Undergraduate Show 2016
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BA Graphic Design at Camberwell College of Arts focuses on challenging convention. Students are encouraged to experiment, develop their own distinct voice and look for appropriate methods of producing work. The course is run in close collaboration with the city's graphic design industry, giving our students the skills and professional exposure to prepare them for their future careers.
Camberwell College of Arts, Peckham Road
|Study Mode||Full time|
|Course Length||3 years|
£9,000 per year (2016/17)
Please note that fees for the 2nd and any subsequent years is subject to inflationary increase.
£17,230 per year (2016/17)
International fees are subject to an inflationary increase as students progress through their course.
|Start Date||September 2016|
|Autumn Term Dates||Monday 26 September - Friday 9 December 2016|
|Spring Term Dates||Monday 9 January - Friday 17 March 2017|
|Summer Term Dates||Tuesday 18 April - Friday 23 June 2017|
Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS)
|Application Deadline||Open for UK, EU and international applicants for 2016/17 entry. Applications for 2017/18 entry will open in Autumn 2016.|
Work experience and opportunities
Our BA Graphic Design students gain first hand experience through working on projects with leading organisations and businesses including Audi, Alexander McQueen, The BBC, Harrods, MTV, Nike, Paul Smith, South London Gallery, Tate and The Wellcome Trust.
Students can also study abroad in the second year of their degree as part of the College's Erasmus scheme.
Tracey Waller has an MA in Graphic Design from the Royal College of Art, a degree from Central Saint Martins and over 14 years experience of working as a motion graphic designer for major TV stations and production companies. Waller's practice has included producing title sequences for BAFTA award-winning dramas, film titles, broadcast graphics and typography for commercials.
Tracey delivered a paper at ATypI - Association Typographique International in Dublin 2010. A personal project was featured in the RotoVision publication Recharge your Design Batteries by John O'Reilly and Tony Linkson, published in 2009. She had a short film screened as part of One Minute Wonders at the Cameo Cinema in Edinburgh.
Camberwell BA Graphic Design graduates are currently working in advertising, branding, corporate identity, illustration, interactive design, print design, product design, film and video with leading companies such as Mother, Why Not Associates and Wolff Olins.
We select students based on the quality of their applications, looking primarily at their portfolio of work and personal statements.
Applicants will have, or are expected to achieve, either:
In exceptional circumstances, applicants may be considered if they present a portfolio of equivalent standard to a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design and have:
Where conditional offers are made to GCE A Level applicants these will normally be at grade C or above.
All classes are conducted in English. If English isn't a students' first language they must provide evidence at enrolment of the following:
We look for:
All applicants for this course will be invited to submit a mini-portfolio of 15 images via the University’s Electronic Portfolio Review Tool (EPRT) upon receipt of application.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview.
Interviews will take place between the following dates:
Applicants may be offered a place on one of the following alternative courses:
Any such decision will be based on our assessment of an applicants’ creative potential and interests.
Interviews and portfolio reviews - applicants can be interviewed in a number of different ways:
To join the third year of the BA Graphic Design course, FdA graduates must:
Please note, all candidates’ suitability will be explored at interview and through the submission of a portfolio.
FdA portfolios must demonstrate:
You must apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), where you’ll need the following information:
There are three ways international students can apply to an undergraduate course at Camberwell College of Arts:
To apply through the College, you’ll need to download and complete our international undergraduate application form and send this, along with your portfolio and any supporting documents, to the address below.
Chelsea College of Arts
16 John Islip Street
This course will give consideration to deferred entry application from both Home / EU and International applicants.
Through the Study Abroad programme international students can apply to join an undergraduate course for a period of up to three terms.
For information on how to apply visit the Study Abroad section
To apply to join the third year of the BA Graphic Design course you'll need to download and complete the bridging unit application form.
The deadline for applications is 30 April.
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