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Federation University Australia

  • 38% international / 62% domestic

Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design

  • Diploma

Take your graphic design skills to the next level. You'll hone and develop your techniques, and exit this program ready to make your mark on the design industry.

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About this course

Join us in developing designers for the workforce, and take the next step in your graphic design career. You will build on your existing expertise to communicate ideas with a blend of advanced artistic and technical skills. Part of your course work will be to undertake industry standard projects, and you will round this out with a variety of industry visits. Core courses will include branding and identity, layout skills, creative concepts, digital media and design business skills. Other skills include photography, multiplatform digital advertisements and many more.Your classes will be in a studio environment similar to that of a professional design studio and include access to a wide range of sophisticated facilities, including photography studio, drawing studio and digital imaging equipment.This program will suit people with industry experience or previous design study at diploma level. The Diploma of Graphic Design will provide a pathway into the Advanced Diploma, if you do not have industry experience.For more information, please visit www.federation.edu.au/artists

Entry requirements

Entry requirements (non year 12) Experience in a design environment, with an ability to: Apply visual communication history and theory to own practice Produce professional typography Produce graphic designs for two dimensional and three dimensional applications Create and manipulate graphics and design complex publication layoutsAlternatively, applicants may have undertaken previous design study at diploma level. Extra requirements Applicants must download the Additional Requirements - Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design form available at the following link: www.federation.edu.au/extra-application-requirementsThe completed Additional Requirements form should be returned to Admissions. Late applicants must email at admissions@federation.edu.au before applying. Interview and folio presentation: Applicants will be notified of a date/time for

Study locations

Ballarat - SMB


How to apply

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our TAFE application page for further information. For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide. Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them. VTAC application: No Direct application: Yes FedUni code: LKE National Course Code: CUA60315