Graphic Design (Visual Communication & Illustration) BA (Hons)

University of West London

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( 3.6) 137 reviews


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UCAS CODE W28C
This course has been designed to reflect the broad arena in which visual communication now operates. All our academic staff has extensive professional, practice-led and teaching experience. The course offers: small group sizes and individual tutorial system; opportunities for work placement through the schools placement officer; emphasis on developing your own individual visual language within the curriculum; everything is Graphic Design. In the fast moving world of contemporary visual... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Art & Design
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
79th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
63rd

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
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 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
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Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Design Studies graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Design Studies graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, July 2019

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A level
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Latest Graphic Design reviews

Graphic Design
SR
Student Reviewer
04 Apr 14

Graphic Design (Visual Communication and Illustration) BA (Hons)

The facilities here are great and it has helped me thrive on the course. London is the only place to study - it's...
SR
Student Reviewer
04 Apr 14

Graphic Design (Visual Communication and Illustration) BA (Hons)

I travel down here from Oxford to study. I hate London. The facilities are getting better especially with the...

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How Graphic Design students rated:

Student rating ( 3.3) 6 reviews

5 star 1%
4 star 66%
3 star 0%
2 star 33%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.6) 137 reviews

5 star 18%
4 star 40%
3 star 31%
2 star 6%
1 star 5%
University of West London
CompUniGuide ranking
79th
Student rating
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( 3.6)
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Primarily based in the famously leafy London borough of Ealing, the University of West London (UWL) boasts high quality teaching and impressive employment rates after graduating – even naming themselves ‘The Career University’. The University contains eight academic schools: London School of Film, Media and Design The Claude Littner Business School School of Computing and Engineering School of Law and Criminology London Geller College of Hospitality and Tourism London College of Music College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare School of Human and Social Science There are three campuses – two in West London, while the third is the former The Berkshire Institute for Health, situated in Reading – a student city with plenty of shopping and nightlife. The West London sites in Ealing and Brentford have a free bus service connecting the two.

Where you'll study

University of West London

St Mary's Road
Ealing
London
Ealing
W5 5RF United Kingdom Nearest tube station: South Ealing  0.2 miles away Nearest train station: West Ealing  0.6 miles away

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