Graphic Design BA Honours

Middlesex University
In London (Grossbritannien)

£ 9.000 - (10.111 )
inkl. MwSt.

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • London (Grossbritannien)
  • Dauer:
    3 Years
  • Wann:

From the design of traditional advertising and branding to digital media, BA Graphic Design combines creativity with technical skill, exploring how to visually communicate messages and ideas effectively and inventively.

Our BA Graphic Design degree prepares, educates and inspires the creative designers of the future. The course has been developed to embrace recent changes in the creative industries including technological advancements. We offer enjoyable challenging projects with wide ranging outcomes and the flexible structure of the course will encourage you to challenge the boundaries of graphic design practice. You will have the freedom to develop your own creative voice guided by an enthusiastic staff team and supported by fantastic facilities.

Throughout the course we focus on communicating ideas and information through exciting problem solving...

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Welche Ziele verfolgt der Kurs?

You will explore computer design programmes, materials, print processes, conceptual thinking and the use of design to inform, present an argument or persuade, solve visual communication problems to a professional standard, and work on briefs that closely mirror the professional world.

Our students are identified by leading design organisations such as D&AD, RSA and ISTD as among the best graduates nationally, winning numerous awards. Graduates of this course have gone on to work for magazines, design consultants, advertising agencies and media providers all over the world.

Voraussetzungen: The application is just the first step in our selection process, we also invite you to an interview and review your portfolio of art and design work. Your interview The interview itself usually lasts around 15 minutes but allow about two hours for the whole interview process. You should bring a full portfolio of work to the interview. This should include between 10 and 20 pieces of work that represent your art and design skills and experience, together with your favourite sketchbook. We use the interview to allow us to find out more about you, to better understand...


Wo und wann

Beginn Lage
The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, Grossbritannien
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Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?

Problem Solving
Visual Communication
Communication Skills
Communication Training
Skills and Training
Graphic design
web design
visual communication


Year one

During the first year, you will be introduced to the diversity of the study area and the breadth of approaches to solving graphic design problems. You will explore research, thinking and communication skills to develop sound working methods, using logical and structured approaches to identify and solve graphic design problems. You will discover the creative and communications potential of typography, and the breadth and diversity of historical and contemporary practice in graphic design. Exploring a variety of different graphic media, you will be encouraged to develop an inventive and experimental response to the use of processes and materials in workshop areas including photography, printmaking, typography, design thinking and digital illustration.

Year two

The focus shifts in your second year to problem solving in context and exploring different media. The projects will enable you to investigate the potential of format and structure, analysing complex information to come up with imaginative visual communication solutions. An understanding of specialist subject areas of creative practice is developed through studio and workshop based activities enabling students to develop individual approaches to visual communication with the acquisition of intermediate specialist skills to work effectively in creative workshop areas such as advertising, book art, magazine design, moving image, letterpress, interactive and web design.

Year three

For your final year of study you will concentrate on solving visual communication problems to a professional standard and developing an individual portfolio. There are opportunities for students to participate in student award competitions; extend their range of specialist skills in graphic design and visual communication; and pursue creative problem solving projects, self directed projects and graphic authorship utilising production and presentation to a professional level. You will develop an individual graphic design style and a working methodology. Throughout the year your knowledge and skills will be deepened and extended through a choice of briefs in branding, publishing, publicity, advertising, retail, interactive media, internationally recognised creative industry competitions and a self initiated project.

Year 1
Illustration/Graphics: Visual Communication Workshops 1 (30 Credits) Compulsory
Introduction to Graphic Design (60 Credits) Compulsory
Understanding Communication Arts (30 Credits) Compulsory
Year 2
Graphic Design Practice (60 Credits) Compulsory
Illustration/Graphics: Visual Communication Workshops 2 (30 Credits) Compulsory
The Visual Activist (30 Credits) Compulsory
Year 3
Critical and Contextual Research Project (30 Credits) Compulsory
Professional Portfolio and Major Projects (90 Credits) Compulsory

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