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University Centre Grimsby

Design

UCAS Code: W290

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

80
100%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Design

You will study and apply core design processes and methods, to develop a creative, technical and academic tool kit required to enter into your chosen career.

It seeks to do this by encouraging students to expand upon design thinking and a range of expertise through real-life applications and collaborations, gaining the confidence to creatively problem solve and manage across peers, projects, clients and multiple disciplines.

It aims to facilitate opportunities for students to develop both innovative and practical skills along side conceptual understanding in order that they are able to critically evaluate research, practices and approaches to gain a broad understanding of design.

Application of the knowledge gained will shape and inform their own, future, studio practice and chosen career that is able to withstand the vigour of industry.

Modules

Year one of this course is designed to give you an introduction to the key areas of design, you will study:
• Design Thinking
• Digital Communication
• Visualisation
• 3D Innovation
• Studio Practice
• Contextual Studies 1

Year two of this course is designed to give you a more specialist approach to the design disciplines. The year requires you to apply your knowledge to a number of areas:
• Studio Practice 2
• Contextual Studies 2
• Applied Digital Design
• Location Design
• Design Research
• Commercial Design

Year three is all about you critically applying your knowledge to your chosen specialist area:
• Dissertation
• Final Major Project – Pre Production
• The Creative Industry
• Final Major Project – Production
• Final Major Project – Exhibition

Assessment methods

Assessments on this programme are varied, we look to challenge and build you skills in a number of areas during assessments, including creative research, practical studio work, essays, reports, visual presentations, group/client pitch and critical evaluations, to capture your imagination and allow you to develop in your chosen career pathway.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£8,500
per year
England
£8,500
per year
EU
£8,500
per year
International
£10,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,500
per year
Scotland
£8,500
per year
Wales
£8,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Nuns Corner Campus

Department:

HE Creative and Digital

TEF rating:

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