HND ART AND DESIGN: DIGITAL DESIGN & ILLUSTRATION - YEAR 2
This course will help you to engage with digital trends in graphic design and illustration. You will gain a realistic, industry-standard knowledge of the creative processes involved in graphic design and illustration, utilising current, specialist software and hardware, and experience of the client/designer relationship.
You will learn the rudimentary principles of graphic design and illustration whilst exploring the variety of approaches and techniques that contemporary digital and traditional designers use. You will engage with historical approaches and contemporary innovative practice and will experiment with various media and techniques. Students will primarily work within our specialist Mac studio with Creative Suite software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and InDesign.
What you need to qualify for entry...
HND Second Year:
A pass in the first year of a relevant HNC is required (including HND Art & Design Year 1 mandatories)
All applicants will have to show a portfolio of art work if selected for interview.
Course content includes:
- Graphic Design Techniques
- Illustration Techniques
- Personal Project
- Digital Media
- Design Semantics
- Development Drawing
- Creative Project
- Personal Investigation
- Advanced Project
1 Academic Year
August - June.
Applicants wishing to study on a part-time basis will be considered and should provide information on this in their personal statement and at interview.
The good news is that the majority of students, who successfully complete the course go on to study at degree level.
Destinations for our previous HNC/D students include:
Degree Courses: GSA; UWS; ECA; DJCAD; Grays; Heriot Watt; Cumbria; Birmingham; Wolverhampton; Leicester; Liverpool; Leeds; Goldsmiths; Falmouth; Farnham; St. Martins; Portsmouth; Huddersfield; Batley; Newcastle; Sunderland
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