Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design

Overview Graphic design has earned its place in the creative industry and if you are thinking to dive into this …

advanced diploma in Graphic design

Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design

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Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design Overview

Graphic design has earned its place in the creative industry and if you are thinking to dive into this sector, this course is for you. Our course will guide you to kick start your career in the field of graphic design.

This  course is designed as a detailed guide to teach you the skills you need to become a professional graphic designer. You’ll develop essential software skills like composition, layering, masking, adjustments, pen tool techniques and many more skills that are required for everyday design tasks. You’ll also familiarise with useful design terms and resources websites, including  an expert guide on keyboard shortcuts.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the fundamental principles of graphic design and their applications.
  • Set up and optimise a productive design workspace.
  • Master industry-standard design tools and software applications.
  • Develop essential design skills, including typography, colour theory, and composition.
  • Explore different specialisations within graphic design, such as branding, web design, and illustration.
  • Create a compelling and professional design portfolio.
  • Implement effective strategies for gaining recognition in the design industry.
  • Understand the importance of continuous learning and staying updated with design trends.
  • Apply design thinking and problem-solving techniques to real-world projects.
  • Build a personal brand and network within the graphic design community.

Who Is This Course For

This course is designed for aspiring graphic designers who are passionate about creating visually compelling designs and are eager to develop their skills to a professional level. It is ideal for individuals who have a basic understanding of graphic design concepts and wish to advance their knowledge and expertise. Whether you are a recent graduate, a professional looking to switch careers, or a freelancer seeking to enhance your portfolio, this course will provide the comprehensive training needed to excel in the graphic design industry.

Eligibility Requirements

To enrol in the Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design, applicants should understand graphic design principles and know design software. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Previous art or design coursework is helpful but not mandatory. Applicants should have a keen interest in visual communication and be willing to learn new design technologies.


Entry Requirements

  • Age Requirement: Applicants must be aged 16 or above, allowing both young learners and adults to engage in this educational pursuit.
  • Academic Background: There are no specific educational prerequisites, opening the door to individuals from diverse academic histories.
  • Language Proficiency: A good command of the English language is essential for comprehension and engagement with the course materials.
  • Numeracy Skills: Basic numeracy skills are required for understanding nutritional data and dietary planning.

Why Choose Us

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry-leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • The UK & internationally recognised accredited
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere, anytime;
  • The benefit of career advancement opportunities;
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path

Upon completing the Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design, graduates actively pursue diverse career paths in the creative industry. They leverage a solid foundation in design principles and proficiency in industry-standard tools to excel as graphic designers, art directors, brand strategists, web designers, or UI/UX designers. Specialisation options include illustration, motion graphics, or advertising. Moreover, the acquired skills enable graduates to freelance or establish their own design studios, delivering valuable services across diverse clients and industries.


Course Curriculum

Should I be a Designer?
Promo 00:02:00
What do I need to become a Designer? 00:05:00
What is it like to be a Designer? 00:02:00
How much can I earn as a Designer? 00:03:00
Costs of being a Designer 00:05:00
Freelancing vs Full time job 00:04:00
Where should I work? 00:04:00
Lifelong learning 00:02:00
Chair 00:02:00
Desk 00:03:00
Bookshelf 00:01:00
Pinboard 00:01:00
Desktop 00:01:00
Computer and Screen 00:02:00
Storage and Backup 00:01:00
Wacom tablets and Pen displays 00:03:00
Camera 00:01:00
Mobile phones and Tablets 00:01:00
Photoshop 00:05:00
Illustrator 00:01:00
InDesign 00:02:00
Acrobat 00:01:00
Lightroom 00:01:00
Bridge 00:01:00
Essential Skills
Intro 00:01:00
Composition and Layout 00:02:00
Digital Image Theory 00:03:00
File Management 00:02:00
Layers 00:02:00
Colors 00:02:00
Selections 00:02:00
Masking 00:01:00
Pen tool 00:02:00
Adjustments 00:01:00
Image Editing and Filters 00:02:00
Brush Tool 00:01:00
Typography 00:02:00
Images in InDesign 00:01:00
Tracing Images 00:01:00
Camera RAW 00:03:00
Intro 00:01:00
Print Design 00:02:00
Web, Tablet and Mobile design 00:02:00
Photo Retouch 00:01:00
Digital Art 00:02:00
Getting Recognized
Intro 00:01:00
Getting Inspired 00:04:00
Keep track of your tasks 00:02:00
Crowd-sourcing and contests 00:03:00
Sharing your work 00:01:00
Screen-casting and Blogging 00:02:00
Portfolio 00:04:00
Internship 00:02:00
Certfication 00:02:00
Creative CV 00:02:00
Applying for jobs and attending Interviews 00:03:00
What’s next? 00:02:00

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