All about our Graphic Design A-Level course:

A taste...

Students on this course will engage with a wide variety of technical and creative disciplines ranging from hand-drawn sketches to computer generated designs. You will be immersed in a wide variety of approaches to visual communication such as; posters, adverts, logos, album covers, t-shirts and motion graphics. The significance of typography will also be explored with an emphasis on how the careful combination of words and images can completely alter the reading of a text.

The details

Distinctive modules include: - Illustration - Branding and typography - Digital and print design - Animation and special effects - Web and app design - Game design

How is this course assessed?

This course is 60% coursework unit and 40% exam unit. Both are internally assessed and externally moderated.

Examining Body


What about careers?

Progress onto higher education, university, foundation course or an apprenticeship. Future careers include: graphic designer, illustrator, print maker, interior and spatial designer, marketer and more.

Which other courses does this combine well with?

Design Engineer Construct, Art & Design, Photography, Media Studies.