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Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Graphic Design (QCF)

Course Code: C5055
Campus: Millfield
Week Commencing: 11 Sep 17
End Date: 09 Jun 18
Time: 00:00-00:00
This two year graphic design course is the art of communicating messages, concepts and ideas using text and images, both on screen and in print. The results of the graphic design process can be seen in websites, magazines, DVDs and CDs, video games, film credits, books, posters and flyers - anywhere that text and images appear together. A graphic designer’s job involves producing exciting, engaging design products that will inform/entertain the target audience and will also satisfy the requirements and agenda of the client. This course aims to deliver foundation graphic design skills, and explore issues such as how to get great ideas, how to develop layouts, how to produce professional standard designs using Apple computers and how to present design work at a professional level 
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

Students have the opportunity to work on live projects, enter competitions and to engage directly with industry. Successful completion facilitates direct entry to the second year of any graphic design (or in some cases, any art and design) degree in the United Kingdom, or to a specialised, one year top-up degree (only available in mainland UK). Alternatively, a HND will qualify the holder for employment in the graphic design or broader creative industries.

Entry Requirements

Please refer to the College’s admissions criteria. Please note the minimum tariff accepted for this course in the previous academic year was 80 tariff points (200 tariff points using old UCAS tariff points system).


Tuition Fee


Course fees relate to the first year of this two year course.

Students will be required to purchase
Stationery £60
USB Hard Drive £50
Print Credit £40

All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Contact Information

School Administrator Tel: 028 90265394/5033
Email: [email protected]