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Graphic and Communication Design BA (Hons)

University of Leeds

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    22-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This degree will allow you to gain practical experience and develop graphic design skills through working on variety of briefs aimed at different audiences. You’ll gain working knowledge of graphic design processes, from primary research to developing and implementing ideas and evaluating the finished design. You’ll also develop key academic skills, gaining a contextual understanding of the cultural, historical and technological influences that have shaped design and visual communication.Independent projects will give you the chance to enhance your research, planning and visual communication skills which are highly regarded by employers. Our range of optional modules will allow you to tailor your course to suit your interests. You could choose to focus on typography, information design, digital media, photography and other areas of graphic and communication design.**Specialist facilities**The School of Design offers excellent facilities for developing your creative skills. We have dedicated practice studios, workshops and specialist facilities for painting, printmaking, sculpture and digital media. We have dedicated PC and Mac computer suites with up to date software for advancing your CAD skills.The University is also home to the Yorkshire Fashion Archive which contains a huge variety of haute couture, fashion garments and everyday clothing bought and worn by Yorkshire locals throughout the 20th century – a great resource for your own research and design.Our campus also houses the M&S Company Archive which includes documents, advertising, photos, films, clothing and merchandise from throughout Marks & Spencer’s history. It’s a fascinating insight into how fashion and the marketplace have changed and continue to evolve.In addition, the world class Brotherton Library holds a wide variety of manuscript, archive and early printed material in its Special Collections – valuable assets for your independent research. Our additional library resources are also excellent, and the University Library offers a comprehensive training programme to help you make the most of them.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,500per year

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A level : ABB

ABB including an art or design-related subject and excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking.If you don’t have an art or design-related subject but you are taking Media Studies A-level, we may also consider your application based on a high grade at GCSE in Art/Design and a portfolio of recent and relevant work.

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University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 86

    2nd out of 97

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    162 73%

    13th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    71st

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    156 77%

    8th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    7th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    17th

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