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Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design Programme

Programme Overview

Computer Graphic Design papers provide a specialised programme of study in computer graphic design, a creative process that utilises art and technology to communicate ideas

The papers offered comprise a core of studio based design skills, together with contemporary computer software and a context of design history and liberal arts.

The Bachelor Computer Graphic Design has a single intake per year in the A Semester.
Numbers are strictly limited to 60 students per year.

First Year

In the first year students would take the following core papers and an appropriate 100 level elective.

  • CGRD141 - Design 1
  • CGRD142 - Design 2
  • CGRD143 - Graphic Design Study
  • CGRD151 - A History of Visual Communication
  • CGRD161 - Effective Visual Communication
  • CGRD165 - Graphic Design Study
  • CGRD166 - Graphic Design Study
  • COMP103 - Introduction to Computer Science 1
  • COMP125 - Visual Computing
  • COMP126 - Computing Media

Specific programme detail can be found here: University of Waikato CGRD Papers

Entry requirements and application details can be found under the apply link in the left hand menu.




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Final Year & Honours
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