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Graphic Design Skills (QQI LEVEL 5) | CM013 (10 weeks Class Based)

Course Overview

Course Code:
CM013 | Thurs 18.45-21.45

This course is suitable for individuals who want to build a graphic design portfolio to enter art college, take a step towards working as a designer, or learn design skills to improve their design/marketing communications within their organisation. This course is delivered using state of the art industry standard facilities.

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Programme Description

• Understand the principles of Graphic Design
• Analyse case studies, understand how design works
• Create design projects from brief to final design solution within time constraints
• Critical evaluation of design work done
• Develop design strategies
• Research, understand context and background of project set
• Create sketchbooks and develop ideas
• Understand the balance of design, layout, image, colour and typography
• Understand how to select and scale images
• Develop detailed understanding of typography
• Basic computer skills
• Understand production and print
• Develop presentation skills

This provision is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014 – 2020.