Diploma of Graphic Design Online
This nationally recognised CUA50720 Diploma of Graphic Design offers you an entry point into the design industry. Gain graphic design skills together with the skills and knowledge to prepare you for business and freelance work. Flexible online study options.
Course code: CUA50720
Delivery mode: Online
Course duration: 18 months
Eligibility: This course is not available to International students
Nationally recognised: Yes
Awarded by: Swinburne University of Technology
Portfolio of work
Written or oral questioning
Role plays and presentations
Kick start your career in graphic design with a nationally recognised Diploma.
Earn a Diploma of Graphic Design (CUA50720) online with Swinburne Open Education. This nationally recognised diploma offers you an entry point into the design industry.
You will learn the skills and knowledge required to plan, design, develop and prepare information for publication and reproduction using text, symbols, pictures, colours and layout to achieve commercial and communication needs with particular emphasis on tailoring the message for the intended audience.
This online course has been designed with a focus not only on graphic design skills but also includes learning outcomes that prepare students for business and freelance work. Business skills have been incorporated throughout the courses, such as how to establish a new business and manage the associated risks, how to build and maintain professional business relationships as well as project management and leadership skills.
Our flexible online study allows you to continue with your current role while you study. Enrol now to study Graphic Design online. Earn your Diploma with Swinburne Open Education.
This course is not available to International students.
Skills you'll learn
Creating and manipulating complex layouts and graphics
Producing typographic solutions
Producing graphic designs for 2D and 3D applications
Refining drawing and other visual representation tools.
Freelance graphic designer.
Why study Diploma of Graphic Design online
This nationally recognised diploma offers you an entry point into the design industry.
Learn the skills and knowledge required to plan, design, develop and prepare information for publication and reproduction using text, symbols, pictures, colours and layout.
This online course has been designed with a focus not only on graphic design skills but also includes learning outcomes that prepare students for business and freelance work.
Our flexible online study allows you to continue with your current role while you study.
Study online with our world-class learning platform
Designed and delivered online so you can learn anywhere, anytime
Study on any device - desktop, tablet or mobile
Learn through regular trainer-lead online sessions and native content
Engage with your learning community through online forums and messages
Download your free online course guide
Enter your details and the Swinburne Open team will send you a free course guide with the info to get started. An Enrolment Consultant will be in touch to discuss your options and answer any questions you may have.
Once you have enrolled in this course, you can access our online platform and start with the first module. You will need to complete a module and then the next module becomes available to you.
This online course contains 20 online modules, which have been designed to cover 19 units of competency, including 9 core units and 10 elective units. This graphic design course contains an introductory module.
Expand units below, to get an understanding of topics, objectives and time requirements.
Please note, this Diploma course is split into 3 study blocks. Below are the key dates for the next three study block 1 intakes we have available.
Online study FAQs
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