Transform your creative ideas into digital designs and illustrations with Graphic Design and Illustration Foundation Degree. You will harness your creative talent while sharpening your entrepreneurial skills and taking advantage of networking opportunities to develop your vision into a professional business.enities.. Our foundation degree broadens your knowledge of graphic design and illustration and teaches you the techniques and skills needed to forge a creative career. This programme will focus on a range of graphic techniques such as illustration and typography. You will also learn how to communicate visually with an audience. Our handpicked modules develop your employability skills as well as providing you with plenty of opportunities to captivate a crowd. You’ll work with design studios, companies, independents and freelancers to showcase your work, promote yourself and develop media campaigns, in a programme designed to meet the demands of the creative industry. While studying with us, you’ll leverage our excellent industry links to develop your work, enter competitions and work on client projects. You’ll also produce a sustained body of graphic design or illustration work which will be displayed as part of an industry event.
Modules may include: Year 1 (Level 4) Typography (20 credits) Image Making (20 credits) The Creative Professional (20 credits) Commercial Practice (20 credits) Visual Communication (20 credits) Graphic Design & Illustration in Context (20 credits) Year 2 (Level 5) Live Brief (40 credits) Collaboration (20 credits) Contemporary Issues in Graphic Design & Illustration (20 credits) Personal Project (20 credits) Industry Event (20 credits)
At level 4 and 5 assessment is through a variety of forms linked to industry standards and professional practice which can include the production of a portfolio of practical work, diarised logs, pitches, presentations, delivery of workshops and written essays.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7950||Year 1|
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University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College
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