Southern Regional College

BTEC Higher National Diploma in Graphic Design (Pathway for Progression To BA (Hons) in Creative Imaging)

Southern Regional College
In Lurgan

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Lurgan (Northern Ireland)
Start Different dates available
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Lurgan (Northern Ireland)
  • Start:
    Different dates available
Description

You can progress directly into employment in the design industry where career opportunities exist in many areas of Graphic Design e.g. design studios, print houses, television, advertising agencies, education, national and local newspapers or can progress to the BA (Hons) Degree in Creative Imaging at Lurgan Campus. Alternatively, students may progress to other institutions of higher education. This course is suitable for All vocational and visual study areas use the design process as a basis for developing work. Although this course encourages creativity, it also aims to nurture an understanding of the practical realities of professional design practice. The course also provides you with the opportunity to carry out 'live work' for private and public sector clients.

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Government funding available

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Location

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Lurgan (County Armagh)
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Kitchen Hill, BT66 6AZ

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What you'll learn on the course

Design
Creative techniques
Design techniques
Graphics
Art design
Imaging
Advertising
Public
Private
Industry
Public Sector

Course programme


BTEC HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN GRAPHIC DESIGN (Pathway for progression to BA (Hons) in Creative Imaging)

Who is this course for?

All vocational and visual study areas use the design process as a basis for developing work. Although this course encourages creativity, it also aims to nurture an understanding of the practical realities of professional design practice. The course also provides you with the opportunity to carry out 'live work' for private and public sector clients.

How long is this course for?
2 years Full Time or 3 years Part Time
What will I study?
Students combine traditional and contemporary methods of working. They will study the following modules:
  • Computer Applications in Art and Design
  • Historical and Contextual Referencing
  • Professional Studies
  • Ideas Generation
  • Critical Study
  • Ideas in Context
  • Image Manipulation Applications
  • Corporate Identity
  • Visual Communication
  • Packaging
  • Working in the Digital Environment
  • Business Practice
  • Advertising Campaigns
  • Drawing Techniques and Approaches
  • Communicating with Images
  • Advanced Typography

Attendance Full Time / Part Time
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed on a regular basis throughout the programme using a range of appropriate assessment methods such as written and practical assignments, projects, case studies, presentations and live briefs.

What can I do after the course?

You can progress directly into employment in the design industry where career opportunities exist in many areas of Graphic Design e.g. design studios, print houses, television, advertising agencies, education, national and local newspapers or can progress to the BA (Hons) Degree in Creative Imaging at Lurgan Campus. Alternatively, students may progress to other institutions of higher education.

How do I apply? Complete an application form (available from each campus) and return it to the Admissions Office at one of the campuses listed below. Applicants will be required to attend an interview.

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