University of Wolverhampton

Degree level: Undergraduate

Graphic Design

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Course summary

Graphic design is a dynamic subject that enriches and influences all aspects of our visual environment. The studio-focused course at Wolverhampton is designed to be responsive to this and is continually reflective in order to positively contribute to your student experience. Perfect for intellectually curious individuals with creative ambition. The Graphic Design course encourages students to engage with design at a professional level across all print and screen media. Ideas and their development are all-important and we create an environment that encourages creative thinking. Our programme of assignments allows you to design for areas including branding, editorial, exhibition, packaging and visual identity. You will use digital tools to develop screen-based and web solutions that are interactive, immersive and challenging. Most importantly, the course encourages you to become a thoughtful designer – producing creative work that has a place in and benefit to contemporary culture and society. The course is focused on employability; you have the opportunity to meet and work with design companies large and small and to collaborate internationally on assignments with overseas universities. You are also able to boost your CV with student prizes sponsored by notable companies such as Rotovision and Sheaffer. Many students undertake live briefs, competitions and professional placements helping to build experience and to enhance their confidence. Our alumni have secured positions at all levels of the profession around the world successfully contributing to the creative industries and global economies. Why not join them? The Graphic Design course at Wolverhampton will equip you with the skills and confidence to work in this exciting and dynamic industry, encouraging you to become the designer you want to be. Emphasis is on developing creativity; digital and analogue design skills and strategic thinking. The learning experience encompasses lectures, workshops, tutorials and independent study. There are also talks from industry professionals, UK and international trips, competitions and live briefs. Whether you are intrigued by packaging or love editorial design. Excited by advertising and branding, or want to work with the web, social media, apps or viral marketing. Whatever direction you want to take, this course will bring out the best in you. Course staff are industry professionals with a range of expertise and diverse experience.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W211
Institution code:
W75
Campus name:
University of Wolverhampton
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Portfolio

Successfully short listed applicants will be invited to attend a Portfolio Review. Portfolio Guidance can be found at http://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/how-to-apply/3---making-your-application/subject-specific-applications/art-and-design/portfolio-guidance/.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
100%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
77%
Go onto work and study

The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Graphic Design at University of Wolverhampton - UCAS