Advanced Diploma of Creative Product Development - CUA60415

Melbourne Polytechnic

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00724G

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have high level technical, creative and conceptual skills which they apply across a range of creative arts industry contexts. Practice at this level is underpinned by the ability to research, analyse, conceive and develop ideas and negotiate solutions. Licensing/Regulatory Information No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 16 units: 4 core
  • 12 elective


  • Research and apply design theory
  • Apply visual communication theory to photo imaging practice
  • Develop and implement strategic plans
  • Obtain revenue to support operations
  • Establish and maintain environmentally sustainable creative practice
  • Present a body of own creative work
  • Collaborate in professional creative projects
  • Manage design realisation
  • Research and apply concepts and theories of creativity
  • Manage risk
  • Originate a body of independent creative work
  • Research global design trends
  • Develop and implement a business plan
  • Manage market research
  • Lead innovative thinking and practice
  • Extend cultural research expertise
  • Ensure a safe workplace
  • Manage knowledge and information
  • Obtain and manage sponsorship
  • Originate and develop concepts
  • Engage in the business of creative practice
  • Evolve ideas for professional creative work
  • Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief
  • Critique cultural works
  • Manage finances
  • Refine drawing and other visual representation tools
  • Extend professional expertise across new art forms and media
  • Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
  • Publicly present a body of own creative work
  • Extend professional expertise with drawing and other visual representation tools
  • Manage strategic contracts
  • Direct the integration of projects
  • Initiate and lead applied research
  • Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • Extend typographic design expertise
  • Develop cross cultural communication and negotiation strategies
  • Manage copyright arrangements
  • Develop public relations campaigns
  • Design digital simulations
  • Evaluate international marketing opportunities
  • Implement design solutions
  • Develop a marketing plan
  • Engage in the business of graphic design
  • Extend expertise in a specialised art form to professional level
  • Manage innovation and continuous improvement
  • Manage the marketing process
  • Design innovative products
  • Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationships
  • Originate graphic designs for complex briefs

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Preston International: $15,750 No
  • Full-time : 1 year

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