Diploma In Graphic Design & Media Production prepares the student with the skills they will require to make a career in Design and Audio Visual Industries. During our course, students are exposed to various design cultures around the world. This encourages them to explore their imagination and create modern and trendy designs. Their creativity along with the understanding of design principles, allow them to build a sustainable career in the design industry.
Design Principles, Theories and History
Design has been there even before the time of technology. In our Graphic Design Diploma, you will learn the history of design to understand how it has evolved over the centuries across cultures. Classes on different principles and theories will help you to get a clear concept and perspective on how to create visually appealing designs.
Colour is an important part of the design process. Colour can affect how a brand or design is perceived. We will teach you what each colour symbolizes so that you can apply your understanding to your work accordingly.
Typography & Information Design
Typography can influence how a person reacts to your design. It is used not only to make your design stand out but also to add meaning to your content. In this course we will teach you how to create your own typeface. You will learn how you can use different typefaces to create hierarchy in your information.
We will teach you the basics of information design so that your content is understandable.
Drawing & Illustration
Learning how to draw properly includes learning about perspective and the different visual elements such as shape and form, light and shadow, positive and negative space. You will learn the various fundamentals of fine art and how to apply them. After completing the course, you will be able to create your own illustrations for your own projects.
Brand Development and Identity Design
Branding is how you establish your company in your customer’s eyes. During the course, you will explore different brands around the world to understand how they communicate their message to their customers. We will show you how to develop a complete brand guideline based on a brand’s philosophy.
Advertising and mass communication
Advertising can be for online or print media. It is important to know how to solve marketing problems with design for each media. We will teach you how to develop platform specific designs for advertisements.
Principles and theories of Aesthetics
Aesthetic design helps you to imprint your message on the minds of people. It is about giving your audience a pleasurable experience through your design. We put special attention to make sure you learn how to create aesthetic designs.
In this course, you will learn to design and create different kinds of communication materials like logo, brochure, flyers, poster, business card etc.
We will show you how to create designs that can be used in web, print and broadcast media.
In this course you will learn to edit, trim, mix, record, apply effect and align music cues to video clips; edit vocal takes and create smooth audio transitions.
Editing individual clips, Using the Waveform Editor, Cleaning up audio, Repairing audio, Combining clips with the Multitrack Editor, Recording audio, The Essential Sound panel, Working with effects.
You will be introduced with Adobe After Effects. Once you are familiar with its functionality, we will show you how to bring your animations to life by adding special effects and motion to them.
Working with shape layers and paths, Animating compositions, Compositing, Animating type, Animating 3D layers, Creating 3D text and geometry, Rendering your motion graphics.
You will learn a solid basis of Adobe Premiere Pro to help you create and edit video clips, documentaries or short films.
Timeline and Basic Editing Tools, Editing Audio in Adobe Premiere Pro, Video Effects in Adobe Premiere Pro, Color Correction and Grading, Titles and Motion, Exporting and Posting Online.
Software You Will be Working With
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premier Pro, Adobe Audition
All students must submit three trimester projects and one final project in order to complete their Diploma Course.