Our BA (Hons) Graphic Design course at UCA Epsom is ambitious, student-led, focused and fosters strong connections between practice, theory and industry.
Our philosophy of graphic design is thinking through making, and our course adopts a practical and hands-on approach to the ever-expanding discipline.
While learning vital graphic design techniques and skills using high-level advanced technology and software, you'll also learn important business skills including the design process, looking for work and networking in the industry.
This course takes a practice-based look at the art of visual communication, learning both analogue and digital skills such as typography, illustration, moving image and social design within an encouraging and inspiring environment.
You’ll be taught by a team of practising industry professionals and researchers, with access to top-class facilities including letterpress, Risograph printer, laser-cutting, screen-printing and an Arduino maker space.
Through the first year you can expect to gain all the skills and knowledge you need to establish a critical practice and enable you to specialise within your areas of interest from the second year onwards.
You’ll participate in live briefs, talks and studio visits and meet some of the most influential names in graphic design. We have a history of winning world-renowned competitions including the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) and the International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD).
Our graduates forge successful and rewarding careers across a range of industries in roles like editorial design, advertising, interactive design and branding.
With a solid history of winning prestigious competitions at world-renowned institutions – including the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) and the International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD) – our graduates have gone on to forge successful and rewarding careers for themselves across a range of industries in roles such as editorial design, advertising, interactive design and branding.
Our team of experienced lecturers has years of experience and connections throughout a number of industries and a range of businesses, meaning that you’ll have the opportunity to network and learn from distinguished names such as Vaughan Oliver and Tony Brook from Spin, as well as take advantage of industry links with the likes of Eye Magazine, Baseline Magazine, and The Typographic Circle.