Graphic Design BA (Hons)

Graphic Design BA (Hons)

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: 15 January
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: £12
Intakes: September
International tuition: £14,250
Domestic tuition: £9,250

Program overview

Negotiated projects, competitions and industry projects (such as the Young Creatives Network) alongside specialist options help develop students personal creative, academic and practical skills and achieve their potential. Students will work on a series of major personal projects to build their portfolio and professional skills. They will also undertake live design briefs from industry and participate in national and international competitions such as the Starpack Awards.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus




A typical offer is a normally 104 UCAS points from at least two A-levels with Art and Design at grade C or above, or

  • Art and Design BTEC National Diploma/ Extended Diploma at DMM
Plus five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English or equivalent.
Alternative qualifications include:
  • Pass Access in the QAA accredited Access to HE Art and Design course with at least 15 credits in Art and Design at merit. English GCSE required as a separate qualification as equivalency is not accepted within the Access qualification.
  • International Baccalaureate: 24+ points including Art and Design at higher level grade 5 or
  • Art and Design Foundation Diploma: Pass

Portfolio Required: Yes. You will need a good portfolio according to the course guidelines as part of your application. Portfolio guidance for Graphic Design.
Interview Required: No

If English is not your first language then an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each component (or equivalent) is essential.

Career opportunities

Graphic Design program graduates have gone on to work for Net A Porter, Warner Music, Bauer Media, Morse Studio, Mammal, Commercial Art, 19 Grams, Groovebulb, Six, New English, Tudor Rose and Bulb Studio. They work throughout the graphic communication sector as staff designers, consultants or freelancers, in areas such as information, advertising, promotional design, and interactive and multimedia design.

Campus location

Leicester , United Kingdom