You’ve got the vision. We’ve got the design tools to help you bring it to life.

Are you looking for a career that offers ultimate flexibility? Do you see yourself building better brands or perhaps helping to create and establish new brands, products and services?

Whether your interest is in illustration and image making, layout design, concept design, user experience (UX) or communication and marketing campaigns, the career options in design are only limited by your imagination.

If you’re ready to be part of an industry that is continuously expanding and evolving, filled with passionate, motivated and inspiring individuals who push the boundaries, the world of design is waiting for you.

Design helps businesses, communities, and individuals to be innovative, cutting edge and connected with their audiences. At SAE, our design courses are all about preparing you for the industry. You will be taught the fundamentals and pushed to expand the idea of what is possible within the realms of design.

Working on industry-based projects, using the latest software and an opportunity for work placement with one of our industry partners will set you up for the move into a career in design.

At SAE, we teach you how to develop your own brand and how to leverage that creative currency to build your own identity in the market. Our expert mentors provide collaborative, hands-on classes and online study components to ensure you receive the support you deserve.

You’ll become part of an established and intimate online community – a network of creatives with a force that encourages, uplifts and inspires you.

Studying at SAE is flexible. Design courses and degrees are now delivered online with an option to attend your local campus for visits and special events.


Career opportunities

  • Graphic designer
  • Content manager
  • Print and digital designer
  • Social media designer
  • UX designer
  • UI designer
  • Creative director
  • Branding and identity designer
  • Art director


Access the latest industry-standard software

Design Skills

Branding and identity design Online design Print design Digital image-making User-centred design

Is Design for you?

We have outlined some considerations and suitability recommendations to consider before you study Design at SAE.

  • a strong sense of creativity and imagination
  • a willingness and ability to collaborate effectively with people from diverse backgrounds, including industry practitioners
  • have technical, computer and software skills
  • have critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • adaptability to changing technologies and industry trends
  • possess an interest in the societal, ethical and cultural factors influencing creative industries
  • a willingness to devote up to 10 hours per week for every 10 credit points you study. This will allow for scheduled classes, personal study and project work.
  • a keen interest in learning about form, colour, composition and type in design
  • a curiosity about the visual world around you and your role in it
  • enthusiasm for crafting work in print, digital and motion graphics design
  • to be comfortable participating in scheduled classes and activities fully online.

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We're here to help

We understand the personal nature of the creative industries and we get hands on with you. Our state-of the-art studios and industry leading equipment will provide you access and exposure to discover your creative voice. Smaller, interactive classes help to cultivate exploration and opportunities for collaboration. Our network of creative practitioners are available in person and online.

You have access to one-on-one support to help you on outcome-focused learning and work practice. You’ll graduate with applied skills, hands-on confidence, and contemporary expertise that is industry recognised and highly sought-after.

If you would like to find out more, schedule a call back with an SAE course advisor.

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SAE boasts world-class facilities and collaborative spaces geared towards the creative media industries, as well as flexible remote learning options.

Why not check SAE out for yourself and book a campus tour? When you book a campus tour, you are given an opportunity to speak to an SAE Course Advisor, who can address your needs and help answer your questions.
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