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FdA Graphic Design

Full-time FdA Graphic Design Level 5 | Foundation Degree in Graphic Design

This programme offers you an exciting opportunity to study graphic design and the wider role of the designer in society. The programme is about creative thinking and developing the knowledge and technical skills appropriate for employment in the creative industries. You will have the opportunity to...

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AvailabilityDegree & University courses commence in September each year, courses are available on a full and part-time basis. If you can't find what you're looking for or require further assistance, please contact our Degree & University admission team 0117 9092 376

When Times Where Level Day Fee UCAS Code Institution Code
September 2020Queens Road Campus 5£7500.003DK7S55Apply via UCAS

Tuition Fees

16-18

Between the ages of 16-18 you do not need to pay tuition or exam fees for your course.

19-23

If you are between the ages of 19 and 23 and have not achieved a full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification before, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (English or Maths Course etc.)

If you are 19 or over and taking an English or Maths course up to an including Level 2, and have not previously achieved a GCSE Grade A* to C or grade 4 or higher, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 2 Course or Below etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying a level 2 course or below, you may be entitled to a Low Income/Benefit Waiver. If awarded, this Waiver will cover your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 3 Course or Above etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying on a level 3 course or above, and the Level 3 Legal Entitlement does not apply, you will need to pay the full cost of the course. You may however be eligible to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the tuition fees.

Please make arrangements to pay your course fee costs at the time of enrolment. Payment is due prior to the start of your course. The option to pay via an instalment plan is available if required. Please contact the College directly for the most up to date course fees – these may be subject to change.

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Summary

This programme offers you an exciting opportunity to study graphic design and the wider role of the designer in society. The programme is about creative thinking and developing the knowledge and technical skills appropriate for employment in the creative industries. You will have the opportunity to develop practical graphics-focused techniques and processes in both studio and Mac-based environments. You will also have the chance to enhance your wider creative skills by undertaking experimental workshops in drawing, print making and photography. Modules in employment-focused elements, such as self-promotion and event planning, will help to prepare you for employment in the creative industries. You will also study design history modules, which will encourage you to develop a rich contextual basis for your work as an emerging graphic design practitioner. The course is diagnostic in nature, and through an exciting range of creative assignments and workshop briefs, we will help you to decide on your design direction. At the end of the course, you will have created a portfolio of work that will support you in making applications to top up to a full BA (Hons) or for employment within the creative industries.

What do I need to join?

64 UCAS tariff points. You will be required to attend an interview, where you will present a digital or paper-based portfolio. Mature students over 21 will be required to demonstrate professional/creative experience and evidence of academic ability.

What are my career options?

  • Graphic designer
  • Packaging designer
  • Editorial designer
  • Illustrator
  • Artworker

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Course information last updated: Monday 20th January 2020 @ 8.30am (22 hours ago)

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