Information Design





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About the course

 This in-depth design course covers all aspects of information design, marketing, advertising, print production and printing.

Benefits for Students

As a student of City of Bristol College, you will have free access for to:

The Latest Adobe Creative Cloud Applications, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, After Effects, Premier, Dreamweaver, Animate and many many more. You will also have access to Adobe Online and use of Adobes online platforms and cloud storage space for all your work and resources. This would normally cost you £15 per month but is absolutely free as part of your course

Microsoft Office, which includes Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint, as well as access to Office 365, which gives you online access to the web-based applications and 1TB of personal cloud storage space.


Entry Requirements

This course is primarily intended as Continuous Profession Development, applicants will probably have studied at HNC or degree level or have some basic knowledge of InDesign plus either Illustrator or Photoshop. All applicants are interviewed either personally or by telephone to assess their suitability for the course. 

What will I do on this course?

The course focuses on:

  • Communication across linguistic and cultural barriers  
  • Meaning and messages
  • Audience
  • Time and sequence  - narrative, time-based media
Who is it for?

This module is particularly appropriate for graphic and web designers who wish to further develop skills in information design. It will also be useful for those currently involved with aspects of information design, marketing, advertising, print production, and printing.

How to apply

 Please call us on 0117 312 5171, email to book an interview


How Is this course assessed?

Assessment will be 100% coursework comprising of a practical studio-based assignment. 

What could I do next?

Full-time or part-time Foundation Degree in Graphic Design with Interactive Multimedia or another Bitesize course such as Editorial Design.

Additional cost

You will need to purchase a USB stick with a good capacity (approxiamtely 5gb) to back-up your digital files and possibly one or two of the recommended reference books.


 You will need an interview for this course



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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