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Visual Design


Content Endorsed Course (Non-ATAR)

This course provides students with opportunities to discover the links between art and design by designing and making images and objects. It encourages students to explore the practices of graphic, wearable, product and interior/exterior designers in modern societies and promotes imaginative and innovative approaches to design within the context of the Australian environment and culture. Students will create an individual design portfolio across a range of modules including:

  • Graphic design – Publications, illustrations, cartooning and multimedia
  • Product design – Packaging, industrial design
  • Wearable Design – Clothing and image, jewellery and accessories
  • Interior/Exterior design – Structures and environments, stage sets and props, interiors
  • Mandatory unit – Work health and safety.

The completion of a professional design portfolio may open opportunities for students to pursue their abilities and interests in design fields including entry to tertiary courses and work opportunities.


Further information is available on the NESA website.