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BA (Hons) in Graphic Design & Media

Marbella Design Academy
Program overview
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
11,500 - 115,000 EUR
Start dates
28 September 2020  (English)
11 January 2021 

Program description

Get a 3-year BA 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 degree in Graphic Design & Media by our UK partner – 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. Graduates have an employment rate near 100%. 

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 & media program, you will learn how to design everything from book covers, packages, logos, advertising campaigns, or corporate logos. 

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 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.

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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Tuition fees

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. 


Upon successful completion of your graphic design & media course, you'll receive a bachelor of arts degree. 

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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The Hawk Tail project is a real life project by Max Goodwin, 3rd year Graphic Design student at Marbella Design Academy. As an internship project, he worked on the style discovery, packaging and web development for the Hawk Tail brewery based in Alberta, Canada.

About this institute

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 have an employment rate near 100%. Graduates are awarded an official BA (Hons) Degree in Interior Architecture...

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Hi Marbella Design Academy is maybe the best design school in the World. Great location in sunny Spain, really good teachers who care about their students and a fantastic programme. No wonder Middlesex University London has validated the Academy and the programmes. Now we all are awarded an official BA (Hons) degree by Middlesex University after...
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I know its weird that i still recommend the school even with all the below 3 stars rating but it is getting a lot better and I absolutely love this place.

Contact info

Marbella Design Academy

Camino Hoyanca
29110 Marbella - Monda

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