Diploma in Digital Design – Web and Graphic Design

From the YOOBEE SCHOOL OF DESIGN

  • CAMPUSES:

    START DATES:

  • Auckland City Road

    Jul 18, 2022 - May 26, 2023

  • Wellington

    Jul 18, 2022 - May 26, 2023

  • Christchurch

    Jul 18, 2022 - May 26, 2023

  • Online – Full-time

    Jul 18, 2022 - May 26, 2023

    • Credits:

      120

    • Method:

      Full-time / Part-time

    • Delivery:

      Online and On Campus

    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 and now taught online, 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).

 

Study Your Way
Choose to study online or at one of our campuses.

Hands-on Learning
Learning through practical projects. Plus, great tutor support and small class sizes.

No Exams!
Instead, you'll learn by doing real design projects.

 

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.

A bit more information

Software

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

Equipment

Equipment you need to bring
You are required to bring your own device. This allows flexibility of study outside of class hours and seamless remote study in the event of another lockdown where classroom facilities are inaccessible. If you do not own your own device, please discuss this with one of our team at enrolment. 

Components of
your device

   Minimum
   Specs

   Recommended
   Specs

CPU

   Intel Core i5,
or better

   Intel Core i5,
or better

Memory

8 GB

16 GB

Disk

   256 GB SSD

   512 GD SSD

Screen Resolution

   1280 x 800

    1920 x 1080

 

 

Fees

Domestic students

$7,973.28 + $340 Student Services Levy + $350 Course Related Costs*

Please note that Student Service Levy for Online only will reduce to $170 in 2022.

*Course Related Cost  - Covers software licensing for student use on campus for the period of 1 year. This amount can be covered by StudyLink's courses related cost loan.

 

(Eligible for 'fees-free' study)

International students

$20,500 + $2,000 course fee

Please note fees are subject to change.

Entry Requirements

A Level 2 NCEA certificate, or successful completion of our Level 4 Certificate in Creative Media

International students need to be at least 18 years old. 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.

Want to know more?

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

Study on campus

Our campuses are equipped with the latest tech and equipment you need to succeed, and are welcoming student spaces where you can connect with your peers, all within reach of vibrant city centres.

Study online

Online learning that's purpose-built for the modern student. Learn new skills and gain qualifications with the flexibility of learning online. Study anywhere, anytime.

 

Qualifications are issued by Yoobee Colleges Ltd. Yoobee Colleges Ltd is an NZQA 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 unforeseen funding fluctuations. Yoobee Colleges Ltd reserves the right to modify schedules to make sure the College runs well and students are offered the best learning experience.