We are surrounded by design, from the moment we wake up to the time we go
to sleep. From the logos that we wear, to advertising campaigns, websites and
apps, design is everywhere and will always be in demand.
endless opportunities for you to gain access to the design world with a degree
in Graphic Design and you have chosen a profession where there’s a strong demand
from employers right now.
You will study a range of topics including:
Introduction to Design,
Illustration, UX, UI Design, Graphic Image Making, Typography, Advertising,
Branding, Contextual Investigation and Work-based Design Projects.
Why study with us?
This programme is accredited by Sheffield Hallam University and will equip
you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to enter a range of careers in
the Graphic Arts Industries. Working with designers in the industry using client
led briefs is at the heart of this course and is embedded into most of the
Our brand-new design studios provide you with a professional
working environment. It is fully equipped with the latest software and design
facilities. The studio is all yours to be your most creative!
delivery of the programme is designed to reflect the balance of skills and
knowledge needed to work competently within the graphic design industries,
ensuring that the qualification supports both workplace and educational
progression. You are taught by professional designers/lecturers in small classes
which enables more time with your tutors. Our teachers are industry
practitioners who are here to support you with your studies and help you achieve
A high level of collaboration with designers from industry
such as Human Studios and Eleven Design ensures that employers and practitioners
are involved with regular reviews of modules and assignments. Industry-led
briefs and commercial project work are integrated into modules and
Your work will be supported by a full lecture programme at
Sheffield Hallam that offers a diverse range of designers from all around the
world. You also have access to the University’s Library and online digital forum
to help you with your studies.
Trips - Madrid, New York, Barcelona are
just a few places the design students have visited over the last few
- A relevant Level 3 qualification or substantial relevant experience
- GCSE English and maths at grade C/4 or above or equivalent
- A portfolio of work or online digital work
- All applicants who are non-native English speakers, or who have not
studied the final two years of school in English, must have an IELTS score of
6.0 or above.
How to apply?
You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Apply
Now button at the top of the page.
With successful completion of this course you could go into employment in Graphic Design, Illustration, Printmaking, App Design, User Experience Design, User Interface Design, Advertising, Branding, Editorial and Digital Publishing, Teaching.
Digital Portfolio Requirements
If you apply to the
course we will ask you to provide a portfolio of work/digital portfolio to
support your application. This can include development work so include scans of
one of your sketch books or other examples of development work to demonstrate
your working method and ideas.
We make every effort to ensure information within our online course
directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering
in 2021/22. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if