C5359 - Diploma of Graphic Design

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RMIT program code: C5359
Plan name: Diploma of Graphic Design
Plan code: C5359
National Program Code: CUA50715
Campus: Brunswick Campus
Full-Time Duration: 1 Year
Minimum Nominal Hours: 1040
CRICOS code: 090459G

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2020 Enrolment Program Structure

This qualification requires the completion of 19 units - 9 core units and 10 elective units.

  C5359 Courses
 

The Diploma of Graphic Design is delivered over two semesters, on a full-time basis.

In the first semester, classes are generally conducted over 4 days each week and in the second semester 3 days per week.  Please refer to your class timetable.

Classes will commence in semester one, on 10 February 2020 and in semester two, on 6 July 2020.

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C5359 Courses

Students commencing in 2020 will enrol into all 9 courses in semester one and all 10 courses in semester two.

To ensure you are enroled in the correct units, please enrol into all courses under the same section code that has been allocated to you from the following section codes: GD1A, GD1B, GD1C for both semester 1 & 2.

 

 

Students who are commencing mid year, July 2020, please enrol into all nine courses under section code that has been allocated to you from one of the following section codes: GD1A, GD1B GD1C.

 

 

Further information may be obtained from the Program Coordinator or the Administration Officer,  Dalida Elias on 03 9925 4368 or via the RMIT Connect Student Portal

C5359 Core Units - Select ALL Nine (9) Courses

Course Title

Nominal Hours

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Develop and extend design skills and practice (BSBDES403)30GRAP6343CBrunswick Campus2109 (GD1D)
2110 (GD1E)
1893 (GD1A)
1894 (GD1B)
1895 (GD1C)
Research visual communication history and theory (CUAGRD501)55COMM7341CBrunswick Campus2010 (GD1A)
2011 (GD1B)
2012 (GD1C)
1923 (GD1F)
1924 (GD1G)
Produce graphic designs for 2-D and 3-D applications (CUAGRD502)60GRAP6344CBrunswick Campus2025 (GD1A)
2026 (GD1B)
2027 (GD1C)
1927 (GD1F)
1928 (GD1G)
Produce typographic design solutions (CUAGRD503)60GRAP6345CBrunswick Campus2028 (GD1A)
2029 (GD1B)
2030 (GD1C)
1929 (GD1F)
1930 (GD1G)
Refine drawing and other visual representation tools (CUAACD501)70VART6436CBrunswick Campus2113 (GD1D)
2114 (GD1E)
1899 (GD1A)
1900 (GD1B)
1901 (GD1C)
Create and manipulate graphics (CUAGRD504)60COSC6210CBrunswick Campus2059 (GD1A)
2062 (GD1B)
2063 (GD1C)
1931 (GD1F)
1932 (GD1G)
Design and manipulate complex layouts (CUAGRD505)65GRAP6346CBrunswick Campus2115 (GD1D)
2116 (GD1E)
1902 (GD1A)
1903 (GD1B)
1904 (GD1C)
Develop graphic design practice to meet industry needs (CUAGRD506)60GRAP6347CBrunswick Campus2064 (GD1A)
2065 (GD1B)
2066 (GD1C)
1933 (GD1F)
1934 (GD1G)
Present a body of own creative work (CUAPPR503)60VART6437CBrunswick Campus2119 (GD1D)
2120 (GD1E)
1908 (GD1A)
1909 (GD1B)
1910 (GD1C)
AND

C5359 Elective Units - Select Ten (10) Courses. Note: Course 052265-ICPKNW316 is included for historical enrolments and is no longer delivered.

Course Title

Nominal Hours

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Originate and develop concepts (BSBCRT501)30GEDU6116CBrunswick Campus2111 (GD1D)
2112 (GD1E)
1896 (GD1A)
1897 (GD1B)
1898 (GD1C)
Create observational drawings (CUAACD502)50VART6438CBrunswick Campus2106 (GD1A)
2107 (GD1B)
2108 (GD1C)
1939 (GD1F)
1940 (GD1G)
Work with photomedia in creative practice (CUAACD512)55VART6439CBrunswick Campus2103 (GD1A)
2104 (GD1B)
2105 (GD1C)
1937 (GD1F)
1938 (GD1G)
Employ colour management in a digital imaging workplace (CUAPHI513)45VART6440CBrunswick Campus2125 (GD1D)
2126 (GD1E)
1917 (GD1A)
1918 (GD1B)
1919 (GD1C)
Interpret and respond to a design brief (BSBDES402)20GRAP6348CBrunswick Campus2117 (GD1D)
2118 (GD1E)
1905 (GD1A)
1906 (GD1B)
1907 (GD1C)
Prepare digital images for pre-press processing (CUAPHI514)45VART6441CBrunswick Campus2123 (GD1D)
2124 (GD1E)
1914 (GD1A)
1915 (GD1B)
1916 (GD1C)
Refine digital art techniques (CUADIG508)80VART6442CBrunswick Campus2127 (GD1D)
2128 (GD1E)
1920 (GD1A)
1921 (GD1B)
1922 (GD1C)
Build and launch a small business website (SITXICT401)85OFFC5322CBrunswick Campus2121 (GD1D)
2122 (GD1E)
1911 (GD1A)
1912 (GD1B)
1913 (GD1C)
Develop knowledge of the printing and graphic arts industry (ICPKNW322)80GEDU6129CBrunswick Campus2067 (GD1A)
2068 (GD1B)
2069 (GD1C)
1935 (GD1F)
1936 (GD1G)
Make a presentation (BSBCMM401)30COMM5974CBrunswick Campus2013 (GD1A)
2014 (GD1B)
2015 (GD1C)
1925 (GD1F)
1926 (GD1G)
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Administration officer 

Dalida Elias
Ph: 03 9925 4368
Online enquiry: RMIT Connect Student Portal

Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

Material fees

Some courses and programs have material fees (fees for field trips, goods or services) associated with them. In most cases these charges are not compulsory, but are levied by the teaching school for materials they purchase on your behalf for use in your studies. Go to the Material Fees web page to check the material fees for your program and courses.

Enrolment

For more information about enrolment at RMIT University, please go to the Enrolment home page.

*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

Policies

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