University of Derby

Degree level: Undergraduate

Graphic Design

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Course summary

Think differently with BA (Hons) Graphic Design. Studio-based, hands-on and endlessly inspiring, this degree opens your eyes to what graphic design is, what it can do and what it is for. Why choose this course? We help you decide what kind of designer you want to be. You’ll explore typography, layout, branding, publications, printing, packaging, exhibition design and digital moving images to appreciate graphic design in its many contexts and formats. Is this course for you? Working as a graphic designer is fun, stimulating and demanding. If you want a career where you’re always discovering new trends, technologies, ideas and challenges, look no further than BA (Hons) Graphic Design. How you will learn Finesse your skills alongside Animation and Illustration students in our spacious new design studio, harness up-to-date facilities in our digital print resource, and build impressive prototypes in our workshops. You’ll present your work at our Big Show and potentially at London design shows too. Opportunities and experiences BA (Hons) Graphic Design offers boundless variety. Work with local and national employers on live design briefs. Visit galleries and exhibitions. Be inspired by a vibrant guest lecture programme. Take part in high-profile competitions and follow in the footsteps of our award-winning graduates. Careers and employability We emphasise professional practice so there’s every chance to build networks, identify your strengths and promote yourself in the industry. You could advance your career in areas such as art direction, editorial design, typography, branding, advertising, corporate identity, interactive media, signage or online design. Find out more: www.derby.ac.uk/art-and-design-courses/graphic-design-ba-hons/

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W211
Institution code:
D39
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Portfolio


English language requirements

IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
76%
Student satisfaction
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14045 Year 1
International £14045 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Graphic Design at University of Derby - UCAS