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About the ANU Diploma of Creative Design

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The ANU Diploma of Creative Design is an exciting new pathway enabling students to progress to ANU and follow their passion.

The diploma prepares students with the skills and knowledge required to progress into the second year of a Bachelor of Design at The Australian National University's College of Arts and Social Sciences.

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences is ranked 1st in Australia by QS World University Rankings by Faculty 2016/17.

Course Structure

You are required to complete 48 units of study over the two semesters of 18 weeks each.

The following courses are compulsory:

  • ANUC1101 Professional Communication
  • ANUC1113 Digital Culture: Being Human
  • ANUC1120 Art and Design Histories: Making and Meaning
  • ANUC1121 Visual Communication 1
  • ANUC1122 Precise Drawing and Model Making
  • ANUC1710 Web Development and Design

Students choose one of the following two courses:

  • ANUC1123 Figure and Life
  • ANUC1124 Image and Object

Students choose one of the following two courses:

  • ANUC 1100I Introduction to Programming and Algorithms
  • ANUC1104 Introduction to Social Psychology

Mode of study

Full time, on campus

Compulsory online and/or work-based training, placements, other community-based learning, collaborative research training arrangements

Not applicable

Assessment methods

Quizzes, tests, exams, assignments, group work, presentations


46 weeks


On completion, a Diploma of Creative Design will be issued.

Entry requirements

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Key Dates

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Diploma of Creative Design. CRICOS Course code: 093907J. This course will be delivered by Study Group Australia Pty Limited trading as ANU College on behalf of The Australian National University.