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Program overview
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Swansea
September 2022

Swansea
September 2023

Swansea
September 2024

About this program

Graphic Design (BA)

Our Graphic Design degree course at Swansea College of Art UWTSD prepares students for dynamic and diverse futures in the ever-widening world of visual communication.

Graphic Design might take the form of magazines, newspapers or books, packaging, posters, information graphics, logos and corporate identities or signage systems. It may transmit its message via web design, motion graphics or user interface design.

Armed with words and images, skills and imagination, our graduates are equipped and capable of making meaningful visual interventions and contributions in the creative landscapes that they enter.

The course is delivered by a passionate staff team, nurturing students in a supportive, friendly learning environment, with a professional, industry-reflective work ethic. Your personal aspirations are very important to us and we will strive to empower you with a graduate portfolio bursting with the creative confidence you need to make a smooth transition into the working world of design.

Admission requirements

Our standard offer for a degree course is 120 UCAS tariff points. We expect applicants to have a grade C or above in English Language (or Welsh) at GCSE level, together with passes in another four subjects. Plus we accept a range of Level 3 qualifications including:

  • Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, plus one GCE A-Level in a relevant academic subject
  • Three GCE A-Levels or equivalent
  • BTEC Extended Diploma in a relevant subject, with minimum grades of Merit
  • International Baccalaureate score of 32
  • Other relevant qualifications can be considered on an individual basis

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Level 4 (Year One) Modules

  • Graphic Communication
  • The Art of Typography
  • Creative Typography & Application
  • Visual Studies 1 & 2
  • Design for Publication
  • Ways of Thinking
  • Ways of Perceiving

Level 5 (Year Two) Modules

  • Sustainability, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
  • Corporate Identity & Creative Branding
  • Design for User Experience
  • Other People's Shoes - Design for Social Wellbeing
  • Visual Enquiry 1 & 2
  • Creative Research
  • Research Practices

Level 6 (Year Three) Modules

  • Graduate Portfolio
  • Marketing & Self Promotion
  • Advanced Creative Enquiry
  • Dissertation

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition

Tuition fees for 2021/2022: £13,500

Career paths

Here is a list of what are student are now doing.

  • Graphic Designers
  • Art Directors
  • Motion Graphic Designers
  • Print Managers
  • Festival Designers
  • Football League Designers
  • Travel Design
  • Hotel Design
  • Web Designers
  • User Interface Design
  • Toy Design
  • Even a Design Tailor!

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University of Wales Trinity Saint David

UWTSD is the oldest University in Wales and was founded in 1822. It has campuses in rural and city locations in the UK. The University’s main campuses are situated in various locations in and around Swansea’s city centre as well...


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Contact info

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

College Road Carmarthen
SA31 3EP Carmarthen Carmarthenshire
United Kingdom

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www.uwtsd.ac.uk


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