Graphic Design

Graphic Design

A Level
Full-time, Sixth Form Study Programme
Examining Board: OCR

About the course

Graphic Design is part of an industry which is worth £84.1 billion per year to the UK economy* which accounted for more than 1.7 million jobs in 2013.

(*Department for Culture, Media & Sport 2016).

Successful designers have keen visual awareness, an eye for an image and excellent visual communication skills, both in person and on paper. They embrace new technologies, love to experiment, are sticklers for detail but always meet deadlines.

Studying Graphic Design at Huish involves working on a diverse range of live assignments based on realistic workplace scenarios from design and advertising, increasing your employability skills and creating a standout portfolio of work.

You will be set themed assignments and live briefs, to develop your ability to find creative solutions for challenging and complex design needs. By choosing this course you will create an exciting and creative portfolio of illustration and graphic design work to show potential clients, employers and universities during interviews for jobs, apprenticeships, art foundation or degree courses.

The two year course provides student designers with the necessary skills, design acumen and quality portfolio of work to enable progress to higher education, work-based apprenticeships or direct employment.

Students at work

Students at work

Find out how to apply for A Level Graphic Design

To do this course you need the following:

  • Standard College entry requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including Maths and English Language

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College facilities

Maple Building

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Case study

Graphic Design - Amy Hough

Graphic Design - Amy Hough

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