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Graphic Design

If you are eager to pursue a career in the dynamic world of visual communication and printed arts, this specialist course is the ideal place for you to begin your creative journey.

Our expert tutors will help to progress your knowledge of this vibrant industry, hone your creative flair, and ensure that you are up to date with the latest practice and technical skills needed to secure your dream job.

Why choose us?

  • Employer links
    As part of this course you will receive exciting live briefs from local companies and community groups; gain real practical experience of working for clients, meeting their requirements and going above and beyond their expectations.
  • Work placement
    You will complete one week’s work experience with a company of your choosing. You will have the opportunity to impress industry professionals and perhaps even secure a future job offer.
  • Trips and visits
    As part of your studies you will visit local and national galleries, museums, and exhibitions to inspire your learning and further your creative skills and knowledge.
  • Facilities
    You will have access to the latest software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. You will study in specialist, industry standard studios, and work on Apple Macs and graphics tablets.

Career options

The UK creative industries continue to thrive, with more jobs available now than ever. In this vast industry the potential career possibilities and specialisms are endless, whether you would like to work in product design, animation or even digital marketing. You are sure to find something to complement your creativity with this dynamic and imaginative course.

Careers

  • Advertising Assistant
  • Animator
  • Creative Director
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Marketing Officer
  • Photographer
  • Product Designer
  • Web Designer

Meet our Graphic Design tutor, Ellie Strowger:

Meet our students

Meet graphic design student BaileyBailey Marler chose to study at our Winsford campus due to its convenient location and wide range of modules; her favourites have included drawing digital self-portraits, and designing a gift bag as part of product design.

“I was looking for a course that was practical, but one that also allowed me to have creative freedom, so I came to one of the college Open Evenings. I met the tutors on the evening and found them really friendly, so I made my choice!”

Bailey hopes one day to establish her dream career of designing movie posters. She will be continuing her studies at her first choice university, Bournemouth Arts, to achieve her degree in Graphic Design.

Meet our alumni

With an impressive 100% pass rate, this course boasts a whole host of previous students who have gone on to shining success. Many of our students are now travelling the world; from designing theme parks in Walt Disney World Florida, to graphic design work in Australia, the world is at your fingertips.