You will attend technical workshops throughout your first year, where you will be taught traditional and digital Graphic Communication skills and respond to current issues, concepts and, or a working brief. Our approach is to develop design skills whilst encouraging visual freedom and experimentation.

During the first part of the academic year you will explore the fundamentals of composition, typography and colour through an investigating and making process. Critical understanding of this subject will be developed to build your contextual knowledge and include international examples from the past and more recent times.

These new skills will form a foundation for the second part of the academic year, which consists of an exam unit, where you will draw upon previous learning experience to devise your own response to a design question. Throughout this creative journey you will be guided and supported by experienced teachers with commercial expertise who aim to identify and encourage your interests and skills to help you achieve your potential.