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1272.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED), 2001  
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GRAPHIC AND DESIGN STUDIES is the study of the techniques and skills necessary to design and produce finished work, and solve design and visual communication problems. It includes the study of clothing design and creation.

The main purpose of this narrow field of education is to develop an understanding of the artistic and technical aspects of creating and producing an original piece of work.

Courses in Narrow Field 1005 Graphic and Design Studies develop skills in:
. determining the objectives of design in consultation with management, sales and manufacturing staff and clients
. formulating design concepts for garments
. preparing illustrations and sketches to present design concepts
. supervising the production of sample garments
. using pictures and symbols to make a clear graphic statement

This narrow field comprises the following detailed fields:

100501  Graphic Arts and Design Studies
100503  Textile Design
100505  Fashion Design
100599  Graphic and Design Studies, n.e.c.


Electronic (desktop) publishing. This is included in Detailed Field 030103 Printing.

100501 Graphic Arts and Design Studies

Graphic Arts and Design Studies is the study of designing and producing visual representations of concepts and information.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. three-dimensional design
. design theory
. design in context
. design drawing and illustration
. industrial arts

100503 Textile Design

Textile Design is the study of designing and producing textiles.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. computer-aided textile design
. science of textiles
. woven tapestry and experimental textiles

100505 Fashion Design

Fashion Design is the study of creatively combining line, form and fabric in designing and constructing fashion garments.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. history and theory of fashion
. fashion drawing and illustration
. garment pattern development
. fashion design concepts

100599 Graphic and Design Studies, n.e.c.

This detailed field includes all Graphic and Design Studies not elsewhere classified.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. furniture design
. wood design
. footwear design

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