Do you have a flair for Art & Design? Interested in Digital Graphics or Promotion/ Marketing/ Displays/ Marketing?
Graphic Designers and Visual Communicators work creatively to design products or content that carries a message to others. Social Media, Digital Advertising Displays, Posters, Calendars, Packaging, T-Shirts Mugs and Coasters are just some of outputs that need a good graphic design.
Bands promoting their new music, manufacturers promoting their new product range, entrepreneurs promoting their products or talent and skills all need a Graphic Designer who is a problem solver with a creative flair for colour, shape, typography, textures to help with the branding and imaging.
- Working independently
- One year full-time
- Creative project
- Creative industries
- Graphic design
- Mixed media
- Creative process
- Web design
- Design production
- Typography project
- Graphic design project
- Digital Imaging
You will undertake a group of projects designed to develop your individual, practical and team working skills while working to client briefs. Potential projects include working with commercial clients, schools, community partnerships, and more. From Community and Consumer to Local/ National businesses, Health and Wellbeing, Magazine Articles and Posters, Social Media, Digital Signage to 48 Sheet Posters, Local Bands to National Theatre Companies and more.
A portfolio showing creativity e.g. graphic designs, photography and/ or Art & Design etc. plus one of the following:
One Higher at Grade C or above with English National 5 at Grade C minimum
National Certificate: Photography SCQF Level 6
- National Certificate: Art and Design SCQF Level 6
Mature students will be considered on an individual basis based on a portfolio of art and design work in their field of study and experience
- It is possible to progress on to a degree at university from this course - see our HE and Degree Pathways guide for more information
- HND Visual Communication
- Graphic Designer
- Visual Communicator
- Digital Design assistant
- Digital Media Content Creator
- Portable File Storage eg: SSD, Hard Drive, etc.
- You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process. This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise
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Expected Jobs 2023
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