Art and Design (Graphical Communication) GCSE

Art and Design (Graphical Communication) GCSE

This course will introduce you to the exciting world of graphic communication. This is the process of designing primarily visual material to convey information, ideas, meaning and emotions in response to a given brief.

During this course, you cover a number of areas and techniques including:

  • Communication Graphics

  • Design for Print, Advertising and Branding

  • Illustration

  • Packaging Design and Typography

You will complete a range of creative and exciting projects which will culminate in a portfolio of work that you can use to progress to either A Levels or vocational subjects in Art and Design-related subjects.

For general enquiries, please contact: admissions@newcollege.ac.uk.

Entry requirements

You will need a genuine interest and passion for art and design. If you obtained mainly 3/D grades at GCSE, you may want to undertake a package of GCSEs alongside this one.

Future career and study opportunities

Our college offers a wide range of Art and Design courses at L3/A Level.

With five GCSEs at Grade 4 you could progress to:

  • an A Level in Fine Art, Graphics and Illustration

  • Product Design or Fashion and Textiles

Or an Extended Diploma at Level 3 in in Art and Design, Photography, Graphic Design, Textiles and Fashion, Media Make-up or Creative Digital Media (Games Design).

These pathways will help you pursue an exciting career in the creative industries.

Additional resources/costs

You will be given access to all the resources you need for this course.

Contact

If you have a question about this or any other full-time course, email admissions@newcollege.ac.uk or call 01793 611470

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