Professional Certificate in Editorial Design
This module allows students to explore and embark on their creative journey to discover and cultivate what it takes to become a successful visual communication designer. Students will learn the importance of how to integrate basic design elements, principles of design, visual composition and relationships to develop and resolve visual problems. Specifically, this course focuses on the design process, function, exploration of various media, graphical experimentation, theoretical and practical skills of visual communication design. The aim of this module is to provide students an insightful experience on the role of visual communication design, purpose, function, process and contemporary practices of visual communication.
DIGITAL STUDIOS I (ILLUSTRATOR)
This module introduces students to the essential vector drawing tools to unlock their creative potential with Adobe Illustrator while learning useful shortcuts to enhance their design workflow. Students will learn from fundamental to the advanced techniques of adobe illustrator to create and construct logo design, 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional graphics, special visual effects, typographical graphics, realistic illustrations, perspective drawing and 3D packaging mock up presentation. The aim of this module is to equip students with the industry professional skills and techniques to edit and create vector visual graphics and special visual effects in the world of visual culture and highly visual saturated society today.
DIGITAL STUDIOS II (PHOTOSHOP)
This module introduces students to the professional practice and experts’ choice of digital image editing, manipulation and photo retouching tools for graphic design and multimedia with Adobe Photoshop. Students will learn from fundamental to the advanced skills and techniques of Adobe Photoshop to create special visual effects, artistic interpretation of images and enhance digital photography. The emphasis includes design process, exploration of advanced Photoshop techniques by integrating raster and vector graphics with Adobe Illustrator to maximizing the creative potential of the tools to create appealing visuals to effectively engage the audiences.
The aim of this module is to provide students, graphic designer, web designer, multimedia designer, photographer as well as special effects artist with the professional skills to digital image edit, retouch, process digital image confidently and professionally in your respective profession.
TYPOGRAPHY AND COMMUNICATION DESIGN
This module provides students with the theoretical and practical experiences of typography as a visual language and its application in visual communication design. Students will learn the history of type, anatomy, terminology, type classifications, principles of typography, typographic layout, type aesthetic and type choices consideration. The emphasis includes in-depth understanding on the role, purpose and function of typography. The aim of his module is to provide students with the understanding of how typographic elements such as letter structure, legibility, readability, tone of voices, type personality, characteristics, mood, selection of type choices, integration of other design elements and visual compositional relationships can create a visual impact in visual communication design today.
This module introduces students the digital publishing tools and techniques for publications design and gain insights into the professional practice of publication designers. Students will learn the anatomy of publication, design principles of page layout, grid systems, visual elements, and the organization of editorial content through Adobe InDesign software. The emphasis include conceptual development, design process, choosing appropriate paper stocks, print production and finishing.
The aim of this module is to provide students with the essential publication software, page layout skills, design considerations and practical publishing skills to create the personality and tone for publication to engage defined target audiences.
7:00pm - 10:00pm or
10:00am - 1:00pm
12:00pm - 3:00pm or
3:00pm - 6:00pm
12 MONTHS SCHEME :
$675 PER MONTH
15 MONTHS SCHEME :
$540 PER MONTH
6 MONTHS SCHEME :
$1,350 PER MONTH
9 MONTHS SCHEME :
$900 PER MONTH
Applicants are to be aged 16 or above when applying
GCE 'O' Level with minimum 3 credits (C6) or equivalent
GCE 'N' Level with minimum of C6 for English or equivalent
Applicants not meeting the entry requirements will need to undergo an interview