BA (Hons) Graphic Design

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The fine details

This course is the study of creative and visual problem solving.

It will encourage students to develop a range of informed approaches to communicate with audiences across varied platforms and media.

It will enable students to work across media and examine graphic design together with specialisms such as coding and data visualisation.

International students can apply directly via our Online Applicant Portal.

UCAS Code
W210
Duration
3 years full time
Start date
September 2021
Validating body
Ravensbourne University London

Entry requirements

Students will be expected to have five GCSEs (grade C/level 4 or above) or equivalent (including English), and hold at least one of the below or equivalent UK/international qualifications.

 

Qualifications accepted:

  • 2 A levels, grade C or above
  • 4 AS levels, grade C or above
  • 2 vocational A levels, grade C or above
  • Level 3 Foundation Diploma or National Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma, grade C or above
  • International Baccalaureate, 24 points or above

Selection criteria

Students should ideally have a background in art, creative media, or design. Applicants are expected to submit a portfolio of work which shows a range of their skills and demonstrates why they would be a good fit for the course.

We may also consider a combination of portfolio and academic qualifications and take into consideration progress made during studies and/or relevant work experience.

 

 

Course structure

Assessments 

Students will be continually assessed through preparation of written and project work. Assessment in the final year is through a dissertation and a portfolio of project work.

Students will study through a mix of practice, research and theory-based learning. This will include lectures, seminars, workshops, individual tutorials, self-directed study and projects.

They will be supported by well-qualified teaching staff, sessional staff and visiting professionals who will bring an industry perspective to the course.

Key study topics

Students will study through a mix of practice and theory-based learning.

This will include lectures, seminars, workshops, individual tutorials, self-directed study and projects.

Teaching staff and visiting professionals will bring an industry perspective to the course as well as supporting students in their future choices.

Key study topics include:

  • Type and typography
  • Editorial design
  • Ideas and concepts
  • Design innovation
  • Information design and data visualisation
  • Service design and creative coding
  • Graphic design for promotion
  • Live briefs

 

Top reasons to apply

  1. Award winning and internationally recognised course
  2. Staff are current design professionals
  3. Industry recognised and focused
  4. Innovative and forward-thinking course 
  5. Excellent employability rates
  6. Successful alumni

 

Careers

Students will graduate with strong concept skills and technical expertise and be ready for a broad range of careers in the creative industry.

Graduates work in areas such as typography, editorial design, packaging, information design, way-finding, exhibition design, UX/UI, art direction and design strategy.

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