BA (Hons) in Graphic Communication Design

Type

Undergraduate

Duration

3 Years Full-Time

Validated by

QQI

Mode

Full-Time

Campus

Dublin Main Campus

NFQ Level

8

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...

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.
  • 100% continuous assessment means learners do not need to sit written exams.
  • Full access to Student Adobe Creative Cloud - All Apps plan, which gives you 20+ cutting-edge creative tools for desktop, mobile, and web.

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

Are you applying through the CAO?

Read our CAO Guide for everything you need to know about applying through the CAO!

Course Codes

  • 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.

Ruth Campo
BA (Hons) in Graphic Communication Design

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