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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2018 Enrolment Program Structure

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

  C5359 Courses
 

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.

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C5359 Courses

Students commencing this program in semester one 2018, are encouraged to attend the Enrolment Information Session where they will be allocated to either group GD1A or  GD1B.   All students will enrol into semester one and semester two courses using the class/section code provided.

 

Students who commenced in July 2017 and are completing the program in semester one 2018, are required to enrol into all 10 courses using section code  either GD1D.

 

Further information may be obtained from the program co-ordinator or the administration officer, Fay Mitchell on 03 9925 9446 or 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 Campus3277 (GD1D)
3278 (GD1F)
2473 (GD1A)
2474 (GD1B)
Research visual communication history and theory (CUAGRD501)55COMM7341CBrunswick Campus3068 (GD1A)
3069 (GD1B)
Produce graphic designs for 2-D and 3-D applications (CUAGRD502)60GRAP6344CBrunswick Campus3070 (GD1A)
3071 (GD1B)
Produce typographic design solutions (CUAGRD503)60GRAP6345CBrunswick Campus3072 (GD1A)
3073 (GD1B)
Refine drawing and other visual representation tools (CUAACD501)70VART6436CBrunswick Campus3279 (GD1D)
3280 (GD1F)
2477 (GD1A)
2478 (GD1D)
Create and manipulate graphics (CUAGRD504)60COSC6210CBrunswick Campus3074 (GD1A)
3075 (GD1B)
Design and manipulate complex layouts (CUAGRD505)65GRAP6346CBrunswick Campus3281 (GD1D)
3282 (GD1F)
2475 (GD1A)
2476 (GD1B)
Develop graphic design practice to meet industry needs (CUAGRD506)60GRAP6347CBrunswick Campus3076 (GD1A)
3077 (GD1B)
Present a body of own creative work (CUAPPR503)60VART6437CBrunswick Campus3283 (GD1D)
3284 (GD1F)
2479 (GD1A)
2480 (GD1B)
AND

C5359 Elective Units - Select Ten (10) Courses. Note: Course 052265-ICPKNW316 is included for historical enrolments and is no longer delivered.

Course Title

Nominal Hours

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Originate and develop concepts (BSBCRT501)30GEDU6116CBrunswick Campus3291 (GD1D)
3292 (GD1F)
2485 (GD1A)
2486 (GD1B)
Create observational drawings (CUAACD502)50VART6438CBrunswick Campus3084 (GD1A)
3085 (GD1B)
Work with photomedia in creative practice (CUAACD512)55VART6439CBrunswick Campus3082 (GD1A)
3083 (GD1B)
Employ colour management in a digital imaging workplace (CUAPHI513)45VART6440CBrunswick Campus3288 (GD1D)
3289 (GD1F)
2483 (GD1A)
2484 (GD1B)
Interpret and respond to a design brief (BSBDES402)20GRAP6348CBrunswick Campus3304 (GD1D)
3305 (GD1F)
2491 (GD1A)
2492 (GD1B)
Prepare digital images for pre-press processing (CUAPHI514)45VART6441CBrunswick Campus3285 (GD1D)
3286 (GD1F)
2481 (GD1A)
2482 (GD1B)
Refine digital art techniques (CUADIG508)80VART6442CBrunswick Campus3299 (GD1D)
3300 (GD1F)
2489 (GD1A)
2490 (GD1B)
Build and launch a small business website (SITXICT401)85OFFC5322CBrunswick Campus3295 (GD1D)
3296 (GD1F)
2487 (GD1A)
2488 (GD1B)
Develop knowledge of the printing and graphic arts industry (ICPKNW322)80GEDU6129CBrunswick Campus4074 (GD1A)
4075 (GD1B)
Make a presentation (BSBCMM401)30COMM5974CBrunswick Campus3078 (GD1A)
3079 (GD1B)
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Administration officer 

Fay Mitchell
Ph: 03 9925 9446
Online enquiry: RMIT Connect Student Portal

Timetabling

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

 

Material fees

Some courses and programs have material fees (fees for field trips, goods or services) associated with them. In most cases these charges are not compulsory, but are levied by the teaching school for materials they purchase on your behalf for use in your studies. Go to the Material Fees web page to check the material fees for your program and courses.

Enrolment

For more information about enrolment at RMIT University, please go to the Enrolment home page.

*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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