You can create brands

The visual identity of an organisation is core to its brand. It says who they are, what they do and how they do it. It’s more than just a logo on a piece of paper or a website; it is an organisation’s culture and presence. This course will teach you the principles of graphic design and the relationship with branding and identity.

Benefits to you

  • Understand how to build brands
    As a graphic designer you must be able to create a brand that reflects the core identity of a business or entity. It must be consistent with an organisations key messages and culture and portray that organisation effectively. This course will give you an understanding of these principles and how you can apply these in your work as a graphic designer.
  • Gain knowledge of design processes 
    Practical design and creative thinking processes are a skill to be learnt. Through the completion of practical projects, this course will arm you with key design processes and strategies.

Course details/cost

Level: 5
Credits:  20
Cost of course: $276 (domestic students)

How long will it take?

All our qualifications have flexible start dates with courses available to start at regular times throughout the year.

What next?

To find out more about registering for Graphic Design: Branding and Identity visit:

You can also call 0800 328 269 for more information or to see if this qualification is right for you.

A TANZ eCampus qualification

TANZ eCampus is offered by six of New Zealand’s major tertiary providers including:

Ara Institute of Canterbury
Otago Polytechnic (OP)
Universal College of Learning (UCOL) Palmerston North
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT)
Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT)
North Tec

All qualifications will be awarded by one of these providers. Courses completed through TANZ eCampus are industry recognised and accepted by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Graduates may attend the graduation ceremony of the relevant tertiary partner and will receive a parchment from the institute at which they enrolled.

Student loans and allowances

Courses and qualifications through TANZ eCampus are eligible for student loan support conditional that the student and level of study meet certain criteria. Student loans are administered through Studylink. Visit  for more information or phone TANZ eCampus on 0800 328 269 and we can point you in the right direction.


Market yourself! Complete a short course in graphic design