5 GCSEs grade A*-C (grade 9 - 4) including English and art & design, or a relevant Level 2 qualification at merit or above.
You need to show a varied portfolio of creative work and attend an interview.
Who is the course for
Develop your graphic design style further to prepare for a career in this fast-moving and exciting industry!
- print and digital design work
- computers in art and design
- word and images in graphic design
- typeface and letter form
- website design.
As well as studio-based lectures you will visit galleries and museums. In addition you are given the opportunity to get involved in live briefs, work placements widening participation university programmes.
Where next - Further Studies
Progress from the Diploma to the Extended Diploma in Art & Design - Graphics. After completing the Extended Diploma progress onto a higher education course.
Where next - Job Opportunities
You can gain employment in advertising agencies, graphic design studios, design departments in large companies and publishing houses.