Diploma Graphic Design
The National Diploma
in Graphic Design offers a focused programme which develops creative
graphic design, interpersonal and business skills. The course focuses on
problem solving and the development of a personal visual language suitable
for the design industry. All students will prepare a folder of design work
and will, on completion of the course, be equipped to evaluate and present
their own work.
The course covers a
variety of design related subjects such as:
Concepts for Advertising
Graphic Design Ideas
Media Image Making
Practice and Presentation Skills
with Type in Design
Students are assessed
through assignments and their portfolio of design work.
normally possess 4 GCSEs (grade ‘C’ or above), an appropriate
Intermediate GNVQ, or equivalent qualification. They will also need a
portfolio of Art and Design work and be able to provide satisfactory
references. Applicants from individuals with relevant previous experience,
including mature students are particularly welcomed.
course will enable students to prepare a portfolio of design work and
equip them with the necessary skills to operate at junior designer level.
It also represents an ideal route for students wishing to progress onto
either a HND or degree course in Graphic Design or a design related