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Courses overview

Graphic Design and Media are growing industries that can open up career opportunities in a whole host of exciting creative areas. We offer qualification courses and short specialist courses in Graphic Design and Media.

Get skilled in software essential to the industry and learn the fundamentals of Graphic Design and Media from beginner to advanced level.

Industries you can expect to work in after qualifying

Our Graphic Design and Media courses are popular for those working in TV & film, branding, marketing, advertising, publicity, publishing, web design, packaging design, gaming, animation, education and exhibitions.

Examples of job titles for those who specialise in Graphic Design are illustrator, cartoonist, digital artist, social media developer, print publication designer, logo designer, typographer, junior designer, creative director, brand designer, packaging designer, web designer, multimedia specialist, user interface designer, animator, game designer, cartographer and art worker.

Qualification courses and courses at intermediate or advanced level require guidance or an interview prior to enrolment. Please complete your application online and select a time to for your interview. If you are having difficulty with the application, please call 020 7297 7297.

Level 3 UAL Diploma in Graphic Design

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The UAL Diploma: Art & Design is an exploratory one-year Diploma in which you will specialise in Graphic Design and Communications. Take your Graphic Design and software skills to the next level on this intensive Level 3 course. Develop your practice as a creative designer and produce a unique portfolio of work that demonstrates your skills though graphic communication. You will develop your individual creative practice through set challenges and projects. You'll experiment with a range of materials and techniques, learning professional skills and developing your original ideas. The course embeds contextual studies and anlysis designed to expand your critical thinking and develop your individual voice.
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CAD - Level 1 Award in Parametric Modelling

Next Starts: 19/01/2021
Parametric modelling is the creation of a digital model in 2d / 3d and is used in many creative and technical industries.This course will introduce you to the CAD Parametric Modelling environment. You will use professional industry software Autodesk AutoCAD to create a small digital portfolio of specialist drawings.
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Level 1 UAL Award in Graphic Design

Next Starts: 16/01/2021
Gain a great introduction to graphic design or just brush up on your software and design skills by studying on our popular introduction to Graphic Design. Learn how to work with design concepts using colour, typography and layout. Explore your creativity_x000D_
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Level 2 Award in Creative Digital Media : Web Design

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This course develops the skills and knowledge achieved on the Level 1 Web Design course. You will consider the wider landscape of media production and learn about how your skills can work in these industries. You will build interactive media and construct websites which are contemporary and mobile friendly using responsive technology.
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Level 2 UAL Diploma in Art & Design (Graphic Design)

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The UAL DIPLOMA in Art & Design (Graphic Design) is a one year Diploma. Explore graphic design through a range of assignments, from typography and layout to packaging and marketing materials using design techniques and software applications including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. During this course you will be able to explore basic elements of design such as typography, layouts, composition, 2D and 3D designs. With a variety of project brief assignments, you will gain a good foundation of the understanding of the design theory and process with the development of ideas and mock ups through to the final product. The course is designed to help you develop design skills and also your own unique and personal style.
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