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Diploma of Graphic Design

  • Diploma

If you want to advance your skills in design software including InDesign and Illustrator then CUA50715 Diploma of Graphic Design will provide you with the experience to use these specialised programs to design annual reports, corporate identities, packaging and other press ready artwork. This course will also provide exposure to web design using WordPress, user interfaces, game graphics using Unity and the current trend of UX design (User Experience).

Key details

Degree Type
Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time
Course Code
CUA50715, 090456M
Intake Months
Feb
International Fees
$12,480 per year / $12,480 total

About this course

If you want to advance your skills in design software including InDesign and Illustrator then CUA50715 Diploma of Graphic Design will provide you with the experience to use these specialised programs to design annual reports, corporate identities, packaging and other press ready artwork. This course will also provide exposure to web design using WordPress, user interfaces, game graphics using Unity and the current trend of UX design (User Experience). You will also learn 3D modelling using Trimble Sketchup to assist in visualising packaging, signage and concept art and bring them to life with Octane renderer. The course gives you the opportunity to continue explorations into concept development, creative thinking, online social media advertising and digital illustration using Corel Painter. This course is very hands-on and practical and is delivered in Maclabs or studios that closely represent an actual work environment. Several live briefs with external clients are integrated into the delivery, mainly with not-for-profit organisations, to replicate real client experiences. From this exposure you will gain experience in the business aspect of graphic design such as copyright, intellectual property, invoicing and networking. This Diploma is a pathway for CUA60315 Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design if you wish to continue your studies for a further year. ​Please select a campus below and press the button to view detailed information about this course, including core and elective units; work placements; assessment methods; and learning resources, facilities and equipment.

Entry requirements

  • An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.

Study locations

Perth

Career pathways

  • Illustrative Designer
  • Web and Multimedia Designer