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Graphic Design Extended Diploma Level 3 at Gloucestershire College

Course description

This course will give you a comprehensive introduction into the graphic design industry.

All Level 3 students will have the opportunity to undertake a range of live projects in graphics design, desk top publishing and illustration as well as numerous competitions.

We have our own in-house design agency that will give you the opportunity to pitch for jobs and gain that all important industry experience.

Course content

Your studies will include:

  • Typography and Illustration
  • Digital Manipulation
  • Life Drawing
  • Marketing and Branding
  • Web Design
  • Desktop Publishing

Entry requirements

You will need to have 4-5 GCSE's at A* to C Grade including English and Maths.

Future opportunities

After successful completion of the course students can progress to the Level 4/5 HNC/HND in Graphic Design or Creative Practice or the Foundation Diploma in Art and Design at Gloucestershire College.

Jobs in the industry include

  • advertising design
  • computer game designer
  • costume designer
  • exhibition designer
  • fashion designer
  • footwear designer
  • graphic designer
  • industrial designer
  • interactive designer
  • interior designer
  • product designer
  • textile designer
  • textile maker.


How to apply

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

Last updated date: 31 March 2016
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