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Graphic Design Major  

A major in Graphic Design introduces students to various advanced design methodologies, understandings and technologies, encouraging the exploration of a range of different print and screen-based design contexts. The Graphic Design Industry is an ever-changing discipline and designers today need to be flexible, creative visual problem solvers. This major acknowledges the fluidity of contemporary design practice and prepares students for a professional career in the discipline. The Graphic Design major complements other majors such as interactive media development, interior and spatial design, film and video, photomedia and game design and culture.

This unit set is available on Mt Lawley Campus.
This unit set is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.
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Students may commence Level Two units of their Major in the first and second semesters of enrolment.
Select 120 credit points (8 units) from the following:
DES2101 Design Practices: Identity 15
DES2102 Design Practices: Pre-press 15
DES2203 Design Practices: Publication 15
DES2206 Design Practices: Animation 15
DES3205 Design Practices: Motion Graphics 15
DES3206 Design Practices: Information and Advertising Design 15
DES3207 Design Practices: Design Production 15
DES3208 Design Practices: Project 15
It is recommended that students intending to study the Graphic Design Major complete the following Foundation Program electives:
DEF1101 Design Foundations: Design Principle 15
DEF1102 Design Foundations: Design History 15
DEF1103 Design Foundations: Colour 15
DEF1104 Design Foundations: Drawing 15

Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2010 VET: 31/03/2010