Course overview

Graphic Design Fundamentals 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.

Additional information

Who is it 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 will also be useful for those involved with aspects of marketing, advertising, print production and printing.

What you'll learn

This eight-week course will consist of eight topics, including an Introduction to Graphic Design, core design principles, typography, colour theory and using Adobe Creative Cloud.

Entry requirements

To join this course, you need to have an interest in exploring Graphic Design and have a willingness to experiment and explore the subject.

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 Foundation Degree in Graphic Design with Interactive Multimedia or another bitesize course such as Information Design.

Additional costs

There are no additional costs but you will need memory sticks and hard-drives to backup and submit work. We recommend bringing a small sketchbook/notebook to be able to visualise your ideas.

Blended learning

To keep our students and staff safe, we’re reducing the number of people in our buildings at one time.

To achieve this, most of our courses will include sessions taught at the college supported by online learning to help you reach your full potential.

Find out more about how we’ve adapted due to COVID-19.

Fees and applications

Please hover over the ‘i’ button to find out more about course fees and applications.

Graphic Design Fundamentals College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
FGE0287C01-2
Dates
21/01/2021 - 18/03/2021
Duration
8 weeks
Days
Thurs
Hours per week
2.75
Start Time
18:00
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £275. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
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Graphic Design Fundamentals College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
FGE0287C01-3
Dates
29/04/2021 - 24/06/2021
Duration
8 weeks
Days
Thurs
Hours per week
2.75
Start Time
18:00
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £275. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire
Graphic Design Fundamentals College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
FGE0287C01-1
Dates
01/10/2020 - 26/11/2020
Duration
8 weeks
Days
Thurs
Hours per week
2.75
Start Time
18:00
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £275. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire
Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
FGE0287C01-2 21/01/2021 - 18/03/2021 8 weeks Thurs 2.75 18:00 College Green Centre
This course costs £275. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
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FGE0287C01-3 29/04/2021 - 24/06/2021 8 weeks Thurs 2.75 18:00 College Green Centre
This course costs £275. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
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FGE0287C01-1 01/10/2020 - 26/11/2020 8 weeks Thurs 2.75 18:00 College Green Centre
This course costs £275. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
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