801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2020
201+
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Tees Valley, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, TS1 3BX, United Kingdom

Graphic Design with Marketing (with Foundation Year) - Teesside University

**Course overview**: This integrated foundation year degree course is ideal if you wish to study for a university degree but you don’t have the necessary level 3 qualifications required for admission to year one. This BA (Hons) Graphic Design with Marketing course mixes the creative visual communication of marketing with marketing theory and marketing practice. It considers how you persuade through the visual practices of buying and selling, especially with modules about brand, theory of brand and visuals. This practical and creative course prepares you for an exciting career in graphic design and marketing – it combines graphic design, illustration, visual communication and marketing. You have the opportunity to integrate your creative graphic design and communication skills with an understanding of the marketing functions essential to a range of careers across the creative and design industries. It helps you develop into a successful multiskilled professional. The course structure is flexible and responsive. It allows you to become a creative graphic designer with an understanding of visual communication and marketing in branding, advertising and strategic direction to pursue a career in the creative industries, advertising and creative marketing. You have an opportunity to specialise from Year 2, based on your developing interests and aptitudes. You work in areas such as advertising, branding, web design, interactive media, editorial design and social media marketing. You develop your own distinctive portfolio of work underpinned by your knowledge and experience in marketing, buying and selling, visual communication brand strategy, digital strategies and enterprise. The course emphasis is on creative ideas and strategic solutions, combined with a high level of professional business knowledge, entrepreneurialism and a dedicated work ethic. At Teesside University you have your own studio from the start and are taught alongside BA (Hons) Graphic Design and Illustration students with pioneering modules with Teesside University Business School. **After the course**: Our graduates have excellent and varied career opportunities and go on to work in design consultancies, publishing houses, advertising and new media studios along with freelance opportunities and commissioned arts projects. Examples of destinations include Barker Advertising in New York, Caterpillar Books, Elmwood Design, Gardner Richardson, Great Fridays, JWT, KPMG, McCann Erickson, Pearl Fisher, Penguin Books, Radley Yeldar and SapientRazorfish. There is also the opportunity for postgraduate study.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time including foundation year
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-21
  • Location
    Teesside University,MiddlesbroughUnited Kingdom