What will I learn?

**Why choose this course?**Graphic Communication BA (Hons) will give you the freedom to create, conceptualise and bring your design ideas to life.Ideas and concepts are at the heart of this Graphic Communication degree with an emphasis on innovative and intelligent design solutions.Explore commercial, social, ethical, cultural and environmental issues through a mix of practical work, theoretical study, live industry projects, staff set and competition briefs. Confront the stereotypical and challenging conventions of image-making and communication, whilst learning traditional craft skills and the potential offered by new and emerging technologies.On Graphic Communication BA (Hons) you will have access to specialist resources, regular guest lecturers and industry contact, as well as the opportunity to work with live briefs and competitions. In recent years, several of our students have either been shortlisted or have gone on to win international design competitions, such as Penguin Random House Design awards, You Can Now (YCN) and Design and Art Direction (D&AD).Display and showcase your work during your Graphic Communication degree. We have had students participate in D&AD’s industry graduate degree show ‘New Blood’ in London*In 2020, Graphic Communication BA (Hons) received 100% Overall Satisfaction in the National Student Survey. 100% of students who took the survey said: “This course has challenged me to achieve my best work and is intellectually stimulating”, NSS 2020**By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that:**- You will experience student life at the University’s £330 million Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day and find out more. - Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new laptop** to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website (northampton.ac.uk/benefits).- Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Northampton delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.- Our expert academics teach in small groups supported with one to one assistance. Our academics and students form a tight bond, providing individualised support and guidance whilst challenging students academically.- We invest more money into your education than 90% of Universities in the UK*** - Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd. **The Northampton Employment Promise** - In fact, we’re so confident in our careers and employability support that if you achieve at least a 2:2 degree and complete either our Employability Plus Gold programme or achieve a Changemaker Gold Certificate during your time studying with us, but still haven’t secured full-time employment 12 months after graduating, we will secure a three – six month paid internship for you or support you into postgraduate study.✱ All study trips subject to national and local Covid-19 guidelines and restrictions. See our situation updates page for more on the University’s response to Covid-19: northampton.ac.uk/about-us/situation-updates/✱ ✱ see Eligibility criteria and Terms and Conditions: northampton.ac.uk/student-life/university-living-laptops-trips-and-internships/✱✱✱ source: Guardian University League Table 2020

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

26 September 2022


Main Site

Waterside Campus,

University Drive,



NN1 5PH, England

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