University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Graphic Media and Communication is an ever changing dynamic subject to study. This course is ideal for those who have an interest in one of the wide-ranging disciplines that Graphic Media and Communication encompasses. You can specialise in an area that interests you whilst learning in an innovative, flexible and creative environment.
The aim of the course is to help you to develop the creative skills required to achieve success in your future career. Disciplines include: illustration, photography, animation, moving image, graphic design, web design, packaging or advertising. Concepts are looked into across modules that are designed to explore communication through text and image. With an understanding of these skills required to work successfully within the fast-moving and stimulating creative sectors, students who study this programme graduate with the following skills:
a working knowledge of industry-standard equipment and software
a professional understanding of the strength and usage of visual communication
an awareness of how to evaluate a client's needs and to respond successfully to them
experience of working as part of a professional team, gained through group projects and work placements, and through entering national and international design competitions
- develop one's own visual signature, enabling you to generate and express your own personal ideas and beliefs
Students who are successful in studying this course develop a range of skills across the broad disciplines of graphic media including:
•A working knowledge of industry-standard equipment and software.
•A professional understanding of the strength and usage of visual communication.
•An understanding of how to evaluate a client's needs and to respond successfully to them.
•Experience of working as part of a professional team, gained through group projects and work placements, and through entering national and international design competitions.
•To develop your own visual signature, enabling you to generate and express your personal ideas and beliefs
Assessment is based on 100% course work and we undertake continuous modular assessment. Studio-based assignments are augmented by lectures, seminars and workshops throughout the year.
How to apply
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!
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|Campus name||Taunton Campus|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||80 points||from a full level 3 qualification|
|A level||80 UCAS Points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP|
|Access to HE Diploma||80 UCAS points|
students are also required to have 4 GCSEs 4-9 including English and Maths (or an equivalent Level 2)
Additional entry requirements
you will be asked to send a digital portfolio prior to interview