DEPARTMENT OF DISTANCE AND CONTINUING EDUCATION
SCHOOL OF OPEN LEARNING, CAMPUS OF OPEN LEARNING
UNIVERSITY OF DELHI

Graphic Design and DTP

About the Course: This course focuses on giving learners the fundamental information and abilities needed for desktop publishing and graphic design. Imparting a complete understanding of desktop publishing tools, typography, design concepts, and image editing skills is the main aim of course. Learners learn how to make visually appealing designs that work for print and digital media platforms through practical experience. The course's objectives are to foster creativity, industry-standard software skills, and a solid understanding of design aesthetics, all of which will enable learners to pursue professions or additional education in graphic design. Learning how to effectively combine text and visuals for use in posters, signage, brochures, newsletters, logos, and other visual communication materials is one of the core learning modules. Learners complete the program with the abilities and knowledge needed to succeed in the graphic design industry and make significant contributions.

Mode of Conduction: Hybrid
Offline Classes on weekend at Centre for Innovative Skill-Based Courses (CISBC), Open Learning Development Centre, 2nd Floor, ARC Building, Opp. Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007.

Duration: 6 months

Fees:Rs. 20,000

Eligibility: 12th pass from any stream

Job Prospects/ Future Opportunities: There are many different areas in which Graphic Design and Desktop Publishing (DTP) have plentiful job opportunities; because there is a growing need for visually appealing and efficient communication products. Opportunities for graphic designers can be found in corporate environments, publishing houses, marketing departments, advertising agencies, and design firms. For websites, social media platforms, and mobile applications, they design graphic concepts, logos, branding materials, packaging, ads, and digital content. Professionals with knowledge in layout design, typesetting, and document formatting are in high demand in the DTP industry. They produce books, periodicals, brochures, manuals, reports, and other printed products while employed for publishing houses, printing companies, educational institutions, and governmental organizations. Furthermore, both graphic designers and DTP specialists can operate independently and in conjunction with clients on a variety of projects via freelancing. The need for graphic designers and DTP specialists to provide digital assets, product packaging, and marketing collateral for online enterprises is rising along with the popularity of online platforms and e-commerce. For those with strong creative abilities, technical design software competency, and an attention to detail, job prospects in graphic design and DTP are generally good. Skilled experts are always needed to provide engaging visual material for print and digital media since businesses continue to place a high priority on visual communication and branding.

Schedule Of Classes: Two classes per week (1.5 hours each) on Saturday & Sunday.

No. of Seats:40

Assessment:

  • Continuous assessments by assignments and quizzes
  • End-term Exam

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