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Course summary

Study a HND in Graphic and Digital Design at the University of Greenwich. This HND allows you to fast track into a career in graphic design. The HND Graphic and Digital Design is an undergraduate course that runs over two years and aims to provide a practical and theoretical grasp of design through professional practice. The course reflects the changes and developments of creative industries and gives you the opportunity to focus on different areas of design as well as understand the interrelation between them. This includes typography and graphic design, branding and advertising, fine art and visual communication information and interaction design, photography, data visualisation and moving image. The HND Graphic and Digital Design programme is specially tailored for mature students who would like to return to education or have professional experiences in other disciplines or a creative portfolio. In the final year, you will be able to make fast-track application to the BA Hons Graphic and Digital Design programme. What you should know about this course

  • The aim of this course is to encourage you to explore visual communication in a diverse and interdisciplinary way
  • It helps to develop your creative and aesthetic sensibilities in a rich and varied environment
  • The course is designed to encourage an individual creative approach through the development of craft and technical skills
  • This course will equip you with the knowledge and understanding of the critical and cultural dimensions of your discipline
  • Overall the course will contribute to developing your communication and information skills and the critical awareness required to articulate your learning.

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

Students are assessed through a combination of assessment methods depending on the modules chosen. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
012W
Institution code:
G70
Campus name:
University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)
Campus code:
G

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We make Contextual offers to this programme. Applicants that meet specific eligibility criteria will be made a contextual offer with a reduced tariff of up to 16 UCAS Tariff points. Other entry requirements such as GCSEs, Interview, etc., will still need to be met. For further information, please see our Contextual Admissions policy.

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

https://www.gre.ac.uk/undergraduate-courses/ach/graphic-digital-design-hnd

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Suitable applicants will be required to submit a portfolio and/or undertake an assessment and attend an interview.

Portfolio

Suitable applicants will be required to submit a portfolio and/or undertake an assessment and attend an interview.


English language requirements

We accept a wide range of English language qualifications. For our English entry requirements, please click on the link below.

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6165 Year 1
England £6165 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6165 Year 1
Scotland £6165 Year 1
Wales £6165 Year 1
Channel Islands £6165 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees are currently set for 2024/25 entry. For more information, please visit: https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance/fees

Sponsorship information

We understand that the transition to University for Undergraduate students can be daunting and confusing when it comes to finances. The University of Greenwich has a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and other financial support measures to support students that require it most. More information can be found on our website at www.greenwich.ac.uk/finance/funding-your-studies

Graphic and Digital Design at University of Greenwich - UCAS