BA Honours Graphic Design
From the design of traditional advertising and branding to website design and motion graphics, our BA Honours Graphic Design Program encourages you to explore and extend your creativity whilst equipping you with the necessary technical skills to physically realise your work. We’ll encourage you to actively explore how to visually communicate ideas creatively, inventively and effectively. The course was initiated in 2017, and has very quickly established itself as one of the leading Programs in Graphic Design in the MENA region.
Why Study BA Honours Graphic Design at Middlesex University Dubai?
Our BA Honours Graphic Design degree educates, inspires and prepares our graduates to be the creative designers of the future. The course has been developed to embrace contemporary changes in the creative industries, and is built on a formidable tradition of creative exploration and design education developed at our London campus. We offer challenging, enjoyable projects with wide ranging outcomes and the exploratory nature of the course will encourage you to challenge the boundaries of graphic design practice itself. You will have the freedom to eventually develop your own distinctive creative voice, guided by an enthusiastic staff team and supported by fantastic facilities.
Throughout the course, we focus on teaching you about communicating ideas and information through exciting problem solving projects in branding, magazine/editorial design, typography, advertising, packaging, exhibition design, editorial photography and art direction, moving image and digital media. You will explore conceptual thinking, media and print processes, industry standard computer software applications and understand how to use graphic design to present an argument, inform or persuade your target audience and solve visual communication problems to a professional standard.
Our students on this Program in London are identified by leading design organisations such as D&AD, RSA and ISTD as among the best graduates nationally, winning numerous awards and achieving regularly at international student assessment schemes. Graduates of this course in the UK have gone on to work for design consultants, advertising agencies and media providers all over the world.
Our graphics students contributed to Middlesex University Dubai winning University of the Year 2019 at the Dubai Lynx Festival of Creativity, an award not just for the UAE, but for the entire MENA region.
“Our first Program from Middlesex University’s prestigious School of Art and Design to be offered at the Dubai campus”
Middlesex University International Foundation Program (IFP)
Successful completion of the Middlesex University International Foundation Program (IFP)*** (equivalent Programs from other Universities/Colleges/Institutes will be considered).
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- Understanding Visual Communication
- Graphic Design Creative Workshops
- Creative Typography
- Design Exploration
- Graphic Design Cultures
- Graphic Design Communication Workshops
- Graphic Design Practice
- Graphic Design Professional Projects
- Graphic Design Major Projects
The tuition fee is AED 55,700/USD 15,165/EUR 13,485 per year.*
Students applying from overseas can benefit from an International Study Grant of 20%.
Instalment plans available: minimum 4 equal instalments of 25% of the tuition fee.
*Fees are subject to change based on the exchange rate at the time of the transaction.
The Middle East and North Africa is the fastest growing region in the world for design, worth over US$100 billion across the region. With regard to opportunities for graphic designers in the UAE, positive industry related developments have occurred over recent years and look likely to continue into the future, boding well for those students embarking on a career in graphic design.
Graphic Designers may find employment primarily in design agencies, advertising agencies, digital media companies, as freelance designers in a range of specialist areas or in a growing number of companies that have the foresight to buy in good design as part of their business strategy. These are all growing sectors in Dubai where significant employment opportunities have been created in recent years. The Program supports graduates’ future career development through the attainment of professional practice skills, attendance at professional lectures and presentations, the opportunity to work on ‘live’ briefs and enter international design competitions, work experience, the production of a pdf portfolio and participation in the graduate degree show. Having achieved an admirable pace of economic growth through sectors such as trade & logistics, retailing, tourism & hospitality, aviation and banking & financial services, the Emirate of Dubai has set its aim on becoming a regional and international creative hub for design businesses.
About this institute
Middlesex University Dubai
Middlesex University Dubai is the first overseas campus of the internationally renowned Middlesex University in London. The campus, which opened in January 2005, has over 3,500 students from more than 100 nationalities and offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in a...
Why study at Middlesex University Dubai
Study a Quality UK Degree in the Heart of Dubai
All of their programmes have the same validation and monitoring system as those offered at their home campus in London, with the same examinations taken simultaneously in both cities. This means students have the benefit of receiving their degree from the UK whilst being able to study in one of the most dynamic, vibrant and rapidly developing cities in the world.
Experience a Truly Global University
Middlesex University Dubai has over 3,200 students from more than 100 nationalities, and has four campuses worldwide: Dubai, London, Malta and Mauritius. Their students are able to learn to work in a multicultural environment, and benefit from the insights and viewpoints of an internationally diverse range of students and faculty – an invaluable asset for any graduate.
Start Your Studies in Dubai with the Option to Transfer Overseas
They provide students with the opportunity to transfer their studies to one of the overseas campuses within their second year of study, enabling them to explore a new culture and build overseas contacts whilst benefiting from the same high quality teaching they would experience in Dubai.
Simple Student Visa Process
Middlesex University Dubai provides Student Visas for all non-national students studying on any academic programme, and their dedicated team ensures this process is carried out as smoothly and efficiently as possible.
Earn Whilst You Learn
Students studying an undergraduate programme are able to hold part time jobs in any of the over 4,500 businesses located in its free zones. Postgraduate classes are held in the evening, Sunday – Thursday between 6:30pm to 9:30pm – enabling students to balance their career and their studies.
Build Your Network
What really sets Dubai apart is its ability to attract the world’s top companies, providing plenty of opportunities for graduates to fast track their career in a multitude of professional roles. Middlesex University Dubai have extensive connections with local and international organisations, allowing students to gain insight from and network with professionals at the top of their game. Many of their programmes are also accredited and recognised by leading professional bodies, meaning their graduates may also gain exemptions from examinations or specific units of professional qualifications.
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