BA (Hons) Graphic Design Arden University
Are you a creative thinker? Do you want to know how to apply design theory and skills in practice? If so, this Graphic Design programme will aim to develop your understanding of the core principles of design and its potential across a range of sectors.
You will delve into traditional and contemporary technologies to produce innovative and aesthetic designs as well as form an understanding of the critical, conceptual and historical background of art, design and visual culture. Through the courses assignments, you will build up a portfolio of work or set of ‘Digital sketchbooks and final outcomes’ to evidence the skills and knowledge you have gained.
Arden’s online study mode with no fixed lecture times allows you to develop your familiarity with digital mediums alongside image creation skills - all-around your existing commitments. This programme will equip you with a sound understanding of visual presentation to take you closer to your career goals.
- Typography and Image Creation
- Design History & Critical Thinking
- Design and Layout
- Illustration and Animation
- Design Vocabulary
- Digital & Analogue Moving Image
- Studio Practice I
- Studio Practice II
- Reading Images I
- Reading Images II
- Self-Promotion and Packaging I
- Visualising Concepts
- Self-Promotion and Packaging II
- Industry Competition Briefs
- Major Project
What can I do after Arden University?
Once you graduate, many pathways with promising careers will be open for you. You’ll possess skills and knowledge that are in high demand, making you a vital employee to a range of different companies and sectors. Here are some roles you may want to consider in the future:
- Publishing (book or magazine design)
- Digital Moving Image
- Motion Graphics
- Television Graphics
- Exhibition Design
- Marketing Creative
- Studio Manager
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