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Level 3 in Graphic Design at MidKent College

Course description

From web developers to fast food chains, the civil service and everywhere in between, there are few organisations in the world that would not benefit from the expertise of someone capable of bringing words and pictures to life.The level 3 Diploma in Graphic Design covers a wide range of techniques and processes within the profession that will enable you to create advertising campaigns, posters, album cover designs, magazine layouts and packaging.Students who enrol on the course will also use the most up-to-date software (e.g. Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) and hardware to ensure the skills they learn are exactly what employers are looking for.

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at grade C or above including English and maths at grade 4 or above.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of the full two-year programme will enable students to progress to university on more specialised courses such as advertising, web design and visual communication, in addition to graphic design. This course also prepares students for a wider range of job opportunities within the industry.

Further information

> Students will have the opportunity to meet with clients and work on live community projects> Other teaching methods include demonstrations, lectures, tutorials and gallery/museum visits> Your work will be assessed throughout the course, with a final project to be completed at the end of the programme> This is a study programme which includes English, maths and work experience in addition to your main programme

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: 08 November 2017
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    • Set in the Oakwood Park complex, MidKent College's Maidstone Campus provides a pleasant learning environment for students. The site houses a range of quality workshops – including those for Bricklaying, Carpentry, Motor Vehicle and Welding – as well as a large learning resource centre, refectory and welcoming social zone.

      In 2012 major redevelopment work costing a total of £25 million started at the Maidstone Campus, with new state-of-the-art facilities expected to be open by December 2013.

      As part of the rebuild MidKent College has purchased the University for the Creative Arts' Maidstone campus, which is also based at Oakwood Park and now houses the majority of the College's higher education courses.