Grantham College

Full Time BTEC National Dip in Graphic Design Yr 1 (FGA05041)

Grantham College
In Grantham

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Typology BTEC
Location Grantham
Duration 2 Years
  • BTEC
  • Grantham
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

The course focuses on problem solving and the development of a personal visual language suitable for the design industry. On this course you will prepare a portfolio of design work and on completion be equipped to evaluate and present your own work. The course covers a variety of design related subjects and may include: Developing concepts for advertising. Exploring graphic design areas. Mixed.

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Grantham
NG31 9AP, Lincolnshire, England
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Location
Grantham
NG31 9AP, Lincolnshire, England
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To take into account

· Requirements

5 GCSEs (grade C or above), it is recommended that one is GCSE English, or a relevant First Diploma with at least a Merit profile or an appropriate equivalent. A portfolio of Art & Design work and satisfactory references are also required

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What you'll learn on the course

IT
Design
Industry
Full Time
IT Development
Problem Solving

Course programme


Course Code: FGA05041

Title: BTEC National Dip in Graphic Design Yr 1

Duration: Two years

Start Date: 08-Sep-10

Entry Requirements
5 GCSEs (grade C or above), it is recommended that one is GCSE English, or a relevant First Diploma with at least a Merit profile or an appropriate equivalent. A portfolio of Art & Design work and satisfactory references are also required

Suitable For

The BTEC National Diploma is a nationally recognised qualification that is equivalent to three A Levels and therefore provides a natural stepping stone to courses in higher education. This BTEC National Diploma offers a focused programme which develops creative graphic design, multimedia and interpersonal skills.

Course Content

The course focuses on problem solving and the development of a personal visual language suitable for the design industry. On this course you will prepare a portfolio of design work and on completion be equipped to evaluate and present your own work.

The course covers a variety of design related subjects and may include:
  • Developing concepts for advertising
  • Exploring graphic design areas
  • Mixed media image making
  • Professional practice & presentation skills
  • Specialist computer applications
  • Typography
  • Website design.

Method of Assessment

Assignments and portfolio of work

Progression

This course will enable you to prepare a portfolio of design work and equip you with the necessary skills to operate at junior designer level. It also represents an ideal route if you want to progress on to a HND or degree course in Graphic Design or a design related discipline.

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