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BA (Hons) 4 years full-time, foundation 2017
Ucas points guide

64

% applicants receiving offers

58%

Subjects
  • Design studies
Student score
83% MED
% employed or in further study
88% LOW
Average graduate salary
£16.9k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
CC

CC

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

MMP

International Baccalaureate
24

Minimum 15 points at higher level and 4 points in English and Mathematics.

UCAS tariff points
64

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 64 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

58%

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.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

£9,250

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
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

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

Course description

The Extended Degree in Graphic Design is designed to prepare students for careers in graphic design and related subjects by providing a broad education which encompasses the principles, the techniques and the practices of these disciplines, and which is appropriate for the range of future specialisations. This is a traditional Foundation course but is also an Extended Degree, which means that students are on their first year of a four year degree. Upon successful completion of Extended Degree study, students automatically progress onto the first year of one of the following subjects: Fine Art, Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography, Fashion and Textiles, and Architecture. As well as developing specific skills, there is an important diagnostic aspect of this programme, which is to ensure each student's suitability for their future area of study.

Modules

University of East London

Stratford campus

UEL's students have one thing in common, their drive to achieve their ambitions. We create an environment that allows our students to reach their goals, through an inspiring atmosphere and teaching that is designed with your future in mind. Students' attitudes are reflected in UEL's ambitions to grow and regenerate.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 85%
Student score 83% MED
Able to access IT resources

81%

Staff made the subject interesting

89%

Library resources are satisfactory

86%

Feedback on work has been helpful

83%

Feedback on work has been prompt

83%

Staff are good at explaining things

92%

Received sufficient advice and support

88%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

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
7% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
63% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
6% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
276 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
51% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
17% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

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?

% employed or in further study 88% LOW
Average graduate salary £16.9k MED
Graduates who are artistic, literary and media occupations

6%

Graduates who are design occupations

19%

Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers

16%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
The UK has a proud reputation as a centre of design excellence, and last year, design was behind only nursing in the number of graduates from UK universities with nearly 13,700. Not all areas of design have been affected equally by the recession, so bear this in mind when you look at the stats. At the moment, things are looking a little better for fashion and textile designers and not as good for interior or multimedia designers – but that may change by the time you graduate. In general, design graduates are more likely than most to start their career in London. This also varies by subject – fashion designers often find jobs in the North West. Some employers in the field, particularly in London, are a little prone to asking graduates to work for free, so while it’s not the norm – one in nine design graduates from 2012 starting design jobs in London were working unpaid – it does go on.
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