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Visual Communication (Graphic Design and/or Illustration)

North East Scotland College

Venues

Aberdeen City Campus

Content

This course will prepare you for Visual Communication roles that require creativity, conceptual thinking, critical analysis, and planning and reflection skills. You will experience industry-standard approaches and technology to develop solutions to client commissions for a diverse range of promotion, advertising, packaging and illustration by visually communicating ideas for client purposes. You will build a portfolio of work to make decisions for progression to university or employment.

You will study:
Graphic design; Typography; Experimental illustration; Sustainable design; Social media; Advanced software design skills.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers, preferably including English, Art and Design, Graphic Communication or Design and Manufacture; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.

Progression Routes

3rd year of a university degree programme

Start Date

August

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years

Department

Art, Design and Photography

SCQF Level

8

Career Area

Art and Design

Career Sectors

3 Dimensional Design

Fashion or Textile Design

Fine Art or Graphic Design

Interior Design or Display

Photography