Bournemouth, United Kingdom

Graphic Design

when 27 July 2021 - 7 August 2021
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee GBP 1995


Study the effective use of visual design with communication. Learn to develop your skills in typography, design, editorial and editorial design.

Course Fees: £1,995

Including residential programme: £2,895

Through a combination of theory, workshops and practical projects, you’ll be introduced to the fundamentals of design including line, tone, colour theory, layout design, composition, type and image across digital and paper-based formats. With an emphasis on ideas-based problem solving, you’ll develop your critical awareness of visual communication and tackle typographic and design projects. You’ll also explore a variety of illustration methods and techniques to enhance your understanding of the design process and effectively communicate ideas in 2D and 3D forms.

You’ll enhance your abilities, confidence and understanding of photography in a range of creative contexts with the opportunity to explore composition, subject matter and lighting with a variety of photographic equipment, accessories and image editing software. You’ll look also at social, historical and theoretical issues surrounding visual communication, learning how to best create a story, respond to a professional brief and develop your own signature photographic style.

This course is ideal for anyone looking to develop their skills in typography, poster, editorial and digital design or simply to study the effective use of visual design within communication.

Course leader

AUB staff

Target group

Ages 15 years and over

Course aim

The course aims to:

Enhance your knowledge of all graphic design practices.
Develop your understanding of different influences and styles and media.
Give you the opportunity to explore the importance of graphic design in branding, marketing, advertising and packaging.
Foster your capabilities to plan, layout and realise any kind of publicity.
Teach the professional use of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.
Enhance your ability to visually communicate your ideas and develop your visual voice.
Provide expert support and enable you to increase your confidence through feedback in discussions with the tutor and the group.
Provide you with the essential skills to move into the professional arena or apply for FE/HE enhanced studies.

Credits info

Credits are available. Please contact us for details

Fee info

GBP 1995: Course fee
GBP 0: Residential fee