NUA produces highly skilled, talented thinkers who are in demand in the UK’s creative sectors.
Founder, Hat-trick design and NUA graduate
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.
Visit the Graphic Design 2014 Degree Show website.
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.
Find out about how the course combines practical making and professional skills in Years 1, 2 and 3 and more about the programme of Visiting Lecturers.
You get to know tutors really well. The studio culture is so strong. Everyone is there to support you when you need help
Graphic Design student
When it came to getting a job, NUA’s reputation preceded itself as an institute of excellence and within two weeks I had accepted a position.
Consider your career progression as a NUA graduate and read about the experiences of graduates such as Junior Graphic Designer Lillia Bolton.
We bring in regular industry professionals to talk and that really helps students.
Senior Lecturers Lucy Blazey and Victoria Winteringham answer your frequently asked questions about the course.
See the industry-standard facilities available to students.
Read about the achievements of the practitioners who teach on this course.
The best way to experience what NUA has to offer is to see for yourself at one of our open days for undergraduate or postgraduate courses.
To find out more about how to apply for a course at NUA, talk to Lou, Tom or Tori in the following ways:
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