Discover how to create visually striking imagery while gaining an understanding of marketing and photography.
If you’re fascinated by words and pictures, bursting with ideas, and a natural problem solver then this course is for you.
Please note: this course is currently undergoing programme review/revalidation.
Why Study Graphic Communication Design at Griffith?
Our BA (Hons) in Graphic Communication Design is a three-year level 8 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
- 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.
- The practical nature of the course encourages students to learn by doing while small class sizes ensure you can work closely with your tutors.
- The calibre of work produced by the Design Faculty has been recognised numerous times through industry awards and exhibitions.
- Our Design Faculty graduates work showcases during our annual Creative Week
- 100% continuous assessment means learners do not need to sit written exams.
- 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.
The next intake for this course will be:
- September 2021*
*subject to sufficient numbers
Are you applying through the CAO?
Read our CAO Guide for everything you need to know about applying through the CAO!
- Dublin: GC462
What our students say
Studying at Griffith has been the best experience ever. Studying Design here is not just about software - it’s very hands-on and you get the opportunity to combine traditional techniques with new techniques. I met people from around the world and having the opportunity to study with teachers who work in the industry was something I really enjoyed.