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BA Graphic Design overview

Graphic Design graduates from NUA have an outstanding employment history and have gone on to found many of the leading agencies in the country. The practical, forward-thinking course focuses on visual identity incorporating branding and packaging.

Individual projects and collaborations with fellow students will encourage you to explore how an identity or brand works in the real world. There is a focus on creative problem solving to find original design solutions.

Within your studio practice you will have the opportunity to work on live briefs set by industry. A guest lecture programme further supports your understanding of the skills and attitude needed in the workplace.

The success of NUA’s approach to graphic design, which emphasises the importance of the ‘idea’ and original thinking, can be seen though our students strong performance in competitions such as D&AD and the YCN Student Awards.

Technical competency and creative thinking make NUA graduates stand out.

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NUA’s graphics courses are industry-relevant and producing the highly skilled, talented thinkers who are so in demand in the UK’s creative sectors. It is our first port of call for graduates.

Jim Sutherland
Founder of Hat-trick design
NUA Graduate

Graphic Design

Graphic Design Degree Show 2014

Visit the Graphic Design 2014 Degree Show website.

Graphics showreel 2014

Watch a showreel of final year work by NUA Graphics students.

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Creative Skillset‘s course accreditation scheme, devised in consultation with industry and education providers, recognises courses within the UK that provide exceptional standards of training.

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Senior Lecturers Lucy Blazey and Victoria Winteringham answer your frequently asked questions about the course.


Student work

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Digital Design Studios

Campus Resources

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Teaching Staff

Read about the achievements of the practitioners who teach on this course.

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Consider your career progression as a NUA graduate.


Course Content

Our course combines practical making and professional skills.



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