Course Title: Originate graphic designs for complex briefs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6127 Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design

Course Title: Originate graphic designs for complex briefs

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 65

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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: Nicola Hardy, Simon Rankin

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9186

Course Contact Email:,

Course Description

In this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge required to independently conceive, plan and realise professional graphic design work to meet the demands of complex communication challenges and graphic design briefs.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None required. This unit is co-delivered with CUVGRD607A Develop graphic designs for branding and identity in a studio cluster called Design 3.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVGRD602A Originate graphic designs for complex briefs


1. Negotiate graphic design briefs

2. Develop and refine graphic design concepts

3. Plan and monitor graphic design projects

4. Realise graphic design solutions

5. Evaluate design outcomes

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 (50% of final grade)
  • Design Project 2 (50% of final grade)