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Graphic design courses and workshops across the UK. Learn about typography, poster design, publications using traditional techniques as well as computer applications such as Photoshop, In Design and Illustrator. Explore logos and layouts and hone your graphic design skills!

£595
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 1st October 2018
One week intensive course or ten-week evening class in Adobe Creative Suite on the PC for Marketing and Communications. This course will teach you the principles of effective desktop publishing on the PC. It's ideal if you are working in-house for a marketing or communications team, and it is equally relevant if you are self-employed or involved in a start-up company. The course will provide you with guidance on what makes good layout design, and...
£395
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th November 2018
The growth of video content on DSLR cameras, desktop, tablet and mobile devices has been incredible - and this trend looks set to continue. This course provides a comprehensive grounding in Adobe Premiere and gives you the skills to bring your ideas to life, creating sequences for multimedia and the web. The course covers hints and tips on timing, project management issues and the video effects and compression methods that can make all the difference...
£10465
Online
The Creative Arts Open Degree provides a unique opportunity for OCA students to fulfil their creative potential through studying two disciplines in depth to degree level. The development of a new level six programme for this degree gives a real opportunity to grow in its ability to merge two separate disciplines and create one final body of work, contextualise this work and develop an understanding of a professional practice. Degree aims To widen access to...
£10465
Online
The OCA BA (Hons) Graphic Design degree curriculum focuses on the visual language of graphic design and application of creative problem solving to deliver visual solutions that communicate effectively. The combination of typography, image and layout are the basic visual building blocks of graphic design and are explored through an investigation of visual language and dynamics, in relationship to wider visual culture and through their application in a range of design contexts. A practical and...
£10465
Online
With our open learning approach, the OCA’s Visual Communications degree (comprising of Graphic Design and Illustration courses) provides a real alternative to traditional campus based learning. Our inspiring course materials enable you to work at your own pace, in your own time, and whenever you choose to study. The BA (Hons) Visual communication course offers an accessible distance learning experience through which students are encouraged to develop a sense of visual enquiry, expand their horizons,...
£1315
South Yorkshire
The unit aims to provide a broad practical and contextual introduction to book design. It introduces basic design processes, skills and techniques through a range of assignments that explore layout, book binding, and basic design skills. You will apply your knowledge and understanding of book design by undertaking a range of practical tasks that requires the development of ideas and research, the application of design principles, exploring visual language and narrative within books, and a...
£595
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 3rd October 2018
This course suitable for anyone new to CAD who needs to use this software in their work. You will learn the basics of the computer programmes needed for 3D product design. Programmes taught will include AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Solid Works. During this course you will: produce technical drawings and measurements in AutoCAD render sketches and produce presentation boards in Photoshop and Illustrator learn 3D CAD modelling in Solid Works. What will you gain?...
£1315
Online
This Open course is a broad-based introduction to a range of contemporary creative arts for students new to the creative arts. It’s a compulsory for all students who select the creative arts Open degree, and can be studied as your first, second or third Open course at level one (HE4). We advise you to study it first though, because you’ll effectively get a taster of several arts subjects as you work through the programme of...
£425
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 2nd May 2019
This course is aimed at those with an understanding of graphic design, ideally through professional experience or by having attended a beginners course at NTU or elsewhere. The course is suitable for those wishing to hone and expand their creative skills with a focus on ideas, creative thinking and visual problem solving, promoting their creativity at a professional, commercial audience. Workshop and project-based sessions will combine theoretical discussions with practical applications. Ideally you should have...
£1315
Online
The course provides a practical and contextual introduction to the visual language, practices and processes of graphic design. You will develop an understanding of the basic visual language of graphic design, including typography, composition and layout through predominantly paper-based graphic design practices, such as poster design, page layout and logo design using both hand-rendered and computer techniques. You will explore creative problem solving, research as well as the processes for generating ideas. Central to the...