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HNC Graphic Design

Milton Keynes College

Degree level: Undergraduate

Course summary

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Highlights Include Creative and professional development Work experience links with our Silbury Campus Design House Additional opportunities to extend your knowledge through live projects commissioned by employers Computer and printer access outside of session time. What does this course cover? Professional Development Contextual Studies Techniques and Processes Individual Project Communication in Art and Design Screen Based Practices Typography Graphic Design Practices Who is this course for? Do you have a genuine interest in graphic design and are you willing to work hard and show dedication to the subject? Whether you are interested in a fine art or professional pathway, this intensive and demanding course offers the key technical and visual communication skills for both academic and career routes in graphic design. What can I do after this course? Upon successful completion you will be encouraged to consider topping-up your HNCs to the HND level 5 qualification. Successful enrolment on the HND will be based on outcome and will be dependent on numbers. You will also be able to consider employment in a graphic design-related field, with options including working as an animator, technical illustrator, storyboard artist, advertising designer or an illustrator for graphic novels.

Course details


Professional Development Contextual Studies Techniques and Processes Individual Project Communication in Art and Design Screen Based Practices Typography Graphic Design Practices

Assessment method

How will I be assessed? You will be assessed through a variety of methods throughout the course, including discussion, assignments, written tasks, presentations and practical. Assignments will be industry linked. They are designed to allow you to demonstrate your knowledge of the subjects, broaden your core skills in graphic design practice and develop your personal and professional approach to your work. How will my progress be monitored? Student progress is monitored through regular one-to-one tutorials and regular assessment of project work. You will also have a Personal Tutor who will support you with your studies.

Unistats information

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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeWW21
Institution code M89
Campus nameChaffron Way
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 32 - 48 points UCAS has introduced a new tariff for courses starting from September 2017. This means the points you will be asked for are different to previous years but the grades you receive have not changed. As a guideline, a typical offer would require you to obtain a UCAS tariff score of between 32-48 points, based on your Level 3 studies and you should hold a Level 2 qualification in English.  Mature students without these formal qualifications are welcome to apply; acceptance onto the course will be subject to a portfolio interview.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5500 Year 1
Scotland £5500 Year 1
Wales £5500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
HNC Graphic Design at Milton Keynes College - UCAS