601-800 th
World University Rankings 2017
151-200 th
Young University Rankings 2017
201+
European Teaching Rankings 2019
166-220 Holloway Road, London, N7 8DB, United Kingdom

Graphic Design - London Metropolitan University

**Why study this course?** Our Graphic Design BA at The Cass is about giving visual and experiential form to conceptual thinking, it's about creating structure and surprise through innovation, it's about communication. You will be encouraged not only to find solutions, but also to seek out problems. This graphic design course enables you to investigate, question and challenge the contemporary role of graphic design, connecting with wide ranging social issues and new ideas, to develop your voice as a graphic designer and enter a successful career in design. **More about this course** Completing our Graphic Design course will help you gain everything you'll need to become a well-rounded creative praticitioner. You will develop specialist skills, and learn how to reach your audience through innovative design. This graphic design course encourages you to investigate, question and challenge the contemporary role of graphic design. You’ll gain the confidence to understand, interpret and talk about ground-breaking and iconic design from the past and present. You will also learn how to present and defend your ideas and promote yourself and your work.You’re encouraged early on to make your thinking visible, to test your ideas through iteration and to collaborate in practice. You'll have the opportunity to develop specialist and broad-based design skills, to think laterally and to innovate through making, testing, and finding and reaching your audience. You'll learn from different creative methods such as drawing and letterpress printing, app design, type fundamentals, user experiences, human-centered design and connected communication platforms. There are many diverse employment options available to graduates of this degree. This course offers real opportunities to connect with graphic design studios and consultancies, to work across the realms of art direction, digital publishing and editorial design, moving image and sequential narrative, web and innovatory digital practice from app design to social media, brand communications to start-ups and design enterprise. Industry partners and guest lecturers include Angharad Lewis (Grafik), Sarah Boris, Kin Design, Be Colourful, Someone, Nous Vous, Paul Jenkins, A Practice For Everyday Life (APFEL), Frazer Muggeridge and Craig Oldham. A high-profile lecture series – the Hothouse Talks – offers you the chance to engage with visionaries in the field of Graphic Design and visual communication. You’ll also benefit from live project opportunities and a vibrant studio culture. Graphic Design BA is taught together with Illustration & Animation BA and Design for Publishing BA. This combination of teaching makes for a unique learning environment, full of opportunity for cross-pollination and scope for wider learning. **What our students say** "Intellectually stimulating. I have learned new techniques and my understanding of the subject has broadened. I have made some really good connections." "Tutors are the highlight of the University. You can see the passion they have for art and design, as well as having the passion to teach us." "I have definitely learnt a lot over my three years, gained confidence in my work and met some brilliant people."

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-01
  • Location
    Aldgate,LondonUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250