Find out more about Diploma of Graphic Design from Open Colleges
Accreditation: Nationally Recognised Qualification
If you are looking to study graphic design, this course by Open Colleges will provide you with the skills and knowledge required.
As part of this course you will learn the fundamentals of graphic design, before moving to the more advanced practices of digital design, as well as UX, branding, and freelancing.
Upon completion of this course, you will be issued with a CUA50715 Diploma of Graphic Design by Open Colleges (RTO: 90796).
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To enter this qualification, you need to be able to demonstrate graphic design skills to support learning at the Diploma level. In particular, you need to be able to:
To ensure you meet these requirements, you will be asked to complete two graphic design tasks using Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and/or Photoshop.
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Graphic Design Pathway Program is available for individuals who don’t meet these requirements.
You will need to be at least 18 years old.
This course involves reading and undertaking a range of written assessments, as well as engaging in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication. As such, entry to the course requires the successful completion of English to Year 10 level.
If you haven’t successfully completed English at Year 10 level, you can demonstrate equivalency through one of the following:
Open Colleges recognises that not all people are able to read, write and perform calculations to the same standard. See the Language, Literacy and Numeracy Considerations section for more information on tools, resources and support services provided to you by Open Colleges.
|CUAGRD503||Produce typographic design solutions|
|CUAGRD504||Create and manipulate graphics|
|CUAACD401||Integrate colour theory and design processes|
|CUAGRD501||Research visual communication history and theory|
|CUAACD501||Refine drawing and other visual representation tools|
|CUAILL401||Develop and refine illustrative work|
|CUAGRD607||Develop graphic designs for branding and identity|
|CUAGRD505||Design and manipulate complex layouts|
|CUAGRD502||Produce graphic designs for 2-D and 3-D applications|
|CUAPHI514||Prepare digital images for pre-press processing|
|BSBDES502||Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief|
|BSBADV509||Create mass print media advertisements|
|CUAACD512||Work with photomedia in creative practice|
|CUADIG509||Investigate technologies for the creation of digital art|
|BSBDES403||Develop and extend design skills and practice|
|CUAGRD506||Develop graphic design practice to meet industry needs|
|CUAIND402||Provide freelance services|
|CUAPPR503||Present a body of own creative work|
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Fees for this course depend on the payment method and any existing promotions available with Open Colleges.
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