|Study location||United Kingdom, Francis Close Hall Campus, Cheltenham|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||£11,500.00 per year|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
IELTS: 5.5 overall with no less than 5.5 in any band
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
Interview is a part of admission process
Learn from graphic designers who have worked for 20th Century Fox, Cartoon Network and Universal Pictures. Gain essential industry experience through work placements and live briefs. Students have recently worked with Channel 5, 1HQ London, Jones Knowles Ritchie, Bulletproof and Taxi Design – winning awards with their work and moving into successful design careers.
We’re ranked in the top 10 for value added in the Guardian University Guide 2017 (design & crafts subjects). We support our students to become exceptional designers.
With this degree, you’ll learn to express yourself through distinct, creative, commercially-astute and ambitious ideas. You’ll work on projects as part of creative campaigns in a professional studio environment, benefiting from daily contact with staff. You will develop your understanding of graphic design and creative entrepreneurship to ensure you are prepared to move into industry when you graduate.
We have an outstanding visiting lecturer programme with recent guests including internationally-leading designers Ken Garland, Mary Lewis, Morag Myerscough and Mark Bonner. You’ll be inspired at UK design exhibitions and through international visits to design centres such as the iconic Bauhaus, Berlin, the birthplace of modern design.
From branding, print and packaging to moving image, photography and typography, this degree covers a diverse range of design areas. You will be able to complete a Creative Awards module where you could follow in the footsteps of students who have won YCN Commendations, Yellow Pencils at the D&AD New Blood Student Awards and the Starpack Student Packaging Awards. In your final year you’ll refine your creative voice as a graphic designer in line with industry needs; you will be ready to progress into your career in the creative industries.
Working in our unique graphic design studio, you will have access to Macs and the latest Adobe Creative Cloud software. The studio, at Francis Close Hall campus, is shared by Graphic Design students from all years which creates a strong design community.
- Graphic designer
- Account manager
- Packaging and branding designer
- Moving image maker
- Brand manager
- UX designer