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Graphic Design (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

36 months
13900 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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The Graphic Design (Hons) programme at Anglia Ruskin University makes you explore visual language creatively and solve challenging design briefs using our industry-standard technology. Develop your understanding of graphic design and visual communication, solve challenging design briefs and prepare for a career as a designer with our BA (Hons) Graphic Design degree.


Key facts

While at Anglia Ruskin University's Graphic Design (Hons) you’ll develop your skills in information design, visual identities, packaging and promotion, cross-platform advertising and design for the web. You’ll work in our dedicated Graphic Design Mac suites and base room, bouncing ideas off other student designers and getting guidance and support from the course team, all of whom have worked in the design industry for clients including Tesco, Lotus Cars, Manchester United, Saatchi & Saatchi, The NUS, and the UK Film Council.

You’ll also work closely with a number of graphic design studios, including Cambridge University Press, CPL, The District, and Onespacemedia, who will set your live briefs as well as providing lectures and one-to-one feedback, ending with a final review that can often lead to work placements, internships and long-term professional relationships. You can also take an optional placement year.

You’ll also go on field trips, enter design competitions including Penguin Random House Student Design Awards, or D&AD  and can choose to join our annual visit to Amsterdam. There’s even the chance to study abroad for a semester, with funding on offer to help cover the costs.


Our BA (Hons) Graphic Design will prepare you for a career as a graphic designer, as well as for design-related roles in digital graphics, online media, communications and marketing, publishing, and advertising.

Our previous students have gone on to work with design studios or media and communication companies, producing advertising, corporate identities and promotions, packaging and branding, in

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design Process 
  • Type Media
  • Web Design
  • New Media Design - Graphic Design for Screen Based Applications
  • Printmaking: Materials, Processes and Ideas
  • Time Based Media
  • Information Design
  • Graphic Design for the Web

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 96 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent level 3 qualifications), including Art, Design or Media subjects.
  • 3 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above, including English.a

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13900 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13900 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Cambridge

846 - 1465 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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