Diploma in Graphic Design

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Program Description

Are you passionate about page layout? Fascinated by product packaging? Does typography make you swoon? If so, then turn your passion into a rewarding and creative career. With the Graphic Design diploma program at VCAD, you will build a skill set that complements your artistic talents so you can launch a successful career as a graphic designer.

In this program, you’ll focus on learning techniques used in both traditional and computer graphic design, including drawing, design, colour theory and typography, as well as the standard software used in the industry. You’ll learn to design for publications, packaging, advertising, corporate branding and websites. Transition into the professional realm with a portfolio that showcases both your creative flare and impressive skills. Career opportunities exist in a wide variety of fields, including graphic design firms, marketing agencies and advertising companies. Magazines, newspapers, professional printers and web development companies also require graphic designers. Event promotions and planning services may also employ graphic designers.

Last updated November 2018

About the School

Visual College of Art and Design (VCAD) provides accessible, innovative, and industry-driven education and training that serves the needs of our local communities by preparing graduates for rewarding ... Read More

Visual College of Art and Design (VCAD) provides accessible, innovative, and industry-driven education and training that serves the needs of our local communities by preparing graduates for rewarding careers in the art and design. Read less