Diploma in Graphic Design 2018-09-13T08:30:37+00:00

Diploma in Graphic Design


This course is specially designed for career switchers and aspiring graphic designers who will be

equipped with the necessary design skills and capabilities to gain a broad-based knowledge on an array of design

communications disciplines including advertising, visual identity, packaging and publication design as well as production.

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About the Programme

Through engaging classroom activities and project consultation, students will learn practical and up-to-date

industry trends meet the demands of an ever-changing design landscape.

No prerequisites or prior design experience required for participation in this programme.

Learning Outcome

At the end of the programme, students will be required to prepare a Final Major Project

which incorporates a brand identity system consistent with the business’s values, image and

corporate identity.

Unit modules

Implement Design Thinking

Explore the 5 stages of Design Thinking to develop effective problem solving techniques.

Idea Generation Techniques

Understand the various mind mapping and brain storming techniques widely used by practitioners.

Design Studio Management

A sneak peak into the workflow of design agencies, from design brief,budgeting to execution and delivery.

Graphic Design Essentials (Adobe Photoshop)

Learn basic and intermediate software operations of Adobe Photoshop. Develop marketing collaterals via image editing and composition techniques.

Web Development & Design (Adobe Dreamweaver)

Learn to build an interactive website through understanding of UI/UX, basic HTML & CSS coding that has a strong emphasis on design aesthetics, functionality and use-friendliness.

Graphic Illustrations & Design Fundamentals (Adobe Illustrator)

Adopt a holistic approach to appreciate and apply design basics, brand building and product packaging in 2D and 3D formats.

Mixed Media Drawing & Rendering

Get inspired and express your creativity through mediums such as acrylic painting, watercolour painting, pen tools, Adobe Photoshop and more.

Art Direction and Videography

Understand and apply the planning and thought process for generating engaging videos and images.

Publication Design

Explore the fundamentals of publication design through the study of principles of layout on platforms like books,magazines and other print mediums.

Cover Design & Typography

Explore the art of typography, and integrate them into your designs

Integrated Marketing Communications (Digital Marketing)

Learn and develop effective marketing communications skills and promotional strategies curated for today’s fast paced industry.

Course Information

Successful graduates from this programme will be issued a Statement of Attainment issued by SSG and a Diploma in Visual Communications (Graphic Design) from First Media Design School.

Participants are to successfully complete all course assessments to qualify for SSG funding.

Participants are to bring their own computers for this programme.

Full Course Fees

$15,84207w/ GST

95% Subsidy

$1,43412w/ GST

90% Subsidy

$2,03167w/ GST

$15/hr Subsidy

$7,75132w/ GST

All programmes are eligible for $500 SkillsFuture Credit deduction! Call us to find out more.

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