Graphic Design HND Level 5 (Part Time)

HND

The Level 4 Higher National Certificate / Higher national diploma in Graphic Design offers students a broad introduction to different creative experiences, linked to graphics.

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Level 5

Attendance - Part-time
Duration - 2 years
Start date - September-June
Where - Pioneer Higher Skills Centre

Course Overview

This pathway allows students to investigate new skills, whilst exploring ways of working collaboratively and independently. This approach allows a thorough understanding of how graphics is applied to creativity and critically, employability. Students will have the opportunity to develop via a mandatory core of learning outcomes.
A wide range of sector knowledge is gained through study, connected to practical skills obtained via research, self-directed study, directed study and workplace scenarios. The course also comprises of practical workshops and demonstrations, lectures, guest lecturers, competitions, national and international visits and gallery visits.
Optional units allow the acquisition of a variety of cross sectional skills and experiences across the graphics sector at Level 4. This effectively builds and underpins core skills whilst preparing students for a directed study approach at Level 5.
It will culminate in an end of year exhibition giving you the opportunity to showcase your work in a professional setting to members of the public and industry professionals.
This pathway allows students to investigate new skills, whilst exploring ways of working collaboratively and independently. This approach allows a thorough understanding of how graphics is applied to creativity and critically, employability. Students will have the opportunity to develop via a mandatory core of learning outcomes.
Optional units allow the acquisition of a variety of cross sectional skills and experiences across the graphics sector at Level 4. This effectively builds and underpins core skills whilst preparing students for a directed study approach at Level 5.
A wide range of sector knowledge is gained through study, connected to practical skills obtained via research, self-directed study, directed study and workplace scenarios. The course also comprises of practical workshops and demonstrations, lectures, guest lecturers, competitions, national and international visits and gallery visits.
It will culminate in an end of year exhibition giving you the opportunity to showcase your work in a professional setting to members of the public and industry professionals.

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A HNC level 4 or equivalent subject related qualification and GCSE English and maths at grade 4/C or above.
Following the Graphic Design HNC you can progress on to the HND course or into industry.
Once you are qualified you could work as a Graphic Designer, MAC Artist, Digital Designer, Web Designer, Art Director and Image Retoucher

£6,950

Why work in the Art & Design Industry?

Employment in Art, Performance and Design roles are down 2.7% since 2018

Wide range of jobs in the Why work in the Art & Design Industry

Excellent choice of employers in the area

Advertising Accounts Managers and Creative Directors

£17,410

Artists

£8,040

Actors, Entertainers and Presenters

£8,040

Dancers and Choreographers

£8,040

Qualifications & levels explained

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