BA (Hons) in Graphic Design & Media

Marbella Design Academy
Program overview
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available

Start dates
11,500 EUR
25 September 2023

11,500 EUR
08 January 2024

About this program

Get a 3-year BA (Hons) in Graphic Design & Media!

Study in English Graphic Design & Media at Marbella Design Academy in sunny Spain and be awarded a United Kingdom Bachelor of Arts with Honours degree in Graphic Design & Media by our UK partner, the University of Bedfordshire.

Starts twice per year, in September and in January.

This graphic design & media program will equip you with all of the necessary skills to enter an exciting career in design. This program is taught in conjunction with the University of Bedfordshire, guaranteeing you the highest caliber of education in the design industry. Through this graphic design course, you'll combine art and technology to communicate your ideas to users.

You'll be taught using professional computer applications already from the first year of study. Advanced skills in these programs is a must for students to find employment.

You'll benefit from the culturally diverse staff who will provide you with an international perspective. You will also receive personalised attention from the highly-qualified instructors. 

Through this graphic design and media program, you will learn how to design logos, create corporate branding, merchandising, posters and album/art covers, editorial design, video edition and UI/UX.

Graduates of the bachelors in graphic design & media will be prepared to start a career as a self-employed designer, or to enter firms worldwide. The employment rate of this program is near 100%. You'll gain all of the practical skills and contextual understanding required within this specialised field, to enable a creative application to the demands of the professional industrial world.

The BA (Hons) validated programme in Graphic Design & Media starts twice per year: In September and in January.

September intakes (3 years of study): Three academic years beginning in September ending in June.

January intakes (2,5 years of study): Three academic years: 1st academic year begin in January and ends in the beginning of August.

2nd and 3rd academic year begin in September ending in June.

Our students achieve outstanding results; over 50% of our graduates of the last three years have been awarded a 1st Class with Honours degree award. 

Admission requirements

Applicants wishing to enter the graphic design & media program should meet the following requirements:

  • A high school diploma or similar level education 
  • Passes in 3 GCSE subjects (A-C), including English
  • Post 16 qualifications – 220 UCAS points or equivalent
  • In the event a student possesses a proven outstanding artistic talent, has documented work experience for an extended period of time or has completed another education of minimum 2 years of duration, a discretionary exception from the above rules can be made.
  • As part of the entry requirements of the programs at Marbella Design Academy, all students who do not have English as a first language, or who have not received a high school education in English, are required to provide evidence of English language proficiency at level 6 IELTS.

All international equivalent qualifications will be assessed and guidance will be taken from the National Academic Recognition Information Centre (NARIC).

  • Applicants who do not fulfil the academic Entrance Requirements will be required to complete the Intensive Foundation Course Entrance Exam.

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Fee per academic year: 11.500Euros.

500 euros: Registration Fee – to be paid first year only.

There is a limited amount of scholarship places available for up to 30% of the yearly tuition fee. For further info please complete an information request form. 


After graduation from Marbella Design Academy, you are awarded your official BA (Hons) degree in Fashion Design & Manufacture, validated and awarded by the University of Bedfordshire (UK).

Continuing studies

When graduated our students can chose to start working in the industry or to continue for a Master in Graphic Design.

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About this institute

Welcome to Marbella Design Academy!

Marbella Design Academy is located on the sunny coast of Spain. The academy is state recognised by the Ministry of Education in Spain. Graduates are awarded an official BA (Hons) Degree in Interior Architecture & Design, Graphic Design & Media...

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Savannah Moorghen-Young

I studied Graphic Design and went from having no knowledge at all on the subject to having my own freelance business today, which would not have been possible without the three years I spent at MDA! As well as the knowledge and skills that I gained during this time, I also met some wonderful people from all over the world and a very supportive t...

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Bianca Germaux

I had a wonderful experience at Marbella Design Academy. I learned so much and had the best time. I made wonderful friends and so enjoyed experiencing life in Monda. So special. The teachers were great and very helpful. If I could do it all again, I would! :-) I would not be where I am today without the graphic design course.

Iðunn Ásgeirsdóttir

Today is my graduation day. I've waited so long for today, yet it was so different from what I had hoped for due to Covid19. I worked hard every day, and I'm extremely proud of myself and my fellow students. Thank you Marbella Design Academy for these wonderful 3 years. It's been such an educating yet fun experience that I wouldn't trade for ...

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Marbella Design Academy

Camino Hoyanca
29110 Marbella - Monda

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