Reasons to study Graphic Design (Illustration) at De Montfort University:
- Develop your practical and professional skills on live project briefs,
set by real clients from the design industry, and participate in national and international competitions. 91% of graduates are in work or further study within six months*
- Incredible student success
our students won 11 awards at the Starpack Awards 2016, regularly take part in industry-set competitions and have had their work on sale in Paperchase
- Dedicated work placements
enhance your practical and professional skills, with recent Technology placements undertaken at GlaxoSmithKline, Jagex Ltd and PepsiCo UK
- F10 Design Society
develop your skills further working with professional clients to enhance your practical techniques, and expand your portfolio by using your skills and ideas to respond to live briefs
- Gurus and Grasshoppers mentoring scheme
final year students mentor and support new students to gain ownership of the course, and input into a successful student community
- Industry-standard facilities
including open access multi-purpose studios fully equipped with iMacs and large format printing, letterpress, screening facilities; as well as access to green screen studios, videos and audio editing suites, and large photography and printmaking workshops
- Enjoy an international experience with #DMUglobal
we offer all students the opportunity to take part in a #DMUglobal experience, which can enrich your studies and expand your cultural horizons. Recent students on this course visited Amsterdam to explore the world-famous Stedelijk Museum.
* The latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, 2014/15
This course will give you practical skills in a wide range of specialist areas of professional interactive graphic design.
You will work on a series of major personal projects to build your portfolio and professional skills, including undertaking live briefs from the design industry.
This industry-focused course ensures you will experience what it takes to be a successful interactive graphic designer and graduate with a portfolio demonstrating your capabilities and talents.
This course is designed for those with a specific interest in the cutting edge digital arts. Our well established Graphic Design courses focus more on traditional and core design skills such as editorial design, image making or advertising, whilst this programme focuses on pushing the conventions of digital applications and user experiences through a hands-on approach in communicating visual solutions and spaces to a wide audience.
"This course has broadened my skill set incredibly, opened up my mind to new ways of thinking using different methods, and given me the chance to experiment with ways of working that I wouldn’t have otherwise. "
Lucy Depardieu, Graphic Design and Illustration graduate
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*The latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, 2013/14
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