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: 1040
CRICOS code: 090459G

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2017 Enrolment Program Structure

This qualification requires the completion of 19 units - 9 core units and 10 elective units.

  C5359 Courses
 

This qualification requires the completion of 19 units - 9 core and 10 elective units.

This newly accredited program, the Diploma of Graphic Design is delivered over one year, on a full time basis.   In semester one, classes are generally conducted over 4 days each week and in semester two, 3 days per week, between 9.30 a.m. - 4.30 p.m. This may be subject to timetable changes.

Students who have not successfully completed the Diploma of Graphic Design, C5316 and wish to complete the qualification are requested to contact the administration officer Fay Mitchell on 03 9925 9446 or email fay.mitchell@rmit.edu.au

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C5359 Courses

Students joining this program mid-year 2017,  are encouraged to attend the Enrolment Information Session where they will be allocated to either Group GD1D or GD1F.   All students will only enrol into the first semester courses initially and are required to enrol into all 10 courses, using the class/section code provided.

Further information may be obtained from the program co-ordinator or the administration officer, Fay Mitchell on 03 9925 9446 or email fay.mitchell@rmit.edu.au

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 Campus3248 (GD1A)
3249 (GD1B)
Research visual communication history and theory (CUAGRD501)55COMM7341CBrunswick Campus4211 (GD1A)
4212 (GD1B)
3736 (GD1D)
3752 (GD1F)
Produce graphic designs for 2-D and 3-D applications (CUAGRD502)60GRAP6344CBrunswick Campus4213 (GD1A)
4214 (GD1B)
3740 (GD1D)
3749 (GD1F)
Produce typographic design solutions (CUAGRD503)60GRAP6345CBrunswick Campus4215 (GD1A)
4216 (GD1B)
3739 (GD1D)
3750 (GD1F)
Refine drawing and other visual representation tools (CUAACD501)70VART6436CBrunswick Campus3250 (GD1A)
3251 (GD1B)
Create and manipulate graphics (CUAGRD504)60COSC6210CBrunswick Campus4217 (GD1A)
4218 (GD1B)
3741 (GD1D)
3748 (GD1F)
Design and manipulate complex layouts (CUAGRD505)65GRAP6346CBrunswick Campus3252 (GD1A)
3253 (GD1B)
Develop graphic design practice to meet industry needs (CUAGRD506)60GRAP6347CBrunswick Campus4219 (GD1A)
4220 (GD1B)
3744 (GD1D)
3745 (GD1F)
Present a body of own creative work (CUAPPR503)60VART6437CBrunswick Campus3268 (GD1A)
3269 (GD1B)
AND

C5359 Elective Units - Select Ten (10) Courses

Course Title

Nominal Hours

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Originate and develop concepts (BSBCRT501)30GEDU6116CBrunswick Campus3274 (GD1A)
3275 (GD1B)
Create observational drawings (CUAACD502)50VART6438CBrunswick Campus4227 (GD1A)
4228 (GD1B)
3738 (GD1D)
3751 (GD1F)
Work with photomedia in creative practice (CUAACD512)55VART6439CBrunswick Campus4376 (GD1A)
4377 (GD1B)
3742 (GD1D)
3747 (GD1F)
Employ colour management in a digital imaging workplace (CUAPHI513)45VART6440CBrunswick Campus3272 (GD1A)
3273 (GD1B)
Interpret and respond to a design brief (BSBDES402)20GRAP6348CBrunswick Campus3280 (GD1A)
3281 (GD1B)
Prepare digital images for pre-press processing (CUAPHI514)45VART6441CBrunswick Campus3270 (GD1A)
3271 (GD1B)
Refine digital art techniques (CUADIG508)80VART6442CBrunswick Campus3278 (GD1A)
3279 (GD1B)
Build and launch a small business website (SITXICT401)85OFFC5322CBrunswick Campus3276 (GD1A)
3277 (GD1B)
Apply knowledge and requirements of paper and printing processes (ICPKNW316)80MIET7601CBrunswick Campus4223 (GD1A)
4224 (GD1B)
3743 (GD1D)
3746 (GD1F)
Make a presentation (BSBCMM401)30COMM5974CBrunswick Campus4221 (GD1A)
4222 (GD1B)
3737 (GD1D)
3753 (GD1F)
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Administration officer 

Fay Mitchell
Ph: 03 9925 9446
Email: fay.mitchell@rmit.edu.au

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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