Graphic Design

Glasgow Clyde College


Cardonald Campus


This course is specifically designed for students who have successfully completed an HND in Graphic Design/Visual Communication or relevant industrial experience with clear typographic understanding.


During Year One, you build your confidence in all key areas within Graphic Design through a series of tutor-led briefs designed to challenge your creative thinking, technical ability and research development. You will also have the opportunity to develop an online portfolio and blog.

In Year Two, you will undertake professional design practice which will develop and expand your technical knowledge and employability within the Graphic Design industry; you will also create a self-directed brief tailored to your own career aspirations and enter a recognised national competition brief (ISTD).

Entry Requirements

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