Visual Communication BA (Hons)

Leeds Arts University

Student rating
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( 4.4) 1353 reviews


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 2019
81st

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 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

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 2019

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%
Graphic Communication
18%
Fashion & Textiles
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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£15,000 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Visual Communication reviews

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Faith
12 Feb 19

Visual Communication BA (Hons)

Coming to this uni and doing visual Communication was the best decision for me as it has lead me to focus solely on...
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Penny McDonald
12 Feb 19

Visual Communication BA (Hons)

I’ve loved university experience so far! Tutors and staff are there when needed. Facilities are there for everyone and...

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How Visual Communication students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 60 reviews

5 star 44%
4 star 42%
3 star 10%
2 star 1%
1 star 3%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 1,353 reviews

5 star 51%
4 star 39%
3 star 9%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
Leeds Arts University
CompUniGuide ranking
81st
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.4)
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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 Printed Textiles & Surface Pattern Design Visual Communication They also offer postgraduate courses, children's short courses and some further education courses. It has 1,856 students. The university was awarded Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017. Leeds Arts University students on Whatuni say: “I wouldn't have chosen any other university.

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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