foundation Studies, through the delivery of the Business, Design, Engineering/Science and Information Technology/Multimedia majors are a pathway for students to enter the relevant degree courses in Sarawak or Australia. Students who complete the Foundation program and meet Swinburne Melbourne’s faculty entry requirements may apply for entry to those faculties.

Note: Please refer to the Program Study/Course Planner to view the recommended sequence of units for this program.

Fees & scholarships

Fee*

Malaysian students
RM18,630
International students
RM25,740

* 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.

Scholarships

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

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Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

Completion of Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or recognised school leaving certificate.

Assess your eligibility for entry to Swinburne Sarawak.

English Requirements

Find out more about English language requirements.

Application process

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

Career opportunities

With further studies, graduates may become equipped for careers in areas such as communication design (graphic design), digital media design (multimedia design), film and television, interior design and industrial design.

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