Graphic Design (Hons), B.A.

Graphic Design (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
Graphic Design is a hands-on, ideas-driven studio-based course where you will learn a variety of approaches to visual communication. Distinctive creative personalities are nurtured and the unconventional is actively encouraged. The Graphic Design (Hons) course is delivered by Manchester Metropolitan University.

About

After developing your creative visual language in Year 1, you will be able to apply your skills to a range of personal and industry-related projects in Year 2. Your final year will see you develop a professional portfolio that reflects your personal interests and individual career aspirations. At all stages of the course we focus on contemporary and relevant design that embraces imaginative thinking. You have the opportunity to connect with industry, either through visiting speakers, ‘live’ briefs or work experience.

This Graphic Design (Hons) degree is delivered by Manchester Metropolitan University.

Your career prospects after the course

Graduates have gone on to be designers in design consultancies and in-house teams for industry and public authorities; Magazine and publication designers; Art directors and creative teams in advertising agencies; Digital media designers and filmmakers for creative online content.

Features and benefits of the course
  • Opportunities for work placements throughout the UK.
  • Students’ successes include awards in regional, national and international arenas including Manchester City Council, Greater Manchester Police, D&AD Global Student Awards, Young Creative Network and Openad Talent.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Unit X
  • Visual Thinking 1: Image and Idea
  • Visual Thinking 2: Narrative and Typography
  • Visual Communication 1: Disruption
  • Visual Communication 2: Specification
  • Graphic Design Practice

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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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Academic Requirements

  • We will interview you as part of your application.
  • We will ask for a portfolio of your work as part of your application.
  • 112 at A2 or equivalent (which can include Foundation Diploma in Art & Design) . A Level General Studies is not accepted.
  • GCSE English Language at grade C or grade 4. Equivalent qualifications (eg. Functional Skills) may be considered

  • Pass Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject with a minimum 112 UCAS Tariff Points

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Manchester

  • 645 - 1200 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Manchester Met is making a limited number of Vice-Chancellor scholarships available, each to the value of £5,000 (2018/19). These scholarships are open to international students who enrol on a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate taught programme in September 2018 or January 2019.

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