Associate Degree in Graphic Design RMIT University

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Associate Degree
2.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Graphic designers are visual problem solvers with highly specialised technical, creative and conceptual skills and knowledge in visual communication.

The Associate Degree will enable you to work as a graphic designer. You may specialise in a number of fields including corporate identity, book and magazine layout, advertising, branding, packaging, web design, way-finding and exhibition design.

This program combines communication, design, technology and business. It will provide you with strong skills in finished art and design concept development, as well as in-depth knowledge of the design process. The programs rigorous research and learning experiences will challenge you to develop a deeper level of critical thinking enabling you to create high level and innovative design solutions and concepts.

You’ll explore many forms of visual and graphic communication, including:
computer aided design
packaging design
publicity material
social media marketing
You will also become competent in industry standard software including InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.

The focus of the second year is to give you a professional level of technical expertise, project management and teamwork skills, along with a clear understanding of industry business practices.

You will be qualified to take responsibility for the work of others in terms of establishing and monitoring systems to ensure the effective production of work.

Graduates of this program can continue on to become:
desktop publishers and Mac operators
graphic designers
illustrators and finished artists

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Additional Information

In the first year, you will connect with leading local and international design companies through excursions, talks and competitions such as the Tu...

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June 2018
Year completed 2017

Positives: It was incredibly practical which has been amazing as I started working in the industry this year. The skills I learnt there were an absolute asset.
There was also a chance to go on an over seas study tour to London and Barcelona which was predominantly funded. This was an incredible experience.

Negatives: It ...

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