Diploma in Digital Design – Web and Graphic Design

From the YOOBEE SCHOOL OF DESIGN

  • CAMPUSES:

    START DATES:

  • Auckland City Road

    Feb 10 - Dec 11, 2020

  • Christchurch

    Feb 10 - Dec 11, 2020

  • Wellington

    Feb 10 - Dec 11, 2020

    • Credits:

      120

    • Method:

      Full-time

    40

    weeks

    5

    NZQA

Ever thought about how everything you see on a screen is just a bunch of zeroes and ones? Turning those into something beautiful and user-friendly is the craft of the designer.

Developed to meet the latest industry demands, this dynamic programme is an excellent starting point for students looking to study further in the fields of graphic design, or web and UX design.

Combining design principles and technical skills, the course offers a taste of the major components of graphic design and web development needed to produce engaging work for online and digital outputs.

Your 40 weeks include four 10-week modules where you’ll complete an in-depth assessment for each topic using industry-standard processes. You’ll cut your teeth on some insanely cool projects that not only build your skills but also help you begin your portfolio and prepare for further study or entering industry.


On graduating, you receive the New Zealand Diploma in Digital Media and Design (Level 5).

What you'll learn

Design Foundation

These core skills are a must for any aspiring designer. Get the skinny on current industry processes so you can hit the ground running once you nail a job.

Web Design

A functional, responsive website is a beautiful thing. Find out how to make one for tablet and smartphone using WordPress, HTML and CSS.

Graphic Design

Master the skills to create a standout range of professionally-crafted documents for the print and digital world. Study the way humans and technology interact and learn to build a user interface that’s both functional and intuitive.

Interface Design

Learners will produce interfaces for a variety of devices and display systems that have clearly defined goals, a strong purpose with an intuitive screen interface. This module will develop techniques for ensuring that designs succeed for both the client and the viewer.

What you should know

Software

Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sublime Text 3, Wordpress, HTML and CSS

Fees

Domestic students

$7,605.40 + $340 Student Services Levy

(Eligible for 'fees-free' study)

International students

$19,500 + $2,000 course fee

Entry Requirements

Students need NCEA Level 3 with at least one subject in a relevant field, or examples of work demonstrating skills in web and graphic design (assessed by the Graphic Design Head of Faculty). Download our portfolio guidelines for this course.

Successful completion of our Level 4 Creative Media programme (previously iCreate) guarantees entry into this programme. If your first language is not English, you must demonstrate English language proficiency at the level of IELTS 5.5 Academic, with no band lower than 5.0.

On successful completion of this programme, you are strongly encouraged to further develop your skills by enrolling in the Diploma in Creative Digital Design, or Diploma in Web and UX Design.

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Want to know more?

Go on, ask us anything. A student advisor will be in touch to help find the best fit for you.

The World at Her Feet

Meet recent graduate Leah Sullivan

“I’ve ended up working with clients from New Zealand, Mauritius, Sweden, Australia, America and more. One of my current projects is the branding of a new virtual reality hub in Brisbane, which is being funded by the Queensland Government. My biggest win I would say!”

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Qualifications are issued by Yoobee Colleges. Yoobee Colleges is a Category 1 Provider, the highest rating a school can be awarded by the Government.


Term dates are subject to change, pending enrolment numbers, availability and any unforeseen funding fluctuations. Yoobee Colleges reserves the right to modify schedules to make sure the College runs well and student are offered the best learning experience.

Interested in kicking off your career?

Our brochure explores everything you need to know including an outline of study options, key information about enrolment, and all our campuses spread around New Zealand.