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Graphic Design (BA Hons)

BA (Hons) - single

This Graphic Design degree, taught at Swindon College, is aimed at students wishing to pursue careers as creative designers with a comprehensive understanding of commercial, environmental and social issues. It involves you in extensive research and in stimulating intellectual and practical challenges.

To find out more about what it is like to study at an Oxford Brookes partner college, visit our  partnership course pages.

Typical offers

Available start dates

September 2018 / September 2019

Teaching location

Swindon College

Course length

  • Full time: 3 years

UCAS code


For full application details, please see the 'How to apply / Entry requirements' section.

Tuition fees

Home/EU - full time off-campus fee: 2018/19: £7,200. 2019/20: £7,350.

International - full time off-campus fee : 2018/19: £8,800 2019/20: £9,000

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 in the 'This course in detail' window above.

Questions about fees?
Contact Student Finance on:
+44 (0)1865 483088

Funding and scholarships

For general sources of financial support, see:

Typical offers

  • BTEC National Diploma with two / three merits and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, one of which must be English, plus a portfolio of practical work.
  • AVCE (Double Award) in Art & Design and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, one of which must be English plus a portfolio of practical work.
  • Diploma in Foundation Studies (Art & Design) or Access to Art and Design Diploma plus a portfolio of practical work.
  • Two years' industrial experience plus a portfolio of practical work (mature students, for example).

Specific entry requirements

A-Level: 2 A-levels in subjects appropriate to the degree

GCSE: 5 subjects at grade C or above, including English

  • Diploma in Foundation Studies (Art & Design), Access to Art & Design, AVCE (Double Award) in Art & Design, BTEC National Extended Diploma in Art & Design or 2 A-levels in subjects appropriate to the degree and 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, one of which should include English.
  • Other qualifications or experience, for example mature students without formal qualifications, but with evidence of relevant industrial experience will be considered.

Entry into Year 2 may be considered for those students with a BTEC Higher National Diploma or Certificate in a subject appropriate to the degree, with merit passes in at least three final year modules, one of which should be in the contextual studies area

In addition, all candidates must present a satisfactory portfolio of practical work at interview.

Please also see the University's general entry requirements.

Selection process

All candidates must present a satisfactory portfolio of practical work at interview.

English language requirements

Please see the University's standard English language requirements

How to apply

Full-time students should apply for this course through UCAS.

Applications must be made via UCAS. Please check with UCAS for any amendments before submitting your application.

International applications

An E-portfolio can be submitted as a method of presentation for portfolio of work if an International or overseas student.

This course is not available to international students requiring a Tier 4 visa.

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

When you accept our offer, you agree to the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment. You should therefore read those conditions before accepting the offer.

Credit transfer

Oxford Brookes operates the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). All undergraduate single modules are equivalent to 7.5 ECTS credits and double modules to 15 ECTS credits. More about ECTS credits.

Find out more

For full details about studying Graphic Design, please visit the College website.