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Melbourne Polytechnic Fairfield

Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design

Guarantee your future with our Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design. This course has an excellent reputation in the graphic design industry, boasting real employment opportunities for graduates through our widespread industry networks.

Stand out from the crowd

In this course you will develop your design skills with a high degree of innovation, making you highly employable.

You will carry out advanced studies with more complex briefs and visual communication problems, addressing a range of economic, social and environmental concerns.

Subjects taught include:

  • advertising and marketing,
  • design business,
  • design research and analysis,
  • professional design practice,
  • motion graphics,
  • advanced illustration,
  • cultural branding,
  • environmental design,
  • complex packaging and publication design,
  • developing a variety of applications for the web.

Industry connections and resources

Melbourne Polytechnic has an excellent reputation in the graphic design industry, boasting real employment opportunities for graduates through our widespread industry networks.

You will have the opportunity to attend conferences, workshops and studio access to enhance your networking with Australian and international designers.

On graduation you will have a strong practical portfolio of your work demonstrating broad design abilities and an attention to detail that ensures you are ready for the industry.

At Melbourne Polytechnic you will have access to:

  • 2 x Mac labs,
  • 3 x Practical rooms,
  • latest industry software including Adobe Creative Cloud,
  • industry standard Epson stylus Pro 780 colour banner printer,
  • Epson stylus Pro 4880 colour A3 printer,
  • Epson Perfection V700 Photo scanners,
  • life drawing facilities,
  • lightboxes.

Employment outcomes

This supportive in depth training offers you a proven and preferred pathway to industry with our strongest students gaining employment within six months of graduating.

On graduation you will be qualified to work as:

  • illustrator,
  • graphic designer,
  • web designer,
  • industrial designer,
  • multimedia artist.


You will be assessed through coursework.



Porduct SKU : 6440663

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First Instalment AUD3,550.00
Total duration 12 MONTH(S)

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First Instalment AUD3,550.00
Total duration 12 MONTH(S)
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Total number of students: 2190

Number of students - College: 5 - 25

Melbourne Polytechnic boasts some of the best training facilities in Australia. Many are designed to simulate real workplaces and provide services direct to the public or industry, from all of our campuses and training centres in Melbourne.

Formerly known as Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT) we have a proud history that spans over 100 years delivering professional education programs in Melbourne, making us one of the most experienced providers of vocationally-oriented education courses in Australia. 

In 2014, we changed our name to Melbourne Polytechnic to encompass our two strengths in the educational sector:

  • providing higher education and vocational education, and
  • training to industry-focused students and professionals in Australia and from around the world.


  • Our international students come from over 70 different countries and study across six campuses and almost eighty courses.
  • We offer practical industry relevant training designed in consultation with leading practitioners.
  • We have outstanding student support, with free academic, financial, career and personal counselling, and free airport pick up.
  • Our onsite facilities offer leading edge technology and real life working conditions, like restaurants, salons and recording studios.
  • Every one of our qualifications is accredited nationally and recognised internationally.
  • We are goverment funded and owned.
  • Winner of the Australian Governments Premiers Award for Excellence in International Education (in 2014, runner up in 2015).
  • We employ motivated, passionate teachers who have extensive experience in their field and links to industry.
  • To study in Melbourne, the worlds most liveable city.


  • Audio Editing and Recording Studios
  • Jewellery Making Workshop and Studios
  • Library
  • Yarra House Student Accomodation
  • Free Student Parking
  • Cafeteria
  • Free wifi

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Melbourne, Yarra Bend Road
Fairfield VIC 3078

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