University for the creative arts graphic design

University for the creative arts graphic design

Graphic Design

BA (Hons)

2018 entry

   The discipline of graphic design is expansive – it’s used to describe a broad range of practices and processes, from the design of books and magazines to wayfinding, environmental graphics, logos, user experience design, websites, coding and processing.

Our BA (Hons) Graphic Design course at UCA Epsom is ambitious, student-led, focused, and fosters strong connections between practice, theory and industry. Our philosophy of Graphic Design is thinking through making, and our course adopts a practical and hands-on approach to the ever-expanding discipline.

You’ll participate in bespoke live project briefs and studio visits to begin networking with some of the most influential names in graphic design.

Based on London’s doorstep, you’ll be ideally situated to take inspiration from one of the world’s foremost creative hubs.

University for the creative arts graphic design

Course overview:

As a student, you’ll take a conceptual, practice-based approach to the art of visual communication, learning both analogue and digital skills such as typography, moving image and social design, within an encouraging and inspiring environment.

Taught by a core team of practicing industry professionals and supported by a broad range of visiting lecturers, you’ll have access to our full range of top-class facilities – these include letterpress, screen-printing, an Arduino maker space, and a fully-equipped computer studio with Macs and the latest design software.

Through the first year you can expect to gain all the skills and knowledge you need to establish a critical practice and enable you to specialise within your areas of interest from the second year onwards.

With a solid history of winning prestigious competitions at world-renowned institutions – including the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) and the International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD) – our graduates have gone on to forge successful and rewarding careers for themselves across a range of industries in roles such as editorial design, advertising, interactive design and branding.