Melbourne Polytechnic

Diploma of Graphic Design

CUA50715

Fairfield

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 Melbourne Polytechnic

  • $9,700*

    + $250 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Fairfield

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Fairfield

    • August 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Fairfield

    • February 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • $12,800*

    + $250 fees

  • Compare

  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Fairfield

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Fairfield

    • August 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Fairfield

    • February 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

*Verified June 23, 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
Year 12, 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

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 Melbourne Polytechnic, 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.

  • Create mass print media advertisements
    BSBADV509

  • Implement design solutions
    BSBDES501

  • Use and respect copyright
    BSBIPR401

  • Refine 2-D design ideas and processes
    CUAACD506

  • Refine 3-D design ideas and processes
    CUAACD507

  • Design digital applications
    CUADIG502

  • Design interaction
    CUADIG506

  • Investigate technologies for the creation of digital art
    CUADIG509

  • Develop and refine illustrative work
    CUAILL401

  • Develop professional illustrations
    CUAILL501

Course Provider

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Courses
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Restrictions

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