17 / 09 / 2012
3 years full-time
4 years sandwich
95 (this number may be subject to change)
Full Time / Sandwich
Available at the following campuses:
General minimum entry requirements are 300 points, depending on the type of qualification taken, which must include English GCSE at C or above.
In addition to the above, strong emphasis will be placed on the quality of your portfolio and a satisfactory interview.
Department of Art and Design
Tel: 01484 471891
The course provides a framework in which wide-ranging creative experiment and a rigorous understanding of the subject go hand-in-hand. Based in state of the art studio spaces in the flagship Creative Arts Building, a stimulating learning environment allows students to develop to their own individual strengths. This results in highly employable graduates with a real understanding of visual culture and the role of design in contemporary life. The staff team has a wealth of industry experience, and impressive national and international networks. There are plenty of live projects, and a superb guest speaker programme forms part of our contextual studies programme.
On this course you will benefit from our established industry links and state-of-the-art digital industry standard graphic design facilities.From a foundation in the essential elements of good design such as typography and layout, conceptual design and digital technology, you will develop your design skills through project and studio work.
Design Practice 1
Design Practice 2
Design Practice in Context 1
Design Practice in Context 2
Graphic Design Thinking and Practice
Graphic Design Professional Practice
Year 3 sandwich
*Optional 48 Week Work Placement
Year 3 full-time/Year 4 sandwich
Research and Development
Major Project Graphic Design
Get the practical experience you need, either in a placement working in the industry, or as a part of our study abroad programme.
Graduates have gone on to work in consultancies, agencies and design groups, both in the UK and abroad, as studio designers, design managers, stylists, art directors, product development co-ordinators, freelance designers, visual merchandisers and buyers. There are also opportunities for entry into teacher training.
You will experience studio-based design projects, workshop demonstrations and practical sessions. Your progress will be monitored through the application of continual assessment techniques for all aspects of study.
At the University of Huddersfield, we have worked hard to ensure that we set a fair fee for undergraduate students that offers fantastic value for money. The University of Huddersfield is debt free, meaning every penny you spend on your education is re-invested in you.
Your tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance, please see Fees and finance.
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Research plays an important role in informing all our teaching and learning activities. Through research our staff remain up-to-date with the latest developments in their field, which means you develop knowledge and skills that are current and highly relevant to industry. For more information, see the Research section of our website.