BA (Hons) Graphic Design
BA (Hons) Graphic Design (London College of Contemporary Arts)

Course Description

Using top-of-the-range software, our extensive industry connections and studio spaces, you’ll build a powerful skillset that will prepare you to convey your ideas and to operate in a business-like fashion within the creative industries. Throughout the BA Graphic Design course, you’ll also engage with a series of workshops on typography, printmaking, photography, motion design and much more. 

By the time you graduate, you’ll be a knowledgeable graphic designer capable of communicating the theory behind your ideas, the history of the industry and creating work that captures your audience.

Required Qualification

Level 3 with 30 credits 

Level 2 of work experience  

Modules under Course


Introduction to Creative Business & Management
English for Academic Purposes, Research & Study Skills
Marketing, Communication & Branding
Exploring Practices: Process, Materials & Techniques
Visual Culture
Investigating Specialist Practice
Final Major Project

Year 1

Introduction to Visual Communication
Design Fundamentals 1: Type, Image, Print
Design Fundamentals 2: Motion, Narrative, Screen
Visual Theory Message, Medium, Meaning

Year 2

The Editorial Process
Social and Cultural Contexts
Spatial Practices
Developing Your Practice

Year 3

Major Project
Critical Research and Practice

Jobs and Salaries

•   Graphic designers £18k - £31k 

•   Illustrators £23k - £57k Art directors £33k - £87k 

•   Picture editors £18k - £41k 

•   Digital media and app developers £21k - £52k