University of Cumbria

201+
European Teaching Rankings 2018
Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, United Kingdom

Graphic Design (with integrated foundation year)

To break into the competitive but rewarding graphic design industry, you’ll need an exciting portfolio, excellent subject knowledge, the skills to use the latest equipment and technology used in the profession – and your own unique flair in creatively solving communication problems. And our hands-on course, designed to take you to your creative limits, will enable you to do all of this to step smoothly and successfully into your career as a professional designer. Our foundation course includes a year of introduction to the fundamentals of design, looking at where ideas come from and how to develop them. We will show you how to question and re-evaluate your designs, testing alternative solutions to produce the best end result. **Why Choose University of Cumbria** Our aim is to give you the professional experience of being a graphic designer before you even graduate. So, you’ll take on real-world, innovative project briefs, done in profession-expected timescales, and with a minimum of 25 in total, you’ll compile an impressive portfolio. - Small classes mean we get to know you well and provide detailed, personal feedback throughout your studies - 80% of your studies will be practical, so you’re not just learning, you’re doing graphic design - You have access to all our workshop facilities including print-making, 3D printing, laser- cutting and animation suites - You’ll be working in a huge, modern and professionally-equipped studio space - Use the latest technology and software that you’ll use in the real world: Adobe Creative Cloud - All tutors are experts in graphic design, magazine design, illustration and typography - Our excellent industry links give you good networking opportunities, boosting your job prospects - You’ll complete a wide variety of projects so you can find and then focus on your specialities - Your studies take place in our dedicated arts campus - You’ll get practical demonstrations, visits and feedback from professional designers You’ll learn the basic skills from idea visualisation to up-to-date multi-media practice on our dynamic course, allowing you to produce exciting designs across a wide range of traditional and digital media. We’ll help you to build a portfolio to wow future employers, along with the confidence and creative skills necessary to stand out from the crowd as a professional designer when applying for a job.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Carlisle - Brampton Road,Carlisle
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £6,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £6,000
  • Wales Year 1 £6,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £6,000
  • EU Year 1 £6,000
  • International Year 1 £7,500
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-17
  • Location
    Carlisle - Brampton Road,Carlisle
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £6,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £6,000
  • Wales Year 1 £6,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £6,000
  • EU Year 1 £6,000
  • International Year 1 £7,500