Bristol, University of the West of England

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of the West of England, Bristol

Graphic Design

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Course summary

BA(Hons) Graphic Design is based at the Arnolfini, at the heart of Bristol's creative and cultural community. You’ll learn from practising graphic designers in a professional studio environment. Past students have won awards in prestigious national competitions such as the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) Student Design Awards and the course ranks very highly in the National Student Survey (NSS). In recent years, graduates' work has been exhibited at D&AD New Blood, London, where they won Best in Show awards and commendation for collaborative projects. Our students are also regularly shortlisted for the Best British Book Design and Production Awards. Our City Campus is a powerhouse of inspiration and collaboration. It spans across Bristol and iincludes renowned contemporary arts centres Spike Island, Arnolfini and Watershed. Our strong industry links within Bristol ensure ongoing input from professional designers. You’ll work on live briefs and projects which are socially and culturally relevant and that make an impact. Go on work placements and internships and volunteer throughout the course to gain valuable workplace experience. Showcase your work to talent scouts and potential employers at the final year show. Graduate with an impressive portfolio of work, ready to make your mark in the industry. Many of our graduates have found work with highly respected design studios in the UK and worldwide. Some graduates establish their own freelance businesses or independent design companies, while others go on to further study, including our MA in Graphic Arts at UWE Bristol.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W211
Institution code:
B80
Campus name:
Arnolfini
Campus code:
2

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We recognise the individual nature of each application and our typical offer should be viewed as a guide. UWE Bristol welcomes interest from applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements. We will consider evidence of your relevant personal, professional or educational experience where it demonstrates an ability and potential to succeed on the course. Please include details of any relevant experience in your application.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://courses.uwe.ac.uk/W211/graphic-design

Additional entry requirements

Portfolio

You should be enthusiastic and articulate and interviewers will be looking for evidence of a high degree of creativity and invention and will want to see a wide range of work including sketchbooks. Experimental work is encouraged along with the use of colour and typography. Entry is based on portfolio and ability.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
88%
Student satisfaction
90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
94%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £14250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please see our website for further information: https://www.uwe.ac.uk/courses/fees

Provider information

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Our COVID-19 information

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Bristol
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Additional information

Thursday 18th August - 08:30 - 18:00 Friday 19th August - 08:30 - 18:00 Saturday 20th August - 11:00 - 15:00 Sunday 21st August - Closed Monday 22nd August to Thursday 26th August - 09:00 – 17:00 Friday 27th August – 09:00 – 16:30 Saturday 27th August and Monday 29th August - Closed Tuesday 30th August to Thursday 1st September - 09:00 – 17:00 Friday 2nd September – 09:00 – 16:30


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Graphic Design at Bristol, University of the West of England - UCAS