Study part-time while gaining essential skills needed for the graphic design industry with the Certificate in Graphic Design at the internationally acclaimed Whanganui School of Design.
Duration: 17 weeks
Dates:20 Feb 2017 - 21 Jun 20171 Aug 2017 - 29 Nov 2017
Domestic Fees:*Nil fees.
International Fees:*Please enquire.
* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). Fees for multi-year programmes are for one year of study.
In association with Whanganui District Council and Awa City Clubhouse, the Certificate in Graphic Design (Training Scheme) will introduce you to current industry standard software such as Photoshop and Illustrator, and equip you with an understanding of graphic design methods.
From concept and process through to the production of a basic design portfolio, this qualification is a great start for anyone wanting to pursue design as a career or additional skill set.
UCOL's Certificate in Graphic Design will develop your computer and graphic design skills to build a design portfolio. You'll graduate understanding visual communication, the principles of design, the design process, and with the ability to use design as a means of generating and developing work. Employment options include working in an entry-level position in graphic design or related industries.
To find out more about possible job prospects and salaries, see
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's Occupation Outlook for Graphic and Web Designers.
Fully equipped specialist Mac Design Labs, printing facilities, and library resources.
English Proficiency Entry Requirements:International student applicants whose first language is not English must have an IELTS (or equivalent including TOEFL) score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5. UCOL is a TOEFL iBT testing centre. The English Proficiency test is accepted for English language entry into all UCOL programmes.
UCOL's Certificate in Graphic Design (Training Scheme), Level 4 comprises 20 credits.
Applications for Recognition of Prior Learning, including Cross Credit, Credit Transfer and Assessment of Prior Learning may be made on the Recognition of Prior Learning Form where a student believes all learning outcomes for a course or unit standards have already been met.
The programme is approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority under the provisions of the Education Act 1989, and Universal College of Learning (UCOL) Trading as Universal College of Learning (UCOL) is accredited to teach it.