Australian College Of Business Intelligence

Diploma of Graphic Design

CRICOS Code: 098243D
Web Design
Course Duration / Terms
Course Duration / Terms
78 weeks / 6 term


Course fee
$2,000 (orientative)
Delivery mode
Blended learning 33% online and 67% face to face
Diploma of Graphic Design curates a conceptual and rich understanding into visual communication.
Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in a variety of sectors within print and digital media, who will find employment in design and advertising agencies.

The CUA50715 Diploma of Graphic Design has been designed to develop creative and technical skills and to enhance professional development in the creation and design of visual communication contents. The course will give you fundamental skills to design and layout, typography, drawing and visual communication.

Topics Covered
ICTWEB516 Research and apply emerging web technology trends
ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
ICTICT515 Verify client business requirements
ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects
ICTICT514 Identify and manage the implementation of current industry specific technologies
BSBMKG524 Design effective user experiences
CUAPOS201 Perform basic vision and sound editing
ICTDMT501 Incorporate and edit digital video
ICTGAM504 Manage interactive media production
ICTPRG413 Use a library or pre-existing components
BSBEBU511 Develop and implement an e-business strategy
ICTPRG409 Develop mobile applications
ICTWEB429 Create a markup language document to specification
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
ICTWEB501 Build a dynamic website
ICTICT419 Work effectively in the digital media industry
ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts

CUAGRD504 Create and manipulate graphics
CUAGRD503 Produce typographic design solutions.
CUAGRD501 Research visual communication history and theory
CUAACD501 Refine drawing and other visual representation tools.
CUAPHI513 Employ colour management in a digital imaging workplace
CUAACD512 Work with photomedia in creative practice
BSBADV509 Create mass print media advertisements
BSBCRT402 Collaborate in a creative process
BSBMKG421 Optimise digital media impact
CUADIG304 Create visual design components
CUAGRD502 Produce graphic designs for 2-D and 3-D applications
BSBCRT501 Originate an develop concepts
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
CUAGRD506 Develop graphic design practice to meet industry needs
BSBDES501 Implement design solutions
CUAPPR503 Present a body of own creative work
BSBDES403 Develop and extend design skills and practice
CUAGRD505 Design and manipulate complex layouts
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace

Entry Requirements

To enter this qualification, individuals must provide evidence of their technical skills and ability to:

produce multiple examples of graphic design work that respond effectively to different design challenges;

produce typography that supports the overall design solution;

use graphic design industry software.

Skills may have been acquired through personal or work experience, or through formal study.

Student should also meet general entry requirements as following:

Completed Australian Year 12 or equivalent;

IELTS 5.5 English language equivalence if a non-native English speaker;

Be aged over 18;

Potential Careers
Web Designer

Junior Art Director


Brand and Identity Designer


Magazine and Publishing Design

Academic calendar
Terms dates 2020 2021
Term 1 13 Jan – 09 Feb 11 Jan – 07 Feb
Term 1A 10 Feb – 15 Mar 08 Feb – 14 Mar
Break 16 Mar – 12 Apr 15 Mar – 11 Apr
Term 2 13 Apr – 10 May 12 Apr – 09 May
Term 2A 11 May – 14 Jun 10 May – 13 Jun
Break 15 Jun – 12 Jul 14 Jun – 11 Jul
Term 3 13 Jul – 09 Aug 12 Jul – 08 Aug
Term 3A 10 Aug – 13 Sep 09 Aug – 12 Sep
Break 14 Sep – 11 Oct 13 Sep – 10 Oct
Term 4 12 Oct – 08 Nov 11 Oct – 07 Nov
Term 4A 09 Nov – 13 Dec 08 Nov – 12 Dec
Break 14 Dec – 10 Jan 13 Dec – 09 Jan

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