Deakin University

Graduate Diploma of Visual Communication Design

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

The Graduate Diploma in Visual Communication Design provides practical and theoretical skills in Visual Communication Design. This is achieved through a combination of study incorporating the contemporary thinking and techniques required for professional design practice. The course explores design's role as an agent of change and as a key link between creativity and innovation. It also addresses the social, cultural and ethical implications of design practice as well as in-depth studies of new technology in design with an emphasis on typography, form and application. Historical and contemporary graphic design processes are explored within both local and international contexts. The Graduate Diploma in Visual Communication Design encourages you to shape your ideas into practical and attractive propositions for users, customers and society as a whole. It offers a solid foundation for employment in the communication design industry or continued study in the field.

Designed for

Those employed in entertainment, gaming, web development, advertising and brand communication and packaging

Structure

8 credit points of study

Subjects

  • Advertising theory and practice
  • Design and digital skills
  • New ventures in creative enterprise
  • Professional practice

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor Degree in any discipline OR Graduate Certificate in any discipline OR At least three years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent)

Study pathways

Credit for prior learning will be granted in accordance with university policy. Alternative exit A539

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) Domestic: $22,000
International: $32,600
Yes
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
Melbourne Burwood Domestic: $22,000
International: $32,600
Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Cloud(online), Melbourne Burwood.

Course fee shown is indicative and actual fees may vary.

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