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Arden University

Graphic Design

UCAS Code: Not applicable

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

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Distance learning | 2020

Subject

Graphic design

If you are a creative thinker and want know how to apply design theory and skills in practice, then this BA (Hons) in Graphic Design is for you. On this course you will explore a broad range of digital technologies used within the creative industries. You will have the opportunity to enhance your knowledge of traditional mediums, such as typography, print and layout design through the use of a suite of digital mediums. You will be encouraged to produce a broad range of industry related projects, from traditional print and web design, to animation, video and illustration. Each of the modules hone your skills so that you are ready for the workplace.

Modules

Modules are:

Level 4:

Typography and Image Creation
Design History & Critical Thinking
Design and Layout
Illustration and Animation
Design Vocabulary
Digital & Analogue Moving Image

Level 5:

Studio Practice I
Studio Practice II
Reading Images I
Reading Images II
Self-Promotion and Packaging I
Visualising Concepts

Level 6:

Self-Promotion and Packaging II
Industry Competition Briefs
Dissertation
Major Project

Tuition fees

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England
£12,825
for the whole course
Northern Ireland
£12,825
for the whole course
Scotland
£12,825
for the whole course
Wales
£12,825
for the whole course

The Uni


Course location:

Distance Learning

Department:

Graphic Design

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What students say


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63%
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Graphic design

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Design studies

Teaching and learning

55%
Staff make the subject interesting
55%
Staff are good at explaining things
75%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
80%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed

Resources and organisation

55%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

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