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Graphic Design Level 3 Diploma

Level 3 Applied Diploma

This highly creative subject develops your visual art and design-based skills and extends them within a digital setting. You will develop a wide range of practical skills leading to the creation of exciting design outcomes, such as magazine layouts, digital illustrations, logo designs and advertising materials, allowing you to produce a diverse portfolio of professional-quality design work.

You will also have opportunities to learn how to work with clients, create effective presentations and to successfully work to a client brief.

The Diploma is an Introductory Diploma (Extended Certificate), equivalent to one A level.

Please note; may be required to pay course costs towards your study on this course. Click here for a full list of Course Costs

Course Content

Throughout the course you will work in our high-tech digital Mac suites, using professional-grade equipment and software such as drawing tablets and the Adobe Suite, giving you the opportunity to gain sought after software skills and to develop an experimental and diverse portfolio.

You will be taught by practising graphic designers and Illustrators, who can give you a real insight into the creative industries. You can also take up exciting opportunities to work on live design briefs such as designing advertising materials for the Police and t-shirts for Strawberry fair, giving you unmissable opportunities to work with real clients.

Assessment

All units are internally assessed.

Special Features

You will be taught by practising graphic designers and Illustrators, who can give you a real insight into the creative industries.

You can also take up exciting opportunities to work on live design briefs such as designing advertising materials for the Police and t-shirts for Strawberry fair, giving you unmissable opportunities to work with real clients.

Entry Requirements

At least 5 GCSEs at grade 4 in a range of subjects, including GCSE English and in GCSE Art, DT, Media or Photography if taken.

If not taken, you will need to bring a creative portfolio to interview.

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