Graphic Design Foundation Degree

University of Hertfordshire

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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On this course you will have the opportunity to develop your creative and technical skills in graphic design. You will undertake a range of vocational projects which challenge you to provide communication and design solutions in the areas of publishing, advertising, corporate work, publicity information and new and emerging media. Ideas are at the heart of the course and there is a strong emphasis on practical experimental work. You will be challenged to respond to vocational based briefs in a creative and considered way, evaluating and analysing your work as you progress. This course will develop both your creative and technical skills and at all stages you will be taught how to use established and emerging media through workshops, tutorials and seminars delivered by experienced industry professionals. This course provides a stand-alone qualification with the opportunity to progress onto either the second or final year of a BA/BSc honours top-up course at the University of Hertfordshire, if you want to, and you won’t need to apply through UCAS again. Progression is dependent on your results. The benefits of studying a Foundation Degree with us includes high rates of tutorial support and access to tutors, smaller class sizes and access to all the facilities on the University Campus including full University of Hertfordshire student status. This gives you access to our Learning Resources Centres open 24/7(during term time), Hertfordshire Sports Village, StudyNet – a virtual learning environment providing online course materials, and our Students’ Union where you can join a club, meet new people and enjoy a taste of university life. Did you know the course fees are lower for studying a Foundation Degree? Studying a Foundation Degree with us really does give you the best of both worlds. Foundation Degrees are nationally recognised intermediate level higher education qualifications. They emphasise work-based learning and focus on the development of your employability skills along both personal and professional development. You will develop graduate attributes alongside your subject knowledge; essential not only for work but also for future study.

Course details


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 codeW216
Institution code H36
Campus nameHertford Regional College
Campus codeH

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points
A level EEE
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 45 points Minimum of 1 HL subject at grade 4 or above (with the remaining points to come from a combination of HL, SL and Core).
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE Maths and English Language at grade 4 or above.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Portfolio


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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Graphic Design Foundation Degree at University of Hertfordshire - UCAS