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Postgraduate Diploma On Campus

Design for Visual Communication

University of the Arts London (UAL)

7 months
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15280 GBP/full
7480 GBP/full
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About

The Postgraduate Diploma Design for Visual Communication at University of the Arts London (UAL) is an intensive, vocational route into the graphic design profession that can also provide a portfolio for further study at postgraduate level, or acquire visual communication skills for your current profession.

Overview

The Postgraduate Diploma Design for Visual Communication at University of the Arts London (UAL) is designed to build design skills even if you are relatively new to the subject of graphic design. The course provides you with a strong, vocational portfolio and is also useful in building your confidence to undertake further postgraduate study at Masters level.

This course would benefit people from a diverse range of professional backgrounds who wish to enhance their visual communication skills. Previous students have used these skills to present legal research or financial data in a clear and engaging manner.

The course recognises that graphic design is one of the most important and influential of what has become known as the creative industries and that it contributes significantly, directly and indirectly, to our economic and cultural well-being.

Distinctive features

  • The Postgraduate Diploma is an intensive, full-time course
  • Supports career conversion, step up to Masters study and the acquisition of visual communication skills for your professional practice
  • Ideal for those with a more developed design-related portfolio

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Research and Development 
  • Design Resolution 
  • Professional and Academic Context
  • Collaborative Unit
  • Project Proposal and Realisation 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 7 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

Entry requirements

  • Honours degree 
  • Possession of equivalent qualifications
  • Prior experiential learning, the outcome of which can be demonstrated to be equivalent to formal qualifications otherwise required
  • Or a combination of formal qualifications and experiential learning which, taken together, can be demonstrated to be equivalent to formal qualifications otherwise required
  • If your first language is not English, you can check you have achieved the correct IELTS level in English
  • Employment history
  • CV
  • Personal statement
  • Portfolio
  • There is no requirement for a study proposal

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15280 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15280 GBP for the full programme during 7 months.
  • National

    7480 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7480 GBP for the full programme during 7 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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