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Graphic Design with Integrated Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Falmouth University

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UCAS CODE: FY08

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Explore your creativity and expand your professional skills by entering the creative industries on an Integrated Foundation Year degree. Taught over four years, these courses include an introductory year to build a solid foundation before you go on to specialise in your chosen subject at degree level. If you're interested in taking on a new subject, or have been out of education for a while, then our Integrated Foundation Year courses might just be for you. These four-year courses include an introductory year to help you build the core skills needed for degree-level study. This is a chance for you to let your imagination run wild and explore your creativity, expand your professional skills and develop enhanced subject knowledge. We'll help you nurture your expertise in problem solving, risk-taking, designing and making as you develop your abilities. With an emphasis on design thinking and crafting big ideas beautifully, this course is your springboard to a career in the creative industries. You’ll discover how to solve challenging questions facing society and business today with great ideas delivered across print and digital platforms.Through this industry-focused graphic design degree, you'll learn to be an adept visual communicator, developing core skills in typography, branding, visual language, craft and critical thinking. You'll experiment and explore as you move through the course, defining your identity and critical perspective to become a fully formed practitioner, ready for industry or further postgraduate study.You will:Develop technical, design thinking and production skills in your chosen specialism Learn teamwork, leadership and project management skills through a variety of learning environments Develop critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills through the development of unique and innovative projects Go on to study your chosen course specialism at degree levelHave the opportunity to head to London for a week, where you'll visit a range of different studios. For example from brand design studio Wiedemann Lampe and advertising agency BBH to Pentagram, one of the world's largest independent design consultancies.Enjoy optional travel to cities abroad to gain global perspectives on the subject.Work on briefs created with, and supported by, industry practitioners.Have the chance to enter creative competitions such as D&AD, ISTD and the Creative Conscience Awards.Apply to go on an industry placement in the summer before your third year.Create an industry-standard portfolio in your third year as a catalyst for your creative industries career.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Falmouth University

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    Falmouth University, Woodlane, Falmouth, Cornwall And Isles Of Scilly, TR11 4RH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 85 15

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    139 63%

    28th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    23rd

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    45th

    8

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