Diploma of Design (Visual Communications)

JMC Academy

Course details

CRICOS course code: 085007A

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate

Summary

Technology is moving fast and society is changing with it. If you’re passionate about all things visual and the impact design has on people and culture, this course is for you.

At the Diploma level, explore the fundamentals of graphic design and the technical skills required to create aesthetically appealing messaging. Then delve into the design process, from research, ideation, sketching and prototyping, to implementation and watch your work come to life.

Removed from traditional classroom learning, you’ll enjoy working within a design-studio environment. Tackle creative briefs, sketch ideas on paper and create quick prototypes for testing with a realized digital outcome. Learn the processes involved with creating compelling user experiences, and utilize different tools and tech to help you make it.

Technology & Facilities

JMC Academy’s classes are full of the best technology in the trade, with updated industry-standard technology and the latest software. From day one, you’ll attend classes set up in studio-like environments and have access to a range of equipment including Wacom graphics tablets, HTC Vive VR tech, 3D printers and DSLR cameras that will allow you to experiment and design to your heart’s desire. You’ll also receive a complimentary Adobe Creative Cloud license for your personal computer, giving you access to all of Adobe’s apps and software including Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects.

Duration

When undertaken full-time, the Diploma of Design (Visual Communications) can be completed in 8 months (2 trimesters).

Upon successful completion of the Diploma qualification, students are eligible to continue their studies into the bachelor’s degree with advanced standing of two trimesters.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
22,600 Per Year
Read moreFee per trimester: 11,300; Total tuition fee: 22,600
Sep 2022
Jun 2023
8 months
Read more8 Months (2 trimesters)

Full time
Melbourne (Bank Street) Campus
169-171 Bank Street
South Melbourne Victoria 3205
Australia
22,600 Per Year
Read moreFee per trimester: 11,300; Total tuition fee: 22,600
Sep 2022
Jun 2023
8 months
Read more8 Months (2 trimesters)

Full time
Melbourne (Park Street) Campus
208 Park Street
South Melbourne Victoria 3205
Australia

Entry criteria

  • Successful completion of a senior secondary school certificate
  • English proficiency: minimum IELTS 6.0 overall (with no single band score below 5.5) or equivalent (Contact us for more information)
  • Interview
  • Must be at least 18 years old at course commencement
  • Folio

Address

JMC Academy
Sydney Campus
561 Harris Street
Ultimo New South Wales 2007
Australia
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