Birmingham City University Visual Communication

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Birmingham City University Visual Communication

The School of Visual Communication is a Creative Skillset Centre of Excellence that is dedicated to design and the development of creative talent.

Our degree courses give you the opportunity to develop the skills and aptitudes that you’ll need to succeed in today’s fast-paced creative industries.


  • Art and Design

    Postgraduate Research – PhD – 2017/18 entry

    STEAM Scholarships We are currently offering fully funded PhD scholarships in art and design. Find out more Our Art and Design PhD research degree will help you create opportunities to develop research skills…

    Art and Design

  • Commercial Photography

    Undergraduate – BA (Hons) – 2017/18 entry

    On our diverse and inspiring BA (Hons) Commercial Photography course we will help you to become a creative individual in the exciting world of commercial photography. We will focus on the fields of fashion, portrait, fashion…

    Commercial Photography

  • Design for Performance

    Undergraduate – BA (Hons) – 2017/18 entry

    Make creative and informed contributions to contemporary performance design practice with our unique, future-focused BA (Hons) Design for Performance course. Ambitious in its approach, this course includes design and production…

    Design for Performance

  • Film and Animation

    Undergraduate – BA (Hons) – 2017/18 entry

    Explore your visual creativity and learn industry-standard skills on our exciting BA (Hons) Film and Animation degree. Our rigorous and comprehensive programme gives you the freedom to experiment and negotiate your own…

    Film and Animation

  • Graphic Communication

    Undergraduate – BA (Hons) – 2017/18 entry

    Our diverse and exciting BA (Hons) Graphic Communication course is a must for anyone passionate about graphic design and looking to pursue a career in the industry. Thanks to established links with major advertising groups,…

    Graphic Communication

  • Illustration

    Undergraduate – BA (Hons) – 2017/18 entry

    Our BA (Hons) Illustration course aims to give those with a passion for image making and illustration the skills they need to capture and communicate ideas through pictures. We celebrate the challenge of finding your individual…


  • Photography

    Undergraduate – BA (Hons) – 2017/18 entry

    On our BA (Hons) Photography course will develop a creative, professional identity and signature style by combining technique, theory and ethical practice with experimentation. You will explore contemporary photographic…


  • Visual Communication

    Postgraduate Taught – MA – 2017/18 entry

    Our MA Visual Communication course is interdisciplinary and specialist in approach, reflecting the dynamic and contemporary practices within the creative industries. We create innovators and leaders in the field of visual…

    Visual Communication

  • Visual Communication – Graphic Communication – China and UK…

    Undergraduate – BA (Hons) – 2017/18 entry

    Develop your creative and academic skills with our exciting, innovative course in Graphic Communication. You’ll get to experience the constantly evolving world of graphic design, advertising and motion graphics, as well as our…

    Visual Communication – Graphic Communication – China and UK delivery