|Study location||United Kingdom, Luton campus|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 Years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Upload documents in original language and translations.
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
IELTS: 6.0 (with no skill level below 5.5)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A relevant portfolio is required.
Applicants will be invited to attend an interview and a portfolio of work should be presented for discussion with the programme team. (For overseas students, special arrangements will be made on receipt of your application)
Graphic design dominates the urban environments in which we live -
completion of this course opens up a world of opportunity for a career
in this field. The course combines a strong theoretical input with a
great depth of study, offering a wide range of career options.
During this course you will:
- Benefit from excellent facilities with access to digital media
labs, motion graphics, book making, animation facilities and screen
printing equipment with excellent technical support
- Develop your practical skills across a range of traditional and
digital media graphic techniques and processes
- Learn from practising artists, designers and guest lecturers who
regularly publish and exhibit their work and have practical experience
of working on a wide range of industrial and public projects
- Benefit from our status as a designated Apple Centre of Education
- Enjoy dedicated studio space within a lively studio environment
- Experience one-to-one contact with staff with an emphasis on your
personal creative development
- Get involved in field trips to conferences, exhibitions and
festivals abroad, every two years, as part of this course. Previous
locations have included Berlin, Bratislava and Barcelona
Areas of study you may cover on this course include:
- Cultural design context
- Creative typography
- Drawing, photography and software such as Photoshop, InDesign,
Illustrator and Fontlab
- Editorial design and art direction
- Print-making and book binding
- Design for communication technologies such as mobile phones and
personal digital assistants (PDAs)
- Working in a motion capture lab
- Narrative and sequential-based storytelling
- Professional practice
CAREER MANAGEMENT SKILLS
Careers development is integrated into the course and the course
seeks to provide you with an awareness of the real world context of
the creative industries in general and Graphic Design in particular.
You will be helped to develop a strategy for obtaining appropriate
employment at the end of your course.
Professional practice will be emphasised as part of all learning
units but a work-related learning unit especially will help you to
become more focused on managing your career.
You will be helped with the preparation of a professional portfolio
as well as a CV (curriculum vitae) and material so that you can market
CAREER/FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES
Various roles within arts and the creative industries design
consultancies, web and interactive design, motion graphics for
television, film or video, book and magazine publishing, branding,
illustration, typography, environmental design, studio/freelance work,
Specialist Postgraduate courses in Graphic Design, Animation,
Illustration, Digital Media and Motion Graphics.