University of Brighton Graphic Design

University of Brighton Graphic Design

As part of Brighton’s inspiring Graphic Design degree, you’ll be learning in vibrant and creative contemporary culture with a history of excellence going back over 150 years.

As a graphic designer you’ll create systems, solve problems and communicate in order to direct, inform, entertain and challenge. The core skills of a graphic designer are rooted in language, narrative, typography and an understanding of markets, people, stakeholders and intentions. Your graphic design work can impact on economic, political, social, cultural and personal life.

You will leave us equipped to go into a professional world able to communicate, think, collaborate, and generate creative responses to any brief.

Entry requirements

A-levels or BTEC
Entry requirements are in the range of A-level BBB–CCC (120–96 UCAS Tariff points), or BTEC Extended Diploma DDM–MMM. Our conditional offers typically fall within this range. We are looking for highly motivated and creative students. We will consider you on an individual basis. Your portfolio is the most important and mandatory part of your application. If your predicted or actual grades fall below the range below but you can evidence your thinking, ideas and abilities through a high-quality portfolio we will still consider your application.

Art foundation diploma
Pass. A foundation diploma is not a requirement for entry – it is just one of a range of qualifications that is accepted for admission to this course.

International Baccalaureate
32 points.

Access to HE diploma
Pass with 60 credits overall. Art and design courses preferred. At least 45 credits at level 3, and 30 credits must be at merit or above.

GCSE (minimum grade C or grade 4)
At least English language and maths.

Foundation degree/HND/degree
May enable you to start the course in year 2 or later depending on the qualification you hold and the level of your creative and practical experience.