Admission open for April and September 2021

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Course Details

Pearson BTEC HND Diploma Art & Design - Graphic Design

David Game Higher Education

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Course Summary

The Higher National Diploma in Art & Design at David Game College is a fast track pathway to a successful career in the creative industries.
The Graphic Design specialist pathways provide an introduction into a wide range of graphics disciplines, allowing you to specialise in whichever aspect of the graphic design industry you wish to pursue.

This course focuses on the development of design skills, practical programme knowledge and technical ability to work in a Design environment. You will study a range of modules, that develop skills in typography, digital output, infographics, packaging, motion graphics and editorial design. You will also be further prepared by core skills development in visual communication, responding to professional briefs & contextual studies.

Entry Requirement

UK and EU Students:

Candidates will need one of the following:

BTEC Level 3 Diploma, Access to Higher Education Diploma
1 A level / 2 AS levels, BTEC Art Foundation Diploma or other Level 3 UK / Overseas qualification.
Applicants with significant work experience are also eligible for consideration following portfolio assessment and interview

Note: DGHE will not be recruiting international students under the Tier 4 student visa system during the 2018/19 and 2019/20 academic years.

Overseas learners must show proficiency in the English language and have an appropriate qualification equivalent to IELTS 5.5

Restrictions on learner entry

The BTEC Higher National qualifications are accredited on the RQF for learners aged 18 years and over


Year one
  • Typography
  • Graphic Design Practices
  • Communication in Art & Design
  • Visual Narratives
  • Professional Practice
  • Contextual Studies
  • Pearson Set Project
  • Techniques & Processes
Year Two
  • Advanced Graphic Design
  • Digital Animation
  • Art Direction
  • Branding & Identity
  • Professional Practice
  • Applied Practice Collaboration Project




September, February


2 Years

Study Mode

Full Time

Tution Fees

UK/EU tution fees starting from: £6000

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