Graphic Design, UAL Extended Diploma | Weston College

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September 2019
2 Years
Course code ED3GRPF1LC

Graphic Design, UAL Extended Diploma

What will I do on this course?

This Graphic Design Level 3 course puts a strong emphasis on linking you with employers in the sector. You'll complete projects linked to the industry and work with real clients, while studying in a safe and supportive environment. Here, sustained creative play is encouraged, to help you become an innovative and adaptable designer.

You’ll learn different ways to create corporate identities, packaging and advertising, and study a range of design-related disciplines, including information design typography, design history, motion graphics, digital illustration and photography.

We will also work with you to develop your English and maths skills to the level that most employers look for.

How will I be assessed?

You’ll be assessed through practical projects and written assignments.

What could I do after this course?

You could become an employed or self-employed graphic designer, or you could increase your skills with a degree-level course such as University Centre Weston’s Foundation Degree in Graphic Design.


Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 4/C and above or the equivalent, a successful interview, and a portfolio.

Course Level

Level 3

Location

Loxton campus

iAn interview is required for this course.

Occupations related to Graphic Design, UAL Extended Diploma

 

Graphic designer

Graphic designers use illustrative, sound, visual and multimedia techniques to convey a message for information, entertainment, advertising, promotion or publicity purposes, and create special visual effects and animations for computer games, film, interactive and other media.

Average annual earnings: £24,317
Employment in region: 1,258 positions

What Our Students Say

Kacper Wlodarczyk, A Level - Maths, Further Maths, Design Technology and Physics


Kacper Wlodarczyk

“I really enjoyed problem solving and working towards finding a solution”

Former school: Nailsea

A Levels: A Level Maths, Further Maths, Design Technology and Physics

What next? Kacper achieved two As and two Bs and will progress to study electrical and electronic engineering at Southampton University.

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