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Art and Design: Graphic Design Level 3 at Peterborough Regional College

Course description

Students who have an interest in graphic design as a creative art–based subject as well as a desire to work with computer based professional design packages.

Course content

• The creative process • Graphic design • Magazine design • App design • Web visuals • DVD menus • Branding • Typography

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above. One of these should be either art or a creative based subject. Or a Level 2 at Merit grade in an art based subject. It is preferable that you have a grade 4 (C) or above in English Language.


This course is assessed through portfolio/coursework submissions and project briefs. Students will be able to achieve a pass, merit or distinction grades.

Financial information

Additional costs to include a £10 deposit for an A1 portfolio locker and standard locker. Supplying your own art kit and costs for trips to galleries and museums.


Future opportunities

Employment in the art and design industry or progression on to further study. There are some very successful degree programmes in the fields of graphic design.

Further information

You will be required to attend a Welcome Event, details will be provided upon application. You may be asked to attend a second interview to show portfolio work.

You will be enrolled on a study programme that includes various aspects of study that complement your main programme of study. You could re–take GCSE English and Maths or study a functional skill. You could undertake a Trinity Arts Award or work on cross–college arts projects.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 16 October 2017
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