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Course summary

Why study BA Graphic Design with us? Visual communication through graphic design touches and shapes many aspects of modern life. From mobile apps and interactive posters to pop-up shows and global branding – graphic design is everywhere. Graphic design degrees prepare you for an exciting career that can take you on many diverse paths. Our course embraces the recent advancements, developments, and changes undergone by the creative industries. You’ll be challenged to develop your own creative voice with guidance from our staff and support from state-of the-art facilities. You’ll have access to photographic studios, an extensive art and design library, dark rooms, workshops with technical support, and much more. We have excellent industry links and many of our students undertake work placements at top design companies during the second year. Project work will feature as part of your study from the first year to help you learn to communicate your ideas. You’ll do this through a series of problem-solving tasks in branding, typography, magazine design, editorial design, advertising, art direction, and plenty more. You’ll work on briefs that closely mirror the professional world, getting transferable experience from the very start. Year after year our students produce outstanding industry-standard work and leave the course with an impressive portfolio to launch their career. Get your graphic designer qualifications with our course We host regular guest lecturers so you can learn from industry professionals. Past lecturers have included David Carson, Jonathan Barnbrook, Angus Hyland from Pentagram and Sir John Hegarty from BBH, M & C Saatchi Mobile. Study trips to museums, galleries, design studios, and exhibitions make up a large part of your learning time. Meanwhile, our north London location means that you’re able to explore your interests in this design-minded city. In your final year, you’ll develop a personal professional portfolio that’ll bring together your study and style as an artist. It’ll be exhibited at our degree show, ensuring that creative industry employers see your hard work. We have excellent industry links and many of our students undertake work placements at top design companies during the second year. Past graduates have gone on to work at the BBC, Stylist, Nickelodeon, and Ogilvy & Mather. Get the support you need You also get the support you need to succeed. From your Personal Tutor to your Graduate Academic Assistant, each one has studied your subject and will provide the support you need based on their own experience. If you need a little help with writing, numeracy or library skills, we can help with that too.

Modules

Year 1 Design Exploration (30 credits) - Compulsory Creative Typography (30 credits) - Compulsory Graphic Design Creative Workshops (30 credits) - Compulsory Understanding Visual Communication (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 2 Graphic Design Practice (60 credits) - Compulsory Graphic Design Communication Workshops (30 credits) - Compulsory Graphic Design Cultures (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 3 Graphic Design Major Projects (60 credits) - Compulsory Graphic Design Professional Practice (60 credits) - Compulsory


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W210
Institution code:
M80
Campus name:
Hendon Campus
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry requirements listed are accurate at the time of publishing and vary between programmes. Please check your chosen course page for specific entry requirements. Depending on your chosen course, we also consider a combination of qualifications. The latest entry requirements can be found on the course page at https://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/graphic-design. We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/help-with-your-application/undergraduate-application/entry-requirements

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Portfolio


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
71%
Student satisfaction
85%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
87%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

At Middlesex, we have a range of funding and loan options available to ensure you are able to attend university, whatever your financial background. Tuition fees vary for UK, EU and International students. More information about fees for the course you are interested in studying can be found at https://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/graphic-design
BA Graphic Design at Middlesex University - UCAS