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BA (Hons)Graphic Design - Illustration (Placement)

De Montfort University
United Kingdom, Leicester
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Overview

Graphic Design (Illustration) here at DMU covers a variety of image-making, including drawing, printmaking and animation, visual problem-solving and digitally produced imagery, giving you the opportunity to go into a wide range of careers in illustration and graphic design.

This course will give you practical skills in a wide range of specialist areas of professional interactive graphic design.

You will work on a series of major personal projects to build your portfolio and professional skills, including undertaking live briefs from the design industry.

This industry-focused course ensures you will experience what it takes to be a successful interactive graphic designer and graduate with a portfolio demonstrating your capabilities and talents.

This course is designed for those with a specific interest in the cutting edge digital arts. Our well established Graphic Design courses focus more on traditional and core design skills such as editorial design, image making or advertising, whilst this programme focuses on pushing the conventions of digital applications and user experiences through a hands-on approach in communicating visual solutions and spaces to a wide audience.

Programme structure

Year 1
Graphic Studies: Context and Communication
Image Making for Illustration
Media and Communication Technology for Illustration 1
Pathway Preparation Workshops

Year 2
Integrated Graphic Studies
Integrated Pathway Studies
Applied Illustration Studies
Media and Communication Technology for Illustration 2

Year 3
Placement year

Year 4
Major Negotiated Pathway Projects
Creative Competition Projects
Applied Professional Practice Studies

Career opportunities

They can be found working at some of today’s top design agencies and businesses including Google, Sony Playstation, Disney Studios, Landor Associaties, Yahoo, Adtrak, GlaxoSmithKline, Burberry, Next, Warner Music and Fontshop, Cite, Bulb Studios and more.

They work throughout the graphic communication sector as staff designers, consultants or freelancers, in areas such as information, advertising, promotional design, and interactive and multimedia design.

This course is designed to lead into global careers in UX (User Experience) Design, UI (User Interface) design, web design and development, app design, graphic design, animation and motion graphics.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States