Courses available

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You can currently choose to study one of three prestigious creative arts degrees at BIFCA. These are among the most popular courses offered at Birmingham City University, and have produced many graduates who have gone on to important and influential careers within their fields.

Landscape Architecture - BA (Hons)

Learn how to create vibrant exterior environments with our accredited Landscape Architecture degree course. The course will change the way you see the world around you as you’re encouraged to think about design in all aspects of your life. Covering all aspects of landscape architecture, our course is fully recognised and accredited by the Landscape Institute (LI) and supported by a leading design team in its field.

Strong connections with the UK’s best landscape architecture practices and global firms such as Atkins give our students unrivalled insight and networking opportunities. That’s why our graduates go on to secure roles in industry with the likes of Arup, Atkins, Fira and Camlins.

Digital Media Technology - BSc (Hons)

Adding a vital element of business understanding to technical competence and creative flair, this digital media course explores web and rich internet application development, animation, three-dimensional modelling and video production. You acquire a broad range of cross-disciplinary skills that will make you an attractive candidate for current and emerging web and multimedia technology roles.

You'll embrace a combination of creative and technical disciplines that will enable you to work and develop a career in the fast-growing and highly competitive digital media sector. The course is taught by an experienced team of academics and practitioners who offer not only academic expertise, but also current industry relevance, practice and business acumen.

Visual Communication (Graphic Communication) - BA (Hons)

This course will enable you to realise your potential as a creative practitioner and a problem-solving designer. You'll gain professional knowledge of design, brand identity and advertising, user experience, motion graphics, expressive design and web design. You're taught in studios and workshops developing live briefs. We offer studio visits, professional portfolio advice and one-to-one tutorials.

We aim to provide you with a varied and professionally designed learning experience using state of the art facilities. Many of our graduates are now working with leading design groups and advertising companies.

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