York St John University has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
Our Graphic Design degree will enable you to cultivate your design skills in a dynamic environment, through visual and oral communication. You’ll benefit from our impressive industry links, which include BBC, Autodesk, Orange and many more.
Get to grips with a range of methodologies in the understanding and examination of information and the opportunity to immerse yourself in new technologies to display graphical and illustrative content. You will develop your own professional portfolio through work placements, client projects and competitions.
In preparation for your career, you will formulate design research and innovation proposals to produce new and unexpected outcomes, negotiate a design brief with an industry leading client and undertake a major project of your own choice that will prepare you for the professional world.
Level 1 enables you to cultivate your own design skills through visual and oral communication by undertaking a carousel of design workshops to serve both interdisciplinary and specialist design practices. You will explore a range of design research methodologies through a holistic approach in order to understand how to examine information. Level 2 allows you to explore graphical software applications. It is an opportunity for you to develop your own professional portfolio through a work placement whilst working on a series of specialist projects including competitions and client projects. At Level 3 you will formulate design research and innovation proposals to produce new and unexpected outcomes. You will be expected to negotiate a design brief with an industry led client and undertake a major project of your own choice. This will prepare you for real world experiences and nurture your own personal development for graduate career prospects.
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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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
|UCAS Tariff||96 - 112 points|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||3 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent) including English Language|
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|