BA and BA(hons) in Graphic & Digital Design
A graphic designer solves communication challenges through the design of logos / visual identities, apps, websites, user interfaces (UI), user experiences (UX), books, signage, illustrations, motion graphic animations. They primarily design for others, using the design process to firstly understand a client’s needs and intended audience. They generate ideas and bring them to life in exciting and memorable ways.
The Graphic and Digital Design programme develops graduates who combine critical and holistic thinking with the visual and technical design skills required for a successful career in an increasingly multi-disciplinary industry. As a consequence of technological advancement, the methods in which we share and consume information has fundamentally changed. Graduates entering industry today and tomorrow will need to be able to negotiate more diverse and complex communication challenges and to present across physical and digital platforms. The raising demand for motion and interactive design is reflected in our restructuring of learning objectives. Graduates are now equipped to seek employment in the areas of User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) design.
At LYIT, our key objective is to ensure that our graduates will be able to analyse and understand diverse communication challenges and respond appropriately with, engaging well-crafted solutions.
3 years full-time BA with an add-on one year Honours Degree
Work Placement in year 3
Wide range of job opportunities
Five great reasons to apply
- Regular opportunities to engage with 'real world' live briefs
- Regular opportunities to participate in national and international design competitions
- Workplace based learning in year 3
- Varied employment prospects
- Close relationship with tutors