The three year BA (Hons) validated programme offers you the chance to explore graphic design through a variety of traditional and digital media. The curriculum is based around holistic project-based teaching that emphasises an approach of design practice informed by research and analysis. Develop skills in design software, advertising, packaging, photography, drawing, printing and audio visual communication.
Graphic Design is one of the most far-reaching of creative design disciplines. This innovative validated programme supplies you with all the skills you need to succeed in your future career as a professional Graphic Designer.
Graphic designers create visual representation of ideas and messages using type, symbols, layout and images. More than ever within this lively and competitive sector of the design industry, design professionals require the skills to communicate messages in increasingly imaginative ways.
There is an emphasis on breadth of style and medium throughout this programme. You will explore many processes during the programme, including typography, editorial design, design for brands, photography, three-dimensional design, image-making, design for web, design for mobile devices and book design.
This programme will empower you with creative problem solving skills and technical knowledge that will enable you to work and contribute within the dynamic and continuously developing world of Graphic Design and visual communication. You will graduate from Marbella Design Academy equipped to go into a professional world able to think, communicate, collaborate, generate creative responses and solve any brief given to you.
Graphic Design graduates from Marbella Design Academy can look forward to pursuing careers in corporate identity and branding, design for editorial and print, book design, advertising, packaging and point of purchase design or set up their own businesses.
Graphic Design is an ever-evolving field, as multifaceted as it is in demand.
Graphic Designers are required for a diverse variety of products and activities; websites, advertising, books, magazines, posters, computer games, product packaging, exhibitions and displays, corporate communications and corporate identity.
As a graphic designer you will create systems, solve problems and communicate ideas in order to direct, inform, entertain and challenge. The core skills of a graphic designer are rooted in communication, narrative, typography and an understanding of markets, people, stakeholders and intentions. Graphic design work have an important impact on economic, political, social, cultural and the personal life of all of us.
Through the programme, you will progress from graphic experimentation into customised specialised interests, concluding in your final portfolio.