Graphic Design at University of Kent - UCAS

Course summary

Why study Graphic Design at Kent?Your course, your way: Graphic Design at Kent allows you to explore your passions and ambitions and discover your specialism whether it be editorial and layout design, digital interaction design or illustration. Develop your own unique style and portfolio through a series of projects inspired by identity, process, environment, form and affect. • Access fantastic facilities: Our specialist spaces include a specialist graphic design studio, dedicated workshops, laser-cutting facilities, printing press and letterpress, reproduction, and large format printing options. We also have specialist projection mapping software and projectors. You also have access to an Adobe Creative Cloud license for your entire student career on the course enabling you to work across static and moving image work, print and digital. • Get career ready: We work hard to maintain strong links with professional graphic designers, helping you to kickstart your career in the industry. The university careers events help prepare you for job opportunities through alumni and practitioner events and CV clinics. You can also work in industry or spend a year abroad gaining experience working in a professional environment. • Join our community: As part of the School of Architecture, you can attend guest lectures and research seminars with industry professionals or join the student-run Kent Architectural Students Association (KASA) and help organise social events, design competitions and the End of Year Show. • Expand your Horizons: In a competitive market, having something that differentiates you from the crowd is a real plus. This course provides the option to study abroad or work in industry for a year, demonstrating flexibility in your outlook and displaying enthusiasm and a drive to succeed in new environments.


Year 1 Compulsory modules currently include: Design History Experimental Typography Digital Imagining Creative Narratives and Environments Design Culture Creative Communication Photography and Imaging 2D Design Fundamentals Year 2 Compulsory modules currently include: Brand Experiences & Interactions Wayfinding Supergraphics Design Agency  Designing with Data Year 3 Compulsory modules currently include: Creative Ambition  Design Ethics  Design Explorations  Develop & Deliver

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £22700 Year 1
International £22700 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please see the programme page at for further information on fees and funding options. Please be aware that if the Government permits, the UK fee quoted may increase in line with inflation. Full-time fees for 2024/25 for international students are £22,700 for laboratory programmes and £18,600 for non-laboratory programmes
Graphic Design at University of Kent - UCAS