Graphic Design (with placement year) BA (Hons)

Loughborough University

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Course info

UCAS CODE W901
Our BA Graphic Design degree has an enviable reputation for developing students to be visual thinkers who excel in the creative industries.Our course offers you the unique advantage of developing a specialised skill-set that can be applied to a greater range of industries and technical formats.This Graphic Communication and Illustration BA (Hons) degree is a flexible course that can be tailored to your interests: for example, in app development, animation, visual identity and branding, ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

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WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
1st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
6th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
1st

Start date and duration

Start date
28-SEP-21
Sandwich
4 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 - 95 = 5% 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
£18,000
UK Design Studies graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

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

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
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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
50%
Product Design
22%
3D Design
22%
Geography
18%
Mathematics
17%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£18,650 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Visual Communication reviews

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Lucy
14 Feb 20

Graphic Design BA (Hons)

Love it but dealing with some mental health issues which is bringing down. Otherwise it’s really good and recommend to...
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Imogen
19 Jan 20

Graphic Design (with placement year) BA (Hons)

Everything I have experienced at Loughborough so far is perfect for someone who was initially nervous about leaving...

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How Visual Communication students rated:

Student rating ( 4.7) 50 reviews

5 star 74%
4 star 20%
3 star 4%
2 star 2%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.6) 2,204 reviews

5 star 65%
4 star 30%
3 star 5%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%
Loughborough University
CompUniGuide ranking
6th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.6)
Loughborough is in the top 10 of every national 2020 university league table, and top in the region. It ranked 1st for Accommodation and 2nd for University Facilities and Students’ Union in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019. These annual awards were voted for entirely by students – with 41,000+ reviews and comments submitted from more than 130 universities across the UK that year. This single-site campus university is spread over a sprawling 440-acre green site, containing everything you need for day-to-day student life. It has been awarded the Green Flag Award for its vibrant campus in 2018/19, recognised as one of the nation’s best green spaces. Loughborough is also consistently praised by students for its unbeatable community spirit. Loughborough students on Whatuni say: “I have made great friends and I find my course incredibly interesting.

Where you'll study

Loughborough University

Ashby Road Loughborough
Leicestershire
LE11 3TU United Kingdom Nearest train station: Loughborough  1.1 miles away

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