Graphic Design and Animation at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

If you’re keen to learn core creative industry skills – from the handmade to the digital, including 2D and 3D concept realisations – our Graphic Design and Animation BA(Hons) course is designed to set you up to succeed. You can gain a wider understanding of the strategies behind developing your work, while building skills in storytelling narratives, visual language, branding, user experience. It’s vital that you understand how graphic design – both static and motion based – works in the wider world, which is why we work with a range of communication theories and diverse guest speakers. This gives you the chance to understand the factors shaping the industry. You can gain the techniques and skills to pursue a multi-media design career in evolving creative industries. From film and advertising to websites and social media, graphic design and animation co-exist across media channels, including digital, print and moving image. Why Study Graphic Design and Animation BA(Hons) at University of Huddersfield? Enhance your graduate prospects by undertaking a skills-boosting work placement. Alternatively, you could set up your own freelance business through our Enterprise Placement Year. Your achievements will also be celebrated at our annual summer degree show. This degree could open the door to a variety of career possibilities, too, in graphic design and animation itself, or in art, illustration, for example. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


Year 1 modules include: • Design Process and Production 1 • Design Studio 1 • Design Theory and Context 1. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

On average, 18.2%† of the study time on this course is spent in lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops etc. †Based on 20/21 programme specifications. This is a studio-based course with supporting lectures, seminars, tutorials, and technical workshops. The course focuses on practical experience and assessment includes portfolio exhibition, reports, essays, presentations, and case study analysis. Your module specification/course handbook provides full details of the assessment criteria.

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Pass in Diploma Foundation Studies in Art and Design combined with A Level or BTEC qualifications, to total an equivalent of 120-104 UCAS tariff points. Applicants will be invited to attend an Applicant Visit Day, at which you will have the opportunity to present and be given feedback on your portfolio. Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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

English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

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 £16500 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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Graphic Design and Animation at University of Huddersfield - UCAS