University of chester graphic design

University of chester graphic design

Graphic Design

BA (Hons)

Develop an innovative individual language and deal with the demands of an intensively competitive global marketplace as you experiment with various methods of visual communication.

Course overview

We support design through research, taking into consideration the needs of client and audience. Acquiring knowledge of the cultural, social and ethical concerns of design, and developing an understanding of your position on these issues, will give you the confidence to push the boundaries of design, exploring its social, commercial and entrepreneurial possibilities.

University of chester graphic design

Why Study Graphic Design with us?

   Studying with us will offer you the opportunity to be part of a creative community where you can reflect on and react to the changing nature of your discipline, and develop as an individual confident in undertaking any design problem.

You will work in a ‘hands-on’ multidisciplinary learning environment. Our curriculum has been developed to educate in the art and science of visual communication with an emphasis on professional practice and skills acquisition, while also encouraging creative risk-taking and experimentation. Your learning will be supported within a setting that provokes creative experiences, embracing communication design as a social and commercial activity.

Entry Requirements

Typical Entry 112 UCAS points
GCE A Level A minimum of 112 UCAS points from GCE A Levels or equivalent, including Art, Art & Design, Graphic Design, Design & Technology. Typical offer: BCC/BBC
BTEC BTEC Extended Diploma (Art & Design): DMM

BTEC Diploma (Art & Design): D*D*

Irish/Scottish Highers BBBB including Art
International Baccalaureate 26 points, including 5 in HL Visual Arts
Access Access to HE Diploma (Art & Design) to include 45 credits at level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit
OCR OCR National Extended Diploma (Art and Design): Merit 2

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma (Art & Design): DMM

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma (Art & Design): D*D*

Extra Information Please note that we accept a maximum of 8 UCAS points for GCE AS Levels and that the Welsh Baccalaureate (core) and A Level General Studies will be recognised in our offer. We will also consider a combination of A Levels and BTECs/OCRs.

Applicants will be required to attend a portfolio interview before an offer of a place can be made.