Visual Communication Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Visual Communication (with Integrated Foundation & Professional Practice Years) BA (Hons) University for the Creative Arts 76% 6% 3% £9250 £17500 144 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Visual Communication BA (Hons) University for the Creative Arts 76% 6% 3% £9250 £17500 144 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Graphic Design and Illustration (Visual Communication) BA (Hons) University of East London 77% 6% 7% £9250 £13920 98 London On campus Full-time
Visual Communication (with Integrated Foundation Year) BA (Hons) University for the Creative Arts 76% 6% 3% £9250 £17500 144 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Graphic Design (Visual Communication & Illustration) BA (Hons) University of West London 92% 0% 5% £9250 £16250 114 Ealing On campus Full-time
Illustration with Foundation BA (Hons) University of Westminster 58% 15% 5% £9250 £15400 142 London On campus Full-time
Visual Communication BA (Hons) Leeds Arts University 60% 0% 5% £9250 £16700 138 Leeds On campus Full-time
Visual Communication (with Professional Practice Year) BA (Hons) University for the Creative Arts 76% 6% 3% £9250 £17500 144 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Visual Design BA (Hons) Istituto Marangoni 60% - 12% £14100 £19300 98 London On campus Full-time
Visual Communication HND University of the Highlands and Islands - 5% 30% £7110 £7110 £7980 £8775 139 Inverness On campus Full-time
Illustration BA (Hons) East Sussex College - 15% 20% £7995 £9000 - Eastbourne On campus Full-time
Photography BA (Hons) East Sussex College - 5% 15% £7995 £9000 - Eastbourne On campus Full-time
Graphic Design BA (Hons) East Sussex College - 5% 15% £7995 £9000 - Eastbourne On campus Full-time
Visual Communication and Design BA (Hons) University of the Highlands and Islands 90% 0% 25% - - 146 Inverness On campus Full-time
Live Visual Design & Production BA (Hons) Backstage Academy - - - £9000 - 130 Pontefract On campus Full-time
Visual Communication (with Integrated International Foundation Year) BA (Hons) University for the Creative Arts - - - £9250 £17500 - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Visual Communication (with Integrated International Foundation & Professional Practice Years) BA (Hons) University for the Creative Arts - - - £9250 £17500 - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Visual Communication: Illustration MA London Metropolitan University - - - £1170 £2020 - London On campus Part-time
Visual Communication (Level 6) BA (Hons) University of Gloucestershire - - - £9250 £15000 £15450 - Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Visual Communication BA (Hons) Arts University Bournemouth - - - £9250 £17950 - Poole On campus Full-time
Visual Communication HNC University of the Highlands and Islands - - - £7110 £7110 £7980 £8775 - Inverness On campus Full-time
Visual Design (Sandwich) BA (Hons) Istituto Marangoni - - - £14100 £19300 - London On campus Full-time
Visual Communication (Level 6) BA (Hons) University of Gloucestershire - - - £9250 £15450 - Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Visual Communication MA University for the Creative Arts - - - £10500 £17500 - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Illustration BA (Hons) University of Westminster - - - £9250 £15400 - London On campus Full-time
Visual Communication: Graphic Design MA London Metropolitan University - - - £1170 £2020 - London On campus Part-time
Graphic Design and Illustration (Visual Communication) (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) University of East London - - - £9250 £13920 - London On campus Full-time
Design (Visual Communication) MA Bath Spa University - - - £9520 £17760 - Bath On campus Full-time
Visual Communication MA Plymouth College of Art - - - £4850 £8800 - Plymouth On campus Part-time
Studio Practice (Visual Communication) (Top-Up) BA (Hons) University for the Creative Arts - - - £9250 £16950 - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Visual Communication MA Southampton Solent University - - - £4250 - - Southampton On campus Part-time
Visual Communication MA Birmingham City University - - - - - - Birmingham On campus Full-time
Digital and Visual Communications MA University of Wolverhampton - - - - - - Wolverhampton On campus Part-time
Visual Communication MA Canterbury Christ Church University - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Visual Communication Illustration & Animation MA Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts - - - - - - Cambridge On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
65 /100
91296 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Visual Communication

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22025 £20113 £23568
25-75 percentile range £19981 - £25071 £15144 - £24676 £17604 - £29974

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22178 £20914 £24774
25-75 percentile range £19675 - £25027 £16034 - £25439 £18391 - £30927

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Visual Communication

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Visual Communication who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Visual Communication

  • Communication Agencies
  • The Civil Service
  • Further and Higher Education Institutions
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Local Government
  • Marketing Organisations
  • Media Companies
  • The Newspaper Industry
  • PR Consultancies
  • Publishing Companies
  • TV and Radio Companies

Specialisations within Visual Communication

  • Web and Digital Media
  • Design Reproduction Technology
  • Communication Design
  • Interaction and Interactive Design
  • User Experience
  • Motion Design
  • 3D Digital Design

Jobs of graduates of Visual Communication (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Visual Communication at Anglia Ruskin University

30% Elementary occupations
10% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
10% Design occupations
10% Administrative occupations
10% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Media Professionals
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Sales occupations
5% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
5% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Visual Communication

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Visual Communication, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Visual Communication is the study of/training in the use of artistic techniques in design to impart information.

The median salary of graduates of Visual Communication was £22025 15 months after graduation, £20113 3 years after graduation and £23568 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Visual Communication studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Higher National Diploma - HND
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Higher National Certificate - HNC