This full time two year course 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 a wide range of units related to the Graphic Design sector including visual communication through ideas generation, the design process and typography, photography and advertising amongst others.
Modules are delivered by a range of specialist, highly qualified, experienced tutors.
This is a two year programme which is equivalent to three A Levels. The course is assessed through a variety of assignments, case studies, presentations and individual and team projects. There are regular personal tutorials to help develop your portfolio. If required, you will also undertake Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT. This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.
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 admission criteria. Students must have a GCSE grade C or above in Art.
All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.
Successful completion may lead to progression in to our higher level courses such as HND Graphic Design and HND Visual Effects or University degree courses.
Additional costs will include, stationery £20, USB hard drive £30 and print credit £20