Hunter TAFE

Diploma of Graphic Design



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.

  • $3,600*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

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    • Duration
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  • Newcastle

    • Anytime

    • Full time

    • In class

    In class Full time

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Certificate IV or higher, Portfolio

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

Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Graphic Designer

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Graphic Design with Hunter TAFE, 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

  • Refine drawing and other visual representation tools

  • Research visual communication history and theory

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

  • Produce typographic design solutions

  • Create and manipulate graphics

  • Design and manipulate complex layouts

  • Develop graphic design practice to meet industry needs

  • Present a body of own creative work

Elective Units

10 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Elective Units for this course and provider may be changing. Check with provider before enrolling.

Course Provider

Hunter TAFE is one of the largest and oldest TAFE institutes in NSW. It's one of 10 large institutes that provide TAFE coverage across NSW, and offers vocational training and higher education to Australian and international students from 15 campuses throughout the Hunter.

It also provides a range of student services including careers, counselling, pathways and disability services. It also offers onsite accommodation at the Kurri Kurri and Muswellbrook campuses.

Campus locations include Belmont, Cessnock, Glendale, Gosford, Hamilton, Newcastle, Kurri Kurri, Maitland, Muswellbrook, Ourimbah, Scone, Singleton, Tomaree and Wyong.

Provider Type

No Restrictions