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Overview

Course code:

CUA60315

CRICOS:

093373A

Start date(s):

February

Course length:

Full Time: 1 year

Campus:

Chadstone

The Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design will allow you to combine your technical, creative and conceptual skills to create designs that meet client requirements and solve a range of visual communication challenges.

You will further develop your design practice plus gain crucial training in the business of graphic design and how to effectively present your work.

The course reflects the role of graphic designers who have a command of wide-ranging, highly specialised technical, creative and conceptual skills and knowledge in visual communication.

These skills allow you to conceive, negotiate and realise design concepts for complex projects, using sophisticated communication, organisational and project management skills.

Graphic designers work in many different commercial and community contexts across both print and digital media.

Briefs include, or have links to, areas such as advertising and promotion, art direction, branding, corporate identity, instructional design, packaging, signage and UX and UI design.

In this course, you will also work on industry briefs, enter competitions, attend design industry events, and have access to professionals from the graphic design industry.

Our experienced and supportive staff are drawn from industry and students study in our outstanding facilities using the latest software and equipment.


Course structure

To receive this qualification you must complete seven core units and eight elective units.

Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications.

If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this program.

ASSESSMENT

Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

BSBDES502

Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief

BSBDES601

Manage design realisation

CUAGRD601

Engage in the business of graphic design

CUAGRD603

Extend typographic design expertise

BSBIPR501

Manage intellectual property to protect and grow business

CUADIG506

Design interaction

CUAGRD606

Develop graphic designs for packaging

BSBPMG522

Undertake project work

CUAGRD602

Originate graphic designs for complex briefs

CUAPPR504

Establish and maintain environmentally sustainable creative practice

CUADIG507

Design digital simulations

CUAGRD607

Develop graphic designs for branding and identity

CUAILL501

Develop professional illustrations

CUAPPR601

Originate a body of independent creative work

CUAPPR604

Publicly present a body of own creative work


Entry requirements

Successful completion of the Diploma of Graphic Design and/or equivalent industry
work experience.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

On completion you will receive the CUA60315 Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design.

PATHWAYS

Talk to our educators about further study pathways.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

- Freelance designer
- Graphic designer


How to apply

APPLY VIA AGENT

Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.

To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.

If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:

T: 03 9564 1703

E: intl@holmesglen.edu.au

RECRUITMENT

Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Fees

Type

Cost

International Fee

$13,500.00


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Contact details

Graphic Design Open Days

The way we communicate in the new world is constantly changing and the graphic design industry is at the sharp edge of this fast paced change. Visit us on Open Days to learn more about our graphic design programs, meet our industry experienced teachers and see our outstanding facilities.

- , Thu, 14 Mar - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

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