Course Title: Develop and extend design skills and practice

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5359 Diploma of Graphic Design

Course Title: Develop and extend design skills and practice

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


320T Architecture & Urban Design


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

Course Contact: Alistair Briggs

Course Contact Phone: +61 9925 9446

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

While undertaking this course you will develop and extend skills needed to be a practising graphic designer. You will continually refine, develop and evaluate your own conceptual and technical skills, incorporating research, experimentation and collaboration as key factors in this process.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None required.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBDES403 Develop and extend design skills and practice


1 Acquire and develop technical skills

2 Develop conceptual skills and ideas

3 Develop own voice

4 Evaluate own work

5 Research work opportunities

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. The assessment tasks are:
Design project briefs 

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