Course Title: Develop graphic designs for packaging

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6127 Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design

Course Title: Develop graphic designs for packaging

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 55

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


320T Architecture & Urban Design


Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Brad Reich

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9152

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge required to create graphic designs for packaging by combining creative and technical design expertise with a sound understanding of the particular factors that apply to packaging.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None required.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVGRD606A Develop graphic designs for packaging


1. Interpret creative briefs

2. Evaluate design work and process

3. Generate and assess ideas

4. Create packaging designs

5. Finalise designs for packaging

6. Evaluate packaging design considerations and constraints

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment tasks will require you demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills through practical projects and/or written tasks. Assessment tasks are:

  • Design Project 1 (45% of final grade)
  • Design Project 2 (55% of final grade)