C5359 - Diploma of Graphic Design

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RMIT program code: C5359
Plan name: Diploma of Graphic Design
Plan code: C5359
National Program Code: CUA50715
Campus: Brunswick Campus
Full-Time Duration: 1 Year
Minimum Nominal Hours: 1015
CRICOS code: 090459G

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2020 Enrolment Program Structure

This qualification requires the completion of 19 units - 9 core units and 10 elective units. Note: Historical unit ICPKNW316 is no longer delivered.

  C5359 Courses
 

The Diploma of Graphic Design is delivered over two semesters, on a full-time basis.

In the first semester, classes are generally conducted over 4 days each week and in the second semester 3 days per week.  Please refer to your class timetable.

Classes will commence in semester one, on 10 February 2020 and in semester two, on 6 July 2020.

Please note: To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our students and staff and in response to State and Commonwealth government coronavirus (COVID-19) advice, from 22 March 2020 RMIT suspended all face-to-face learning and face-to-face teaching activities on its Australian campuses. RMIT is committed to supporting its students with studying from home arrangements via online learning until further notice. Face-to-face learning will resume as soon as feasible and students will be supported to make this transition.

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C5359 Courses

Students commencing in 2020 will enrol into all 9 courses in semester one and all 10 courses in semester two.

To ensure you are enroled in the correct units, please enrol into all courses under the same section code that has been allocated to you from the following section codes: GD1A, GD1B, GD1C for both semester 1 & 2.

Students who are commencing mid year, July 2020, your group will be preselected for you when you go to add classes. Your preselected group/section code is GD1F.

Further information may be obtained from the Program Coordinator or the Administration Officer,  Dalida Elias via the RMIT Connect Student Portal

C5359 Core Units - Select ALL Nine (9) Courses

Course Title

Nominal Hours

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Develop and extend design skills and practice (BSBDES403)30GRAP6343CBrunswick Campus2109 (GD1D)1893 (GD1A)
1894 (GD1B)
Research visual communication history and theory (CUAGRD501)55COMM7341CBrunswick Campus2010 (GD1A)
2011 (GD1B)
1923 (GD1F)
1924 (GD1G)
Produce graphic designs for 2-D and 3-D applications (CUAGRD502)60GRAP6344CBrunswick Campus3562 (GD1A)
3563 (GD1B)
Produce typographic design solutions (CUAGRD503)60GRAP6345CBrunswick Campus2028 (GD1A)
2029 (GD1B)
1929 (GD1F)
1930 (GD1G)
Refine drawing and other visual representation tools (CUAACD501)70VART6436CBrunswick Campus2113 (GD1D)1899 (GD1A)
1900 (GD1B)
Create and manipulate graphics (CUAGRD504)60COSC6210CBrunswick Campus2059 (GD1A)
2062 (GD1B)
1931 (GD1F)
1932 (GD1G)
Design and manipulate complex layouts (CUAGRD505)65GRAP6346CBrunswick Campus2115 (GD1D)1902 (GD1A)
1903 (GD1B)
Develop graphic design practice to meet industry needs (CUAGRD506)60GRAP6347CBrunswick Campus2064 (GD1A)
2065 (GD1B)
1933 (GD1F)
1934 (GD1G)
Present a body of own creative work (CUAPPR503)60VART6437CBrunswick Campus2119 (GD1D)1908 (GD1A)
1909 (GD1B)
AND

C5359 Group A Elective Units - Select Seven (7) Courses.

Course Title

Nominal Hours

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Originate and develop concepts (BSBCRT501)30GEDU6116CBrunswick Campus2111 (GD1D)1896 (GD1A)
1897 (GD1B)
Create observational drawings (CUAACD502)50VART6438CBrunswick Campus2106 (GD1A)
2107 (GD1B)
1939 (GD1F)
1940 (GD1G)
Work with photomedia in creative practice (CUAACD512)55VART6439CBrunswick Campus2103 (GD1A)
2104 (GD1B)
1937 (GD1F)
1938 (GD1G)
Employ colour management in a digital imaging workplace (CUAPHI513)45VART6440CBrunswick Campus2125 (GD1D)1917 (GD1A)
1918 (GD1B)
Interpret and respond to a design brief (BSBDES402)20GRAP6348CBrunswick Campus2117 (GD1D)1905 (GD1A)
1906 (GD1B)
Refine digital art techniques (CUADIG508)80VART6442CBrunswick Campus2127 (GD1D)1920 (GD1A)
1921 (GD1B)
Make a presentation (BSBCMM401)30COMM5974CBrunswick Campus2013 (GD1A)
2014 (GD1B)
1925 (GD1F)
1926 (GD1G)
AND
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C5359 Group B Elective Units - Select Three (3) Courses.

Course Title

Nominal Hours

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Build and launch a small business website (SITXICT401)85OFFC5322CBrunswick Campus2121 (GD1D)1911 (GD1A)
1912 (GD1B)
Prepare digital images for pre-press processing (CUAPHI514)45VART6441CBrunswick Campus2123 (GD1D)
OR

C5359 Group C Elective Units - Select Three (3) Courses.

Course Title

Nominal Hours

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Digitise complex images for reproduction (ICPPRP422)80OFFC5343CBrunswick Campus4708 (GD1A)
4709 (GD1B)
5166 (GD1A)
5167 (GD1B)
3741 (GD1F)
3742 (GD1G)
Produce creative work (CUAPPR301)45OMGT5049CBrunswick Campus4711 (GD1A)
4712 (GD1B)
3743 (GD1F)
3744 (GD1G)
}
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Al Briggs

Program Coordinator
Tel: +61 3 9925 9152
Email: al.briggs@rmit.edu.au

B515.2.02 -  RMIT Brunswick Campus
25 Dawson Street,
Brunswick  Vic  3056

Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

Material fees

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Enrolment

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*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

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