|Study location||United Kingdom, (Main Site)|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||£9,000.00 per year|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
To the exams include at least one Art or Design subject
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Upload documents in original language and translations.
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
IELTS: 6.0 (with no skill level below 5.5)
Secondary school exam result can be accepted for the following countries: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Poland
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Applicants will be required to attend an interview and portfolio review
This course gives you the chance to mix the old with the really new.
You can design a brand new font in Illustrator, make it in wood on the
latest laser-cutter, print it on a 150-year old hand-operated press
then scan it and manipulate it in Photoshop!
If you choose this course you will benefit from:
- Good ongoing relationships with many employers including Peach
Tree Packaging, Kraken Creatives, Communique, Atlantic Whale
Foundation and Boxing Clever, who have taken students over the years
- Award-winning staff with expertise in a range of disciplines from
editorial and book design to webbased design and typography. Staff
will discuss their work with you so you can connect what they do with
what you learn. All staff are active researchers and ensure that this
feeds into their teaching
- Access to dedicated design studios, the best software packages for
page layout, image manipulation and multimedia design, a metal type
workshop, printmaking workroom, screen printing studio, photographic
resources and a digital print bureau
- Exchange programme with two Chinese Universities – Hong Kong
Polytechnic University (HKPU) and Zhejiang University of Media and
You will begin by exploring the basics of typography and visual
communication before being encouraged to experiment with type and
image to solve graphic design problems.
The course is built around the four key themes of graphic design:
typography, visual communication, design in context, and integrated
design. These happen at the same time each year (but always with
different briefs) so that you get a real sense of achievement as you
In your third year you will be able to focus on building your
portfolio in your area of interest, for example print, editorial and
book design, advertising, corporate design or digital media. The
course culminates in a school-wide degree show that attracts employers
from industry. I found the course to be exceptional both academically
and socially. It was great bouncing ideas off new friends to achieve a
polished final product.
GILES HALTON, GRADUATE
View the course structure and module list from year one through to
your final year.
Graduates from this course have gone on to provide graphic design
services for a number of well known companies including Image+, the
Royal Shakespeare Company, Müller Dairy, McDonalds and Saatchi and