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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,... READ MORE

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Full time | Leicester Campus | 3 years | SEP-15

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Full Time
3 years
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Design studies

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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 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

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The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.

Design studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Art and Design -Fine Art
Art & Design - Textiles
English Literature
Design & Tech. Product Design (Textiles)
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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 the top 40 UK universities for student satisfaction. DMU was rated highly for its creative scene in the Which? University Student Survey 2014. We also leapt 16 places in the latest national student satisfaction survey and are now ranked in the top 40 by the Times Higher Education magazine. Based in Leicester, in the heart of England, DMU is a vibrant, multicultural hub of creativity and innovation; never surrendering to convention.

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De Montfort University

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LE1 9BH United Kingdom Nearest station: 0.4 miles away

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