Graphic and Digital Design, BA Hons

Graphic and Digital Design, BA Hons

This programme focuses on the communication of ideas and information for print and digital media. It combines traditional design principles with new media technology, so you gain the skills and knowledge essential for a successful career in the creative industry.

You will be encouraged to express ideas through an understanding of visual perception, context and form, image making, typography, photography, moving image and interactive digital media. You will explore different media and develop specialist skills in line with your own interests. Studio-based teaching and technical workshops are complemented by contextual and professional studies. Practising designers contribute throughout the programme, keeping you current with today's industry.

The Department of Creative Professions and Digital Arts is a member of the Design and Art Direction College Network. Student exhibit at the New Blood and Free Range graduate shows.

The programme is delivered at the new £76 million Stockwell Street building, a short walk from the university's buildings on the Old Royal Naval College site. The building houses the campus library, TV studios and state of the art academic facilities for design and media disciplines.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To encourage you to explore visual communication in a diverse and interdisciplinary way
  • To develop your creative and aesthetic sensibilities in a rich and varied environment
  • To develop your communication and information skills and the critical awareness required to articulate your learning.

UCAS code

W210 G BA/GDD

Department

Creative Professions & Digital Arts

Location

Greenwich Campus

Attendance

3 years full-time
4 years part-time

Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

A minimum of 300 UCAS points

FROM a Foundation Diploma in art and design

OR EDEXCEL/BTEC National Diploma in graphic design or a related subject

OR relevant A-levels 

PLUS GCSEs, grade C or above (including English and mathematics) or equivalent qualifications.

* Suitable candidates may be invited to interview where they will present a creative portfolio.

Assessment

Students are assessed through coursework and a portfolio of design project work.

Career options

Graduates may pursue work in fields related to graphic and digital design, pursuing careers in design agencies specialising in print, publishing, packaging, branding and interaction design; advertising agencies; and agencies specialising in animation and the moving image.

Full time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Part time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 4

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

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