Graphic Design at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS

Course summary

Graphic Design is a hands-on, ideas-driven studio-based course where you will learn a variety of approaches to visual communication. Distinctive creative personalities are nurtured and the unconventional is actively encouraged. After developing your creative visual language in Year 1, you will be able to apply your skills to a range of personal and industry-related projects in Year 2. Your final year will see you develop a professional portfolio that reflects your personal interests and individual career aspirations. At all stages of the course we focus on contemporary and relevant design that embraces intellectual curiosity and design as an experience. You have the opportunity to connect with industry, either through visiting speakers, live briefs or work experience. Find out more about this course, staff and facilities and view student work at FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • Opportunities for work placements throughout the UK.
  • Benefit from a range of industry-standard equipment alongside tools for traditional craft techniques.
  • Collaborative, interdisciplinary opportunities to work with students and staff from across the School of Art.
  • Students' successes include awards in regional, national and international arenas including D&AD Global Student Awards, ISTD, Young Creative Network, Openad Talent and the Global Spin Awards.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE grade C/4 in English Language or Level 2 Functional Skills English pass A portfolio is required for this course.

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Graphic Design at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS