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This qualification is designed for learners who want to acquire foundational skills in digital design, including typography, layout, image manipulation, branding, information design, product launch skills and event design. This 40 week programme supports learners with a subscription to Adobe CC suite, and sets up learners with the skills for a career in digital design.
Master the skills that will keep you fresh, relevant and out in front, and learn how to combine your creative and digital talents to produce work that’s compelling, persuasive ... and seriously cool.
We’ll teach you typography, layout and how to capture and manipulate images. You’ll deepen your understanding of the conventional design process, and you’ll learn how to channel that knowledge into the creation of epic work, from digital packaging and posters to magazines, brochures and ads.
Gain the practical software, creative and pre-press design skills that industry is crying out for.
With this qualification, you’ll be highly sought after for both your technical smarts and creative vision and ideally placed to launch your career in any number of exciting areas, such as design agencies, print and pre-press, packaging and finished art, typesetting, magazines and newspapers, advertising and image retouching.
For digital design junkies like you, every minute of this 40-week course will be pure gold.
Graduates of the course receive the New Zealand Diploma in Digital Media and Design (Level 6)
Students must have graduated from the Level 5 Diploma in Digital Design – Web and Graphic Design, or have a portfolio assessed by the Head of Faculty. Download our portfolio guidelines for this course.
International students need to be at least 18 years old.
If your first language is not English, you must demonstrate English language proficiency at the level of IELTS 6.0.
$7,973.28 + $340 Student Services Levy + $350 Course Related Costs*
*Course Related Cost - Covers software licensing for student use on campus for the period of 1 year. This amount can be covered by studylink's courses related cost loan.
(Eligible for 'fees-free' study)
$20,500 + $2,000 course fee
Please note fees are subject to change.
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