Graphics BTEC Level 3 Diploma at City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College
You will participate in live projects based on workplace situations, working alongside professionals from the graphic design industry. The course has been designed to encourage an experimental approach to graphic problem solving while developing research skills and critical understanding.
Topics you will study:
• Graphics Media Techniques and Technology
• Graphic Ideas and concepts
• Design for Advertising
• Communication Strategies
• Visual Recording Skills
• Information Graphics
• Image manipulation using computer graphics
• Packaging Design
Four GCSEs grade A-C, preferably including Maths and English. This is a guideline rather than a requirement and the college will create a programme most suitable for you as an individual.
Awarding Body: Edexcel
Assessment: Coursework 100%
Results 2016: 100%
This course is free to students aged 16-19 years old
The creative and media industries combined make one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK economy. Employers are desperately looking for imaginative people with a broad and flexible skills base, and the BTEC Graphic Design programme will provide you with many of the appropriate professional skills suitable for progression into employment or higher education. You can progress to careers in the graphic design industry such as Advertising, Editorial Design, Packaging Design, Photography, Corporate Design or Illustration.
To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Careers Personal Adviser in school or speak to your teachers. Attend a college Open Evening and chat to our teaching staff, college careers staff and Liaison Team
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College directly.