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Communication Design BA (Hons)

Robert Gordon University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site - Aberdeen

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This course will equip you with an extensive understanding of the Communication Design disciplines and provide you with an opportunity to focus your study towards a chosen specialism.Students will develop the creative, critical and technical skills necessary to pursue a career within the ever evolving communication design professions across a wide range of industry sectors.The curriculum is focused on developing ideas and problem-solving skills via a process of self-directed study, research, experimentation, creativity, innovation and enterprise.Subjects within the programme of study include Graphics, Illustration, Photography, as well as 3D Visualization, Animation, Videography, and Interactive & Web Design.Industry-led projects, European exchanges, national design competitions, work placements and internships are all integral to the curriculum.Our distinctive cross-disciplinary approach to learning included the integration of the design disciplines and student cohorts within open plan design studios.Key activities relate to professional and commercial practice and new business start-up activities encourage our graduates to adopt an entrepreneurial outlook.The wide variety of opportunities and learning experiences raise awareness of the fast paced and changing context of communication design.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

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University information

Robert Gordon University

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    Robert Gordon University, Garthdee House, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB10 7QB, Scotland

RGU is proud that, across its 16,000 students, 144 nationalities were represented in the university's student population in 2019/20.
The student recruitment team travel throughout the world to meet with prospective students, as well as having agents based in most countries.
RGU also provide opportunities for international students to get in touch online, with regular web chats making it easy to connect from their own homes.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 86 4

    24th out of 97 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    159 71%

    14th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    37th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.30 86%

    10th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    158 78%

    7th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    57 57%

    66th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    6th

    72

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