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As a graphic designer you become a skilled interpreter, turning great ideas into memorable visual messages. Someone who takes complex information and makes it easy for an audience to enjoy and understand. Someone who brings ideas to life.
On the BA Graphic Communication degree, learn how to use words, images, colour, metaphor, symbols and stories to craft meaningful messages. Refine your technical skills and strategic thinking. And create visual ideas that will inform, persuade, provoke or entertain – ideas that will make your audience sit up and take note.
Explore the studio environment, gain insight into how industry works with real-world experience and collaborate with practising designers who are leading the field.
With a combination of practical, intellectual and vocational experience, this award-winning course equips you with the creative edge you need to go out into the design world and make a name for yourself.
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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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||96 - 120 points||96 - 120 points to include 2 A levels or equivalent.|
|A level||CCC - BBB||Other grade combinations totalling 96 - 120 points considered with a minimum of two A levels.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM - DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 33 credits
M: 0 credits
P: 12 credits
|96 - 120 points, other grade combinations accepted.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||
Five GCSEs at grade C or above/grade 4 or above to include English Language and Mathematics. For Welsh applicants we will accept either GCSE Mathematics or Mathematics-Numeracy.
Five Scottish National 5 subjects at grade C or above to include English Language and Mathematics
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||24 points||24 points to include portfolio.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H2, H2, H2||Other grade combinations totalling 96 - 120 points considered with a minimum of two H2 grades. Minimum grade H4 considered within points.|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma||96 - 120 points, considered in combination with other Level 3 qualifications.|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma||MMM - DDM|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||96 - 120 points, considered in combination with other Level 3 qualifications.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||DDD - CCC||Other grade combinations totalling 96 - 120 points considered with a minimum of two Scottish Advanced Highers.|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||C||96 -120 points from at least 2 A Levels or equivalent to include Grade CC. Skills Challenge Certificate accepted as the third subject.|
If your qualifications are not listed above, please contact Cardiff Met Admissions who will advise you
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttp://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/undergraduate
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|Cambridge English Advanced||Level B2||Minimum 169 (no element lower than 162)|
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||No element lower than 5.5. Academic IELTS test required.|
|PTE Academic||52.0||No element lower than 51|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72.0||TOEFL Internet required.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,000||Year 1|
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