University of Bedfordshire

Graphic Design University of Bedfordshire Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Silver

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From the logo on a packet of chewing gum to the branding on a jumbo jet, our world is dominated by graphic design. This course will give you a grounding in the significance of design on our globalised world, with a particular focus on its social, cultural and environmental impact. You’ll study the designer as a creator of meaning in visual form, and through a range of different personal and group-led projects, you’ll engage with aspects of graphic design practice such as typography, image production, illustration, editorial design and art direction.

Course details

Modules

Year 1;
Introduction to Art and Design,
Essential Skill Sets,
Introduction to studio practice: Graphic Design,
Key Ideas in Art and Design – Modernism

Year 2;
Developing Skills Sets,
Professional Studio Practice: Graphic Design,
Key Ideas in Art and Design – Globalisation,
Creative Enterprise

Year 3;
Present and Promote,
Key Ideas in Art and Design – Current Debate,
Final Major Project: Graphic Design

Assessment method

Through a range of different assessments you will grow in confidence and demonstrate your knowledge and skills.

Year 1;
Written exams = 0%
Coursework = 75%
Practical exams = 25%

Year 2;
Written exams = 0%
Coursework = 75%
Practical exams = 25%

Year 3;
Written exams = 0%
Coursework = 100%
Practical exams = 0%


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 code W211
Institution code B22
Campus name Luton Campus
Campus code D

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
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 80 - 96 points
A level CCE - CCC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP - MMM
Access to HE Diploma 80 - 96 UCAS Tariff points
Scottish Higher 80 - 96 UCAS Tariff points

Applicants with other qualifications will be considered. If you would like to check that your qualifications will be accepted please contact the university.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Portfolio


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £12,650 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of Bedfordshire
Park Square
Luton
LU1 3JU


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0300 3300 073