Our BA (Hons) Graphic Design course has been running for nearly 50 years. And is now one of the most established and successful courses of its kind in the country.
Why study with us
- 2ndin the North West for student satisfactionComplete University Guide (Art and Design)
- 2ndin the North West for NSS teachingGuardian University Guide (Graphic Design)
- 3rdin the North West for overall scoreGuardian University Guide (Graphic Design)
- 3rdin the UK for learning opportunitiesNational Student Survey (Design Studies) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
- Graphic Design students have accumulated over 200 major industry awards and commendations over the past 20 years.
- We have strong links with industry and you’ll benefit from placement opportunities. Many of our students spend a year working in top agencies in the North West, London or even overseas.
- Every year our students win prestigious awards at national and international competitions. For example, D&AD (Design and Art Direction), YCN (Young Creative Network) and Creative Conscience.
BA (Hons) Graphic Design
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What you'll do
- Our long-running Graphic Design course has consistently stood for excellence in design. We are recognised for our relevance to industry and employability.
- You’ll have access to fantastic facilities. Including Mac suites loaded with the latest industry software such as the Adobe Creative Suite.
- Every year we hold a Design Conference Week featuring various national and international guest speakers. From all areas of graphic design, branding, advertising, illustration, media and digital design.
This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.
Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.
Graphic Design course facilities
What I love about my course is that all the tutors are passionate, friendly and supportive. There are lots of opportunities like working in a design agency with top designers, working on real life briefs and entering competitions.
Future careers in Graphic Design
Many of our graduates have gone on to secure creative roles in leading graphic design and creative agencies.
Fees and funding
Scholarships and bursaries
We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.
Care Leaver Bursary
Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
Estranged student support
Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Estranged student support
Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package.Find out more about Dependants Bursary
Contextualised Admissions Bursary
We recognise that the last two years have been very challenging for young people and learning has been impacted. To help support students eligible for a contextualised offer we are offering a bursary of £250 in their first year of study.Find out more about Contextualised Admissions Bursary