King George V College
ART- GRAPHIC DESIGN

GRAPHIC DESIGN AT KGV

The course covers a broad area of visual communication and design. You will be introduced to a wide variety of design possibilities which will help you develop your own practice as a designer. As well as researching, observing and designing, you will be able to explore and experiment with other media including photography, editorial design and digital manipulation.

This subject will give you a head start with developing the ability to visually communicate in many fields of the design industry allowing you to explore signage, adverts, menus, magazines, instruction manuals, graphic novels, packaging labels, designer labels, websites, TV graphics and much more.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

There are two assessed components of the course: a personal investigation and externally set assignment.

The personal investigation consists of a major in-depth, practical, critical and theoretical investigative project/theme-based portfolio.

For the externally set assignment you will develop a personal response to one of a varied range of stimuli. Developing your response during a preparatory study period culminating in 15 hour sustained focus study.

BUILD YOUR FUTURE

This is an exciting, innovative and challenging course. As part of the learning experience you can expect a wealth of workshops, local and international trips and creative experiences.

You will be expected to develop an open and exploratory approach to your work and to develop informed design skills, with an increasing awareness of contemporary issues.

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