Graphic Design at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS

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Course summary

On this globally recognised course you will sharpen your creativity, develop your problem solving ability, enhance your graphic language, hone your presentation skills, master graphic production techniques, and broaden your design knowledge. You will be taught in a friendly and competitive studio environment, specifically designed to replicate the industry workplace, using the critique and feedback techniques employed industry-wide. Upon graduation, you will be fully prepared for a career in one of the many creative industries. Ultimately working alongside people who value the distinctly creative way that you think and the professional way that you work. You’ll be taught by an established teaching team with many years’ experience in all aspects of Graphic Design, the creative industry and education. You will have access to robust industry and alumni links, guest lectures, the opportunity to work on live briefs from leading consultancies, the brightest and best student competitions, plus the chance to embark on organised national and international field trips. The Northumbria Graphic Design Course will essentially enable you to graduate as an accomplished and confident Graphic Designer with a creative portfolio that showcases your own personal creativity and skills. Northumbria University is ranked 13th in Design & Crafts in the UK (Guardian University League Tables 2021). Over 94% of students said that the course provided them with the opportunity to explore concepts in depth, apply their learning and collate ideas from different topics. (National Student Survey, 2019). Over 90% also agreed that they were able to access the necessary equipment and facilities, that supported their learning when needed. (National Student Survey, 2019).


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Assessment method

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.

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Points of entry

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  • Year 1

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Graphic Design at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS