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.
The course focuses on creative problem-solving. While developing your graphic design skills through both print and digital media. As well as getting to grips with traditional graphics disciplines like typography, editorial, branding and packaging. You’ll also work with digital platforms including moving image, website and app concepts.
You’ll be taught in a friendly studio atmosphere, developing your creativity and generating new ideas all the time. Our fantastic facilities include digital print studios, traditional printmaking workshops and wood/metal workshops.
You’ll work on challenging live briefs with real deadlines. And our great links with industry mean that you could get to work on placements with top agencies around the country.
Why study with us
- Design Studies at the University of Central Lancashire is ranked top 20 in the UK for overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2021).
- 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 are successful in winning prestigious awards at national and international competitions. Such as D&AD (Design and Art Direction), YCN (Young Creative Network) and Creative Conscience to name a few.
Degree Show 2021
Discover the award-winning creative work produced by our undergraduate Graphic Design students. The degree show features work in a range of mediums by students from the School of Arts & Media.
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.
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.
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Graphic Design course facilities
Future careers in Graphic Design
Many of our graduates have gone on to secure creative roles in leading graphic design and creative agencies.
Our graduates have gone on to work for top design studios, both nationally and internationally. And have a reputation in the industry for producing the highest quality work.
Furthermore, some graduates have also gone on to set up and run their own independent agencies.
Fees and Funding
Scholarships and Bursaries
We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
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This course is based in the School of Arts and Media located in the Faculty of Culture and Creative Industries
For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information
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