Course overview

Fundamentals in Graphic Design City of Bristol College

Learn how to communicate visually with this eight-week, evening course in graphic design.

You will explore:

  • The concept of creative thinking
  • The core principles of design and the elements used
  • The basics of typography

You will also learn how to use Adobe Creative Cloud’s essential design software.

Dates and applications

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Fundamentals in Graphic Design College Green Centre
Course Code
07/03/2024 - 09/05/2024
8 weeks
Hours per week
Start Time
College Green Centre
This course costs £300. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
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Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
FGE0287C01-2 07/03/2024 - 09/05/2024 8 weeks Thurs 3.00 18:00 College Green Centre
This course costs £300. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
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Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is for adults aged 19 or over who are looking to explore a career in or learn more about graphic design. You may already work in a creative role, but are looking to develop skills in graphic design.

It may also be useful for those involved with aspects of marketing, advertising, print production and printing.

What you'll learn

Join our eight-week evening course in graphic design to master visual communication.

This comprehensive programme covers creative thinking, core design principles, essential elements, typography, and the use of Adobe Creative Cloud software.

Through a series of workshops and an overarching brief, you’ll gain a deep understanding of graphic design, starting with an Introduction to graphic design and progressing to further topics such as colour theory and Adobe Creative Cloud utilisation.

Course entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements or interviews for this course.

Learners should have a keen interest in Graphic Design and a desire to learn more techniques in a friendly and supportive setting.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

There is no formal assessment, but you will complete tasks and compile a portfolio of work on the course.

Future career and study opportunities

After completing this course, you can progress onto full-time and part-time HNC and HND qualifications in Graphic Design.

Additional costs

There are no additional costs but you will need to bring a small sketchbook/notebook to be able to visualise your ideas.

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