Graphic Design




Graphic Design Short Course

Course Fee Duration Days*
AED 6,500 72 hours Weekdays
Next Starting Date Qualification Usual Timings*
15 Jun 2019 (Weekends)  Graphic Design  6pm-9pm/Weekdays
  Certificate 10am-5pm/Weekends
  Language Age group
  English Young Creatives/Adults 

*These times are based on how the course has been run in the past and are subject to change before each start date.


What you need to know about this course

This course introduces students to the world of graphic design and visual communication. It will give you an overview of the complete professional production process: from the development of visual concepts, project planning, and pitching, to the design implementation in professional graphics software. The course equips you with professional skills enabling you to create and design your own publications for print.


Who it's for

  • All creatives with a passion for visual communication and arts
  • Individuals who need to prepare a portfolio for a full-time Graphic Design study program
  • Entrepreneurs who would like to be able to design graphics for their corporate communication such as logos, business cards or newspaper advertisements


Software Used

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign


  • Design principles
  • Typography
  • Colour theory
  • Visual communication
  • Professional skills in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign
  • Pre-press
  • Logo Design
  • Business cards, letterheads, advertisements, brochures and posters
  • Project management


This short course is the perfect stepping stone into the degree program as it contains many elements from the Principles of Design unit taken from the Bachelor's degree. Thus, on completion of the short course, students have the opportunity to apply for 'Recognition of Prior Learning' (RPL) and earn credit points for when you start the degree!*

*For more information on the RPL process, please contact our Admissions Advisor

Key facts


    72 hours


    Jun 2019


    Enrol By: 13 Jun 2019

    Start Date: 15 Jun 2019

    End Date: 31 Aug 2019


    Short Course

Entry requirements

There are no academic requirements to participate in this programme. Courses cater to two different age groups; 14-17 years and 18 years and above.

Fees and Payments

AED 6,500