Walsall College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Graphic Design

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Course summary

Are you a creative problem solver that likes to design innovative solutions to communication problems? If so this course is for you. The course is taught by experienced professional artists and designers. The curriculum is further enhanced by a wide range of visiting speakers, trips and visits. The course encourages students to develop a portfolio that is as unique as they are. Exploratory projects happily sit alongside commercially based work. Live work and competition work is a key element of the curriculum. The college’s design studios have been created to industry standards and are equipped with Macs and PCs with the full Adobe Creative Cloud. The college also provides home access to all the software you are expected to use on the course. You can also access, our traditional print room, photographic and other media facilities. You will be expected to attend 2.5 days on site working with us in the studios. Additionally, you are encouraged to spend approximately 2.5 days in self-directed study; this can be off site or on campus. During your studies you will work on a wide range of projects, including typography, animation, interactivity, editorial layout and other design for print projects. The course will support you in developing your professional portfolio and developing your digital presence. Graduates from the college have gone on to join top agencies or have successfully started their own businesses and freelance careers with support from our business centre, The Hub.


Professional Development, Contextual Studies, Individual Project, Techniques and Practices, Screen Based Practises, Typography, Graphic Design Practices, Communication in Art and Design.

Assessment method

100% coursework

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

GCSE Maths – grade C/4 GCSE English Language– grade C/4 Functional skill Level 2 Maths and English No international applications. Also required: Applications to all FT UG must be made through UCAS. If you only wish to apply to this college, please contact us and we will process your UCAS application. Related work experience will be considered for mature applicants. All applicants will be required to sit an initial assessment and attend an interview, and may be required to sit a written exam. Points of entry: Year 2 (HND) and Year 3. Campus: Wisemore Campus (Main Site). Students must provide a portfolio of work at interview - can be phyical or digital.

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests



Basic and Key Skill Builder Assessment (BKSB)

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6000 Whole course
Scotland £6000 Whole course
Wales £6000 Whole course

Additional fee information

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