18 months
20586 AUD/year
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A Diploma of Graphic Design from Torrens University Australia provides a broad base of general and specialist knowledge, with a focus on design awareness, problem-solving and technical skills.   

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It builds a foundation in graphic design, typically over 15 months of full-time study, combining theory with hands-on experience. Under guidance from industry professionals, this diploma prepares you for the diverse needs of a fast-paced, visually literate society.

The Diploma of Graphic Design from Torrens University Australia explores the theory, practice and human connection of graphic design. Throughout the course, you’ll challenge the conventions of current graphic design ideas and deliver engaging, appropriate and original solutions for everything from point-of-sale material to books and billboards. You’ll learn about design history and principles, ideas generation, brand identity, typography, design research and user experience. By examining logos, symbols and brands you’ll have the opportunity to design your own unique brand and workshop it with other students, so you start to see your designs through the eyes of others. You’ll also gain the skills to use industry standard graphic design software with confidence and flair.   

Career opportunities 

The Diploma of Graphic Design will give you key conceptual and technical skills to transform fantastic concepts into visual reality. You will graduate ready for entry-level employment in the graphic design sector and/or specialised design study at Bachelor level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design Thinking
  • Career Preparation
  • Design Industry 
  • Symbols and Branding 
  • Typography 
  • Design Software

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 102489K 

  • Australian Year 12 or equivalent or higher qualification; and
  • Academic IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20586 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30880 AUD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • Domestic subject price - 2,180 AUD

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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