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Graphic Communication (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Birmingham, United Kingdom
Our diverse and exciting Graphic Communication (Hons) degree course is a must for anyone passionate about graphic design and looking to pursue a career in the creative industries.Graphic Communication (Hons) is provided by Birmingham City University.
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Overview

What's covered in the course?

The Graphic Communication course expects you to stand out through your imaginative thinking, passion and commitment to new ideas and international perspectives. You will study a course that will enhance your design skills and challenge your creative thinking, helping you identify the latest directions in design and advertising communication on a world stage. Graphic Communication (Hons)  is provided by Birmingham City University.

We attract independent learners who are creative, imaginative, playful, full of passion and totally aware of the power they possess to facilitate change, inform opinion and make their mark in industry.

Career:

In three years you will be engaged in all the practical and intellectual skills as practitioners in an ever-changing commercial environment. Many graduates have gone on to become leaders in their field of specialism and they often return to the University to share this knowledge.

Why Choose Us?

  • The School of Visual Communication prides itself on a long-established national and international reputation. It consists of a range of courses that celebrate innovation and allow you to realise your creative ambitions.
  • We have the only in-house active agency in the region which allows students to gain first-hand experience of real-life briefs set by clients.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Visual Communication
  • Principles of Graphic Communication
  • Practice of Graphic Communication
  • Discourse
  • Narrative
  • Enterprise of Graphic Communication
  • Context of Graphic Communication
  • Identifying Direction
  • Live Project
  • Critical Practice
  • Major Project

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • GCE A Level/ AS Level BBC at A Level or 112 UCAS tariff points from A/AS Level with a minimum of 2 A Levels
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma
  • Pass overall with 60 credits, 45 at Level 3 and 15 at Level 2. Must be in a relevant subject pathway

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    12800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12800 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Birmingham

  • 765 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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