BA (Hons) Graphic and Digital Design - (University of Greenwich)

General

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Program Description

Graphic and Digital Design, BA Hons

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Our graphic and digital design degree takes a practical and theoretical approach to design to prepare you for careers in the creative industries.

On our graphic and digital design degree, you will study topics such as typography and graphic design, branding and advertising, fine art, photography, data visualisation and the moving image. Technical workshops and other practical elements of the course will boost your creativity and help you master various aspects of design technology.

Popular career options for our graphic and digital design graduates include roles in creative agencies, particularly those specialising in print, publishing, packaging, branding and interaction design, as well as those focused on animation and the moving image.

Department

Creative Professions & Digital Arts

Duration

  • 3 years full-time
  • 6 years part-time
  • 4 years sandwich

Start month

September

UK/international fees

  • 2019/2020 fees: £9,250 / £13,000
  • 2020/2021 fees: TBA

What you should know about this course

  • The course provides a thorough grasp of design in line with the change in the creative industries.
  • It balances design creativity with the latest technology. Explore different media and develop specialist skills in line with your own interests.
  • Specialist areas are available in branding and advertising, fine art, information and interaction design, data visualisation and moving image.
  • Develop excellent communication skills and creative aesthetics in graphic and digital design and similar fields.
  • Gain insight beyond coding and acquire the tools and understanding of how a digital project works.
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What you will study

Full-time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Visual Communication in Context (30 credits)
  • Graphic Design Principles (30 credits)
  • Typographic Studies (30 credits)
  • Experimental Studio Practices (30 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Design Thinking (30 credits)
  • Graphic Design in Branding and Advertising (30 credits)
  • Narrative and Sequence (15 credits)
  • Creative Professional Practice (15 credits)
  • Design Challenges (30 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Design Research Project (60 credits)
  • Professional Practice & Portfolio (15 credits)
  • Interdisciplinary Design (15 credits)
  • Experience Design (30 credits)

Part-time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Visual Communication in Context (30 credits)
  • Graphic Design Principles (30 credits)
  • Experimental Studio Practices (30 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Typographic Studies (30 credits)
  • Design Thinking (30 credits)
  • Narrative and Sequence (15 credits)
  • Creative Professional Practice (15 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Graphic Design in Branding and Advertising (30 credits)
  • Experience Design (30 credits)
  • Design Challenges (30 credits)

Year 4

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Design Research Project (60 credits)
  • Professional Practice & Portfolio (15 credits)
  • Interdisciplinary Design (15 credits)

Sandwich

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Visual Communication in Context (30 credits)
  • Graphic Design Principles (30 credits)
  • Typographic Studies (30 credits)
  • Experimental Studio Practices (30 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Design Thinking (30 credits)
  • Graphic Design in Branding and Advertising (30 credits)
  • Narrative and Sequence (15 credits)
  • Creative Professional Practice (15 credits)
  • Design Challenges (30 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • CPDA Professional Practice Placement

Year 4

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Design Research Project (60 credits)
  • Professional Practice & Portfolio (15 credits)
  • Interdisciplinary Design (15 credits)
  • Experience Design (30 credits)

Entry requirements

If you are a UK citizen or have permanent residency

  • 112 UCAS points from A-levels, including at least 3 A-Levels at grade C
  • Interview students with a Foundation Diploma in Art & Design; EDEXCEL / BTEC National Diploma in graphic design, or a related subject
  • You will also need GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above.

We also accept:

  • BTEC/National Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Advanced Vocational Certificate of Education.

For more information, contact courseinfo@greenwich.ac.uk or 020 8331 9000.

Further information about entry

  • Applicants must attend an interview.
  • Applicants must provide a portfolio of previous work to be reviewed.

Available to overseas students?

Yes

If you are from outside of the UK

The University of Greenwich accepts a broad range of international qualifications for admission to our courses.

For detailed information on the academic and English language requirements, please find your country in our directory.

Alternatively, please contact us:

  • By telephone: +44 (0)20 8331 8136.
  • By email: international@gre.ac.uk.

Further information about entry

  • Applicants must attend an interview.
  • Applicants must provide a portfolio of previous work to be reviewed.

Available to overseas students?

Yes

Last updated October 2019

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