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UAL Visual Communication Diploma Level 3 at Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET)

Course description

Are you interested in producing highly creative artwork that uses digital and hand rendered formats? Do you see yourself combining text and image in advertisements, magazines, books and web design? If so this could be the course for you.

You will develop skills in a number of areas including typography, photography, digital graphic design, illustration, advertising, and web design. You will work on exciting realistic projects that enable you to develop a portfolio of sensational work to successfully gain employment as a junior designer or progress onto university.

Potential job opportunities within this area are vast and include game designers, book illustrators, web-designers and corporate design.

Course content

Are you interested in producing highly creative artwork that uses digital and hand rendered formats? Do you see yourself combining text and image in advertisements, magazines, books and web design? If so this could be the course for you.

You will develop skills in a number of areas including typography, photography, digital graphic design, illustration, advertising, and web design. You will work on exciting realistic projects that enable you to develop a portfolio of sensational work to successfully gain employment as a junior designer or progress onto university.

Potential job opportunities within this area are vast and include game designers, book illustrators, web-designers and corporate design.

Entry requirements

You will need 4 GCSEs at C or above including English or maths. Alternatively you will need a Level 2 Diploma in a related subject at a Merit or Distinction grade. You will be asked to bring a portfolio of art and design work to interview to make sure this is the right course for you.

Assessment

The course is 100% course work and you will produce work in 2D and 3D and time based media, research projects, sketchbooks, design sheets, evidence folders and photographs recording processes

Future opportunities

After completing your Diploma you can progress onto a Foundation Diploma, Higher Education or employment. Potential job opportunities within this area are vast and include game designers, book illustrators, web-designers and corporate design.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET) directly.

Last updated date: 11 May 2018
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    • Sutton Coldfield Campus provides a green and leafy environment for learners to study. The campus includes a state of the art library and learning resource centre, a performing arts theatre, an industry standard design studio as well as laboratory and sports facilities. There are ample parking spaces on site and great transportation links - both bus and train - just 15 minutes from Birmingham City Centre.