Graphic Design (Hons), B.A. | Middlesex University Dubai | Dubai, United Arab Emirates
36 months
15955 EUR/year
15955 EUR/year
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From the design of traditional advertising and branding to website design and motion graphics, the Graphic Design (Hons) programme from Middlesex University Dubai encourages you to explore and extend your creativity whilst equipping you with the necessary technical skills to physically realise your work. 

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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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding Visual Communication 
  • Graphic Design Creative Workshops
  • Creative Typography 
  • Design Exploration 
  • Graphic Design Cultures
  • Graphic Design Communication Workshops 
  • Graphic Design Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • You are advised to apply as early as possible if you require a Student Visa.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

Indian Secondary School Certificates

  • Indian Secondary School Certificates issued by the CBSE/ISC boards/NIOS/All state Boards may be considered: minimum grade of 70% overall 

British A-Levels

  • Minimum two, maximum three subjects, with grades of B,B,B

International Baccalaureate 

  • You must have a full pass IB diploma. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15955 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 47865 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    15955 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 47865 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.

167,100 AED

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /month
Living costs

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


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