Awarded by SEGi
Specially designed for working adults, the Executive Diploma in Design Technology recognises your learning and skills gained through work experience as entry into this programme. The programme provides students with the advantage needed to excel in their career.
Gaining this government-recognised qualification is easily accessible to working adults. Unlike a higher education diploma that would normally take 3 years, the Executive Diploma can be completed in just 1 ½ years.
The Executive Diploma will focus on providing excellent and high quality education through a motivating environment, which is based on student-centered learning in order to enable working adults to acquire knowledge, skills, self-development and ethics that are prerequisites for the effective and efficient practices in design industries such as design technology skills, communication skills, management skills and professional conduct and behaviour.
The Executive Diploma in Graphic Design provides students with a strong foundation upon which to build their career with the fundamentals of graphic and multimedia design. Students will learn typography designing, professional photography techniques, digital audio and video editing, working with sound and visual movement to create movies and montage incorporating animation to visuals as well as creating interactive web designs.
Students will use the latest in graphic and multimedia software: Adobe Creative Suites consisting of Indesign which provides the latest cutting edge technology in designing brochures, magazines and any print media; Adobe Photoshop which is the premier in photo editing; Adobe Illustrator in drawing; Flash software to create animation characters with movement and sounds; 3D Studio Max software to create 3D drawings and Macromedia Director for impressive presentations using a combination of photos, text, montage and audio.
Upon graduation, students’ knowledge in visual communication will give them the ability to combine everything they have learned to come up with tantalising conceptualisations for advertising, creative multimedia or graphic designs.
Coupled with electronic publishing, this will put graduates in good stead to launch a successful career in design technology.
This programme is available to working adults with a minimum age of 21.