Graphic Design

Glasgow Clyde College


Cardonald Campus


This course is ideal if you have successfully completed HND in Visual Communication/Graphic Design or have relevant industrial experience, and have a passion for typography and problem solving.

Year One: You will study all key areas within graphic design through a series of tutor-led briefs, designed to challenge both your creative, technical and research abilities. You will also have the opportunity to develop a personal research project, online portfolio and blog.

Year Two: You will undertake self-directed and national competition briefs tailored to your own career aspirations; helping you to easily communicate your strengths to employers within a professional portfolio of work.

On graduating you will have the skills to compete in a wide variety of careers including editorial design, typography, branding and publishing.

Entry Requirements

HND Graphic Design other relevant HND plus a portfolio of graphic design, or suitable industrial experience. Interview, skills test and portfolio required.

Progression Routes

Employment in the graphics and design industry or a relevant MA at university, including the MA Creative Media Practice at the University of the West of Scotland.

Start Date





BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Graphic Design and Illustration

SCQF Level


Career Area

Art and Design

Career Sectors

3 Dimensional Design

Fashion or Textile Design

Fine Art or Graphic Design

Interior Design or Display