As a Graphic Design student at JACCD, you’ll become fluent in the visual language that defines today’s powerhouse brands and top-flight organizations. Our holistic graphic design program doesn’t just cover the fundamentals of design; it delves into product packaging, entrepreneurship, interface design and user experience. The result? An award-winning professional portfolio, real experience working for industry giants, and the opportunity to make a lasting mark on the ever-changing global visual landscape — all before you graduate.
Certificate in Graphic Design – One Year
Graphic Design is the cornerstone of visual communication. Our course is centered around preparing an individual for the job market with the relevant skills necessary for them to excel in the industry as well as solidifying the foundations of the various facets of computer-aided design for later specialization.
We blend theoretical instruction with practical hands-on design education. This coupled with various trips to industry leaders, seminars from professionals as well as numerous projects, aim to nurture designers into well-placed professionals.
As a student in the Graphic Design Certificate program, you will investigate up-to-the-minute tools and trends of the trade, while receiving a solid foundation in traditional practice and graphic design concepts. You will create high-calibre graphic design, displaying practical mastery informed by research, analysis, and critical thinking.
The courses offered within the Graphic Design Programme are:
- Design Fundamentals
- Typographic composition and font
- IT fundamentals
- Print Media Design (Offset and Digital Printing)
- Digital Photography
- Web Design & Web Media
Students learn various applications as part of the various courses, including but not limited to:
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe InDesign
- Adobe Lightroom
- Adobe Premiere Pro
Below is a gallery of work done by the current batch of Graphic Design students at JACCD. All work was done by them in class for classwork purposes only.
Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design
P. O. Box CT 1097
26 W Cantonments - Accra
+233 23-5682600 / +233 302-797471
26 W Cantonments (Switchback Road)
Cantonments, Accra, Ghana
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