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International Course Info

Course code:

CUA50715

Course fee:

A$13,240

Duration

1 Year

OVERVIEW

This qualification will give you a strong grounding in graphic design skills, as well as an education in a broad range of traditional and digital illustration techniques. You can apply visual problem solving and conceptual development skills to the creation of storyboards, illustrations in technical, architectural, fashion and commercial fields for end uses such as advertising, publications and/or print media, children's books; development of digital graphics for the web, television, film industries and the graphic novel.

To enter this qualification you will need to show evidence of technical skill and an ability to use graphic design software. These skills and knowledge may have been gained through personal or work experience or through completion of formal study.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

SCHOLARSHIPS

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INTERNATIONAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledgeand skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.


Additional Requirement:
  • Submission of a portfolio, design or written task. Download document
  • STARTING DATES, COURSE FEES AND LOCATIONS

    From mountains to oceans, from cities to country towns, international students can choose from a range of courses offered at multiple campus locations across the state. Experience our vibrant spaces such as libraries, cafes and gyms as well as places you can network and socialise.

    Learn more about TAFE NSW study locations

    LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
    Design Centre Enmore Feb (Full) , Jul A$13,240
    LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
    Design Centre Enmore Feb , Jul A$13,240

    ADDITIONAL COSTS

    Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.

    COURSE STRUCTURE AND UNITS

    To receive this course students must complete all core units and a range of Additional units. 

    Note: Additional units may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit at that location. TAFE NSW does not guarantee that speciality units listed will be offered at each location and semester. You will receive your timetable from the teaching section on commencement and speciality units offered will be provided at that time.

    • Packaging Rules Total number of units = 19
    • 9 core units plus 10 elective units.
    • Core Units
    • BSBDES403 Develop and extend design skills and practice
    • CUAACD501 Refine drawing and other visual representation tools
    • CUAGRD501 Research visual communication history and theory
    • CUAGRD502 Produce graphic designs for 2-D and 3-D applications
    • CUAGRD503 Produce typographic design solutions
    • CUAGRD504 Create and manipulate graphics
    • CUAGRD505 Design and manipulate complex layouts
    • CUAGRD506 Develop graphic design practice to meet industry needs
    • CUAPPR503 Present a body of own creative work
    • BSBDES501 Implement design solutions
    • CUAACD502 Create observational drawings
    • CUAACD503 Select and refine a specialised drawing technique
    • CUAACD504 Research and apply light and colour
    • CUAACD506 Refine 2-D design ideas and processes
    • CUAACD507 Refine 3-D design ideas and processes
    • CUADIG509 Investigate technologies for the creation of digital art
    • CUAILL401 Develop and refine illustrative work
    • CUAILL501 Develop professional illustrations
    • CUAIND401 Extend expertise in specialist creative fields

    KEEP LEARNING WITH TAFE NSW

    From certificates to diplomas, degrees to study packages, you can take your study further with us.

    STUDY PATHWAYS

    Graduates may engage in further learning in vocational education through the CUA60315A Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design, higher education qualifications in graphic design and broader areas of practice, such as digital media or other design disciplines.

    STUDY PACKAGES

    Plan your study around your life with a TAFE NSW study package. Our study packages allow for multiple courses to be packaged together that can lead you to a TAFE NSW or an Australian University Bachelor Degree with credits. This gives you a one stop shop by completing your applications for the whole package through TAFE NSW allowing you to apply for one student Visa for the full duration of the package.


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