Graphic Design Major

Bachelor of Design

This major will provide you with practical and conceptual skills to be able to undertake professional graphic design work.

The Graphic Design major Handbook entry stipulates the complete requirements for the Graphic Design major.

Always use the University Handbook as your primary course planning tool.

Commencing 2017

Semester 1 Intake

Year 1
Semester 1

ARCH10001 Foundations of Design: Representation

FINA10026 Critical and Theoretical Studies 1

Elective

Breadth

Year 1
Semester 2

FINA10040 Graphic Design 1: Image and Text

FINA10032 Critical and Theoretical Studies 2

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

FINA20037 Graphic Design 2: Image and Media Technology

FINA20029 Critical and Theoretical Studies 3

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

FINA20038 Colour Studio

FINA20029 A Brief History of Colour

Elective

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 1

FINA30019 Photomedia Studio

FINA30020 The Power of Text and Image

Elective

Breadth/Elective

Year 3
Semester 2

Capstone: FINA30021 Graphic Design Studio

Elective

Breadth/Elective

  Subject Leading to a Major   Major subject   Elective subject   Breadth subject

Note:

  • This is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.

Commencing 2017

Semester 2 Intake

Year 1
Semester 2

FINA10040 Graphic Design 1: Image and Text

ARCH10001 Foundations of Design: Representation

Elective

Breadth

Year 1
Semester 1

FINA20037 Graphic Design 2: Image and Media Technology

FINA10026 Critical and Theoretical Studies 1

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

FINA20038 Colour Studio

FINA20029 A Brief History of Colour

FINA10032 Critical and Theoretical Studies 2

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

FINA30019 Photomedia Studio

FINA30020 The Power of Text and Image

FINA20029 Critical and Theoretical Studies 3

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 2

Capstone: FINA30021 Graphic Design Studio

Elective

Breadth/Elective

Year 3
Semester 1

Elective

Elective

Elective

Breadth/Elective

  Subject Leading to a Major   Major subject   Elective subject   Breadth subject

Note:

  • This is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.

Double Majors, Minors and Specialisations

The Bachelor of Design offers unique flexibility with the option of completing majors, minors, double majors and specialisations.

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