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Milton Keynes College

Graphic Design

UCAS Code: WW21

Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

32-48

UCAS has introduced a new tariff for courses starting from September 2017. This means the points you will be asked for are different to previous years but the grades you receive have not changed. As a guideline, a typical offer would require you to obtain a UCAS tariff score of between 32-48 points, based on your Level 3 studies and you should hold a Level 2 qualification in English.  Mature students without these formal qualifications are welcome to apply; acceptance onto the course will be subject to a portfolio interview.

About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2021

Highlights Include
Creative and professional development
Work experience links with our Silbury Campus Design House
Additional opportunities to extend your knowledge through live projects commissioned by employers
Computer and printer access outside of session time.

What does this course cover?
Professional Development
Contextual Studies
Techniques and Processes
Individual Project
Communication in Art and Design
Screen Based Practices
Typography
Graphic Design Practices

Who is this course for?
Do you have a genuine interest in graphic design and are you willing to work hard and show dedication to the subject? Whether you are interested in a fine art or professional pathway, this intensive and demanding course offers the key technical and visual communication skills for both academic and career routes in graphic design.
What can I do after this course?
Upon successful completion you will be encouraged to consider topping-up your HNCs to the HND level 5 qualification. Successful enrolment on the HND will be based on outcome and will be dependent on numbers. You will also be able to consider employment in a graphic design-related field, with options including working as an animator, technical illustrator, storyboard artist, advertising designer or an illustrator for graphic novels.

Modules

Professional Development
Contextual Studies
Techniques and Processes
Individual Project
Communication in Art and Design
Screen Based Practices
Typography
Graphic Design Practices

Assessment methods

How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through a variety of methods throughout the course, including discussion, assignments, written tasks, presentations and practical. Assignments will be industry linked. They are designed to allow you to demonstrate your knowledge of the subjects, broaden your core skills in graphic design practice and develop your personal and professional approach to your work.

How will my progress be monitored?
Student progress is monitored through regular one-to-one tutorials and regular assessment of project work. You will also have a Personal Tutor who will support you with your studies.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£5,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£5,500
per year
Scotland
£5,500
per year
Wales
£5,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Chaffron Way

Department:

Creative and Performing Arts

TEF rating:
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