Approach

Operating under the ethos of Educate, Agitate, Connect, Designworks is inspiring a new generation of graphic designers to produce work of a creative calibre that reflects a sense of true craftsmanship together with a complete understanding of the design process.

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Students will learn, through the design process, to develop idea driven design solutions, whilst working to industry standard briefs in a sophisticated studio setting—receiving invaluable feedback and mentoring from industry experts.

Industry Experience

At certain times, students are given the opportunity to work on live briefs throughout the course, giving them fantastic experience taking client briefs and allowing them to present their concepts back to the client.

Students are also given the opportunity at the half way point of the course to be placed with leading design studios one day
a week for invaluable industry exposure and experience.

Designworks is also CRICOS approved for International students.

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Courses
Graphic Design Diploma

Course code: CUV50311
Full-time: 12 months
Intakes: February and August
CRICOS approved

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Students are inspired to take a creative-minded approach to their work—agitating concepts to their bare foundations,flipping ideas on their heads, whilst exchanging design idealogies with mentors.

Students complete their studies with a potent print and digital portfolio, solid knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite and an understanding of the work ethic required to confidently enter the graphic design industry.

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International Students

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Intro To Graphic Design

Course code: INTROGD0101
Part-time: 6 weeks
Delivered: 2 nights per week
Cost: $595 incl
Next Intake: 15 April 2014

This course will give you a solid introduction to what graphic design is and the many creative disciplines it covers, including relevant tuition using  Abobe Creative Cloud’s Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Please contact us for details.

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Testimonial

Our Students
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STUDENT PROFILE

EDA CALABRIA

After taking a break in her career as a project manager, Eda decided to follow her passion for graphic design and enrolled at Designworks. Eda says on of her most memorable projects had been the campaign for MINI Paceman. more

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Student Profile

JAZMIN MANSELL

An aspiring photographer with an eye for aesthetics, Jazmin Mansell chose to study graphic design after her passion for Adobe Photoshop pointed her towards the other design tools in the Creative Suite. After graduating, Mansell plans to find a job with a studio where she can continue to hone her craft, until she can secure her own clients for a freelance practice. more

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GAVIN HILL

Gold Coast graphic designer and type designer Matt Vergotis, joined Designworks to mentor students through the type design process. Gavin Hill approached the brief with this unique typeface he dubbed ‘seventy2′ more

News
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STUDENTS APOTHECARY

DESIGNERS DIGITAL FIX
Designworks students have produced a fantastic inspiration blog called APOTHECARY more

INDUSTRY TESTIMONIALS

WHAT INDUSTRY SAY ABOUT DESIGNWORKS STUDENTS.
Designworks is fully engaged with the graphic design industry. Here’s what they have to say about our students more

PERTH CAMPUS OPENS

We are very excited to announce that we are now offering our full-time Graphic Design Diploma at our 2nd campus in beautiful downtown Perth CBD. more

GRADUATES EMPLOYED

After graduating in December 2013, Edwina Sprague and Eda Calabria have commenced paid positions with Sexty Design, one of the most prestigious creative agencies in Queensland.
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DESIGN BOOK AVAILABLE

Students of Design1, published by Designworks, is now on sale through our Collective website.

We would like to share the journey with you through our short documentary produced in colloboration with Brisbane photographer and film-maker Orion Zuyderhoff-Gray.

The documentary outlines the story behind, and the process of, creating this fine piece of print. more

Campus
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Designworks private college is situated on the Gold Coast at West Burleigh and now also in Perth’s CBD.

Our Gold Coast campus has two in-built design class-room studios complete with iMacs using Adobe CS software, theatre, letterpress print facilities and gallery. Our theatre houses an inspired forum for industry leaders to hold exclusive design lectures for Designworks students throughout the year.

For more details on both campuses please contact us.

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