Graphic Design BA (Hons)
De Montfort University, Leicester


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Study mode Full Time UCAS code W219 Y
Duration 3 years Qualification BA (Hons)
Start date SEP-15

What's this course about?

The Graphic Design course allows you to explore graphic communication, with an emphasis on creativity, visualisation, graphic literacy and problem solving. The course will develop you into a creative designer building up a portfolio of knowledge and skills in visual communication within printmaking, photography, typography, information design, illustration, animation, graphic systems, book-­-making, publishing, interactive design, broadcast graphics, packaging, art directing, editorial design, advertising and branding. You will have the opportunity to undertake live design briefs from industry and participate in national and international competitions such as the International Society of Typographic Designers. The experience you gain on the course will allow you to develop to become a successful graphic designer in a rapidly-­changing commercial environment.

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Entry requirements

Typical UCAS points

260

Exams Grades / Points Detailed entry requirements
A Level contact institution Min. units required: 2. Min. units preferred: 3. You will normally need to study at least two subjects at A level. Including at least a C in a Art and Design subject.
SQA Higher contact institution 260 UCAS Tariff points required. We will accept Higher tariff points from any subject not taken to full Advanced Higher. Art and Design related subjects will be considered.
SQA Advanced Higher contact institution 260 UCAS Tariff points required normally from at least 2 Advanced Highers. Including a C in an Art and Design related subject.
Tariff Points 260 contact institution

How you're assessed?

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100%

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On-Campus accommodation

£4,271-£4,830

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Where?

De Montfort University
The Gateway
Leicester
LE1 9BH
United Kingdom

Nearest station: 0.4 miles away

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Design studies

Your qualification

Graduates with a 2:1 or above

This data refers to Graphic Design BA (Hons)

50%
Enrolled students who continued after year one

This data refers to Graphic Design BA (Hons)

84%

Graduate prospects

% of graduates in employment or further study

This data refers to Graphic Design BA (Hons)

75%
Average salary for people studying Design studies after 6 months £16,000
Average salary for people studying Design studies after 40 months £19,000
Average salary for people studying Design studies at De Montfort University after 6 months £16,000

Previous study

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As students will study more than one A level, the percentages for previous subjects studied will add up to more than 100%.

A-levels taken by students who study this subject

1 Art and Design -Fine Art 25%
2 Art & Design - Textiles 17%
3 Psychology 13%
4 English Literature 13%
5 Design & Tech. Product Design (Textiles) 12%
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Rank 54th

Student stats

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  • 87 : 13Full time: Part time
  • 88 : 12UK: International
  • 76 : 24Undergraduate : Postgraduate
  • 64 : 36School Leavers : Mature students
  • 5,330Number of students

Graduate prospects

  • 87% % in job or further study

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