BA in Graphic Communication Design




3 Years

Validated by



Full-Time / Part-Time


Dublin Main Campus

NFQ Level


If you’re fascinated by words and pictures, bursting with ideas, and a natural problem solver then this course is for you.

Discover how Graphic Design is used to create visually striking imagery to communicate an expression of ideas and experiences using images, words , photographs, graphic elements and digital tools to a target market.


Why Study Graphic Communication Design at Griffith

Our BA in Graphic Communication Design is a three-year level 7 degree course available on a full-time basis. This challenging degree will teach you how to continuously respond with creativity, and create innovative visuals while developing a keen understanding of consumer culture and market trends.
  • Achieve an honours degree in Graphic Communication Design in three years.
  • Investigate up-to-the-minute tools and trends of the trade, including introductory and advanced web design
  • Full access to Student Adobe Creative Cloud - All Apps plan, which gives you 20+ cutting-edge creative tools for desktop, mobile, and web
  • A broad range of modules, including business and marketing aim to prepare the students for the Design industry.
  • Receive a solid foundation in traditional design practices alongside modern concepts of graphic design and develop your skills and style across multiple media.
  • Learn to think creatively when faced with design challenges, adapt to industry changes, and recognise key trends and the integral role of target markets and consumer culture in their design.

Course Highlights

Course Highlights 

  • Class Field Trips - Every year classes travel to current and historical places of design importance, both nationally and internationally. Previous trips have included London, Rome, Milan, Berlin, Paris, Bilbao, Barcelona, and Venice.
  • Industry Links - You will be taught by practising architects, designers, buyers, and art historians. Professionals from the industry regularly give guest lectures.​

Questions? Have a look at our FAQ section.

Intake Dates

The next intake for this course will be:

  • September*

*subject to sufficient numbers


CAO Code: GC480

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