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What's Involved

If you are committed and sure about the field of graphic design, then this is the course for you. It will give you a basic knowledge of the specialism and give you the right qualifications to apply to university or to try for a junior design position in the industry.

The course is a challenging broad-based course which covers 180 credits related to Graphic Design including: Typography, Drawing, Materials Techniques and Processes, Contextual Studies (History of Art and Design) and Computers in Art and Design. The aims of the course are to develop your skills through a series of projects that explore and build on creative thinking strategies and the use of materials techniques and processes.

You will progress onto the Extended Diploma after successful completion of the Diploma in the first year.

Entry Requirements

You will be required to have gained at least 4 GCSEs Grade 4 / C above, normally including English and at least one Art/Design subject. Alternatively, you will have achieved at merit level a First Diploma in art and design or equivalent. You will also attend a portfolio interview with a member of the teaching team.

In exceptional circumstances, particularly for mature students, a relaxation of formal qualifications may be possible.

Where will it take me?

This course can lead to a place at a university on Degree, Foundation Degree (FDA) or Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes in related areas of study.

It may be possible to obtain junior positions within the design industry after successfully completing this course.

Course Assessment Method

Assessment is continuous, at regular intervals, which includes all project work undertaken, throughout the two years of study.

Where and When

Graphic Design & Photography - Art & Design Level 3 Extended Diploma UAL (Qcf)

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Fee Information

Course Code Study Mode Start Date Under 16 16-18 19+ International
A513NDF-19 Full Time 02/09/2019 £4,292 £0 £4,292 N/A

Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

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