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Course summary

Students of our award-winning Graphic Design degree will develop a critical eye for design and a knowledge of different design approaches and creative problem-solving techniques. You will develop both the vision and the resilience to succeed in the creative industries. If you wish to explore how your own practice can be used as vehicle for positive change, then this course could be for you. What can this course do for me? This degree in Graphic Design allows you to work across multiple mediums and explore the subject from a number of critical perspectives, challenging the different roles graphic designers can take. We value individualism and encourage concept-driven work, showing a clear understanding of design problems as well as the production of visual languages. During this BA Hons Graphic Design degree in London, UK, you will explore novel ways of design thinking, including format, context, materials and medium. You will sharpen your creative skills and reimagine methods of communication through numerous visual platforms and environments, such as typography, editorial design, data visualisation and much more. With access to cutting-edge facilities, you’ll work with industry practitioners to explore creative design thinking across a range of briefs. In dedicated studio spaces, you will study a blend of practice and theory-based learning strategies, including lectures, workshops, tutorials and live projects. Senior lecturers and visiting professionals will offer invaluable industry insight, as well as support your future career choices. Is it time you unlocked your creative potential?

Assessment method

Students will be continually assessed through preparation of written and project work. Assessment in the final year is through a dissertation and a portfolio of project work. Students will study through a mix of practice, research and theory-based learning. This will include lectures, seminars, workshops, individual tutorials, self-directed study and projects. They will be supported by well-qualified teaching staff, sessional staff and visiting professionals who will bring an industry perspective to the course.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W210
Institution code:
R06
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

At Ravensbourne we take a transparent approach to admissions, as we want you to know exactly what you need to achieve in your exams to guarantee a place on the course. This doesn't mean our standards are lower, in fact the average UCAS tariff of our students is higher than some other universities in London, so you'll be joining a diverse community of creatives. We still think exams are important and look forward to hearing about your successes in the summer, but we place more importance on the work you will share with us as part of our interview and/or portfolio process.

Additional entry requirements

Portfolio

Please see our website for advice on how to prepare your portfolio and sketchbook or showreel : - https://www.ravensbourne.ac.uk/study-here/undergraduate/your-interview-and-portfolio/

Interview

You will be invited to a friendly online interview which you must pass in order to successfully gain entry to this programme.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5IELTS 5.5 overall with 5.5 in each subtest.
TOEFL (iBT)72TOEFL IBT with 72 points overall including minimum Reading 18, Listening 17, Speaking 20, Writing 17
PTE Academic42PTE Academic or SELT: 42 overall with minimum 42 in each subtest.
Trinity ISEPassTrinity College London - B2 SELT ISE II. Pass Overall with Pass in each component.

Please view our website for full English Language requirements and options. If you have any questions please email [email protected]

Ravensbourne English Language Requirements

https://www.ravensbourne.ac.uk/international-students/how-apply/english-language-requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
77%
Student satisfaction
80%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16500 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

Additional fee information

*All fees shown are correct for 2021/22 academic year and are subject to change.
Graphic Design at Ravensbourne University London - UCAS