Graphic Design at University of Brighton - UCAS

Course summary

This is an innovative course with a reputation for producing ambitious and bold designers who communicate, inform, entertain and challenge the status quo. Exploration, experimentation and finding your creative voice is paramount on our Graphic Design degree course. You'll be working in a dynamic school of art and media, with opportunities for collaboration which fosters an understanding of visual communication intellectually and practically. You will learn with a course team who are professional practising designers, based in a creative and progressive city. Why graphic design at Brighton?

  • Study all aspects of design – including: typography and language, type design, editorial design, publishing, narrative and stroytelling, information and visualisation, symbolism and imagery, navigation and wayfinding, visual identity, moving image, writing and performace.
  • Excellent career progression – our students go on to diverse roles across the creative industries, whether making a difference in agencies or establishing their own brands
  • Success of our graduates – our alumni are at organisations including The Royal Opera House, A Small Axe, Anyways Creative, The Tate and many more high-profile institutions
  • Establish professional connections – throughout the course you can regularly connect with industry practitioners
  • International exchanges available
  • Engaging audiences with your work – we'll teach you how to promote and share your work
  • Collaborative working – just like in industry, you will connect with students from the visual communication programme in the Global Challenges modules, developing contacts for when you graduate
  • Major graduate show – at the end of the degree you exhibit a body of work in the public graduate show, a large-scale exhibition
  • Follow our course on Instagram at Graphic Design Brighton @uob_graphicdesign

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)66.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £13842* Year 1
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
International £13842* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Please note that the £13,842 international fee is for classroom based courses and provisional for 2023. For lab based courses a higher fee of £14,892 applies. EU students will be charged international fees unless they have settled status awarded by the UK Government's Settlement Scheme. Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and are subject to an annual increase of no more than 5% or RPI (whichever is the greater). The annual increase for UK/EU students, who are subject to regulated fees, will increase no more than the statutory maximum fee. The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full-time or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take. If your course includes a sandwich year option you will pay a reduced fee during this year; £1,370 for home students and £2,120 for international students. All fees should be checked against the information listed on the course page on our website: as specific details will be included there. You may have to pay additional costs during your studies. The cost of optional activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees, can be found on our website.
Graphic Design at University of Brighton - UCAS