The preparatory semester will ensure you have all the relevant skills, knowledge and confidence needed to complete the rest of your degree.
You’ll discover your own design philosophy as you play with different methods of creation on this Graphic Design (with preparatory semester) (Hons) at London Metropolitan University . You’ll be encouraged to explore, question and innovate the relationship of graphic design to the rest of the world, as well as develop a unique voice and vision in your visual communication practice.
Experimentation is strongly encouraged. Collaboration with both your peers and industry partners will provide you with opportunities to learn about and apply professional practices. You’ll have the chance to work with graphic design studios and consultancies, allowing you to experience working as a graphic designer in the real world.
Where this course can take you
The skills you learn on this course will open up many different career paths to you. You could find employment in illustration, animation, printmaking, visual effects, art advertising or production design.
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- Critical and Contextual Studies (Visual Communication)
- Design Principles
- Graphic Authorship
- Visual Communication: Practice
- Visual Communication: Industry and Context
- Visual Research and Communication
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- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesDesign Visual Arts Graphic Design View 777 other Bachelors in Visual Arts in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:
- a minimum of grades of CC in two A levels (or a minimum of 64 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC National, OCR Diploma or Advanced Diploma)
- English Language GCSE at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent)
We encourage applications from international/EU students with equivalent qualifications. We also accept mature students with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Your portfolio should be selective but have enough work to show the range of your interests and talents. We're interested in seeing how you develop a project from beginning to end, not only finished work.
Graphic designers work in a variety of media; please include the whole range of your creative work. If you can't bring some of your work to the portfolio interview, please take photographs and include them.
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International17110 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17110 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for City of London
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.