Applicants to the BDes (Hons) Graphic Design (Top-Up) course will have the opportunity to investigate a broad range of design communication specialisms including (but not limited to), brand strategy, design and communications, digital communications, packaging design, advertising and marketing communications, spatial, environmental and installation design, typographic communications and editorial design; as well as individual interests that may extend into other specialisms such as animation, film and photography. This course offers students the opportunity to extend their understanding of graphic design through theoretical studies, from a historical context through to sociological, economic and psychological factors that can play a key role within the design process; and how a target audience perceives visual communications.
· Design Research & Communication (20 credits)
· Creative Collaboration (20 credits)
· Enterprise for the creative industries (20 credits)
· Interdisciplinary Design (20 credits)
· The Designer (40 credits)
UCAS Code: BDGD
Validating Partner: This programme is currently validated by the University of Hull
Upon completion of this BA (Des) degree, students may wish to progress to the MA Creative Practice (Subject to validation or pursue a career in any of the following areas: graphic designer, advertising/branding specialist, design consultant, content creator for marketing and publishing agencies, website designer, typography specialist and packaging designer.