Certification: Top up Final Year (Sheffield Hallam University)
Duration: 1 year
Intakes: January, July
Program Outline
  • Sub Major – Graphic Design
    • Graduation Projects Graphic Design
  • Sub Major – Graphic Design: Motion
    • Graduation Projects Graphic Design Motion
  • Sub Major – Graphic Design: User Experience Design
    • Graduation Projects Graphic Design User Experience Design
  • Sub Major – Graphic Design: Advertising
    • Graduation Projects Graphic Design Advertising
  • Sub Major – Graphic Design: Packaging
    • Graduation Projects Graphic Design Packaging

Graphic Design

Graphic Design at SHU is a multi-disciplinary visual communication course that provides rich and varied experiences to develop your practice, including research methods, conceptual thinking, critical analysis and reflection, problem solving, making and production. The course is underpinned by a flexible and thematic curriculum that is responsive to change in professional practice and to new and emerging tools and technologies. Studio based project learning is contextualized and informed by a critical thinking underpinned by theory and history of the subject.
We will help you to understand your own visual language and develop your portfolio through the exploration of many different approaches to design. By the end of the course you will have all the necessary skills and expertise to engage with a wide range of complex graphic design problems. On this course you will have the opportunity to graduate in Graphic Design with a specialism, including Advertising, Motion, Packaging and User Experience Design. The content of the course allows for cross fertilization among these disciplines. This approach reinforces the changing needs of the design industry and the move towards collaborative and interdisciplinary teamwork.

Graphic Design
The underlying focus of the programme is on studio based creative practice in the highly demanding vocation of Graphic Design. It will enable you to develop a comprehensive understanding of the scope and demands of Graphic Design / Visual Communication. In addition it will provide you with opportunities to develop your potential as a creative practitioner and prepare you for a subsequent career within Graphic Design and other associated design disciplines.