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Bachelor of Digital Media

Specialise in User Experience Design

Why choose a Macleay College Digital Media Course?

  • At Macleay College we believe in real world course content to ensure you're job ready.
  • Our course material and teaching method incorporates the latest industry practices and real world experience.
  • Our lecturers have industry experience and up-to-date knowledge.
  • Our small classes feature personalised teaching that nurtures your unique strengths.

Why study Digital Media?

You love design, but want to be more than just a graphic or web designer – you want to understand how people think in order to better design applications that solve their problems.

You live and breathe apps, websites and online content. But more than that, you love the challenge of solving a strategic problem.

It’s important to you to understand people and how they interact with technology.

You’re always thinking of ways to improve things, to make them more accessible and logical to use.

Here’s your chance to gain in-depth knowledge and experience in user experience design. In this fast-growing field, the opportunities are exploding. Craft a meaningful career that will have a significant impact on others.

What will you learn?

Do you dream of designing the perfect App? Or perhaps you love research and want to deeply understand what a user experiences?

Whatever problem you want to solve, building solid know-how in user experience design can take your career to the next level.

From core units in Digital Design, Design Thinking, and Content Strategy to specialisation units such as Advanced Digital Design, User Experience, Interaction Design* and App Development, you’ll become an in-demand user experience designer and give yourself a competitive edge in the fast-evolving world of human-centered design.

A career in user experience design is exciting

With digital media evolving at such a rapid rate, there’s never been a better time to take the leap.

Macleay’s intimate classes and its focus on industry-based hands-on learning means you’ll be job-ready from day one. All our staff are working industry professionals, just one of the reasons our current students awarded us one of Australia’s top teacher quality ratings (QILT 2018). Internships and visiting guest lectures will enhance your immersive experience. Take the first step in a career in user experience.

Job outcomes

  • User Experience Designer
  • User Experience Researcher
  • Digital Designer
  • Web Designer
  • App Designer
  • Interaction Designer
  • User Interface Designer
Course Features
Next Trimester:
February 2020
Full Time:
2 Years
Part Time:
4 Years
3 Years
Number of Units:
168 Hours
Evening Classes:
Sydney + Melbourne
Admission Requirements:
Fees per Unit:
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This qualification is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework and is accredited to 15/08/2023 CRICOS Code 094006E

Meet the course lecturers and alumni

Toby Vervaart
Rebecca Hamilton
Simon Cardwell
Jodie Hutchinson
Julieann Brooker
Candy Hertz
Louise Chamberlain
Ian Thomson
Glen Fraser
Lisa Faye

A Taste Of The Internship Possibilities

The Hallway
the monkeys
The Station

The Digital Media Curriculum





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