University Centre Grimsby

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Hull


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Course summary

Get prepared for an exciting career in design. The BA (Hons) Design programme will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to create exciting and innovative work that will make you stand out. Students build skills both traditional and digital, which they can use to fulfil briefs created by themselves, clients, competitions and collaborations to ensure they have a final portfolio of varied work. As well as the degree show, students have the chance to exhibit their work at New Designers in London, where industry professional go to find new talent. We have a wide provision of both digital and traditional tools with which the students can create. A well-equipped printing room is complemented by the varied tools in our 3D room, which includes 3D printing, laser cutting and vacuum former. The course is taught by industry specialists with many years of experience working for large well-known clients. This expertise ensures the students have all the skills needed to pursue successful future careers. This course is primarily designed for face-to-face learning, with attendance during lessons for the specified hours within the validation document. However, there may be periods of study where the government advises TEC Partnership that it is not safe to open campuses, or there is limited access due to social distancing measures. If the campus is closed, TEC Partnership will deliver your sessions online and offer you the necessary support and resources remotely. If there is limited access due to social distancing measures a blended model will be adopted, with some lessons taking place in small groups and others using online sessions and support. We will make decisions on the

Course details


Year one of this course is designed to give you an introduction to the key areas of design, you will study: • Design Thinking • Digital Communication • Visualisation • 3D Innovation • Studio Practice • Contextual Studies 1 Year two of this course is designed to give you a more specialist approach to the design disciplines. The year requires you to apply your knowledge to a number of areas: • Studio Practice 2 • Contextual Studies 2 • Applied Digital Design • Location Design • Design Research • Commercial Design Year three is all about you critically applying your knowledge to your chosen specialist area: • Dissertation • Final Major Project – Pre Production • The Creative Industry • Final Major Project – Production • Final Major Project – Exhibition

Assessment method

Assessments on this programme are varied, we look to challenge and build you skills in a number of areas during assessments, including creative research, practical studio work, essays, reports, visual presentations, group/client pitch and critical evaluations, to capture your imagination and allow you to develop in your chosen career pathway.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

TEC Partnership recognises a wide range of entry qualifications as being equivalent to A’ level standard; if students hold a qualification not listed above please contact TEC Partnership's admissions team on +44 (0) 1472 311222 ext 434. International students must evidence they possess a satisfactory command of English language in terms of reading, writing, listening and are expected to have achieved Level B2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR), as defined by UK Visas and Immigration.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Non- standard Offer: In line with the widening participation brief and lifelong learning strategy, the Institute also encourages applications from non-traditional learners who lack formal academic qualifications. In these instances, students will be set an appropriate piece of academic work and a judgement made taking into account their academic potential and relevant experience.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8500 Year 1
Channel Islands £8500 Year 1
England £8500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8500 Year 1
Scotland £8500 Year 1
Wales £8500 Year 1
International £10500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Accommodation costs are £85-105 per week. Additional costs would be for art equipment, all students should provide themselves with the basics for traditional methods of production for example a good set of drawing pencils, paper, acrylics, pens etc. Digital methods are provided by the college but some students like to have their own laptops. Additional costs are kept to a minimum throughout the course however at level 6 students will need to provide themselves with professional level portfolios.
Design at University Centre Grimsby - UCAS