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Solihull College & University Centre

Graphic Design

UCAS Code: 012W

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


A level

D,D,D,D-A*,A*,A*,A*


Must be in a relevant subject such as Graphic Design and/ or Art & Design disciplines with a Graphic's pathway.

Access to HE Diploma

D:15,M:15,P:15

Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject (Graphic Design and/ or Art & Design disciplines with a Graphic's pathway). Acheiving a minimum of 60 credits with 45 at level 3, with at least 15 credits at Distinction, 15 credits at Merit and 15 at Pass profile.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE C/4 or above in English and Mathematics or equivalent will be required.

HNC (BTEC)

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For entry into the second year the HND Graphic's course a minimum of 120 credits at Merit profile or above and must be in a relevant subject such as Graphic Design and/ or Art & Design disciplines with a Graphic's pathway.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

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Must be in a relevant subject such as Graphic Design and/ or Art & Design disciplines with a Graphic's pathway.

Please contact Solihull College & University Centre for further information.

UCAS Tariff

96

Must be in a relevant subject such as Graphic Design and/ or Art & Design disciplines with a Graphic's pathway.

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

This course is ideal for you if you have recently completed an Extended Diploma in Graphic Design at Level 3 or a Foundation course with a chosen Graphics specialism pathway.

The course is also suitable for students from an Access Art and Design Level 3 course where skills have been gained to be able to study at a higher level.

This course is ideal for you if you have recently completed a prior Extended Diploma in Graphic Design course at Level 3 or a Foundation course with a chosen Graphics specialism.

The course can lead to career options within the Professional Industry of Graphic Design and other specialist areas such as Publishing, Advertising and Packaging design.

Students completing this programme will also be able to apply for a higher study at at BA or degree level at Solihull College or external institution.al institution.

Modules

You will study the following 14 units over two years on the course full time, these include 6 core Units, 3 specialist Units and 5 Units chosen by the college.
Core Units
-Professional Development ( L4 Year 1 )
- Contextual Studies ( L4 Year 1
- Individual Project ( Pearson Set ) ( L4 Year 1
- Techniques and Processes ( L4 Year 1)
- Professional Practice ( L5 Year 2 )
- Applied Practice ( L5 Year 2 )

Specialist Units

- Typography ( L4 Year 1)
- Graphic Design Practice ( L4 Year 1 )
- Advanced Graphic Design Studies ( L5 Year 2 )

General Units

- Packaging ** ( L4 Year 1)
- Printmaking ** ( L4 Year 1 )
- Branding and Identity ( L5 Year 2 )
- Art Direction ( L5 Year 2 )
- Conceptual Practice ( L5 Year 2 )

Assessment methods

To pass this course you will be required to submit 14 units of work for assessment over the two years of the course.

Assessment is via practical assignment work, presentations and essays. All course work is assessed throughout the year and feedback is given to students at the end of each assignment.

These grades are subject to internal and external IV process and submission to exam board. Summative assessment and portfolio reviews happen at the end of each year of the programme when work assessed is externally verified by an external examiner.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£6,000
per year
England
£6,000
per year
EU
£6,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,000
per year
Scotland
£6,000
per year
Wales
£6,000
per year

Extra funding

Solihull College & University Centre will be offering both Academic Scholarships and Bursaries for students applying for both full time and part time study for September 2018. Please see our website for further information https://www.solihull.ac.uk/uni-level-learner/student-services/

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Course location:

Solihull College & University Centre

Department:

Art and Design

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