The content of the course mirrors the Sunderland-based equivalent course Graphic Design and takes you another step towards becoming a sought-after graphic designer who combines technical expertise with imaginative flair. The graphic design industry offers high rewards for talented people.
Our courses delivered at study centres share the same ethos, material and approach as those delivered at Sunderland itself. Through a range of stimulating modules and projects, you will develop a rigorous approach to different fields of design, including corporate identity, web design, packaging, and environmental graphics.
Please contact your Study Centre for more information about the delivery of this course.
Teaching methods include, lectures, seminars and group work. We encourage you to develop independent study and creative design skills. You will also have opportunities to present ideas to other students and develop concepts within groups.
As well as assessments that count towards your degree, there are also on-going feedback to consolidate your learning.
Research and write about a design area that is relevant to your intended career path.
Explore specific aspects of graphic design and choose a range of projects according to your own personal interests or portfolio/career needs. Demonstrate a wide range of independent research, creative and technical skills and create high quality work, which you can include in a formal portfolio.
Produce a project that will be the centrepiece of your showcase to future employers, demonstrating your fresh and creative approach to your discipline.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.
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Please contact the study centre for more information on their specific requirements and equivalent qualifications from outside the UK.
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This information was correct at the time of publication.
Our graduates have gone on to work in the creative industries of publishing, design consultancies and advertising design.
Some graduates prefer self-employment. Other options include postgraduate study and teaching.
Throughout the course, and particularly on modules such as ‘Studio Practice’, you will receive valuable advice on a variety of work-related topics. These range from costing, cash flow and business plans to going freelance, self-promotion and copyright issues.
You will develop a Professional Engagement Document. This highlights all your self-development activities and engagement with industry, as well as other factors that give you an edge compared to other graduates.