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Art & Design

An Introduction to Graphic Design and Illustration

Graphic design and illustration are the creative visualisation of communication, encompassing the interpretation of persuasion, education, information and entertainment through text and image.

 

Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00

 

Course overview

You explore these key principles and language of the subject and follow the process from interpreting the brief to communicating creative ideas. No previous knowledge is assumed and you are encouraged to explore a range of ideas, processes and methods while completing a negotiated project.

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Winter university

Start date: Starts Monday 16 January, Mondays for eight weeks, 6.00pm – 9.00pm

This course has now started.

You can study up to 30 credits at Winter University and you can select up to three modules on the same application form. If you would like to add a module later, or change one of your choices, then please email winter.university@tees.ac.uk.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of our Winter University courses, it is advised that applicants are aged 16+ at the time of enrolment. if you are under the age of 16 you must be accompanied at your Winter University classes by a parent or a responsible adult to act in the capacity of a parent (in loco parentis). Your designated adult may need to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Where you study

Middlesbrough campus

 

Course details

What you study

- key principles and contexts of graphic design and illustration
- create visual communications and communicate them using a variety of media processes and methods
- originate and present imaginative designs in your own subject area
- the creative process and concept development
- creatively explore the use of text and image

How you are assessed

You are assessed through a portfolio of creative work (100%).

 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Access to the following programs:
- Adobe InDesign
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Illustrator

When you enrol on this course you can access Adobe Suite through your student account for the duration of your course.

International applicants must have an IELTS overall score of 5.5 or higher.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of our Winter University courses, it is advised that applicants are aged 16+ at the time of enrolment. if you are under the age of 16 you must be accompanied at your Winter University classes by a parent or a responsible adult to act in the capacity of a parent (in loco parentis). Your designated adult may need to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

 
 

Part-time

2023/24 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00
  • Start date: Starts Monday 16 January, Mondays for eight weeks, 6.00pm – 9.00pm
 

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