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Design for Visual Communication Postgraduate Certificate

Design for Visual Communication Postgraduate Certificate

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Visual Communication Design (Non-Industrial)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This is an intensive, vocational route into the graphic design profession that can provide a portfolio for further study at postgraduate level. Available in both part-time (Certificate) and full-time (Diploma), these courses are designed to build confidence in those seeking to switch career, return as a mature student, wanting a bridge to master's study or those wanting to enhance their visual communication skills. You will be taught design theory and practical skills in visual language, typography, and color and information design delivered through a set and self-initiated projects.

The programme is ideal for those from diverse academic backgrounds who wish to extend and develop their prior experience through visual communication. Students on the course have previously studied subjects from molecular genetics to English. The course is a confidence-building bridge to master's study as well as providing the foundations for professional career development. Students have gone on to find employment within high profile agencies, they have progressed to work as art directors, senior designers, creative directors in areas such as interaction, branding, exhibition, editorial and information design.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

30 weeks

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

Research and Development introduces you to the key methods of investigating subject matter employed at postgraduate level.
Research and Development
Design Resolution
Professional and Academic Context

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£3,740

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£7,640

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have an: Honours degree (named above); Possession of equivalent qualifications; Prior experiential learning, the outcome of which can be demonstrated to be equivalent to formal qualifications otherwise required; Or a combination of formal qualifications and experiential learning which, taken together, can be demonstrated to be equivalent to formal qualifications otherwise required.

University information

With impressive alumni including famous fashion designers, artists and musicians, University of the Arts London (UAL) is a leading creative university. There are six Colleges around the city across 14 sites which offer an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. The Colleges are: Camberwell College of Arts Central Saint Martins Chelsea College of Arts London College of...more

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