Regulations - Creative Arts And Industries


The Degree of Bachelor of Design – BDes

The regulations for this degree are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.

Duration and Total Points Value

1 A student enrolled for this degree must follow a programme of the equivalent of six full-time semesters and pass courses with a total value of 360 points, unless credit is granted under the Admission Regulations and/or the Credit Regulations.

Structure and Content

2 Of the 360 points required for this degree, a student must pass:

a at least 300 points from courses listed in the Bachelor of Design Schedule

b 30 points from courses offered in either the General Education Open Schedule or the General Education Faculty Schedule approved for this degree, and the Academic Integrity course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar .

c up to 30 points from courses available for this degree or other Bachelors degrees at this University.

3 A student who is required to meet the Academic English Language Requirement, as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic English Language Requirement, of the University Calendar, may substitute an academic English language course approved by the Senate or its representative for 15 points of General Education.

General Education Exemptions

4 a A student is exempted from the requirement to pass courses offered in the General Education Schedules who has:

either

(i) completed an undergraduate degree at a tertiary institution

or

(ii) been admitted to this degree having completed 240 points or more of degree-level study at another tertiary institution.

b A student who has been exempted from the requirement to pass courses offered in the General Education Schedules must substitute 30 points from courses approved by the Academic Head.

c A student admitted to this degree, who has completed between 120 and 235 points inclusive of degree-level study at another tertiary institution, must pass:

(i) 15 points from courses offered in the General Education Schedules

and

(ii) a further 15 points from courses approved by the Academic Head.

d A student who has been fully or partially exempted from the requirement to pass courses offered in the General Education Schedules is nonetheless required to complete the Academic Integrity course.

Conjoint Degrees

5 Special arrangements apply where this degree is taken as a component degree of an approved conjoint combination. The specific requirements and a complete list of the conjoint degrees available are set out in the Conjoint Degrees section of the University Calendar.

Variations

6 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme that does not conform to these regulations.

Commencement

7 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2020.

Bachelor of Design (BDes) Schedule

Requirement:

45 points: DESIGN 100, 101

45 points: DESIGN 200, 201

75 points: DESIGN 300, 301, 302

at least 135 points from DESIGN 210–243

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