Course Title: Create and manipulate graphics

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5359 Diploma of Graphic Design

Course Title: Create and manipulate graphics

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


Term1 2020

Course Contact: Alistair Briggs

Course Contact Phone: +61 9925 9988

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will create and manipulate graphics to visually communicate ideas. You will use a combination of creative design skills and technical software proficiency. Your created graphics will then be applied and integrated with other elements with an emphasis on technical specifications.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None required

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAGRD504 Create and manipulate graphics


1 Analyse design needs

2 Develop and refine ideas for graphics

3 Manipulate graphic objects

4 Finalise technical aspects of graphics work

5 Evaluate graphics work

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.
The assessment tasks are: Design projects

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