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West Herts College

HND Graphic Design

UCAS Code: 8950

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

48

You will need 48 UCAS points from an appropriate Level 3 qualification, such as a BTEC Level 3 qualification, an A-Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject, or other related Level 3 qualifications. This profile is likely to be supported by GCSE grades at A* - D/9-3 in maths and English language (or equivalent).

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

This course is designed for those focused on developing their professional skills & portfolio to an industry ready standard. The HND in Graphic Design is an internationally-recognised qualification, with a focus on the practical skills required to launch your Graphic Design career.

You will study a range of project based modules, that develop skills in typography, digital output, info graphics, packaging, motion graphics and editorial design. Students will be further prepared by core skills development in visual communication, responding to professional briefs & contextual studies.

In Year 1 you will study a range of units from the following.

**Core units include:**
- Professional Development

- Contextual Studies

- Individual Project (Pearson-set)

- Techniques & Processes

**Specialist units include:**
- Typography

- Graphic Design Practices

**Optional units include:**
- Packaging Design

- Communications in Art & Design

Year 2 will see you refine your skills on the following modules.

**Core units include:**
- Professional Practice

- Applied Practice Collaborative Project (Pearson-set)

**Specialist units include:**
- Advanced Graphic Design Studies

**Optional units include:**
- Branding & Identity

- Conceptual Practice

- Creative Industries Placement

On completing the course you will have produced a professional portfolio, developed an online/social presence and exhibited your work.

Tuition fees

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£6,165
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£6,165
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£6,165
per year
International
£6,165
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,165
per year
Scotland
£6,165
per year
Wales
£6,165
per year

The Uni


Course location:

West Herts College

Department:

Performance, Music and Media

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