Please note, this course information is for September 2021 entry.
The new admissions cycle for September 2022 entry will open in October 2021, and we recommend you check back for updates to course information.
If you are interested in the world of Graphic Design this course will give you the opportunity to study the work of contemporary and historical artists, typographers and designers.
You will also learn the traditional and digital skills required to develop your own ideas and creativity.
Through working in a variety of specialisms including drawing, printmaking, photography and digital design, you will be able to explore, experiment and develop practical skills. This will enable you to learn about Graphic Design and the career opportunities available.
To further enhance your employability skills, there will be opportunities for you to complete a one week work placement. This compulsory aspect of the course gives you the chance to apply the knowledge gained in class, to the real world of work.
Your coursework will be continually assessed by completing a series of projects and exhibiting your work.
You will need to have achieved at least 4 GCSEs at Grade 3 and above, including English, Maths and an Art-based subject. It is a requirement, however, that you retake GCSE English and Maths as part of your programme, if you do not have Grade 4. This will ensure you can progress to a Level 3 course or apprenticeship, and will improve your future employment prospects.
You can progress to a Level 3 vocational course, including Graphic Design and Art & Design.
This course could put you on the path to a career as a Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Animator or Advertiser
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