Digital Graphic Design Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma

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The course is designed to enable students to pursue a career in the visual creative industries by developing the skills needed to succeed in a competitive environment.

Through project assignments all students will have the opportunity to explore a range of digital based design disciplines such as Graphic Design, Illustration, Animation/Motion Graphics, Digital Photography, Media Production and Visual Communication.

The aim of this course is to develop student’s skills and a knowledge base in the field of graphic design covering disciplines in print design, motion graphics and interactive media.

Each student’s individual portfolio will show samples of work, which explore digital and artistic techniques, methods and approaches. Students will also develop cultural awareness and a mature attitude towards a potential career in their chosen field.

The course covers core skills such as drawing, printmaking, creative thinking, design theory, research and communication skills. In addition specific software skills will be gained in industry-based packages such as Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, and Premiere.

The majority of students who successfully complete the course go on to Higher Education. Alternatively students have gone straight into employment and have developed careers in the industry.

In addition the course has a commitment to develop the student experience by offering regular excursions and a yearly European student trip to the Digital Festival OFFF. (http://offf.ws).

The tutors on the course are both practicing designers who work in the fields of Illustration, Graphics and Motion Design. As a result students have the opportunity to work on live assignment briefs and create projects that are relevant to contemporary industry practice.

This course is Advanced Learner Loan eligible, which can fully cover the course fee.

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