Design for Visual Communication Postgraduate Diploma

Course Introduction

An intensive, vocational route into the graphic design profession that can also provide a portfolio for further study at postgraduate level or acquire visual communication skills for your current profession.

Why choose this course at London College of Communication

* The course provides an intensive vocational route into graphic design.

* Build a distinctive portfolio of personal and research-based projects.

* Improve your confidence in design judgement and decision-making skills.

* The course supports a diverse range of media outputs including spatial design, screen-based design, traditional print and digital media.

* The course also supports individual ambition in areas such as exhibition design, data visualization, cross-media, publication design and branding.

Students have gone on to find employment within high profile agencies, they have progressed to work as art directors, senior designers, creative directors in areas such as interaction, branding, exhibition, editorial and information design.

The Postgraduate Diploma is designed to build design skills even if you are relatively new to the subject of graphic design. The course provides you with a strong, vocational portfolio and is also useful in building your confidence to undertake further postgraduate study at master's level.

This course would benefit people from a diverse range of professional backgrounds who wish to enhance their visual communication skills. Previous students have used these skills to present legal research or financial data in a clear and engaging manner.

The course recognizes that graphic design is one of the most important and influential of what has become known as the creative industries and that it contributes significantly, directly and indirectly, to our economic and cultural well-being.

Start Date

EXPECTED SEP-2021, EXPECTED SEP-2021.

Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip £7,480 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip £15,280 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip £7,480 European Fees

Qualifications Required

  • Domestic entry requirements: An educational level may be demonstrated by: Honours degree (named above); Possession of equivalent qualifications; Prior experiential learning, the outcome of which can be demonstrated to be equivalent to formal qualifications otherwise required; Or a combination of formal qualifications and experiential learning which, taken together, can be demonstrated to be equivalent to formal qualifications otherwise required.
  • International entry requirements: An educational level may be demonstrated by: Honours degree (named above); Possession of equivalent qualifications; Prior experiential learning, the outcome of which can be demonstrated to be equivalent to formal qualifications otherwise required; Or a combination of formal qualifications and experiential learning which, taken together, can be demonstrated to be equivalent to formal qualifications otherwise required. IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) is required, with a minimum of 5.5 in each of the four skills.