Course Title: Develop graphic design practice to meet industry needs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5359 Diploma of Graphic Design

Course Title: Develop graphic design practice to meet industry needs

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


320T Architecture & Urban Design


Term1 2017,
Term2 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019,
Term2 2019


Brunswick Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2020,
Term2 2020

Course Contact: Alistair Briggs

Course Contact Phone: +61 9925 9988

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will develop an understanding of graphic design industry practice whilst addressing both current and emerging industry trends, technologies and regulations.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None required

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAGRD506 Develop graphic design practice to meet industry needs


1 Develop an industry focus for design practice

2 Address key legal and safety requirements for graphic design practice

3 Research and evaluate graphic design trends

4 Develop skills to meet trends

5 Develop own response to changing trends and technologies

Learning Outcomes

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 exercises and written reports. The assessment tasks are: Reports

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