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Our Graphic Design degree will help you to develop the technical skills and confidence required for your future career.
- 3D design using the latest technology
- industry standard Adobe Suite software.
- work on projects in a studio environment, emulating industry methods to prepare you for work after graduation
- work on ‘live’ projects with external clients
- work alongside Fine Artists, Photographers, Film and Media students and benefit from an interdisciplinary approach to your development
- collaborate with industry partners
- develop reflective thinking which will show in your approach to your work.
And you’ll have many opportunities to create content for your portfolio.
This course can lead to careers as designers or illustrators in branding, advertising and other creative industries.
How to apply
Questions about fees?
Questions about fees?
Please note tuition fees for Home/EU students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students.
Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning home and EU students at the maximum permitted level.
Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course, if any, are detailed below.
Learning and assessment
Year 1 introduces you to the theories, practices and processes associated with the discipline of Graphic Design. This provides a solid grounding for years 2 and 3.
Year 2 focuses on personal exploration, application and developing your personal voice. We encourage risk taking and you'll learn to challenge established languages and processes. This will help you to create disrupted, innovative and imaginative solutions. We also encourage you to seek out your individual interests as well as work in teams.
In your final year teamwork continues and you will develop projects based on your own career planning. You will consolidate your practice. And prepare for either employment, self-employment or further study. Creativity, critical thinking and complex problem solving are transferable skills. These skills cross disciplines and significantly contribute to employability.
After you graduate
This course can lead to careers as designers or illustrators in branding, advertising and other creative industries. Throughout your studies you will have the opportunity to work on live projects with external clients. Work will be project-led and practice-based in a studio environment, emulating industry methods to prepare you for work after graduation. Collaboration with related disciplines such as engineering, architecture and design will also be encouraged, enabling you explore to the edges of your chosen profession.
Free language courses
Free language courses are available to full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students on many of our courses, and can be taken as a credit on some courses.
Programme Changes: On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.
For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.