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

GDES10001 Graphic Design 1: Image and Text

FINA10032 Critical and Theoretical Studies 2

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

GDES20001 Graphic Design 2: Image and Media

FINA20029 Critical and Theoretical Studies 3

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

GDES20002 Colour Studio

Elective

Elective

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 1

GDES30001 Infographics Studio

GDES30002 Branding

Elective

Breadth/Elective

Year 3
Semester 2

Capstone: GDES30003 Graphic Design Studio 3

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.

Semester 2 Intake

Year 1
Semester 2

GDES10001 Graphic Design 1: Image and Text

ARCH10001 Foundations of Design: Representation

Elective

Breadth

Year 1
Semester 1

GDES20001 Graphic Design 2: Image and Media

FINA10026 Critical and Theoretical Studies 1

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

GDES20002 Colour Studio

FINA10032 Critical and Theoretical Studies 2

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

GDES30001 Infographics Studio

GDES30002 Branding

FINA20029 Critical and Theoretical Studies 3

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 2

Capstone: GDES30003 Graphic Design Studio 3

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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