Overview Our broad-ranging Graphic Design course puts theory into practice, with live briefs for genuine clients from design and advertising consultancies, publishing organisations, local industries, sustainable design clients and national brands. The programme will give you exposure to commercial and professional situations as your academic knowledge and practical abilities grow. Digital designers are the gatekeepers of visual communication. Thanks to the smartphone, the entire internet now fits inside our pocket. In the digital age, there is a greater need than ever for eye-catching graphics and inspirational messages that stands out from the crowd. From a single printed advert to wayfinding graphics, graphics that inform and educate and to the complex visual language of a major company's brand, you can create compelling stories in visual language. Our course will provide you with the skills needed to create these compelling visual stories, as you pursue a design career. There are regular visits to museums and exhibitions in London, Bristol and live brief related day visits and workshops too. There is also an annual opportunity to take part in a visit to a destination in mainland Europe. Key features
- Ranked 10th in the UK in the Guardian’s 2021 listings for ‘Design & Craft’ courses.
- Extensive industry links, including live professional briefs run in collaboration with major organisations, expert guest lecturers and our own commercially experienced staff team
- Two students on the course won the prestigious 2019 D&AD ‘New Blood’ Design Award which we’re really proud of.
- 100% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2019
- Showcase your talent with our final year Degree Show. A prestigious private view opens the exhibition, your chance to share your work with top industry professionals
- 94% of students within work or further study six months after graduation
- Diverse future career possibilities, including digital design, children's publishing, web design, sustainable packaging and print design, arts and media administration, or as self-employed designers
- Develop your design skills further while working on ‘live’ briefs for real industrial clients from both regional businesses, design & advertising consultancies and national brands
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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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
The University of Worcester accepts all qualifications within the Tariff, and normally looks for the equivalent of 3 A levels. More information can be found at http://www.worcester.ac.uk/journey/entry-requirements.html
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
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