Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne University of Technology

Courses
31
Scholarship
Yes

Foundation in Design   APPLY

  Study Mode
FULL TIME
  Level
PRE-UNIVERSITY
  Duration
1 years
  Intake
January April August October
  Tution Fees
N/A

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.

SUBJECTS

The course provides students with a strong foundation of necessary academic and communication skills, knowledge and technical skills in the Design stream. It serves as a pathway to direct entry to the Sarawak campus and to specific undergraduate courses at the Australian campuses.

Units of study

Core units

  • FCL10001 Academic and Communication Skills A
  • FCL10003 Innovation and Change
  • FST10013 Multimedia
  • FCT10010 Information Technology
  • FCE10020 Introductory Mathematics
  • FCL10002 Academic and Communication Skills B
  • FSD10040 Design Studies

Elective units

  • FSB10033 Marketing
  • FST10012 Mathematics for Computing
  • FST10014 Programming
  • FST10011 Fundamentals of Web Technology

CAREER PROSPECTS

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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Program Business Design Engineering/Science Information Technology/Multimedia
Pre-requisite Nil Nil Credit in AM/MA, and 2 SCI subject (PHY/BIO/CH) Nil
SPM 5C 5C 5C 5C
GCE ‘O’ Level 5C 5C 5C 5C
UEC 3Bs 3Bs 3Bs 3Bs
Bangladesh Secondary School Certificate 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5
Iran High School Year 11 14 pts 14 pts 14 pts 14 pts
Kenya KCSE C C C C
Myanmar Matriculation Examination 60% 60% 60% 60%
GCC countries Thanawiya Amma (General Secondary Certificate of Education) 60% 60% 60% 60%
West African Senior Secondary Certificate 5C 5C 5C 5C

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 

Each Swinburne course has a minimum English language requirement for entry.

English Language qualification Foundation Diploma (2.5 year post SPM) Undergraduate
(all other majors)
Undergraduate
(major: Accounting | Accounting & Finance
Postgraduate: MBA(I), MCM Postgraduate: Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma (TESOL) Postgraduate: MA (TESOL)
IELTS 5.5 (no individual band below 5.0) 5.0 (no individual band below 5.0) 6.0 (no individual band below 6.0) 6.0 (no individual band below 6.0) 6.5 (no individual band below 6.0) 6.5 (no individual band below 6.0) 6.5 (no individual band below 6.0)
TOEFL (Internet based)a 65 60 75 (Reading no less than 18, Writing no less than 20) 75 (Reading no less than 18, Writing no less than 20) 79 (Reading no less than 18, Writing no less than 20) 79 (Reading no less than 20, Writing no less than 18) 79 (Reading no less than 18, Writing no less than 20)
SPM C C B*  
UEC B4 B4 B3* and B4*  
1119 C C B*  
MUET 4 4 4 4  
GCE ‘O’ Level** C C B* B*  
GCE ‘A’ Level and AS Level# C C C C  
International Baccalaureate Minimum of 4 in English A1 or A2 (Higher and Standard Levels) or
Minimum of 5 in English B (Higher Level)
 
Common European Framework B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B3 B3
C1 Advanced
(formerly known
as Cambridge
English Advanced:
CAE)
154, no band less than 154 154, no band less than 154 169, no band less than 169 169, no band less than 169 176, no band less than 169 176, no band less than 169 185, no band less
than 176
PTE Academic 36 with no communicative
skill score less than 36
36 with no communicative
skill score less than 36
50 with no communicative skill score less than 50 50 with no communicative skill score less than 50 58 with no communicative skill score less than 50 58 with no communicative skill score less than 50 66 with no communicative skill score less than 58

Swinburne Foundation Studies Business
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FULL TIME | January, April, September, October

Foundation in Design
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FULL TIME | January April August October

Foundation in Engineering
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PART TIME | January April August October

Diploma of Business Management
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FULL TIME | April, September

Bachelor of Business
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FULL TIME | January, March, September, October

Bachelor of Business Accounting
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FULL TIME | January, March, September, October

Bachelor of Business (Finance) (Hons)
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FULL TIME | January, March, September, October

Bachelor of Business (International Business) (Hons)
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FULL TIME | January, March, September, October

Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)
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FULL TIME | January, March, September, October

Bachelor of Business Management
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FULL TIME | January, March, September, October

Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
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FULL TIME | January, March, September, October

Bachelor of Business (Management and Digital Media)
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FULL TIME | January March August October

Bachelor of Design
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FULL TIME | March August

Bachelor of Chemical Engineering with Honours
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,FULL TIME | March August October

Bachelor Of Civil Engineering Hons
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FULL TIME | March August October

Bachelor of Computer Science
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FULL TIME | March August

Master of Business Administration
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FULL TIME | March, May, August, November

Master of Engineering (Research)
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FULL TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK |

Master of Science (Research)
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FULL TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK |
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