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BA (Hons) Graphic Communication

Course Duration

3 years; full-time
6 years; part-time

UCAS Code

Course: W214
Institution: P65

In close consultation with Industry Liaison Groups, who help inform the development of our higher education curriculum, we have placed real-world experience at the heart of this course.

Throughout the year we’ll provide the opportunity to visit major showcases and see behind the scenes of design agencies at the forefront of industry innovation. Throughout your studies you will make meaningful connections with employers and professional collaborators from the world of design, brand and advertising, web UX and social media.

Recent external contributors include:

  • The Design Kids
  • Creative Conscience
  • Plymouth Design Forum
  • Upshot Design Agency
  • Getty Images
  • James Edgar
  • Trevor Pettit
  • Ramuntcho Matta

Our strong international connections also allow our students to take a semester of study with one of our partner institutions within Europe and North America, and in turn, we welcome overseas students from those institutions to join us in our studios, creating an exciting cultural exchange.

Graduates can become: graphic designers, art directors, digital designers, motion graphic designers, UX designers, advertisers, brand and marketing officers, mobile app designers, content producers, studio managers, account managers.

Recent alumni: 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.