Craven College

Graphics HNC Craven College Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

This Graphic Design HNC, Level 4 careers-related course, provides a professional introduction to the subject using both traditional and digital methods. There is an emphasis on innovation, creativity and skills development, providing the opportunity to follow your chosen pathway into a career in Graphic Design and other creative industries.

You will learn and develop a wide range of skills including type and letterforms, design principles, digital illustration, 3D graphics, motion graphics and digital/graphic manipulation.

Being taught through a combination of lectures and in-class practical activities will help you to embed learning and appeal to a variety of learning styles. Your learning will be supported by Moodle - an on-line electronic resource platform managed by your module tutors, by the excellent LRC at the Aireville Campus in addition to the College’s Specialist Support Centre.

Your time in College will be spent in informative lectures, workshops and tutorials, however there will be an expectation that you will spend the double amount of time, developing, ideas, techniques and processes outside formal College time on significant independent study.

The HNC is a nationally recognised qualification in its own right and is the first year of a HND course.Year 2 of the course (HND) is designed for students to specialise in a chosen field, working independently on self-directed projects. Students may continue on to the HND providing there a sufficient number of students wishing to do so.

Course details


HNC (Level 4)
Professional Development
Contextual Studies
Individual Project (Pearson-set)
Techniques & Processes
Graphic Design Practices
Packaging Design
Communication in Art & Design

HND (Level 5)
Professional Practice
Applied Practice Collaborative Project (Pearson-set)
Advanced Graphic Design Studies
3D Modelling & Rendering
Digital Animation
Branding & Identity

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

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Course code W110
Institution code C88
Campus name Aireville Campus
Campus code -

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

International applicants

We do not accept international applications.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 UCAS tariff points (formerly 120 UCAS points)
English & Maths GCSEs grades 9-4 (A*-C)

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Fees and funding

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Craven College
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BD23 1JY

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