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Graphics Folio

Graphics Folio (Online Short Course)

Central Saint Martins
Taught by
Rachel Kirk, Various Other Tutors


Congratulations on being accepted to the Graphic Design Portfolio Course. You can book your place by adding the course to your basket below and following the prompts to payment.

Please only book a space on the course if you have been offered a place.

If you have not been offered a place on the course you will need to apply for a place by sending in your portfolio and application form. You can find full details of how to apply on the Graphic Design Portfolio course page. 

The objective of the one-year Graphic Design Portfolio Course is to provide you with a solid foundation in graphic design and/or to develop your established skills while building an original and effective portfolio for application to BA/MA or professional practice. This is not a computer software course but rather reflects the studio-based and idea generation nature of graphic design. You will have the opportunity to explore the different areas of Graphic Design and participate in ‘live’ industry briefs with BA and MA students. 

Tutor Description

As a graphic designer and communications professional Rachel Kirk brings a wide range of skills and experience to her teaching. She has been living, studying and working in London for over 20 years. She was awarded a First Class BA in Graphic Design from Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture & Design (London Metropolitan University). Following her BA she was selected to take part in the national Design Factory Symposium at The Design Museum and exhibited at The Design Junction during The London Design Festival 2012. After working as a marketing manager, communications consultant and freelance designer for a number of years Rachel returned to education, undertaking an MA in Graphic Communications Design at Central Saint Martins. In 2017 Rachel was selected as one of ten designers and visual artists from CSM to collaborate with musicians from The Guildhall School of Music & Drama to produce an audio visual event for The Barbican’s Curious Festival. Today Rachel works as a communications consultant, freelance designer and teaches at CSM.

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