Visual Communication (Graphic Design, Illustration and Animation)

Ayrshire College


Ayr Campus


Embark on the culmination of your graphic design and illustration journey with the HND Visual Communication course. Building on the skills you've honed over 2-3 years of study, this one-year program will provide the final piece of the puzzle. As you prepare to graduate from college, you'll delve deeper into the art of designing logos, Apps, animations, typography, and more. Your path to becoming a seasoned graphic designer or illustrator starts here, propelling you towards an exciting creative career.

Subjects may include: designing logos and apps; creating visuals; animation; typography for impactful design; mastering your drawing skills; web design; and, printmaking.

Entry Requirements

HNC Visual Communication (Graphic Design, Illustration and Animation), with at least 15 credits. Subject to interview and portfolio.

Progression Routes

3rd year entry to the BA Digital Art and Design at the UWS, progression to degree course at another university, or employment.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Art and Design

SCQF Level