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ART & DESIGN: Graphic Communication - A Level (OCR) at Farmor's School

Course description

Graphic Design is both a form of communication and a means of expressing ideas. It is especially concerned with the effective visual communication of ideas and information through a considered use of various two dimensional media, typography, illustration, and ICT. Graphic Design relates to many aspects of the modern commercial world of design.

Course content

Graphic Communication conveys information and ideas through visual means within a set of constraints. The increase in the use of information technology has led to changed in working practices and new ways of both communicating and presenting information.


Coursework 60% - Design portfolio + 3D product realisation.

One external exam - 40%/portfolio + 3D product.

Future opportunities

These qualifications support progression into further education, training or employment, such as:

* Foundation Studies in Art and Design


* Higher National Diplomas in Art and Design


* Foundation Degrees in Art and Design


* Honours Degrees in Art and Design.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Farmor's School directly.

Last updated date: 12 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years