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University of the Arts London: Design for Visual Communication

Institution University of the Arts London View institution profile
Department London College of Communication, University of the Arts London
Telephone 020 7514 6569
Study type Taught


An intensive, vocational route into the graphic design profession that can also provide a portfolio for further study at postgraduate level, or acquire visual communication skills for your current profession. This course is taught at London College of Communication, at Elephant and Castle, part of University of the Arts London (UAL).

Why choose this course at London College of Communication

• The course provides an intensive vocational route into graphic design. • Build a distinctive portfolio of personal and research-based projects. • Improve your confidence in design judgement and decision-making skills. • The course supports a diverse range of media outputs including spatial design, screen-based design, traditional print and digital media. • The course also supports individual ambition in areas such as exhibition design, data visualisation, cross-media, publication design and branding. • You’ll be taught by experienced staff and will have the chance to collaborate with visiting tutors.We have a range of guest speakers such as, author Peter Chadwick (This Brutal House/World), exhibition designer Margot Lombaert, animator David Daniels (worked with Pink Floyd, Led Zepplin), PhD candidate Gill Brown and entrepreneur June Mineyama-Smithson (Mamimou).

About London College of Communication

London College of Communication is for the curious, the brave and the committed: those who want to transform themselves and the world around them. Through a diverse, world-leading community of teaching, research and partnerships with industry, we enable our students to succeed as future-facing creatives in the always-evolving design, media and screen industries. The London College of Communication experience is all about learning by doing. Our students get their hands dirty and develop their skills through the exploration of our facilities and technical spaces. Students work on live briefs and commissions, with everything from independent start-ups and charities in Southwark, through to major global companies, including Penguin, the National Trust and Royal Mail, to name a few.

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University of the Arts London


About University of the Arts London
University of the Arts London (UAL) is ranked 2 in the world for Art and Design in the 2022 QS World University Rankings®, for the fourth year in a row.  

We have a track record for launching and furthering careers. Our graduates can be found in every part and at every level of the creative and cultural sectors, from heads of …

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