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Graphic Design with Photography Level 3 at Malvern Hills College

Course description

If you want to begin a career in the world of graphic design and photography this could be the course for you.  You will learn how to use industry standard software and you will learn skills which will be invaluable in your future working lives, such as time management, prioritising of work and working as part of a team.

Working in one of our design or photography studios will help you to get real experience in the preparation for your chosen career.

Course content

What’s involved?

The units you will study may include digital photography, computer graphics, stop motion animation, sound and video, illustration, typography, page layout, communication skills, packaging design and promotion.

Some of the software packages that you will use will include Macromedia Dreamweaver, Macromedia Flash, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign.

How will I be studying?

This course will involve lots of practical based work, working in the College’s new graphic design and photography studios. There will also be some theory work to prepare you for design and photography briefs.

Entry requirements

You need to have five GCSEs at Grade A* - C or a Level 2 Diploma in Graphic Design with Photography at mainly Merit level. You will also need to have a successful interview, to which you will need to bring a photography or art portfolio.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the Level 3 course you can progress on to a Higher Education course at HND or degree level at university or find employment in the media, design or photography industry.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Malvern Hills College directly.

Last updated date: 09 August 2016

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    • The Evesham campus is a short walk from Evesham town centre. It is well placed for bus links from the surroundings area.

      The campus has...

      ·         A state of the art motor vehicle workshops

      ·         New hair & beauty training salons called PURE - Hair, Beauty & Relaxation, which are also open to the public

      ·         Training rooms for public services and construction

      ·         A dedicated health and childcare teaching area

      ·         Fully equipped IT facilities and media suite

      ·         A new photographic studio

      ·         An Energy Training Centre

      ·         Indoor and outdoor animal care facilities

      We also have a well equipped Learning Resources Centre and an excellent refreshment and relaxation area in The Hub, which includes a Costa Coffee Shop.