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UCAS CODE: W210

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Ever judged a book by its cover? Then you've been influenced by graphic design. This ever-changing field of visual communication requires problem-solving, creative professionals able to use typography, photography and illustration to grab attention and communicate ideas, values and emotions in a matter of seconds. Interested? Then explore our Graphic Design degree.Every day we read adverts, engage with websites and spend money based on choices influenced by messages delivered through graphic design. Graphic designers produce content for digital and traditional media. They creatively combine photography, illustration and typography to communicate messages for clients from big brands to small businesses.This industry has seen massive changes in working methods, practices and media over the last ten years. However, the creative thought process that designers employ remains the same. Built on a series of diverse and challenging practical assignments underpinned by appropriate theory, our Graphic Design degree aims to give you the skills to understand the creative process from start to finish.The course is designed to help you understand the creative and technical possibilities of contemporary graphics image-making coupled with great typography and driven by original thinking. We'll encourage you to explore the theoretical and historical elements that that influence design and think critically about your own work and that of others.We'll also focus on helping you to develop career-relevant skills. Creativity, technical knowledge, problem-solving, team working, independence, time management and communications skills are all essential for success as a professional graphic designer.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,450per year

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Entry requirements

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 96

Your Level 3 subjects should normally include a graphic design or associated subject; for instance, A-level Graphic Communication/Art and Design or BTEC Extended Diploma in Graphic Design.You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) including English.

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University information

University of Bolton

  • University League Table

    127th

  • Campus address

    University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton, Bolton, BL3 5AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    82nd out of 86

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    115 51%

    65th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    78th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    40th

    23

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