Graphic Design (UCA Canterbury) BA (Hons)

University for the Creative Arts

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Course info

UCAS CODE W211
Become a skilled visual storyteller and a fully rounded designer with a strong understanding of design theory and history on our in-depth and multi-disciplinary BA (Hons) Graphic Design degree at UCA Canterbury.This course is heavily weighted in practical work, and its through this that you will evolve your own style and voice as a graphic designer, working on industry briefs and collaborating with students on our Illustration and Animation course. Along the way, youll enjoy the benefits of ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Art & Design
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
125th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
44th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
38th

Start date and duration

Start date
19-SEP-22
Full Time
3 Years

Design Studies

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 85 = 15% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Design Studies graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK Design Studies graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, June 2021

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Design Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Art & Design
42%
Fashion & Textiles
22%
Photography
20%
Media Studies
17%
English Literature
16%

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Latest Graphic Design reviews

Graphic Design
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Luke
14 Jan 20
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William
31 Oct 19

Extremely positive as it is a very friendly and welcoming atmosphere as if everyone is part of your extended family....

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How Graphic Design students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 8 reviews

5 star 13%
4 star 62%
3 star 25%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.8) 848 reviews

5 star 20%
4 star 51%
3 star 23%
2 star 4%
1 star 2%
University for the Creative Arts
CompUniGuide ranking
44th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.8)
The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) is a specialist creative arts university. Its courses offer a blend of creative arts, business and technology programmes to prepare students for a career in the creative industries. The University offers over 110 creative courses across its four campuses in the South East of England. Creative disciplines at UCA include: Animation, Computing and Games Architecture & Interior Design Business for the Creative Industries Crafts, Jewellery & 3D Design Fashion & Textiles Film & TV Fine Art Graphic Design & Illustration Marketing, Management & Promotion Media & Journalism Music Performing Arts Photography. The university has achieved the Gold award under the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) 2019.

Where you'll study

University for the Creative Arts

New Dover Road Canterbury
Kent
CT1 3AN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Canterbury East  0.4 miles away

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