Graphic Design - HND YR1

Course Introduction

This course enables students to gain skills to become successful graphic designers and introduces students to the world of Creative Industries. Topics covered include Photography, Mixed Media, Typography, Digital Imaging, and Sustainable Design. Assessment is through a wide range of design briefs, which are often client-initiated, that will develop the student’s skills. The course is suitable for those who wish to progress to University to study design.


Qualifications

HND in Graphic Design at SCQF Level 7 and 8


Delivery

Full-time 72 week course over 2 academic years, 2 to 3 days per week in College,


Location

Scottish Borders Campus

Entry Requirements

2 Highers – preferably including Higher English, Higher Art and Design or Higher Graphic Communication. All applicants will be expected to bring a portfolio of work to an interview session. Candidates without any formal academic qualifications may be considered at an interview session.

Progression Opportunities

This HND can be your gateway to employment in the creative industries or progression onto various degree courses at universities throughout the UK