Course Title: Extend expertise in a specialised art form to professional level

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6127 Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design

Course Title: Extend expertise in a specialised art form to professional level

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


320T Architecture & Urban Design


Term2 2014,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Alistair Briggs

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9196

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this unit you will maintain and develop specialist knowledge and ideas in your professional design practice. You will build skills to respond to more complex technical and conceptual challenges. You will investigate individual and experimental ways to approach a design problem and gain experience in presenting the outcomes to the public.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None required.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVPRP606A Extend expertise in a specialised art form to professional level


1 Maintain currency of specialised knowledge in
professional practice

2 Evolve ideas in a specialised art form

3 Manage specialised resources

4 Refine specialised technique to professional level

5 Resolve technical and conceptual challenges

6 Finish and prepare work for public presentation

7 Evaluate professional work

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 
  • Design Project 2 
  • Design Project 3