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Digital Design (Graphics) (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Glasgow, United Kingdom
BSc Digital Design (Graphics) (Hons) of Glasgow Caledonian University develops specialist skills in the creation of visuals and graphics for digital solutions such as web and mobile applications or motion graphics.
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Overview

This Digital Design (Graphics) (Hons) programme of Glasgow Caledonian University will prepare you for creative roles in the expanding digital industry. By undertaking studio-based projects, you will realise your design ambitions using industry standard design and prototyping software. Throughout the programme, you will acquire the necessary technology skills and user-centered design thinking to create digital solutions for a variety of media including websites, motion graphics and mobile applications.

You will be introduced to user psychology and learn how to apply techniques and skills in user experience and user interface design to create functional and beautiful digital products. You will also have the opportunity to understand how design can have social impact and learn how to apply your skills to tackle challenging issues facing today's society.

The programme provides opportunities to partner with industry and enterprise on real and/or simulated design briefs ensuring that you experience the culture, pace and demands of industry and are well prepared for employment.

Your Career

Among the exciting and varied career opportunities for graduates of this course are Graphic Designer, Digital Designer, UX designer, UI designer, UX researcher, Social Media Designer and Motion Graphic Designer.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Motion Graphics

  • Web Design Technologies

  • User Psychology

  • UI/UX Design

  • Research Skills and Professional Issues and Integrated Project

  • Creative Practice

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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

Year 3

  •  B in graded units in one of the following: HND Graphic Design, HND Digital Media, HND Visual Communication, HND Graphic Design for Print and New Media, HND Interactive Media, HND Digital Design and Development, HND Web Development, HND Computer Arts and Design.
  • All applicants will be expected to submit a digital portfolio to gauge creative potential, motivation and suitability for the programme. Portfolios may be short-listed to allow for an interview stage from a smaller pool of applications.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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  • RUK: £9250 

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

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