BA (Hons) Graphic and Media Design builds on the rich heritage of graphic design education at London College of Communication. Our innovative approach encourages exploration of materials, media and methodologies across key areas including social design, branding, information design, typographic media and communication environments. You also have the opportunity to take a directed year out in industry anywhere in the world. This course is taught at London College of Communication, at Elephant & Castle, part of University of the Arts London. **What can you expect?** • BA (Hons) Graphic and Media Design builds is renowned for its experimental and applied approach. It acknowledges traditional values and specialist skills, whilst recognising the changing and dynamic nature of graphic design. • The course is innovative and flexible, with a strong employment record. It will give you the opportunity to specialise in future-facing areas of graphic design practice. • You can expect to be encouraged to be innovative and to initiate change; to integrate practice and theory and to work both individually and collaboratively. • You’ll possess technical skills but not be a slave to them, be able to make connections between disparate activities, be concept driven and capable of working across media. You’ll understand the complexities of the audience and how to utilise your studies to plan your future direction, whether in work or through continuing studies. • Furthermore, you will explore a variety of materials, media and methodologies and develop skills relevant to a career as a broad-ranging design professional. • You will also take part in live, collaborative projects with industry to develop your entrepreneurship and introduce you to our commercial partners. These have previously included Diabetes UK, British Film Institute (BFI), Interbrand, Dorling Kindersley, the Design Museum, International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD), YCN, Illy Coffee, NHS, Moleskin and D&AD. • The course is delivered by experienced practitioners, tutors and other specialists including visiting speakers. The tutors on the course are active practitioners with strong industry links that support the Diploma for Professional Studies, where students can undertake work placements for a year anywhere in the world. **Work experience and opportunities** Our graduates have gone on to work for a wide range of companies and agencies such as: IDEO (Munich), Sonicjam (Japan), Dalston Creative (Sweden), Light TV, Vault 49 (New York), Imagination, Karmarama, Brand Union (Singapore), AA School print studio, Hidden Art, Birch, Max Wigram Gallery, Sea Design, Iris, Cartlidge Lelvene, John Morgan Studio, YuCo Lab (Hong Kong), Pentagram, BBC, Times, Guardian, Mindshare, DK, Interbrand, Samsung, MADE (Midlands Architecture and the Designed Environment), Saatchi X, Shroom Ltd, Anthony Nolan. **About London College of Communication (LCC)** The LCC experience is all about learning by doing. As an LCC student, you’ll get your hands dirty and develop your skills in outstanding technical spaces. Our facilities are at an industry standard and include photographic and television studios, darkrooms, 3D workshop, prototyping lab, gallery spaces, printing studios, and newsrooms. Our courses are industry focused and you’ll be taught by an inspiring community of experienced academics, technical experts, and leading specialist practitioners within our Design School, Media School and Screen School. We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in subjects such as journalism, advertising, Public Relations and publishing, photography, film, television and sound, graphic communication, illustration and visual communication, animation, games, design management, branded spaces and interactive and information design.