BA (Hons) Visual Communication Design (one year top up)

What entry requirements do I need?

You will need a minimum of: Copy or transcript from degree course showing 240 CAT Points

What will I learn?

Study is essentially proposal-driven or thematically challenged across all pathways, with strong tutorial support underwritten by an expansive visiting lecturer programme and workshop provision.

A studio working culture seeks to extend the depth of a student's critical and creative understanding through a programme of study that integrates research skills, artistic and design endeavour in a dynamic, interdisciplinary learning environment.

  • Reflective Practice (20 Credits)
  • Historical and Critical Studies (20 Credits)
  • Professional Practice (20 Credits)
  • Studio Practice (60 Credits)

What could I progress on to?

Our graduates are currently practising locally, nationally and internationally - designing, making, showing and selling their work in the local community and the wider market place.

Gallery links, design company contacts, pro-active community projects and teaching opportunities are also used by our students to career advantage.

Past student progression includes:

Senior web and digital designer at Playne Design Senior graphic designer for new Wembley Stadium (FA) Masters degrees in Fine Art and Interactive Design Employment in New York after winning Taschen Books D&AD award Fine Art Lecturer Fine Art Practitioner in Sydney, Australia Teaching and working in Japan Graphic Designer at Wolf Olins London Fine Art Dealership position in New Orleans

Additional Course Details for 17/18

  • Course code 1640
    Course name BA (Hons) Visual Communication Design 'Top Up' (UoB)
    Campus Station Plaza
    Study mode Full-Time
    Days Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri
    Start date 02/10/17
    Duration 30 week (s)

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Sometimes it can be difficult to decide the right level at which to study. The guide below will help you work which level is best for you.

Entry Level

These courses are for students who want to start progressing up the qualifications levels or have no previous qualifications.

Vocational Level 1

You must have a mixture of grades E to G at GCSE to study at this level.

Vocational Level 2

You must have two grade D's and two grade E's at GCSE or a relevant level 1 qualification to study at this level.

Vocational Level 3

These courses are equivalent to A levels, you must have at least four GCSE's at grade C or above or a relevant level 2 qualification.

A Levels

A levels are level 3 courses, you must have or expect 5 A-C grades at GCSE level including Maths and English.
Foundation Degree and Degree Our university courses typically require a relevant level 3 qualification or 120 UCAS points.