Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design

National ID: CUA60315
State ID: AZL7
Qualification level: Advanced Diploma

Course is available at the following locations

Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

<h3>Add to your palette of graphic design skills</h3>
<p>The Advanced Diploma will make you ‘industry-ready’ and during the course you will <strong>develop a stunning portfolio</strong> which culminates in the <strong>end-of-year grad show</strong>. Our grad show is the highlight of the year and is attended by <strong>industry stakeholders</strong>, many of whom are alumni who are now leading the industry.</p>
<p>You can choose from two streams - <strong>User Experience Design</strong> or <strong>Illustration</strong>. This means that although everyone does the common core units there is the opportunity to specialise in electives. Our industry consultation outlines the demand for illustrative design as well as a more User Experience/ User Interface approach.</p>
<p>We integrate <strong>live briefs with real clients</strong>. An example of the high standard of work our students produce is our involvement with the International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD) where our students have won international awards and our participation in <strong>Award School</strong>. All students become members of the <strong>Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA)</strong>, the industry’s leading body.</p>
<p>We also host the annual AGDA folio review where feedback is received from industry members in how to best structure your portfolio. In addition to this we conduct industry visits and host guest speakers who shed light on the latest trends in our industry.</p>
<p>This course is demanding, but the rewards and satisfaction are great. Many of our graduates go on to enrol into a degrees in design and receive advanced standing at all WA universities. We have study pathways and agreements with Curtin University in particular.</p>
<p>North Metropolitan TAFE is an <strong>Educational Member of DIA</strong>. This qualification is listed as a DIA recognised course on their <a href="https://www.design.org.au/educationandcpd/dia-recognised-courses&quot; target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">website<span class="sr-only">(opens in a new tab)</span> <i class="fas fa-external-link-alt" aria-hidden="true"></i> </a>.</p>

Course description

<h3>Add to your palette of graphic design skills</h3>
<p>The Advanced Diploma will make you ‘industry-ready’ and during the course you will <strong>develop a stunning portfolio</strong> which culminates in the <strong>end-of-year grad show</strong>. Our grad show is the highlight of the year and is attended by <strong>industry stakeholders</strong>, many of whom are alumni who are now leading the industry.</p>
<p>You can choose from two streams - <strong>User Experience Design</strong> or <strong>Illustration</strong>. This means that although everyone does the common core units there is the opportunity to specialise in electives. Our industry consultation outlines the demand for illustrative design as well as a more User Experience/ User Interface approach.</p>
<p>We integrate <strong>live briefs with real clients</strong>. An example of the high standard of work our students produce is our involvement with the International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD) where our students have won international awards and our participation in <strong>Award School</strong>. All students become members of the <strong>Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA)</strong>, the industry’s leading body.</p>
<p>We also host the annual AGDA folio review where feedback is received from industry members in how to best structure your portfolio. In addition to this we conduct industry visits and host guest speakers who shed light on the latest trends in our industry.</p>
<p>This course is demanding, but the rewards and satisfaction are great. Many of our graduates go on to enrol into a degrees in design and receive advanced standing at all WA universities. We have study pathways and agreements with Curtin University in particular.</p>
<p>North Metropolitan TAFE is an <strong>Educational Member of DIA</strong>. This qualification is listed as a DIA recognised course on their <a href="https://www.design.org.au/educationandcpd/dia-recognised-courses&quot; target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">website<span class="sr-only">(opens in a new tab)</span> <i class="fas fa-external-link-alt" aria-hidden="true"></i> </a>.</p>

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