What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
You will normally need to study at least two subjects at A level. Including Art and Design at grade C or above
260 UCAS Tariff points required. We will accept Higher tariff points from any subject not taken to full Advanced Higher. Art and Design related subjects will be considered.
BTEC Art and Design at DMM
Art and Design BTEC at D*D
Art and Design BTEC at DMM
with Art and Design at higher level grade five
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 260 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers63%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,000
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
Graphic Design at De Montfort University allows you to explore graphic communication, with an emphasis on creativity, visualisation, graphic literacy and problem solving. You will develop into a creative designer, building up a portfolio of knowledge and skills in visual communication within printmaking, photography, typography, information design, illustration, animation, graphic systems, book-Â-making, publishing, interactive design, broadcast graphics, packaging, art directing, editorial design, advertising and branding. You will have the opportunity to undertake live design briefs from industry and participate in national and international competitions such as the International Society of Typographic Designers and the Starpack Awards. The experience you gain on the course will support you to develop into a successful graphic designer in a rapidly changing commercial environment.
Year 1: Students explore their skills through projects in graphic communication; the emphasis is on creativity, visualisation skills, graphic literacy and problem solving. Year 2: Students begin to develop individual pathways within graphic design; negotiated projects alongside specialist options develop personal creative, academic and practical skills. Year 3: Students work on a series of personal projects to build their portfolio, as well as acquiring professional skills; students also undertake design briefs from industry and participate in international competitions including D&AD, ISTD, and the RSA Student Design Awards.
Leicester’s De Montfort University (DMU) is the most-improved university in the UK, recently climbing 32 places in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide to 54th position. Like the city on its doorstep, DMU is a vibrant, multicultural hub of creativity and innovation; never surrendering to convention - a place where students are encouraged to develop the skills they need yet do things their own way. Our graduates have gone on to work at world-leading companies such as NASA, Disney, the BBC, Warner Bros, HSBC, Gucci, BMW, Levi’s, IBM and Adidas.
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What do students think about this subject here?
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Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.
UK / Non-UK
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
Here's an idea of the academic background of students from previous years, to give you a flavour of the type of people who take this subject.
Art and Design -Fine Art
Art & Design - Textiles
What are graduates doing after six months?
Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?