Why study this course? Our Graphic Design BA at London Met is about giving visual and experiential form to conceptual thinking, it's about creating structure and surprise through innovation, it's about communication. You will be encouraged not only to find solutions, but also to seek out problems. This graphic design course enables you to investigate, question and challenge the contemporary role of graphic design, connecting with wide ranging social issues and new ideas, to develop your voice as a graphic designer and enter a successful career in design. More about this course Completing our Graphic Design course will help you gain everything you'll need to become a well-rounded creative practitioner. You will develop specialist skills and learn how to reach your audience through innovative design. This graphic design course encourages you to investigate, question and challenge the contemporary role of graphic design. You’ll gain the confidence to understand, interpret and talk about ground-breaking and iconic design from the past and present. You will also learn how to present and defend your ideas and promote yourself and your work. You’re encouraged early on to make your thinking visible, to test your ideas through iteration and to collaborate in practice. You'll have the opportunity to develop specialist and broad-based design skills, to think laterally and to innovate through making, testing, and finding and reaching your audience. You'll learn from 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. Industry partners and guest lecturers include Sarah Boris, Alistair Hall (We Made This), Nik Hill, Regular Practice, Justin Bailey (Page Masters), Caterina Bianchini and Studio Blup. A high-profile lecture series – the Hothouse Talks – offers you the chance to engage with visionaries in the field of Graphic Design and visual communication. You’ll also benefit from live project opportunities and a vibrant studio culture. Graphic Design BA is taught together with our Illustration and Animation BA (Hons). This combination of teaching makes for a unique learning environment, full of opportunity for cross-pollination and scope for wider learning. What our students say "Intellectually stimulating. I have learned new techniques and my understanding of the subject has broadened. I have made some really good connections." "Tutors are the highlight of the University. You can see the passion they have for art and design, as well as having the passion to teach us." "I have definitely learnt a lot over my three years, gained confidence in my work and met some brilliant people."
You'll be assessed throughdesign projects, essays, individual practice and a final portfolio project including dissertation. There are no examinations.
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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For up to date English language requirements please see: http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/international/international-admissions/application-guidance-and-entry-criteria/english-language-requirements/undergraduate-english-requirements/
English Language GCSE at grade C (grade 4 from 2017) or above (or equivalent). We accept a broad range of equivalent level qualifications, please check the UCAS tariff calculator or contact us if you are unsure if you meet the minimum entry requirements for this course. We encourage applications from international/EU students with equivalent qualifications. We also accept mature students with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Additional entry requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£19250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£19250||Year 1|