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Sharon Drysdale and team, Graphic Design

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Graphic Design

Do you have a passion for creative work, enjoy creating digital images, designs and photographs, and want to develop the skills to work within the graphic design industry?

Our Courses

You will work in a professional environment on Apple Mac computers and will be introduced to industry-standard software. The Level 2 course is one year and designed to act as an introduction to graphic design, developing your skills with design ideas generation, photography and computer design skills.

You will work on graphic design briefs and learn to explore design techniques and processes and bring this into your own work.

The two-year Level 3 course further develops your skills combining technical and creative approaches. Students are encouraged to develop their own individuality whilst working on live design briefs and create exciting, imaginative and professional design work for external clients.

Course content:

  • Graphic design projects
  • Computer design using industry-standard software
  • Photography
  • Typography
  • Drawing and manipulating images
  • 3D/2D visual communication
  • Animation
  • Mixed media
  • Presentation skills
  • Building a professional design portfolio
  • Industry live briefs

This course is taught at our Rochdale campus.

Opening up opportunities...

Kickstart your career in the graphic design industry with a course at Hopwood Hall College, developing your skills and leading to a range of employment opportunities.

It could be your exciting first step towards a career as an Arts Producer, Illustrator, Interior Designer, App/Web Designer, Graphic Designer, Typographer, Games Designer or Photographer.

Aaron Diskin
I enjoyed my time at Hopwood Hall College, it helped with my confidence and taught me the ropes of the media world. If you have a passion, pursue it and don’t give up when times get difficult as you always come out the other side as a stronger person.

Aaron Diskin

Graphic Design

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