BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Course Duration

36 months

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About this Course

Are you a creative thinker? Do you want to know how to apply design theory and skills in practice? If the answer is yes, this BA (Hons) Graphic Design Degree with Arden University is the programme for you.

This online degree course explores everything from typography and basic image creation to more advanced digital design and animation and is underpinned with a focus on industry and the ever-evolving medium of design technology.

Each of the modules hone your graphic design skills so that you are ready to become a Graphic Designer in whatever business you choose. Arden’s Graphic Design Distance Learning course means you can study 100% online, whenever and wherever you choose, and even around other commitments.

On this Arden Graphic Design Degree course you will explore a broad range of digital technologies used within the creative industries. You will have the opportunity to enhance your knowledge of traditional mediums, such as typography, print and layout design through the use of a suite of digital mediums.

You will be encouraged to produce a broad range of industry related projects, from traditional print and web design, to animation, video and illustration. All of the modules are delivered online by Arden University, using innovative Distance Learning techniques.


  • Typography and Image Creation
  • Design History & Critical Thinking
  • Design and Layout
  • Illustration and Animation
  • Design Vocabulary
  • Digital & Analogue Moving Image
  • Studio Practice I
  • Studio Practice II
  • Reading Images I
  • Reading Images II
  • Self-Promotion and Packaging I
  • Visualising Concepts
  • Self-Promotion and Packaging II
  • Industry Competition Briefs
  • Dissertation
  • Major Project

About Arden University

Arden University

Arden University's ambition is to make Higher Education more accessible, engaging and beneficial to people everywhere. The flexible online and full-time study programmes and supportive learning experience makes them experts in online Higher Education. With Arden University you can study for Foundation, Degree, Master's and MBA programmes and when you study is up to you. Arden delivers Distance Learning programmes where all of your study is done online or face-to-face study in centres across the UK in London, Birmingham and Manchester, and also in Berlin, Germany.

Entry Requirements​

This Distance Learning BA (Hons) Degree in Graphic Design has standard entry requirements. To be eligible for this course at Arden University you must have either:

  • Two subjects at A-Level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level or equivalent; OR:
  • Completed a recognised Access Programme or equivalent.

For students whose prior learning was not taught in English, you must have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element).

If you have work experience

Arden are happy to consider an application for this Graphic Design Degree from you if you can show us you have the motivation to study the programme.

We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We’ll also ask you for references and evidence of relevant work experience that could help your application.

BA (Hons) Graphic Design

This online degree course explores everything from typography and basic image creation to more advanced digital design and animation.

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36 months


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