Specialisation

Major - Graphic Design

Western Sydney University Major Code: M1116.1

Status: CURRENT
This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.


Related Courses

1838.1 Bachelor of Creative Industries
1840.1 Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Creative Industries
1841.1 Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Creative Industries
1842.1 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Creative Industries

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO


The Graphic Design major provides students from outside the Design program with a comprehensive introduction to fundamental skills and knowledge in graphic design. The major is delivered through a series of practice-based and theoretical units and you will study areas such as image design, contextual design studies, web design and branding. In addition, you will have the opportunity to choose a practice-based specialisation from the areas of interactive design; digital design; illustration and photomedia.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal enquiriesHCA@uws.edu.au

Major Structure

Students must successfully complete 80 credit points as follows

Creative Industries Students

Creative Industries students must complete one of the following two units as their Introduction to Major unit as part of the core requirements for their course.

102263 Image Design
101922 Web and Time-based Design

To complete this major, Creative Industries students must enrol into whichever level 1 unit they did not complete as their Introduction to major unit.

Start-year Commencement (Autumn)

Year 1

Autumn session

102263 Image Design

Or

Spring session

101922 Web and Time-based Design

Year 2

Autumn session

102266 Researching the Visual

And one unit from the selected Design Pairing

Spring session

101923 Australian Design

And one unit from the selected Design Pairing

Year 3

Autumn session

102274 Social Design: Research and Practice
102275 Contextual Design Studies

Spring session

102276 Graphic Design: Developing a Personal Portfolio

Mid-year Commencement (Spring)

Year 1

Spring session

101922 Web and Time-based Design

Or

Autumn session

102263 Image Design

Autumn session

102266 Researching the Visual

Year 2

Spring session

101923 Australian Design

Autumn session

102275 Contextual Design Studies

And one unit from the selected Design Pairing

Year 3

Spring session

102276 Graphic Design: Developing a Personal Portfolio

And one unit from the selected Design Pairing

Autumn session

102274 Social Design: Research and Practice

Design pairings

Illustration

101017 Illustrating Narrative
102271 Illustrating Popular Culture

Interactive

102267 Interactive Design: Apps
102272 Interactive Design: Games

Photomedia

100941 Photomedia: Fashion and Identity
102268 Photomedia: Photographic Practice

Digital Design

102269 Data Visualisation
102273 Motion Design


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