Art and Design (Graphic Design)
Key Course Facts
Salary of all UK Graduates of others in creative arts and design
|15 months after graduation||3 years after graduation||5 years after graduation|
|25-75 percentile range||£15880 - £23400||£11760 - £21991||£13937 - £25916|
All others in creative arts and design courses in the UK
This course is aimed at people that want to become professional graphic designers. You will develop the necessary underpinning skills and understanding required to become a graphic designer. You will explore the role of typography, branding, illustration, information graphics and packaging within contemporary design practice. The course will focus on developing your creative practice, working with employers to develop employability skills. As you progress through the course, you will be encouraged to choose the direction of your project, so you can explore and develop your own visual language. This will be supported by individual and group tutorials.
What You Will Learn
Programme content: As a student of Art and Design (Graphic Design), HND you will study the following course modules.
Jobs & Career Perspectives
15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.
All others in creative arts and design courses of Canterbury College
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
Access to HE Course in an appropriate subject.
Mature Students who do not fit this profile but have relevant experience are welcomed on the programme.
English language requirements
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Art and Design (Graphic Design), HND, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Tuition Fees Art and Design (Graphic Design) HND
|England UK||£6000||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6000||year 1|
Additional fee information
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
How to apply
January 1, 2024
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Possible Entry Points:
- year 1 (Default entry point)
- year 2
About Canterbury College
Canterbury College is a member institution of the education group known as EKC, and it delivers its further and higher education courses in their modern campus situated in Canterbury, England. This college focuses primarily on getting A-Level students the results they need to progress onto university level education, but also provides a selection of apprenticeships, Maths & English support, and Adult Learner courses.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Graphic Design HND||West Herts College||85%||0%||20%||£6165||£6165||-||Watford||On campus Full-time|
|Graphic Design HND||University Centre at Salford City College||53%||-||35%||£7500||-||59||Salford||On campus Full-time|
|Graphic Design HND||North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College||85%||25%||35%||£5950||-||-||Nuneaton||On campus Full-time|
|Art and Design (Graphic Design) HND||Canterbury College||-||10%||25%||£6000||-||-||Canterbury||On campus Full-time|
|Art and Design: Graphic Design HND||Gloucestershire College||-||-||20%||£5700||£9000||-||Gloucester||On campus Full-time|
|Graphic Design with Photography HND||WCG -Warwickshire College Group||-||-||-||£7975||£8950||-||Leamington Spa||On campus Full-time|
|Graphic Design HND||Southport College||-||-||10%||£6165||-||-||Southport||On campus Full-time|
|Art and Design (Graphic Design) HNC||Morley College||-||-||10%||£6165||-||-||London||On campus Full-time|
|HNC Graphic Design (Tresham) HNC||Bedford College||-||-||10%||£2948||-||-||Bedford||On campus Part-time|
|Graphic Design HND||New City College||-||-||10%||£7000||-||-||London||On campus Full-time|