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BA Graphic Design Communication at Chelsea College of Arts examines the wide-ranging aspects of the graphic design process and contemporary communication. The course places a strong emphasis on exclusive live projects in collaboration with the creative industries, and the work students produce reflects their passion for new ideas as well as developing their digital and technical skills.
David Barnett (Acting)
Chelsea College of Arts, John Islip Street
|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.|
The College's strong links with the creative industries mean our BA Graphic Design Communication students gain vital commercial experience through a number of exclusive, bespoke commissions, award schemes and live projects they work on; many of which lead to job offers on graduating.
The College's links with the creative industries provides our students with opportunities to engage in work-based learning, and often leads to job offers on graduation.
Many of our former students are designers, art directors and moving image specialists who’ve worked for companies including Angel Interactive, BBC Publishing, Browns Design, Channel 4, Elle magazine, Fitch & Co, Ministry of Sound, MTV, Penguin Publishing, Six Creative, Wonderland magazine and Why Not Associates.
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:
Portfolios should show the following:
All applicants for this course will be invited to submit a mini-portfolio of 10 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 at Camberwell College of Arts:
This 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:
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 Chelsea 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
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