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Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia
Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia

Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia

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Don't follow. Lead. Study with Australia’s most prominent design school.

We encourage students to challenge convention, to use innovation to unlock a world of inspiration and opportunity and to know that imagination is your secret weapon. Tapping into your career potential, and opening your mind to what is possible, is what excites us most. As a Billy Blue graduate, you will think creatively and generate great ideas and outcomes for the real world or work. We’re known for our connections to industry, and employability focus. Our courses have been developed in collaboration with industry experts giving you confidence that your education is of the highest industry standard, whether that’s in game design and development, digital media, graphics and communication design, software engineering, branded fashion design or interior design. Be inspired by our students and recent graduates' work while you explore their profiles below or take some time to meet game design and development graduates, Nathan King , and Daniel Pieri.

Countries: Australia

Location: Online Campus

Industries: 3D Animation Visual Effects Game Design & Development

Software: Adobe After Effects Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe Premiere Adobe Substance Painter Autodek Maya Autodesk Maya Blender Houdini Unity 3D Unreal Engine Zbrush

Programs: Bachelor Certificate Diploma Masters


Laila Mostic
Matthew Mcleod
Nathan King


Diploma or Bachelor of 3D Design & Animation

This cutting-edge degree can lead you into a career in one of the most imaginative, innovative and technically sophisticated fields of design – 3D design and animation. Guided by industry leaders, you’ll develop modelling and 3D design skills – including texture creation, lighting and original stylistic visual approaches – that will let you create photorealistic and animate visualisations. You’ll use your ever-growing digital expertise to present an original design outcome while collaborating with other students.

Bachelor of Architectural Technology

A Bachelor of Architectural Technology prepares you to design and document innovative buildings using new and emerging digital technologies. The first course of its kind in Australia, you will gain expertise in computer-aided design (CAD) and building information modelling (BIM), giving you the skills required for a successful career in the built environment industry. The course will teach you the architectural fundamentals required to design high performing buildings, including concept development, digital modelling and construction documentation. Throughout the course, you will learn the core digital, material and structural principles applied to designing and documenting buildings to industry specification. Explore energy efficiency, sustainable performance and societal concerns. You will learn to leverage the latest CAD software in a BIM approach to propose new built environments that are comprised of valuable physical and digital layers of experience.

Diploma of Graphic Design

The Diploma of Graphic Design course will give you key conceptual and technical skills to transform fantastic concepts into visual reality. By enhancing your design awareness and combining problem solving and technical skills, you will be equipped to respond to the requirements of a fast paced, visually-literate society.

Bachelor of Communication Design

The Bachelor of Communication Design course is structured to prepare you for careers in which information is conveyed visually. These include graphic design, advertising, publishing, packaging, art direction, print and digital media. You’ll learn about design usability, typography, ideation and idea generation, digital media, design research, information design and more. You’ll also learn how to use Photoshop and Illustrator.

Bachelor or Diploma of UX and Web Design

A UX & Web Design course teaches students the needs of humans and the capabilities of technology, it covers the theory and practice of user-experience design, information architecture, graphic and interface design, human–computer interaction, nonlinear storytelling, scripting and development, user behaviour and psychology, research, innovation and strategic thinking. If this sounds overwhelming, don’t worry – you won’t be on your own! You’ll collaborate with other students in the Problem-based Learning Studio.

Diploma of Film and Video

A Diploma of Film and Video Design introduces a range of fundamentals skills and knowledge found in film production. You will learn how to develop and take story concepts and bring them to life. As part of the course you will gain an understanding of screen-based video production and post-production, along with basic skills in cinematography, lighting, editing, colour grading and sound design.

Diploma of Photography & Photo Imaging

If you’re a keen photographer who’s ready to take your skills to the next level and perhaps make photography your career, this diploma course will be perfect for you. It will give you a broad base of generalist photo imaging knowledge and experience. Interweaving theory and practice, you will gain skills in using software, such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Premiere, as well as the know-how to use equipment such as DSLR cameras, studio lighting, video rigs, and more. You’ll explore both still image and video formats, and learn real workplace procedures so you have the confidence to manage many types of photography assignments from start to finish.

Bachelor of Software Engineering (Artificial Intelligence)

The Bachelor of Software Engineering: Artificial Intelligence (AI) was created in collaboration with IBM, building a powerhouse of skills, future thinking and market insights. Founded on extensive industry consultations, we’ll offer you a range of technical subjects with a focus on the major areas of AI – from Natural Language Processing to Robotics.

Bachelor of Game Design & Development

There are some people making games who will tell you it’s all about the underlying premise, the stories told or even the mechanics. It’s all lies. People love games because of the art, and that’s where you’ll come in. This course is designed to help you develop both your artistic style and technical skills, so you can decide whether you’re more interested in a throwback-EGA aesthetic or disturbingly hyper-real uncanny valley gear. Or something in between, maybe. Whatever the case, you’ll be working on industry-standard software alongside industry-standard experts to create beautiful environments, ugly environments, average-looking characters and breathtakingly gorgeous characters as assets for the immersive experience that is gaming.

Master of Design

A Master of Design encourages students to explore advanced design knowledge and studio practices to develop human-centred solutions to complex problems. Our Master of Design offers a variety of pathways and electives to choose from, allowing you to design your course to suit your career goals. Throughout the course, you’ll extend your leadership skills, build your understanding of enterprise, and explore how innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship can change economies. In the core subjects, you’ll develop your own skills and practices through the design of artefacts, systems, communications and services. Then delve into specialist areas of user-centered design, design methodologies, sustainability, design leadership, service design, and the role of design in driving social and economic innovation.

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