On this course you will be working with experienced design professionals who will help you to refine your analytical, creative and problem solving skills. Live project work with external clients will be combined with internally set project briefs. The course has a focus on employability and aims to equip you with the specific skills demanded by employers in the creative sector. Many of our previous students have gained careers in areas including - Marketing, Interior Design,UK wide Graphic Design Agencies, Illustration, Teaching and as self-employed Graphic Designers. Completing the HND can also lead to a Level 6 ‘Top-Up’ year to gain a full BA Degree. Support for applications can be provided by the University Centre and course team.
- Unit 1: Professional Development
- Unit 2: Contextual Studies
- Unit 3: Individual Project (Pearson-Set)
- Unit 4: Techniques & Practices
- Unit 12: Screen Based Practices
- Unit 13: Typography
- Unit 14: Graphic Design Practices
Assessment will be continuous, with assignments graded at the end of each task.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Applicants must have GCSE (or equivalent) English at grade C (grade 4) or above AND - A BTEC National Diploma or other relevant level 3 qualification, preferable in a relevant subject OR A minimum of one A Level preferably in a relevant subject OR An Access to Higher Education Certificate OR Appropriate industry experience (please provide details on application). As a guideline, a typical offer would require you to obtain a UCAS tariff score of between 32 - 48 points, based on your level 3 studies. You will be invited to attend an interview and have an assessment of your portfolio of work.
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Additional entry requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£3000||Year 1|