Reasons to study Graphic Design (Illustration) at De Montfort University (DMU):
- DMU has achieved Gold, the highest ranking possible under the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
Indicating the outstanding learning and teaching on offer at DMU. [Office for Students, 2017]
- 89.5% of our Graphic Design (Illustration) graduates from summer 2017 are in work or further study after graduating
According to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) 2016-17 report
- Graphic Design was awarded 100% Overall Student Satisfaction
In the latest National Student Survey 2018
Expand your portfolio with the F10 Design Society
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.
- Support from the Leicester Media School Drawing Centre (LMSDC)
providing DMU students with extracurricular pastoral support for the Visual courses in the School. A drawing school for developing artists and designers to have a creative forum and discourse.
Gurus and Grasshoppers mentoring scheme
Benefit from support from your peers, and gain ownership of your course; final year students mentor new students on formal assignments, and additional areas they identify together
Newly developed, dedicated facilities
Enjoy open access to our brand new multi-purpose studios with specialist facilities such as; iMacs and large format printing, letterpress and 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. Previous #DMUglobal trips have included New York, Berlin, Hong Kong, China, Canada, Japan, South Africa, Russia and Italy to name a few.
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
Find out what makes a great portfolio
Graphic Design portfolio advice
*The latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, 2013/14
Graduate success and news
Danielle sees her designs on Paperchase shelves after winning national competition
Amy's career kick-started thanks to DMU Graduate Champions
Gold, silver and bronze - DMU students clean up at packaging awards!
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