Graphic Design and Photography Level 2 Diploma

Graphic Design and Photography Level 2 Diploma

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Graphic Design and Photography Level 2 Diploma

Develop your creativity through understanding the potential of art, graphic design and photography.

In addition to developing your traditional art skills you will use industry standard hardware and software to explore digital and traditional techniques including: digital illustration, image manipulation, branding, page layout and photography.

Duration 1 year
Study mode Full Time
Start date 09/09/2019
Campus Quarry Hill Campus
Course code 73833-01
Fee 16 - 18: no fee. 19+ £1,428 (19+ fee subject to change) (Advanced Learner Loan Eligible)

What you learn

Course themes:

• Contextual references in art and design

• 2D and 3D design briefs

• Building an art and design portfolio

• Working in the art, graphics and photography industry 

• Working with graphic design briefs

• Working with photography briefs

Benefits / Skills you will develop

You will develop an understanding of photography and graphic design with some traditional art and design techniques giving you progression opportunities at Level 3 in our Photography, Graphic Design, Art & Design and Creative Media courses.


How you will be assessed

The course is assessed by a variety of methods including: projects, assignments, presentations and coursework. 

You will be given assignments for the units which will be assessed during a controlled assessment period. Your tutors will assess your work on a regular basis through classroom formative assessment of sketchbooks and ideas. A final mark, pass/merit/distinction, will be awarded on the completion of each unit.  

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

From September 2019 Creative Arts courses will be delivered at our new campus at Quarry Hill.

Entry requirements

Students will need to have passed at least four GCSEs at grade 3 (equivalent of a Grade D), including English.

Upon successful application, you will be invited to an interview. You will be asked to bring some previous work which demonstrates your experience and interest in photography or Graphic Design.

What's next

The Level 2 Diploma in Graphic Design and Photography is designed to give students a wide range of experience in the graphic design and photography fields. Successful students will be able to progress onto higher level courses, specialising in Graphic Design, Photography, Art & Design or Creative Media.


Campus Locations

Quarry Hill Campus

Playhouse Square
West Yorkshire
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.9 MilesWebsite

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