Course info

UCAS CODE W219 Y
Graphic Design at De Montfort University allows you to explore graphic communication, with an emphasis on creativity, visualisation, graphic literacy and problem solving. You will develop 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... READ MORE

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Full time | Leicester Campus | 3 years | SEP-16

Key stats

Uni rankings

Whatuni student ranking
Whatuni student ranking
These are the 2015 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
43 / 112
Times ranking
Times ranking
Source: Times Good University Guide 2015
54th

Duration

Full Time
3 years
Start date
SEP-16

Design studies

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Source: KIS, 2013

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: KIS, 2013

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: KIS, 2013

Average salary
Average salary
Source: KIS, 2013

After 6 months
Design studies graduate salary at this uni
£16,000
UK Design studies graduate salary
£16,000

Modules

How you're assessed
How you're assessed
Source: KIS, 2013

100% Course work

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

(Typical UCAS points 260)

Exams Grades / Points Detailed entry requirements
A Level Contact Institution Min. units required: 2. Min. units preferred: 3. 260 UCAS points with at least 160 points from two subjects at A level. Including at least a C in a Art and Design subject.
SQA Higher N/A 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 N/A 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 N/A

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: KIS, 2013

Design studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Art and Design -Fine Art
25%
Art & Design - Textiles
17%
English Literature
13%
Psychology
13%
Design & Tech. Product Design (Textiles)
12%
Times ranking
54th
Student rating
( 4.2)
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De Montfort University (DMU) is the most-improved university in the UK, according to The Sunday Times league tables. DMU recently climbed 32 places in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide taking it to 54th position - the biggest rise of any university in the UK. We are in the top 50 UK universities with the best employment rates and DMU was rated highly for its creative scene in the Which? University Student Survey 2014. Based in Leicester, in the heart of England, DMU is a vibrant, multicultural hub of creativity and innovation; never surrendering to convention. We provide a supportive and stimulating learning environment in which our students are encouraged to develop industry-level skills, be creative and do things their own way.

Where you'll study

De Montfort University

The Gateway
Leicester
LE1 9BH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Leicester  0.4 miles away

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