Foundation Degree (FdA) Creative Industries - Graphic Design Pathway Awarded by UCLan

23501W1 | School for the Arts, Wigan
Start Date | Sept 18
Time/Day | TBA

Is this course for me?

Graphic design is everywhere from the magazines to televised adverts; and they all start with a concept. The opportunity to develop the next big brand or direct mail campaign starts with an education. The FdA focuses on ideas and innovation, delivered using the latest cloud- based industry software and the movement from the more traditional print based and web design solutions to interactive and moving graphics.

What will I study?

This course includes units covering: Creative Thinking; Contextual Studies; Contemporary Contextual Studies for Creative Industries; Professional Practice. Specialist units include Applied Digital Design; Graphic Communication in Context; Introduction to Graphic Communication and Communication Craft Skill.

How long is the course?

Two academic years.

How will I be assessed?

This programme is assessed through a variety of methods from coursework, portfolio assessment through to exhibitions.

What qualifications do I need?

64 UCAS points. Mature students with experience, a portfolio of work and employer references will be considered. Students must also possess a Grade C or above in English at GCSE or equivalent.

What can I progress onto?

Previous students have progressed into positions in web-based to agency organisations across the UK and Europe. Students have also progressed on to Top Up Degrees at the University of Salford gaining first class honours degrees. Successful students will h

Other Information

As a student on a course awarded by UCLan you are also a student of the university. This means that you have access to facilities including library, social facilities and the Students' Union.

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
£7500.00 £7500.00 H
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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

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