MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
This course will provide you with the critical, analytical powers and design skills to adapt and respond to the fast-changing world of communication. The course is designed to enable you to develop as a Graphic Designer with a skillset which enables you to work within a digital environment.
The dynamics of the group will encourage you to acquire a range of transferable skills, enabling you to operate autonomously or as part of a team. We deliver projects that explore conceptual ideas and encourage the development of craft both physically and digitally.
You have the use of a wide range of facilities at the College in combination with digital apparatus. On completion of the course, you will be able to seek employment as a Digital Designer with a portfolio that will reflect the diverse graphic design that you learn throughout the course.
Modules cover a range of projects that are based on traditional Graphic Design skills and applying them to the digital environment.
Design and Creative Thinking for Interactivity // Motion Graphic Design // Typographic Studies // Design for Branding // Print Design
Continuous assessment (formative and summative) - project based.
WHERE DOES IT LEAD?
Employment in the graphic design industry or onward progression to Degree Top-up courses at other institutions.
Prior students have gained Full-time employment directly from the HND course in both graphic design and packaging companies dealing with print and digital media. Graphic designers have also gained work as freelance designers. As part of the course, students are exposed to ‘live’ outside briefs and have the opportunity to enter student awards (RSA, D&AD and Penguin).