Diploma in Graphic Design Technology

Faculty of Design Innovation KPT/JPS (KR10222) 04/14

As new creative and innovative ways to communicate an idea, product or service proliferate, there is a greater demand for graphic designers in the graphic design and advertising industry.

The Diploma in Graphic Design Technology programme is a comprehensive course designed to provide the relevant skills through knowledge and research, and apply them to design solutions for industry-related projects. Our graduates are versatile, industry savvy, multi-skilled individuals who are trained to succeed in the exciting glamorous world of advertising and graphic design.

Students are exposed to a wide range of graphics and visual techniques. This broad exposure enables students to specialise in a particular discipline such as illustration, photography, advertising and multimedia. Upon completion of semester 5 they will have the added advantage of 8 weeks of internship training in the industry during the semester break.

Students will also be able to develop effective strategies for goal setting, time management and execute design concepts to a professional standard. They will be the new generation of highly skilled creative and innovative global workforce!

Show Programme Structure

Year 1
Semester 1 Semester 2
Civic Education Introduction to Graphic Design
French Language 1 Graphic Design 1
Introduction to Communication & Study Skills Communication Graphics
Creative & Innovation Studies Typography 1
Fundamentals of Design Drawing 1
Introduction to Computer Skills  
Year 2
Semester 3 Semester 4
Photography 1 Advertising Studio 1
Computer Graphics 1 Introduction to Packaging Design
Typography 2 Multimedia Presentation Techniques 1
Studio Technology Computer Graphics 2
Design Techniques Principles of Marketing
Illustration 1 Graphic Design 2
  Illustration 2
Year 3
Semester 5 Semester 6
Multimedia Presentation Techniques 2 Practical Internship
Advertising and Publication Internship Report
Packaging Design
Advertising Studio 2
Graphic Design 3
Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
Design Management
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