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Do you have a creative streak? Take Graphics as part of our Creator pathway and explore the latest industry theories before applying them to your design skills in our dedicated Mac suite.


As the world rapidly moves towards communicating digitally every second of every day, original and unique graphic design has become more important than ever before. We see this in intuitive websites, newsletter emails and even online adverts - all screaming for our attention. Our hands-on programme encourages creatives to explore new ideas through research and project-based work.

You will create an extended collection of work showcasing your design skills. You will be introduced to a variety of ideas, materials, and creative techniques from previous decades to the modern day. You will learn to absorb influences from a variety of sources — wherever you see the inspiration — and use them to create a personal and meaningful response to a brief. We’re not looking for the ready-made product! We are more interested in the journey you’ll take from inception to solution. Transform your creative flair into transferable digital skills.


  • Fundamentals of design
  • Contextual studies
  • Responding to a design brief
  • Developing a specialism in Illustration, branding or product design
  • Personalised Studies
  • User-centred design
  • Contextual studies
  • The principles of design
  • Creative skills using digital design software used in industry
  • Critical thinking and research skills
  • Synoptic skills (and the ability to pull all skills, knowledge and understanding together to produce a final outcome)
  • Design sprints and user-centred design
  • Agile project management
  • Digital design using both mac & pc environments
  • Scrap booking



To begin this course, students must have achieved at least 5 GCSE qualifications, with an average grade of a 5 or above. This must include a grade 4 or above in English Language and Mathematics. Ideally, you will also have studied Art or Graphics GCSE.



  • 2D and 3D Animation
  • Information Design / Digital Media
  • Illustration
  • Game Design
  • Branding & Advertising


Graphic Communication

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