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Creative Digital and Graphic Communication BA (Hons)

University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College

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UCAS CODE: W211

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Taunton Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Creative Design & Graphic Communication is an ever-changing dynamic subject to study. This three-year programme has been written as a sustainable progression pathway into routes of employment or further study. For students wanting to enter into employment, the programme will prepare them to succeed in a multitude of creative industries with design at the heart of core values and principles. For example, employment opportunities may exist in areas such as Graphic Design, Media Production and Illustration. The programme modules complement these wide-ranging core industries, with emphasis in year 3 on personal branding and self-employment, portfolio development and presentation of outcomes to a wider audience including industry professionals.Modules have been written to reflect these wide-ranging creative areas with emphasis on Work Based Learning, design for digital platforms and entrepreneurship vital in developing a student’s confidence and their own personal creative identity. Whilst specialising in an area of particular interest, students can learn in an innovative, flexible and creative environment where ideas and concepts are explored through projects designed to enhance an appreciation for research methods and the application of creative digital design. With an understanding of the skills required to work successfully within the fast moving and stimulating creative sectors, students who study this programme upon graduation will be equipped with the following skills: • A working knowledge of industry-standard equipment and software• A professional understanding of the strength and usage of visual communication• An understanding of how to evaluate a client's needs and to respond successfully to them• Have developed a creative identity enabling one to generate and express one's own personal ideas and beliefs• Experience of working as part of a professional team, gained through group projects and work placements, and through entering national and international design competitions.In addition to our End of the Year Degree Show, students may have the opportunity to fundraise to showcase their work to industry professionals at events such as D&AD in London in July. Career ProgressionGiven to the broad range of disciplines that are covered, this course is an ideal foundation for progression into a successful career as a Graphic Designer, Illustrator or Web Designer in advertising, marketing and creative agencies or into postgraduate study.

Application deadline

15 January

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 80

80 UCAS Points from a relevant Level 3 qualification (art and Design, or similar)Also required are 4 GCSEs to include English, preferably Maths and Art at Grades 4-9

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University information

University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College

  • Campus address

    Bridgwater and Taunton College, Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 4PZ, England

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