If COVID-19 restrictions apply, we may need to make changes to units and/or delivery modes.
- Digital Design Specialisation
A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.
Create accessible, engaging and intuitive digital experiences for an online world.
Top 1 %
Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide.
Academic Ranking of World Universities 2021.
Get the Curtin edge
Access to leadership programs, specialist facilities and industry placements give you a competitive edge in the job market.
You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.
This specialisation gives you a comprehensive education in digital design and new media, focusing on key principles and techniques in website design, user interface/experience design (UI/UX) and app design. You will use digital technologies to develop forward-thinking and innovative design solutions to real-world problems.
This specialisation is taken as part of a Bachelor of Communications and must be combined with one of the media specialisations (Journalism, Web Media or Corporate Screen Production).
How to apply
This specialisation sits within the Bachelor of Communications degree. To apply, you will apply for the Bachelor of Communications. In step 3 of the application process, you will be asked to confirm the specialisation you wish to study.
Applying as an undergraduate student is easy. For information tailored to your situation, visit our easy to follow instructions to get your application started.
Ready to apply?
- This specialisation centres on technology and will give you the opportunity to work with commercial equipment, and produce work for print, radio, film and television
- You can design your degree to suit your interests by choosing from a range of media streams
- You can build your portfolio and work experience, and network with industry professionals.
View our student profile table to get an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at Curtin University. This table provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available. It includes those admitted through all offer rounds and international students studying in Australia.
- Digital developer
- User experience designer
- App designer
- Digital creative director
- eLearning designer
At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.
You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.
If this applies to you, you can apply for credit for recognised learning (CRL), which means your previous study is recognised and matched against a similar unit in your intended Curtin course.
A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.
CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.
Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:
Webform: Submit here
Curtin Connect: 1300 222 888
Fees & charges
Fee information is not available for this course at this time. Find estimated course fees.
Help is at hand
See our frequently asked questions or get in touch with us below.
- What are the alternative pathways into Curtin?
- What scholarships are available?
- What are my options to manage my study load?
- Browse all FAQs
- Opening hours:
- Mon to Fri: 8.30am – 4.30pm, except Tues: 9.30am – 4.30pm (AWST). Closed public holidays.
The offering information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information. View courses information disclaimer.
- Curtin course code: SPUC-DIGDE
- Last updated on: May 24, 2022