Foundation Degree (FdA) Creative Industries - Graphic Design Pathway Awarded by UCLan
Start Date | 13/09/2022
Time/Day | TUE/WED/TH
Is this course for me?Graphic design is all around us in magazines, packaging, television, on billboards and online and it all starts with a concept. The opportunity to develop the next big brand, website or advertising campaign starts with your education. The programme focuses on ideas and innovation, delivered using the latest cloud- based industry software, moving from traditional print-based and web design solutions, to interactive and motion graphics. The programme includes visits to design consultants and advertising agencies with the opportunity to work alongside local design practitioners. The course provides the foundations and graphic design skills for the ever expanding creative industries. Undergraduates work on live assignments and may take up an industry placement to develop their full potential. Guest lectures are also delivered by local and national employers. The award obtained is FdA Creative Industries.
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Graphic designers use illustrative, sound, visual and multimedia techniques to convey a message for information, entertainment, advertising, promotion or publicity purposes, and create special visual effects and animations for computer games, film, interactive and other media.
Requirements: Honours, Bachelor's degree
What could you earn
- Produces or oversees creation of the final product.
- Liaises with other parts of the production team to ensure graphic design fits with other elements, processes and timescales.
- Prepares specification and instructions for realisation of the project.
- Prepares sketches, scale drawings, models, colour schemes and other mock-ups to show clients and discusses any required alterations.
- Undertakes research into project, considers previous related projects and compares costs of using different processes.
- Liaises with client to clarify aims of project brief, discusses media, software and technology to be used, establishes timetable for project and defines budgetary constraints.
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