Graphic and Digital Design, BA Hons

This programme focuses on the communication of ideas and information for print and digital media. It combines traditional design principles with new media technology, so you gain the skills and knowledge essential for a successful career in the creative industry. You will be encouraged to express ideas through an understanding of visual perception, context and form, image making, typography, photography, moving image and interactive digital media. You will explore different media and develop specialist skills in line with your own interests. Studio-based teaching and technical workshops are complemented by contextual and professional studies. Practising designers contribute throughout the programme, keeping read more

Entry requirements may change during Clearing.

3 years full time

4 years part time

Overview

Overview

This programme focuses on the communication of ideas and information for print and digital media. It combines traditional design principles with new media technology, so you gain the skills and knowledge essential for a successful career in the creative industry.

You will be encouraged to express ideas through an understanding of visual perception, context and form, image making, typography, photography, moving image and interactive digital media. You will explore different media and develop specialist skills in line with your own interests. Studio-based teaching and technical workshops are complemented by contextual and professional studies. Practising designers contribute throughout the programme, keeping you current with today's industry.

The Department of Creative Professions and Digital Arts is a member of the Design and Art Direction College Network. Students exhibit at the New Blood and Free Range graduate shows.

Facilities

The programme is delivered at the new £76 million Stockwell Street building, a short walk from the university's buildings on the Old Royal Naval College site. The building houses the campus library, TV studios and state of the art academic facilities for design and media disciplines.

Outcomes

The aims of the programme are:

  • To encourage you to explore visual communication in a diverse and interdisciplinary way
  • To develop your creative and aesthetic sensibilities in a rich and varied environment
  • To develop your communication and information skills and the critical awareness required to articulate your learning.

What you'll study

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Extra information

Assessment

Students are assessed through coursework and a portfolio of design project work.

Careers

You could pursue careers in fields related to graphic and digital design in design agencies specialising in print, publishing, packaging, branding and interaction design, in advertising agencies, or in agencies specialising in animation and the moving image.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

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Greenwich Campus

The university's largest campus is centred on three baroque buildings designed by Sir Christopher Wren at the end of the 17th century.

DLR Cutty Sark (approx. 3 min walk)

Greenwich and Maze Hill (approx. 8 walk)

Greenwich Pier - Ferry service (3 min walk)

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Public 'Pay and display' car parks nearby.

Campus bus service every half hour between campuses.

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