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Graphic Design Advanced/Intermediate Extended Diploma at Pendleton Sixth Form College

Course description

You will enjoy a dynamic, creative and supportive learning environment with dedicated studio spaces and computing suites with industry software. You wll be taught by enthusiastic practising graphic designers and illustrators and have the opportunity to work on live briefs as you devleop your skills and portfolio during the course.

Course content

You will study a range of topics which covers the essential skills needed for a career in graphic design including:

  • Graphic design
  • Typography
  • Packaging
  • Advertising
  • Promotional materials
  • Logo design and branding
  • Photography
  • Illustration

You will also learn employability skills

Entry requirements

Advanced Level - 5 grade Cs/4s at GCSE

Intermediate Level - 4 grade Ds/3s at GCSE



The course is project/assignment based

Financial information

Full time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who are EU citizens

Future opportunities

You can go on to work in various creative industries such as galleries, museums, design studios, architects and fashion retailers. Higher Education opportunities include degrees in fine art, graphic design, advertising, textiles, fashion buying and photography. You can also progress internally on to our Level 4 Art and Design Foundation course.

Further information

You will have a mentor who ensures that your training fits your requirements and offers the skills needed for the job

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 September 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Course code: A19P-GRA-DL3
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