CUA50715 Diploma of Graphic Design

CRICOS Course Code: 098243D

Diploma of Graphic Design

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in a variety of sectors within print and digital media, who will find employment in design and advertising agencies.

The CUA50715 Diploma of Graphic Design has been designed to develop creative and technical skills and to enhance professional development in the creation and design of visual communication contents. The course will give you fundamental skills to design and layout, typography, drawing and visual communication.


Who benefits from this training?

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in a variety of sectors within print and digital media, who will find employment in design and advertising agencies.


Potential careers

  • Web Designer

  • Junior Art Director

  • Illustrator

  • Brand and Identity Designer

  • Advertising

  • Magazine and Publishing Design


Units of Competency
Units
CUAGRD504 Create and manipulate graphics
CUAGRD503 Produce typographic design solutions.
CUAGRD501 Research visual communication history and theory
CUAACD501 Refine drawing and other visual representation tools.
CUAPHI513 Employ colour management in a digital imaging workplace
CUAACD512 Work with photomedia in creative practice
BSBADV509 Create mass print media advertisements
BSBCRT402 Collaborate in a creative process
BSBMKG421 Optimise digital media impact
CUADIG304 Create visual design components
CUAGRD502 Produce graphic designs for 2-D and 3-D applications
BSBCRT501 Originate an develop concepts
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
CUAGRD506 Develop graphic design practice to meet industry needs
BSBDES501 Implement design solutions
CUAPPR503 Present a body of own creative work
BSBDES403 Develop and extend design skills and practice
CUAGRD505 Design and manipulate complex layouts
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
 

The CUA50715 Diploma of Graphic Design curates a conceptual and rich understanding into visual communication.

 

Quick Course Guide

Delivery mode - Blended learning 33% online and 67% face to face

Course Duration - 78 weeks

Location - Sydney Campus

Entry Requirements

To enter this qualification, individuals must provide evidence of their technical skills and ability to:

  • produce multiple examples of graphic design work that respond effectively to different design challenges;

  • produce typography that supports the overall design solution;

  • use graphic design industry software.

Skills may have been acquired through personal or work experience, or through formal study.

Student should also meet general entry requirements as following:

  • Completed Australian Year 12 or equivalent;

  • IELTS 5.5 English language equivalence if a non-native English speaker;

  • Be aged over 18;