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Visual Communication BA (Hons)

Leeds Arts University

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( 4.4) 1710 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE W211
Our BA (Hons) Visual Communication course offers a truly multidisciplinary studio environment underpinned by design methods. Students on the course create work which both, reflects their own interests, and responds to the requirements of the contemporary creative industries.We provide an opportunity to develop a personal and professional understanding of visual communication within a range of contexts including: studio-based practice, live projects, collaborative learning and work-related ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
6th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
94th

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, 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
£16,000
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, May 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
Details

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
66%
English Literature
23%
Photography
19%
Fashion & Textiles
18%
Graphic Communication
18%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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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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£15,400 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Visual Communication reviews

Visual Communication
J
Jenna
26 Feb 20

Visual Communication BA (Hons)

Overall uni at Leeds arts has been great, the course is exactly what I wanted, the environment I work in is perfect,...
SR
Student Reviewer
22 Feb 20

Visual Communication BA (Hons)

Great environment, the building is renovated and new, many events and workshops. Teachers are nice and friendly, the...

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How Visual Communication students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 82 reviews

5 star 48%
4 star 42%
3 star 8%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 1,710 reviews

5 star 51%
4 star 40%
3 star 8%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
Leeds Arts University
CompUniGuide ranking
94th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.4)
Tracing its routes back to 1846, Leeds Arts University has provided art and design courses for over 170 years. It’s one of a handful of specialist arts universities in the UK, and provides 15 BA (Hons) undergraduate degree courses in: Animation Comic & Concept Art Creative Advertising Creative Writing Fashion Branding with Communication Fashion Design Fashion Photography Filmmaking Fine Art Graphic Design Illustration Photography Popular Music Performance Textile Design Visual Communication They also offer postgraduate courses, children's short courses and some further education courses. It has approximately 2500 students.

Where you'll study

Leeds Arts University

Blenheim Walk Leeds
LS2 9AQ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Leeds  0.6 miles away

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