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Visual Communication (Level 6) BA (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

**Why Visual Communication (Level 6)?**Our Visual Communication (Level 6) course allows you to top up your existing Level 5 qualification, such as a foundation degree or HND, to a full BA honours degree. Building on your existing knowledge, you’ll become an accomplished multi-skilled designer and communicator, with a professional portfolio and industry contacts for a successful career. Picking modules in advertising, graphic design and illustration to suit your own passions and ambitions, you’ll graduate with a range of specialist skills such as branding, publication layout, storyboarding, pitching and illustrating. With opportunities to work on live briefs and gain experience on placements, with organisations such as Saatchi & Saatchi, Ogilvy & Mather, Kraft, Gravitas, Taxi Studios and Superdry, our graduates stand out from the competition. You’ll draw on the expertise of experienced lecturers and learn from professionals within the industry, for example on our Creative Portfolio module guest lecturers have included creative directors from agencies like McCann Bristol and Publicis London. You may also have the chance to gain exposure through exhibitions and design competitions, following in the footsteps of previous students who have won D&AD New Blood Exhibition awards and a Chip Shop award. You’ll also benefit from being taught in state-of-the-art facilities at our design studios in Cheltenham, using the latest Apple hardware and Adobe software.**Why University of Gloucestershire?**We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an individual.Through our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside of the lecture theatre.Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.**Come and experience the University of Gloucestershire for yourself by booking an open day online at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay.****After the course**Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 95% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study six months after completing their course*, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan.*Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), 2016/17.**Experience an open day**Take the next step and book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. This is your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. Take the opportunity to get up-to-the minute advice and guidance from the people who have been here and experienced University of Gloucestershire life already.**To find out more information about this course, visit www.glos.ac.u

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,700per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

HND (BTEC) : P

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University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    97th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

A diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Placements, internships, trips and career experiences help prepare students for success after graduation.
A wide range of bursaries and merit scholarships are available for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    85th out of 97 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    110 54%

    65th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    63rd

    24

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