Bachelor of Design Computing

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Table B: Bachelor of Design Computing - Core units of study

Candidates are required to complete all the core units of study listed in this table.

Junior units of study

DECO1012
Design Programming
6    N SOFT1001, DECO2011


Enrolment limited by teaching resources. Permission required unless enrolled in the Bachelor of Design Computing. Other students may apply directly to the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning Student Administration Centre (SAC) for a place.
Semester 1
DECO1006
Design Thinking
6    N IDEA9106
Semester 1
DECO1008
3D Modelling and Fabrication
6    N DECO1003, DECO2103, DECO2001


This unit is for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Design Computing only. Students enrolled in other programs should enrol in DECO2103.
Semester 2
DECO1013
Sound Design and Physical Computing
6    N DECO2012


This unit is for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Design Computing only. Students enrolled in other programs should enrol in DECO2012.
Semester 2
DECO1014
Digital Media Production
6    N DECO1100


Enrolment numbers are limited by teaching resources. If your attempt to enrol online is unsuccessful, please seek permission from the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning Student Administration Centre (SAC). First preference is given to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Design Computing.
Semester 1
DECO1015
Visual Communication
6    N DECO1100


This unit is for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Design Computing only. Students from other programs should enrol in DECO2101.
Semester 1

Senior units of study

DECO2010
Designing Social Media
6    N DECO2005


Enrolment numbers limited by teaching resources. If your attempt to enrol online is unsuccessful, please seek permission from the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning Student Administration Centre (SAC). First preference to Bachelor of Design Computing students.
Semester 1
INFO2120
Database Systems 1
6    P INFO1003 OR INFO1103 OR INFO1903 OR INFS1000 OR DECO1012.
N INFO2820, INFO2905, COMP5138
Semester 1
DECO2200
Interaction Design Studio
12    N DECO1100 OR (DECO1014 and DECO1015)


Enrolment is limited by teaching resources. If your attempt to enrol online is unsuccessful, please seek permission from the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning Student Administration Centre (SAC).
Semester 2
DECO3100
Information Visualisation Design Studio
12    P DECO1012
N DECO3001


Enrolment is limited by teaching resources. If your attemo to enrol online is unsuccessful, please seek permission from the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning Student Administration Centre (SAC)
Semester 1
DECO3200
Interactive Product Design Studio
12    P DECO1012 and (DECO1013 or DECO2012)
N DECO3002


Enrolment is limited by teaching resources. If your attemo to enrol online is unsuccessful, please seek permission from the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning Student Administration Centre (SAC)
Semester 2

Technical electives

Candidates are required to complete a minimum of 18 credit points, with a minimum of 6 credit points at 2000 level or higher, from the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, from units of study prefixed COMP, ELEC, INFO, ISYS and/or MTRX, or from units of study from the University of Sydney Business School prefixed INFS. At least 6 credit points of this must be at 2000 level or higher.

Arts electives

Candidates are required to complete a minimum of 18 points, with a minimum of 6 credit points at 2000 level or higher, from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, the University of Sydney Business School (except units of study prefixed INFS) or Faculty of Science. At least 6 credit points of thos must be 2000 level or higher.

Faculty Electives

Candidates are required to complete a maximum of 24 credit points of electives from the following list. Students who have completed 96 credit points with a WAM of at least 70 may substitute, with the permission of the unit coordinator concerned, units from Table G, Graduate units of study.

Design Computing electives

Senior units of study

DECO3005
Advanced Interaction Design
6    P DECO2200 or DECO2102
N DESC9142


Enrolment numbers limited by teaching resources. If your attempt to enrol online is unsuccessful, please seek permission from the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning Student Administration Centre. First preference to Bachelor of Design Computing students.
Semester 1
DECO3006
Principles of Animation
6    N DESC9019


Enrolment numbers limited by teaching resources. If your attempt to enrol online is unsuccessful, please seek permission from the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning Student Administration Centre (SAC). First preference to Bachelor of Design Computing students.
Semester 2
DECO3008
Design Computing Prep Hons Research
6    P 72 credit points and minimum WAM of 70

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
DECO3003
Design Computing Research Opportunity
6    P Assumed Knowledge: Computer programming.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students from other programs may apply directly to the Facuty of Architecture, Design and Planning Student Administration Centre (SAC).
Semester 2
DECO3441
Design Computing Independent Study A
6    P 48 credit points and WAM of at least 70.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental Permission will be required to enrol in this unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2
DECO3442
Design Computing Independent Study B
6    P 48 credit points and WAM of at least 70.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental Permission will be required to enrol in this unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2
DECO3443
Design Computing Independent Study C
6    P 48 credit points and WAM of at least 70.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental Permission will be required to enrol in this unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2
DECO3444
Design Computing Independent Study D
6    P 48 credit points and WAM of at least 70.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental Permission will be required to enrol in this unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2

General electives

Students may also enrol in the following General Elective units of study with permission. Please contact the program coordinator for current topics.
DECO3551
Design Computing General Elective A
6    P 48 credit points.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental Permission will be required to enrol in this unit.
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
DECO3552
Design Computing General Elective B
6    P 48 credit points.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental Permission will be required to enrol in this unit.
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
DECO3553
Design Computing General Elective C
6    P 48 credit points.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental Permission will be required to enrol in this unit.
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
DECO3554
Design Computing General Elective D
6    P 48 credit points.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental Permission will be required to enrol in this unit.
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b

Faculty electives

Architecture and Art workshop junior unit of study electives

AWSS1001
Architectural Sketching and Drawing
6    N DESA1601, DESA1602


Students may incur costs for materials in some Art Workshops units.
Semester 1
DESA1004
Designing with Surfaces and Light
6    N DESA2612
Semester 2
Summer Main
Winter Main

Senior units of study

AWSS2001
Public Art

This unit of study is not available in2015

6    N DESA2618

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
AWSS2010
Architecture & Design Ceramic Processes
6    N DESA2634

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
AWSS2015
Generative Drawing
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
AWSS2020
Object Design
6    A Completion of DESA1555 Safety Induction and Competency Unit
P Completion of ATSC workshop proficiency class
N DESA2643

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
AWSS2023
Architectural Photography 1
6    N DESA2629
Semester 1
AWSS2026
2D Print Processes in Design
6    N DESA2638

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
AWSS2027
Architecture & Design Material Processes
6    N DESA2636

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
DAAE2005
Designing with Colour
6    A DESA1004
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Early
Winter Main