New Zealand Diploma in Graphic Design
Graphic Design is a high demand career!
Our Graphic Design programme is brand new and will give you the skills you need to begin your career in graphic design. It combines design thinking, creative processes,
Design Studio 1: some of the topics covered in this module include design thinking, idea generation, design process, meeting brief requirements, page layout and typographic conventions, design software and document design.
Design Studio 2: building on the previous module, you will learn about the anatomy of type, common type classifications, expressive digital type and typographic conventions. You will expand on layout principles, and design elements to let you create more complex documents.
Design Studio 3: this module introduces you to icon and logo design, corporate identity, and style guides. You will explore time-based storytelling using graphic design principles in a motion design context.
Web Design Studio: here you will learn basic web design skills including creation of a simple responsive website and commercial web templates. You will learn the essentials of HTML/5 and CSS/3.
Design Workshop: in this
Creative Workshop: you will learn basic drawing techniques including line, shape and volume, composition, texture and tone, and concept development through illustration. Also covered are
Digital Imaging Workshop: in this
Graduates will have the opportunity to market themselves as a freelance designer/illustrator or seek employment in the following areas:
- Advertising and marketing agencies
- Design studios
- In-house company design departments
- Print companies
- Graphic design related industries
2018 Intake Dates
Next intake date to be confirmed shortly, please contact us for more information.
42 weeks including 6 weeks of holiday.
Email us for entry requirements.
- Tuition fees: $20,500.00
Course relatedcosts: $1,000.00
*2018 fees are indicative costs and are subject to change.
New Zealand Certificate in Graphic Design - Level 5