This qualification is part of the Creative Arts and Culture Training Package. It reflects the role of individuals who have highly specialised technical, creative and conceptual skills in visual communication to conceive, negotiate and realise design solutions. Practice at this level is underpinned by the application of visual communication and design theory and history and the ability to critically analyse and synthesise information from a range of sources. Advanced communication, organisational and project management skills are also required. Practitioners may work in many different commercial and community contexts across both print and digital media.

Entry Requirements:

Demonstrated advanced design skills and knowledge as evidenced by presentation of a portfolio at an interview; or completion of Diploma of Graphic Design or equivalent qualification

Structure:

15 units: 7 core; 8 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Establish and maintain environmentally sustainable creative practice; Originate graphic designs for complex briefs; Engage in the business of graphic design; Extend typographic design expertise; Undertake project work; plus more. Electives: Develop graphic designs for branding and identity; Employ colour management in a digital imaging workplace; Refine illustration techniques; Plan and produce visual art photo images; Apply visual communication theory to photo imaging practice; Develop and execute advertising concepts; Extend professional expertise with drawing and other visual representation tools; plus more.

Study Pathways:

Bachelor of Graphic Design; Bachelor of Arts (Graphic Design)

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00103D

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Camp Street (Ballarat) No info No Full time 1 year
Wendouree (Rural Science) No info
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No info
Mount Rowan (Rural Science) No info
SMB (Ballarat) No info
Brisbane No info
Wimmera (Horsham) No info
Camp Street (Ballarat) No info Part time 2 years
Camp Street (Ballarat) No info Full time 1 year
Gippsland (Churchill) No info
Camp Street (Ballarat) No info No Part time 2 years
Berwick No info

With our number one ranking for teaching quality and an enviable graduate employment rating (The Good Universities Guide 2016), Federation Business School prides itself on being one of the most student-friendly business schools in Australia, and has more than 20,000 domestic and international students.

Location

We offer higher education programs in Ballarat, Gippsland, Berwick and the Wimmera. We also work with a range of partner institutes across Australia and the world.

Federation Business School combines a strong tradition of education with the freedom and dynamism that comes with being a regionally based university. Smaller class sizes mean you’re more than a student — you’re part of the new Federation Generation.

Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

As part of our commitment to provide you with as many opportunities, networks and experiences throughout your time studying with us, WIL is now a core component of our redesigned Bachelor of Business programs and an elective option in some commerce programs. Work Integrated Learning includes internships, overseas study tours and projects. By undertaking WIL you will benefit from our industry connections, apply your theory based knowledge and be job ready upon graduation.

Support Services

The University understands that starting your life as a university student is exciting, but that it also involves change with a challenge or two along the way. To help you meet these challenges, and to succeed, we have developed the following range of student-focused programs.

  • UniReady
  • Mentor program
  • PASS program
  • Learning skills advisors
  • After hours tutoring
  • ASK program
  • Study skills

For a more detailed list of support services, please visit: federation.edu.au/future-students/study-at-feduni/student-support

For the best start, live on Res.

With first year students guaranteed accommodation during their first year of study, living on Res is ideal for international students. Join us on Res and experience:

  • Proven transition program to help you settle in
  • Formation of lifelong friendships
  • 24-hour access to residential support
  • Planned experiences and instant networks
  • No hidden costs with bills included in rent
  • Residences located on or close to campus

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