Why is Design so Good at Swinburne University?


Swinburne University’s School of Design has been recognized as one of the best in the world by the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject. The university was listed 32nd globally, 4th in Australia and 2nd in Victoria for Art and Design.

Unlike traditional design courses, Swinburne not only focuses on fine arts but also on utilizing design to solve problems. Furthermore, Swinburne’s design courses are assessed by projects rather than examinations in order to develop students’ practical skills.

Swinburne University is the third university in the world and first in Australia to join the Global Design Factory Network which aims to innovate education, research and collaboration. Students from different majors can work as a team to complete industry sponsored project through Swinburne Design Factory. Therefore, students graduate with practical industrial experience and the confidence to apply this knowledge to the workplace.

Related courses offered by Swinburne University include:

  • Bachelor of Design (Communication Design) (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design) (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Design (Interior Architecture) (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Design
  • Bachelor of Innovation and Design

For more information and how to apply, please contact ACIC.