New College Durham has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This course aims to enhance the expertise, creativity and dedication required to successfully establish a career within your chosen specialism in design. You can focus on your preferred specialist discipline such as graphic design, web design, textile design, multimedia design, and interior design, or take a broad and inventive multi-disciplinary approach based on what you want to see in your portfolio. This course will nurture creativity and support concept development to a level where you can seek employment, engage in self-employment or undertake further study. You will learn via creative studio based activities alongside self-initiated briefs, which you devise, ensuring you focus on the development of your personal style and portfolio related to your chosen design discipline. There is opportunity for external work placement and freelance design work to enrich your portfolio and ensure you are developing the skills required to be a confident practitioner.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
You will hold: •A Level 5 qualification (HND / FdA / international equivalent 120 ECTS Credits) in a design related discipline • All external applicants must present an art and design based portfolio (international applicants via internet/email respectfully) • Evidence of digital literacy within portfolio to meet the needs of Level 6 • To have, or be working towards, Level 2 (or equivalent) in English Language (or a minimum 5.5 IELTS in each band for international applicants). Non-standard entry criteria: •Evidence of appropriate creative experience or employment within the creative industries • An art and design based portfolio (international applicants via internet/email respectfully) • Evidence of digital literacy within portfolio to meet the needs of Level 6 • To have, or be working towards, Level 2 (or equivalent) in English Language (or a minimum 5.5 IELTS in each band for international applicants).
Fees and funding
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*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
New College Durham
Framwellgate Moor Centre
Clearing contact details
0191 375 4210
08:30 - 17:00 Monday to Thursday 08:30 - 16:30 Friday
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0191 375 4210