Studyportals
Certificate Online

Graphic Design Elements for Non-Designers

Coursera

4 months
Duration
Free
Free
Unknown
Tuition fee
Anytime
Unknown
Apply date
Anytime
Unknown
Start date

About

In this Graphic Design Elements for Non-Designers Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado Boulder, you will analyze basic design concepts to apply in the professional setting, including typography, color theory, image selection, and layout best practices.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

In this hands-on Graphic Design Elements for Non-Designers Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado Boulder, you will explore basic graphic design elements, color theory, images, publication design and techniques for creating effective layouts. You will also learn about typography, the creative process, the importance of brainstorming, and how to discuss and critique design in a professional setting. Page layout software and online sites will be used to incorporate and manipulate text, color, photographs and images.

If you are curious about the design process, work on a team with designers and need to speak some of their language, or want to empower the creatives on your team to be even better, this specialization is made for you.

Applied Learning Project

You will design a business card or one-sided flyer, an advertisement, a brochure and an outline for a website. In addition, this course will include optional discussions with fellow students and a peer review process for each assignment. We encourage you to take advantage of all of these opportunities, and immerse yourself in the design process!

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Basic Elements of Design: Design Principles and Software Overview
  • Graphic Elements of Design: Color Theory and Image Formats
  • Textual Elements of Design: Fonts, Typography, and Spacing
  • Print and Digital Elements of Design: Branding and User Experience

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 4 months
    • 4 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Beginner Level

  • Students should have computer proficiency, desire to learn creative skills, & access to computer programs or online sites to work on design projects.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 4 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 4 months.

Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Graphic Design Elements for Non-Designers
-
Coursera

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!