Why Study BA Honours Graphic Design at Middlesex University Dubai ?
Our BA Honours Graphic Design degree educates, inspires and prepares our graduates to be the creative designers of the future. The course has been developed to embrace contemporary changes in the creative industries, and is built on a formidable tradition of creative exploration and design education developed at our London campus. We offer challenging, enjoyable projects with wide ranging outcomes and the exploratory nature of the course will encourage you to challenge the boundaries of graphic design practice itself. You will have the freedom to eventually develop your own distinctive creative voice, guided by an enthusiastic staff team and supported by fantastic facilities.
Throughout the Graphic Design (Hons) programme from Middlesex University Dubai, we focus on teaching you about communicating ideas and information through exciting problem solving projects in branding, magazine/editorial design, typography, advertising, packaging, exhibition design, editorial photography and art direction, moving image and digital media. You will explore conceptual thinking, media and print processes, industry standard computer software applications and understand how to use graphic design to present an argument, inform or persuade your target audience and solve visual communication problems to a professional standard.
Future Careers and Employability
The Middle East and North Africa is the fastest growing region in the world for design, worth over US$100 billion across the region. With regard to opportunities for graphic designers in the UAE, positive industry related developments have occurred over recent years and look likely to continue into the future, boding well for those students embarking on a career in graphic design.
Graphic Designers may find employment primarily in design agencies, advertising agencies, digital media companies, as freelance designers in a range of specialist areas or in a growing number of companies that have the foresight to buy in good design as part of their business strategy. These are all growing sectors in Dubai where significant employment opportunities have been created in recent years. The programme supports graduates’ future career development through the attainment of professional practice skills, attendance at professional lectures and presentations, the opportunity to work on ‘live’ briefs and enter international design competitions, work experience, the production of a pdf portfolio and participation in the graduate degree show. Having achieved an admirable pace of economic growth through sectors such as trade & logistics, retailing, tourism & hospitality, aviation and banking & financial services, the Emirate of Dubai has set its aim on becoming a regional and international creative hub for design businesses.
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- Understanding Visual Communication
- Graphic Design Creative Workshops
- Creative Typography
- Design Exploration
- Graphic Design Cultures
- Graphic Design Communication Workshops
- Graphic Design Practice
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- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesDesign Visual Arts Graphic Design View 4 other Bachelors in Graphic Design in United Arab Emirates
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Minimum two, maximum three subjects, with grades of B,B,C (three subjects) or with A*, A* (two subjects)
- You must have passed the full IB Diploma. In some cases applicants will also need to have studied certain subjects at Standard or Higher Level.
- Students who have completed their GCSEs are eligible to join our International Foundation Programme – a one year programme to prepare students for entry onto our Undergraduate Programmes. Please note that students must meet the British AS and A Level entry requirements in order to gain entry into the First Year of any one of our Undergraduate Programmes.
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International12496 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 37489 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
National12496 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 37489 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
Living costs for Dubai
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.