University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Degree level: Undergraduate

Advertising and Brand Design (Swansea College of Art)

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Course summary

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The Advertising and Brand Design course at Swansea College of Art UWTSD embraces the amazing opportunities offered by new technologies and innovations. These are making our course an extremely exciting and creative area of study. We support our students evolution by inspiring contemporary, creative thinking to solve the communication problems of the future. Our students have actually won four international D&AD New Blood awards in the last five years. We mentor our students to be ideas-driven, media-neutral, team players with a 360 degree strategic view. By studying with us you will become highly skilled in creating relevant ideas that reach the hearts and minds of audiences. You will explore ideas through a multitude of creative techniques from photography to film, graphic design to copywriting, AI to AR, disruption to experiential, blogs to vlogs and social media to name just a few. Our students benefit because we have smaller class sizes than many universities. This means there is considerably more contact time with lecturers. This creates a dynamic environment where you can confidently develop your creative skills whilst being fully supported by your lecturers. Our alumni work in many diverse roles from Agency Creatives and Digital Designers to Copywriters and Social Media Managers.

Course details


Level 4 Modules (year 1) • Typography (ABD) • Copywriting • Advertising Environment • Graphic Communication (ABD) • Visual Studies 1 • Visual Studies 2 • Ways of Thinking • Ways of Perceiving Level 5 Modules (year 2) • Brand Experience • Digital Advertising • Integrated Advertising • Sustainability, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship • Visual Enquiry 1 • Visual Enquiry 2 • Creative Research • Research Practices Level 6 Modules (year 3) • Graduate Portfolio • Advanced Creative Enquiry • Marketing & Self Promotion • Dissertation Level 7 Modules (year 4) • The Thought Experiment • Advanced Critical Thinking Advanced Professional Practice (option A) • Advanced Professional Practice (option B) • Principal Project

Assessment method

Assessment is carried out through coursework, both written and practical. There are no exams on this course. Students are formatively assessed throughout a module, summative assessment takes place at the end of a module before the end of the semester. A variety of teaching and learning methods are used throughout the course.

How to apply

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Dynevor, Swansea
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
International £11500 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Sponsorship information

Advertising and Brand Design (Swansea College of Art) at University of Wales Trinity Saint David - UCAS