The College offers three pathways of this course at Level 3 for students (equivalent to three A Levels) who wish to further their interest/studies in art and design and aim for a career in the creative industries, architecture, product/automotive design, illustration, animation etc. Requests to change direction between the three options after successful completion of year one of the two year course will be considered. The graphic design pathway aims to provide you with a highly specialised work related qualification, giving you the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes, essential for successful performance in working life or to progress to a higher education qualification. You will study visual communication through ideas generation, the design process and typography, photography and advertising. You will work with Apple iMac computers using Adobe Creative Suite. Modules are delivered by a range of specialist, highly qualified, experienced tutors. Successful completion may lead to progression HNDs in related areas.
This is a two year programme which is equivalent to three A Levels. Students may elect to leave after one year gaining a 90 credit diploma which is equivalent to three AS Levels.
This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.
This course session is currently closed for enrolment/applications – it may be offered at a later date – please continue to check our website for updates.
Career Opportunities / Progression
The course provides knowledge, understanding and skills for students wishing to enter a career in art and design or fashion, and/or progress to higher education completing degrees in Art and Design or Fashion or a related design degree.
Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria. Students must have a GCSE grade C or above in Art.
All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.