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David Game College - Higher Education Centre

Art & Design (Graphic Design)

UCAS Code: HADG

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


2 A levels at a Pass grade (‘A’ to ‘D’ grade) that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or an adequate performance in more than one subject. Note: equivalent qualifications are acceptable.

Overall pass in Access to Higher Education Certificate/Diploma received from an approved further education Institution.

Overall pass in BTEC Level 3 qualification in Art & Design or another related Level 3 qualification.

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

The Higher National Diploma in Art & Design at David Game College is a fast track pathway to a successful career in the creative industries.
The Graphic Design specialist pathways provide an introduction into a wide range of graphics disciplines, allowing you to specialise in whichever aspect of the graphic design industry you wish to pursue.

This course focuses on the development of design skills, practical programme knowledge and technical ability to work in a Design environment. You will study a range of modules, that develop skills in typography, digital output, infographics, packaging, motion graphics and editorial design. You will also be further prepared by core skills development in visual communication, responding to professional briefs & contextual studies.

The course is delivered via a combination of practical workshops, lectures, one-to-one tutorials as well as field trips to galleries and museums.

**This course will start on February 2021 and we will accept applications for this course up to January 2021.**

Modules

Year 1
- Typography
- Graphic Design Practices
- Communication in Art & Design
- Visual Narratives
- Professional Development
- Contextual Studies
- Individual Project (Pearson Set)
- Techniques & Processes

Year 2
- Advanced Graphic Design
- Digital Animation
- Art Direction
- Branding & Identity
- Professional Practice
- Applied Practice Collaboration Project

Assessment methods

The assessment strategy is designed to ensure that learning outcomes are achieved and that there is a development of knowledge and skills. They provide an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways and a variety of methods are used and these could include:
- Assignment
- Essays
- Presentations
- Portfolios of work
- Exams
To support your development and ensure you are on the right track with your studies we will provide you with tutor feedback on every assessment you submit.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£6,000
per year
England
£6,000
per year
EU
£6,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,000
per year
Scotland
£6,000
per year
Wales
£6,000
per year

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