Swinburne University of Technology

Diploma of Graphic Design

CUA50715

Hawthorn, Wantirna

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 Swinburne University of Technology

  • $12,000*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hawthorn

    • August 2017

    • Full time (18 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 months)

  • Wantirna

    • August 2017

    • Full time (18 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 months)

  • Hawthorn

    • March 2018

    • Full time (18 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 months)

  • Wantirna

    • March 2018

    • Full time (18 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 months)

  • $17,000*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hawthorn

    • August 2017

    • Full time (18 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 months)

  • Wantirna

    • August 2017

    • Full time (18 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 months)

  • Hawthorn

    • March 2018

    • Full time (18 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 months)

  • Wantirna

    • March 2018

    • Full time (18 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 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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Entry Requirements
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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 Swinburne University of Technology, 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.

  • Research and apply light and colour
    CUAACD504

  • Create user interfaces
    CUADIG403

  • Design digital applications
    CUADIG502

  • Design interaction
    CUADIG506

  • Investigate technologies for the creation of digital art
    CUADIG509

  • Extend typographic design expertise
    CUAGRD603

  • Develop graphic designs for the built environment
    CUAGRD605

  • Develop graphic designs for packaging
    CUAGRD606

  • Develop and refine illustrative work
    CUAILL401

  • Capture photographic images
    CUAPHI302

Course Provider

For more than 100 years, Swinburne has been committed to innovative education, producing outstanding graduates and delivering enduring outcomes for our industry partners. With a focus on science, technology and innovation, our reputation for high quality, engaged teaching and research is reflected in Swinburne’s consistent ranking among the top 3% of universities in the world.

Registered
1998
Courses
227
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

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