What can I do with a Visual Communication degree?

The creative sector has grown considerably over the past decade, with lots of opportunities for graduate careers. Our Visual Communication courses provide you with the perfect blend of practical skills and theoretical knowledge, ensuring you’re industry-ready upon graduation!

Wondering what kind of job you could do with a Visual Communication degree? Our courses range from Graphic Design to Illustration and Photography – a variety of specialisms to allow you to pursue your creative career goals. We’ve debunked all of the courses we offer so you can see some of the career options available to you and the exciting roles our graduates have gone on to do.

Graphic Design

Our BA Graphic Design degree is an exciting, engaging, and stimulating course that will equip you with the skills, knowledge, and confidence needed to enter the creative industries.

Our team of experienced and knowledgeable staff will support you on your journey, helping you to bring your creative ideas to life. You’ll develop a variety of design approaches and creative problem-solving techniques, giving you the resilience to succeed in your chosen career path.

As designers, we play an important role in society, and we have the ability to make meaningful change to our world. You will be encouraged to develop a critical eye through briefs that challenge you to go beyond the surface, providing sustainable and culturally-conscious solutions to real-world issues.

With this degree you can become a Creative Director, Typographer, Graphic Designer, Copywriter, Editor, Educator, Digital Producer, Exhibition Designer, Creative Assistant and Manager.

Our graduates have gone on to pursue careers with respected organisations such as Saatchi & Saatchi, McCann and Bartle Bogle Hegarty.


Our BA Illustration degree challenges you to develop different ways of thinking and skills that will enable you to find your individual voice in preparation for work in the evolving creative industries. Not only will you develop specialist knowledge and understanding of illustration, you will also be equipped with the transferrable skills for a whole range of other professional contexts.

With this degree you can become a Freelance Illustrator, In-house Illustrator/Designer, Art Director, Designer, Graphic Designer, Trend Forecaster, Buyer, Print Technician and Teacher.

Our graduates have gone on to pursue careers with respected organisations such as Igloo Books, Watermark Publishing & The Art File, Playground Games, Next, and McCann Erikson.

Visual Communication Courses

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