Emma Flintham BA Hons Graphic Design

BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Explore the Dynamic World of Graphic Design with our exhilarating BA (Hons) Graphic Design degree. From shaping brand identities to crafting digital experiences, graphic designers play a pivotal role in connecting global audiences. Dive into the creative industry with strong design portfolios. Embrace the ever-evolving landscape of design and unleash your creativity in this innovative discipline.

<ul><li>Explore a diverse range of graphic design contexts using creative and innovative design thinking alongside your application of traditional and digital design skills. Perfect for those interested in a graphic design course or studying graphic design.</li><li>Identify what it takes to influence and activate public conscience through graphic design as you experience communication for the greater good. A valuable aspect of any graphic design degree or BA in graphic design.</li><li>Gain first-hand experience of real-life work situations, from working with clients on live briefs through to communicating directly with the creative industries. Ideal for anyone pursuing graphic design courses in the UK or a degree in graphic design.</li><li>Learn from our experienced team through to networking events, industry mentors, and visiting lecturers from companies such as Getty Images, JDO Raw, and Creative Conscience. An excellent opportunity provided by a graphic design university.</li></ul>
We had great opportunities and a great course leader. The team were extremely supportive especially when I started my first graphic design job whilst still studying in the final year. I met a lot of great friends and some amazing contacts. The course allowed me to get my first job as a graphic designer and I am still using skills today.
Laura Scott
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<p>Dive into a world of creativity within our cutting-edge multimedia studio environment. Equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, our studios provide the perfect setting for unleashing your creative potential.</p>
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<p dir="ltr">Grounded in a critical awareness of societal and cultural contexts, you'll adopt the mindset of a design professional. Through interdisciplinary experiments and collaborative projects, learn specialist and generalist approaches to graphic design, embracing advances in new technologies.</p> <p dir="ltr">Join a new breed of professional designers, empowering brands and inspiring community action globally. With a critical awareness of commercial, cultural, and societal backgrounds, forge your professional journey in the evolving landscape of graphic design.</p>
<p dir="ltr">With the support of our expert academics and industry-practising technicians, you will forge your own professional journey within an ever-evolving international landscape of motion, print, social, and interactive media design. Learn to respond to current design needs, from research and concept through to prototype and design, strategising packaging and campaigns that inform, entertain, and persuade. Your studies will also equip you with progressive problem-solving skills needed by future employers, including themes of ecological sustainability, emerging technologies, and user-centred design.<br /></p>

Check out the final major projects from our Class of 2022 cohort.

<p dir="ltr">Unrivalled access to resources awaits our students, offering a blend of traditional and future-facing facilities. From screen-printing and letterpress workshops to cutting-edge 2D and 3D animation studios, you'll have access to state-of-the-art digital production equipment and creative software like Adobe Creative Cloud.</p> <p dir="ltr">Dive into specialised areas including:<br /></p><ul><li dir="ltr"><p dir="ltr">Digital Graphics</p></li><li dir="ltr"><p dir="ltr">Motion Graphics and Emerging Technologies</p></li><li dir="ltr"><p dir="ltr">Graphic Design and Typography</p></li><li dir="ltr"><p dir="ltr">Brand Identity &amp; Communications</p></li><li dir="ltr"><p dir="ltr">Social Media Campaigns</p></li></ul>
<p>Mother London, Pentagram, Anthony Burrill, Plymouth Design Forum, James Edgar Studios, Nick Dell’Anno, Out Of Town, Fly, Upshot, Brand Opus, G.F. Smith, Brand Biscuit, Studio Felt, Creative Conscience, Plymouth City Council, Buddy Creative, N9 Design, Callum Digital, Fiasco</p>
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Trevi and BA (Hons) Graphic Design students host event, photography by Codie Hobbs

100% of BA (Hons) Graphic Design students agreed that “the course has developed their knowledge and skills that they think they will need for the future.”
- National Student Survey 2023
<p><strong>In the 2023 National Student Survey, 100% of BA (Hons) Graphic Design students agreed that, “the teaching staff were good at explaining things”, “the course has developed their knowledge and skills that they think they will need for the future”, “they received their assessment feedback on time”, “the library resources supported their learning well” and “their opinions about the course were valued by staff”.</strong></p> <p>90% of students also responding positively in the themes of questions regarding “Teaching on my course” and “Academic support” and 90% of students agreed that “the teaching staff made the subject engaging”, “the course challenged them to achieve their best work”, “they had the chance to bring together information and ideas from different topics”, “the assessments allowed them to demonstrate what they have learned”, “It was easy to contact the teaching staff when they needed to”, “the teaching staff supported their learning well”, “they had the right opportunities to give feedback on their course” and “the students’ union represented the students’ academic interests well”.</p> <p><strong>100% of BA (Hons) Graphic Design students also responded positively to the newest NSS questions, “During your studies, how free did you feel to express your ideas, opinions and beliefs?” demonstrating how hard we work to create a campus culture where all students thrive in an inclusive and supportive environment.</strong></p>

<p>All students at Arts University Plymouth can access specialist support via our Student Support Team. Our trained advisers offer information and guidance on student finance and funding, disability support, counselling and more.<a href="https://www.aup.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/disability-support-and-reasonable-adjustments" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><br /><br />Click here</a> to read more about the support we offer.</p>
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