Graphic design is the future of art and media, and it’s never been more important to stay ahead of the game with our modern and ever-changing technology. You will get the chance to learn and grow with BIFE’s state-of-the-art and industry standard design facilities and computer software such as Adobe suite – Photoshop, In Design, and Dreamweaver.
On successful completion of first year, you will be offered the chance to participate in second year’s more advanced course, as well as to show off your proud work at BIFE’s end of year exhibition. There are plenty of higher education progression options available to you, here and abroad, as well as the chance to join the one of the world’s most in-demand workforce.
Certification: BTEC Higher National Diploma in Graphic Design Level 6+ Equivalent on NFQ
Duration: Two Years
Location: Bray Institute of Further Education
Programme of Study
Year One (HNC)
Visual Communications in Art & Design, Ideas Generation & Development in Art & Design, Contextual & Cultural Referencing in Art & Design, Professional Practice in Art & Design, Corporate Identity in Graphic Design, Interactive Media Web Authoring 3D Computer Modelling and Animation and Digital Image Creation & Development.
Year Two (HNC)
Project Design, Implementation & Evaluation, Typographic Skills, Editorial Design, Packaging in Graphic Design, Ideas in Context, Visual Language Photography ,Business Practice in Art & Design and Critical Study in Art & Design.
Components subject to change.
Entry Requirements: Leaving Certificate or equivalent with some higher papers. QQI Level 5 award in a related discipline. Mature Applicants – experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications. Places are offered following a successful interview. Learners should be computer literate. Applicants must bring a portfolio/ collection of work to the interview.
Why not take those first steps now? Call Bray Institute of Further Education on 085 745 9943 for more information on enrolling and starting your new career.