About Us

Our Unique Degree

LCI Melbourne's unique Bachelor of Design Arts is a nationally recognised, government-accredited course. The Bachelor of Design Arts was developed for exclusive delivery by LCI Melbourne. It is one of only two undergraduate degrees in Design Arts available in Australia, and the only such degree offered in Victoria.

Our Majors

 The Bachelor of Design Arts allows students to take a major and sub-major combination in the following programs:

Features of the Bachelor of Design Arts

 The Bachelor of Design Arts boasts a range of features, including: 

  • an integrated program that provides a balance of major, sub-major, core, contextual and professional studies
  • choice of 5 sub-majors, providing a wider range of career options
  • contextual studies units that bring students from different disciplines together to investigate design for industry, visual culture studies, cinema studies, design philosophy, media semiotics, and cross-disciplinary practices
  • work experience in the design industry
  • opportunity for students to undertake part of their studies abroad, with our partner campuses in the LCI Education Network or other international partners

Features of LCI Melbourne

LCI Melbourne's features include:

  • a trimester academic calendar, allowing students to obtain their degree in just two years, or three years at a traditional pace
  • nationally accredited and regularly audited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency
  • recognised by industry peak bodies such as the DIA, AGDA and AIMIA for membership tuition assured by the Commonwealth Government, ACPET and COPHE, ensuring all student fees are protected
  • supported by the Commonwealth Government's FEE-HELP system
  • recognised by Centrelink for study assistance such as Austudy, ABSTUDY and Youth Allowance
  • listed on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students.