BA (Hons) Graphic Communication

Course Duration

3 years; full-time


Course: W214
Institution: P65
Subject to Revalidation

Looking to start your studies in 2020? It’s not too late! Apply by 30 October 2020 to begin your BA (Hons) degree on 2 November.

Thyra Bankole

Thyra Bankole

BA (Hons) Graphic Communication is an ambitious course that responds to the opportunities presented through emerging communication methods. It supports the development of specialist and generalist approaches to graphic communication, with a focus on the opportunities afforded by advances in new technologies alongside those offered by traditional or hybrid approaches.

Graphic design is a central component in the course, but this forms part of a wider understanding and application of expanded communication methods through graphic means.

Effective communication is essential if we are to face the many challenges in front of us as a global community.

Graphics is an international language with which to create 360-degree communication with each new generation.

Working with both physical and digital resources, students will forge their own professional journey within an ever expanding communication landscape. Students will have opportunities to explore motion, print, social and interactive media, to produce powerful and meaningful graphic content.

We work with design agencies and public communication voices regionally, nationally and worldwide on commercial campaigns and social media. Recently our students have worked with JDO Raw, Atlantic Youth Creative Hubs, Plymouth Design Forum, Upshot Design Agency, Creative Conscience, Getty Images, Trevor Pettit, and Ramuntcho Matta.

Todd Taylor

Todd Taylor


First-destination graduate employment roles include; Designer at JC Decaux; Junior Designer at Pro Direct; Graphic Designer at Brand Potential; Junior Graphic Designer at Studiose; Freelance Designer at Walgreens, Boots Alliance; UX Designer/Web Developer; Designer at Sponge Plymouth, UK; Designer at Felt Branding Agency, UK, Designer at 33 Seconds.

Core Specialisms

  • Digital Graphics
  • Motion Graphics and Emerging Technologies
  • Graphic Design and Typography
  • Brand Identity & Communications
  • Social Media Campaigns
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Tatsu Ishikawa

Tatsu Ishikawa