Our Graphic Design BA (Hons) degree has an enviable reputation for developing students to be visual thinkers who excel in the creative industries. This is a flexible degree that can be tailored to your interests – for example, in app development, animation, visual identity and branding, illustration, photography, typography and publishing, or graphic design in general. It facilitates the development of a specialised skillset that can be applied to range of industries and technical formats. Production possibilities are vast, with final projects having previously included: corporate advertisement campaigns, children’s book illustrations, websites, smart phone and tablet apps, brochures, computer games, illustrated comics, puppet animations, and animated films, to name a few. The course focuses on teaching practical and creative skills in traditional and new, analogue, and digital media, as well as an understanding of relevant social, cultural, economic, ethical, and sustainable contexts. Graphic Design at Loughborough is a highly competitive course that provides the very best opportunities for budding creative practitioners and many invaluable opportunities to showcase their work.
For a full list of areas studied, see the 'What You'll Study' section of the course page on our website.
The Graphic Design BA is assessed through coursework, using a variety of significant methods. This is to encourage development of a broadly relevant set of skills and competencies for both industrial practice and further study. This includes practical projects, industrial and self-generated project work for defined user groups, technical demonstrations and training, elicitation tools, development drawing, visual research skills, essays/reflective work, seminar participation, in-class presentations, contextual research projects, workbook/logbooks, group work and peer assessments, and an industrial report or dissertation.
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
Loughborough accepts a wide range of qualifications for entry as outlined on our website www.lboro.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/getting-started/applying/entrance-requirements/ This information details the general requirements and should be read in conjunction with the information given for each course. Loughborough also accepts a wide range of international qualifications for entry as outlined on our website www.lboro.ac.uk/international/applicants/country/ Loughborough uses contextual data in the admissions process to provide insights into the context in which your academic qualifications have been achieved. This may influence the typical offers outlined in the information given for each course. www.lboro.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/getting-started/applying/contextual-data/
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Additional entry requirements
Applicants are selected on the basis of their UCAS application, and also a portfolio submission in order to assess academic potential beyond that provided as part of the application.
English language requirements
All applicants are required to demonstrate that they have an appropriate level of English language. For full details of the acceptable English language requirements see our website.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|