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Why study this course This is a top-up version of our Graphic Design BA (Hons) degree. A top-up degree is the final year (Level 6) of an undergraduate degree course and is for those who have a foundation degree, Higher National Diploma or equivalent qualification, or those wishing to study the final year of their degree in London. This course enables you to investigate, question and challenge the contemporary role of graphic design. You will learn to connect graphic design with wide-ranging social issues and new ideas. You'll also learn how to develop your voice as a graphic designer, helping you towards a successful career in design. More about this course This course will train you to present, test and defend your ideas. You’ll gain the confidence to understand, interpret and talk about ground-breaking and iconic design from the past and present. You'll have the opportunity to develop specialist and broad-based design skills, to think laterally and to innovate through making, testing, finding and reaching your audience. You'll learn different creative methods such as drawing and letterpress printing, app design, type fundamentals, user experiences, human-centered design and connected communication platforms. There are many diverse employment options available to graduates of this degree. This course offers real opportunities to connect with graphic design studios and consultancies, to work across the realms of art direction, digital publishing and editorial design, moving image and sequential narrative, web and innovatory digital practice from app design to social media, brand communications to start-ups and design enterprise. A high-profile lecture series – the Hothouse Talks – offers you the chance to engage with visionaries in the field of graphic design graphic design and visual communication. You’ll also benefit from live project opportunities and a vibrant studio culture.
Critical and Contextual Studies 1 Design Principles Graphic Authorship Visual Research and Communication Critical and Contextual Studies 2 (Visual Communication) Exploring Design Practice Narrative Work Ready 1 Critical and Contextual Studies 3: Dissertation (Visual Communication) Final Project Realisation: Graphic Design Project Design and Development Work Ready 2
You'll be assessed through project work, essays, individual practice and a final portfolio project, including a dissertation. There are no examinations.
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How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|HNC (BTEC)||In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have one of the following: 240 credits from a Higher National Diploma (HND), Foundation Degree (FdA/ FdSc) or equivalent international qualification in a relevant subject 240 credits from years 1 and 2 of an undergraduate degree (BA/BSc) in a relevant subject at a different institution a portfolio interview [Cass courses only]|
English language requirements
If you're from a non-European/non-EEA country, you'll be required to take a Secure English Language Test (SELT) in order to study an undergraduate (bachelor's) degree with us. These requirements apply to all applicants that are not of majority English speaking nationality as defined by the UK Home Office, or those who do not possess a degree awarded, studied and conferred in a majority English speaking country. Applicants of majority English speaking nationality who do not require a SELT to confirm their competency in the English language will still be asked to provide a UK GCSE English language equivalent qualification.
Please see our English language requirements for more details
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|