Course Details


Associate Degree

Study Load

Full Time

Study Mode

In Class

Course Location


Course Starts

Jul 15, 2024


2 years

Course Code

Program code: AD022

RMIT University

Associate Degree in Graphic Design


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Gain industry knowledge and specialist skills to kick-start your career in graphic design.

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

The Associate Degree in Graphic Design 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 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.

Forms of visual and graphic communication that you will explore:

  • illustration
  • computer aided design
  • typography
  • packaging design
  • books
  • advertising
  • publicity material
  • social media marketing

You will also become competent in industry standard software including InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.

The focus of your 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.

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