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BA HonsGraphic Design

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Overview

COURSE SUMMARY

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
    Excellence
  • 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

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Career opportunities

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
yourself.

CAREER/FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES

Career:

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,
teaching.

Further study:

Specialist Postgraduate courses in Graphic Design, Animation,
Illustration, Digital Media and Motion Graphics.

Apply now! Fall semester 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States