Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design
Graphic Design course details
Course description and aims
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have highly specialised technical, creative and conceptual skills in visual communication to conceive, negotiate and realise design solutions.
Practice at this level is underpinned by the application of visual communication and design theory and history and the ability to critically analyse and synthesise information from a range of sources. Advanced communication, organisational and project management skills are also required.
Practitioners may work in many different commercial and community contexts across both print and digital media.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
To enter this qualification, individuals must provide evidence of their ability to:
- apply visual communication history and theory to own professional practice
- produce professional typography
- produce graphic designs for two-dimensional and three-dimensional applications
- create and manipulate graphics and design complex publication layouts
Skills and knowledge may have been acquired through graphic design work experience or through formal study.
Enrol at any location
Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.
Wednesday, 14 June and 21 June 2017 from 6.00pm to 8.00pm at Design Centre Enmore, 110 Edgeware Road Enmore, Building G, Room G.G.10/11.
You will need to attend approximately 15 to 16 hours of class a week over 3 days. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Between Tuesday and Friday, 08.30am to 6.00pm.
GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)
Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).
Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling
PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE
This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.
Find out more about VET Student Loans at http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/studyassist/vet%20student%20loans/pages/vet%20student%20loans
Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.
The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each unit of study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.
Find out about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition
Resources will be required to successfully complete this course and will cost approximately $190.00, for materials/consumables, subsidising field trips and visits, safety equipment and/or toolkits and general resources.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Fees, payment and refunds: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges
Financial assistance: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance
Units of Study
|Code||Name||Start Date||End Date||Census||Amount|
|UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design||2017/07/24||2017/10/13||2017/09/04||$2500.00|
|UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design||2017/10/16||2018/01/05||2017/11/06||$2500.00|
|UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design||2018/01/08||2018/04/06||2018/02/05||$2500.00|
|UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design||2018/04/03||2018/06/29||2018/05/07||$2500.00|
|Number||Subject name||Nominal hours|
|CUADIG403||Create user interfaces||50|
|CUADIG502||Design digital applications||50|
|CUAGRD604||Develop and execute advertising concepts||55|
|CUAILL501||Develop professional illustrations||70|
|CUAGRD601||Engage in the business of graphic design||65|
|CUAPPR504||Establish and maintain environmentally sustainable creative practice||30|
|BSBDES502||Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief||65|
|CUAACD601||Extend professional expertise with drawing and other visual representation tools||60|
|CUAGRD603||Extend typographic design expertise||60|
|BSBDES601||Manage design realisation||50|
|BSBIPR501||Manage intellectual property to protect and grow business||60|
|CUAGRD602||Originate graphic designs for complex briefs||65|
|CUAPPR604||Publicly present a body of own creative work||60|
|CUAILL502||Refine illustration techniques||70|
|BSBPMG522||Undertake project work||60|