Box Hill Institute

Diploma of Graphic Design

CUA50715

Box Hill

This practical diploma qualification exposes you to colour theory and conceptual design. It equips you to solve creative problems for clients and apply design theory through software.

There are multiple ways to study Diploma of Graphic Design with Box Hill Institute

  • $8,598*

    + $880 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Box Hill

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Box Hill

    • February 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • $14,928*

    + $880 fees

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Box Hill

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Box Hill

    • February 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

*Verified June 16, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
18 years old, Year 12, Interview, Portfolio

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

You will develop the skills and knowledge required to work as a graphic designer.

You will learn design principles and elements, technical drawings, digital image development and illustration and design for web environments.

Apply design process when responding to briefs, develop basic design concepts and gain an understanding of graphics pre-press. Your major studies will include design, design theory, digital art and design, finished art, graphic arts, graphic design, project management and web design.

  • Graphic Designer

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Graphic Design with Box Hill Institute, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 19 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

9 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Develop and extend design skills and practice
    BSBDES403

  • Refine drawing and other visual representation tools
    CUAACD501

  • Research visual communication history and theory
    CUAGRD501

  • Produce graphic designs for 2-D and 3-D applications
    CUAGRD502

  • Produce typographic design solutions
    CUAGRD503

  • Create and manipulate graphics
    CUAGRD504

  • Design and manipulate complex layouts
    CUAGRD505

  • Develop graphic design practice to meet industry needs
    CUAGRD506

  • Present a body of own creative work
    CUAPPR503

Elective Units

10 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Originate and develop concepts
    BSBCRT501

  • Implement design solutions
    BSBDES501

  • Use and respect copyright
    BSBIPR401

  • Select and refine a specialised drawing technique
    CUAACD503

  • Refine 2-D design ideas and processes
    CUAACD506

  • Refine 3-D design ideas and processes
    CUAACD507

  • Create user interfaces
    CUADIG403

  • Develop professional illustrations
    CUAILL501

  • Extend expertise in specialist creative fields
    CUAIND401

  • Prepare digital images for pre-press processing
    CUAPHI514

  • Realise a body of creative work
    CUAPPR501

Course Provider

Box Hill Institute delivers vocational education and training to both domestic and international students. Higher Education is also available right up to masters degree level.

The TAFE is goverment-funded and has Melbourne-based campuses located in Box Hill, Lilydale (including HE campus) and the CBD. Further-a-field, it has more than 20 campuses based around the world, which deliver Australian qualifications to people overseas.

Registered
1995
Courses
334
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions