Course Description

In the Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design, students gain an understanding of the specialised technical, creative and conceptual skills and knowledge needed to conceive, negotiate and realise design concepts for complex projects. The course also provides students with skills in communication, organisational management and project management.

Students learn sophisticated skills in both print and digital media, including advertising and promotion, art direction, branding, corporate identity, instructional design, typography, packaging, signage and web design. They also learn how to use relevant software such as Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop.

In the Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design, students learn wide-ranging and sophisticated skills in both print and digital media. This includes advertising and promotion, art direction, branding, corporate identity, instructional design, packaging, signage and web design. This is a high level graphic design course providing sophisticated communication, organisational and project management skills. Graduates may take responsibility for the work of others at this level.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $12,160 total course cost.Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $7,180 total course cost.

Duration

0.5 years full time,

Starting dates

August

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Creative Arts undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 69.0% (national average 72.0%)
Improved skills: 72.4% (national average 77.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 73.9% (national average 75.3%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Swinburne University of Technology. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Creative Arts undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 57.2% (national average 52.1%)
Studying full time: 14.4% (national average 25.5%)
Median full time salary: $50,000 (national average $47,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Swinburne University of Technology Code: CUA60315

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