Planit


Graphic Design

City of Glasgow College

Venues

City Campus

Content

This well-established and highly successful graphic design course provides the knowledge and skills for an exciting career within the creative industries.

Through a programme of practical projects, you'll learn about all aspects of graphic design with an emphasis on the creative process and typography.

Year one: Digital Imaging; Typography; Page Layout for brochures, zines and magazines; Art and Design Context; Introduction to Visual Communication; Label and Packaging Design; Advertising; Corporate Identity.

Year two: Design Production; Motion Graphics; Web Design; Typography; Preparing a Professional Portfolio and CV; Graphic Design Projects; Screen Printing and Riso Printing; Client-Initiated Design Project.

Entry Requirements

Higher Art and Design plus National 5 English, or relevant NC at SCQF Level 6. Portfolio of work required. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

Degree course or jobs in communications industry

Start Date

August

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years

Department

Design Crafts and Graphic Arts

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