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Visual Communication (Graphic Design with Moving Image)

Dumfries and Galloway College

Venues

Dumfries Campus

Content

The HNC in Graphic Design with Moving Image combines the development of innovative and creative thinking with technological skill. Through use of both digital and traditional media you can develop your skills towards exciting careers. Students have previously continued their studies and gone on to become Graphic Designers, Animators, Freelance Professionals, Magazine Directors, Multidisciplinary Designers and Print Specialists.

This exciting course will give you a taste of the specialist areas of visual communication including graphic design, animation, illustration, web design and video production. You will learn and develop essential skills through both experimental and commercial practical projects, supported by theoretical studies that conclude as integrated design activities to help you achieve your SQA HNC in Graphic Design.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers, preferably English and Art and Design or Graphic Communication; or NQ Visual Communication (Graphic Design with Moving Image); or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. A portfolio of work must be shown at interview.

Progression Routes

HND Visual Communication

Start Date

August

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Blended learning
Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Creative Industries

SCQF Level

7

Career Area

Art and Design

Career Sectors

3 Dimensional Design

Fashion or Textile Design

Fine Art or Graphic Design

Interior Design or Display

Photography