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Graphic Communication BA (Hons)

Bath Spa University
Program overview
3 years
Bachelor's degree
Start dates
Fall   (English)
Fall   (English)
Fall   (English)
Fall   (English)

Program description

Graphic Communication BA (Hons)

We teach you the critical, technical and aesthetic skills necessary to become a professional graphic communicator: designer, typographer, illustrator, or image­maker. You’ll discover the varied and complex nature of design practice.

Our aim is that you’ll graduate as a strategic thinker, innovator and maker, having produced creative and challenging outcomes across a range of media or within your chosen specialist area.

Admission requirements

We accept a wide range of qualifications for entry to our undergraduate programmes. Typical offers include A-level grades CCC with a grade C in Art and Design or Graphics or related subjects preferred.

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Program content

This course offers or includes the following modules. The modules you take will depend on your pathway or course combination (if applicable) as well as any optional or open modules chosen. Please check the programme document (below the main image on this page) for more information.

Modules for the integrated Foundation year option are listed on the Integrated Foundation Year for Art and Design page.

Year one (Level 4) modules

  • Design Principles — type and image
  • Designing With Time — type and image
  • Professional Development 1
  • Introduction to Visual and Material Culture: Design

Year two (Level 5) modules

  • Interactivity with type and image
  • Professional Development 2
  • Graphic Communication — social good
  • Graphic Communication — culture
  • Graphic Communication — commerce
  • Graphic Communication: Contemporary Issues and Practice
  • Professional Placement Year

Year three (Level 6) modules

  • Independent Practice 1
  • Professional Development 3
  • Visual and Material Culture: Final Study
  • Independent Practice 2

Tuition fees

UK and EU students full time fee for year 1 is £9,250

International students full time fee for year 1 is £14,900

Career opportunities

Our graduates become graphic designers, art directors, illustrators, animators, and interactive media designers. They work across the full range of the creative media industry including advertising, motion graphics, photography, and digital and print publishing.

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Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University is a top UK university for creativity, culture, enterprise and education. Based in a World Heritage city and connected to a network of international partners, Bath Spa University ensures that its graduates are socially engaged global citizens....

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Contact info

Bath Spa University

Newton Park
BA2 9BN Bath
United Kingdom

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