What will I learn?

**This exciting new course aims to meet the needs of future artists and designers in the contemporary creative industries. Dedicated pathways provide the opportunity to explore a specialist medium in detail, in preparation for further degree-level study or working in industry.****Within the HNC Art and Design course, the Graphic Design specialist pathway embraces the skills, language and knowledge needed to succeed at the cutting edge of this global communications industry. Students will be encouraged to explore their creativity, take risks, build their confidence, and prepare to reach their potential. Fields covered will include: branding, illustration and advertising.****For the course scheduled to begin in January 2022, course delivery is planned to run through continuously until the end of August 2022.****About the course**There is an emphasis on employability skills and the knowledge essential for students with entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations. Programme content is designed to be appropriate for entry to or progression within the creative sector and to enable progress to higher study at Level 5 on the Higher National Diploma (HND) and Level 6 BA (Hons) Art and Design top-up degree pathways.**HNC Core modules include:**- Professional Development - Contextual Studies - Individual Project - Techniques & Processes**Specialised mandatory units:**- Typography - Graphic Design Practices **Specialist optional units:**- select one or two units to make up to 120 credits of study**Assessments**A combination of traditional and innovative assessment methods are utilised such as: projects, presentations, industry work experience and individual or group assignments. There are no examinations.**Qualification awarded:**Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Art and Design (Graphic Design) - awarded by Pearson**Bursaries**We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2022-23 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk - for more information.**Your career and progression**From the HNC, students can progress to the Level 5 HND in Art and Design (Graphic Design) - (subject to validation), and then our Level 6 BA (Hons) Art and Design (Graphic Design) top-up degree (awarded by Nottingham Trent University) or similar. Art and design graduates are very much in demand in the creative arts and associated industries, such as marketing, publishing, branding, retail merchandising, design agencies and community arts organisations.

Which department am I in?

Art, Design, Fashion and Photography

Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

1 February 2022

Venue

City (Adams)

Nottingham College - The Adams Building,

Stoney Street The Lace Market,

Nottingham,

Nottinghamshire,

NG1 1NG, England

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

6 February 2023

Venue

City (Adams)

Nottingham College - The Adams Building,

Stoney Street The Lace Market,

Nottingham,

Nottinghamshire,

NG1 1NG, England

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