Visual Communication (Graphic Design and/or Illustration) - HND (SCQF Level 8)

An in-depth practical course covering a wide range of graphic design and illustration disciplines.


North East Scotland College, Aberdeen
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This course is available on the North East Scotland College website.


Why take this course?

This course will prepare you for Visual Communication roles that require creativity, conceptual thinking, critical analysis, and planning and reflection skills. You will experience industry-standard approaches and technology to develop solutions to client commissions for a diverse range of promotion, advertising, packaging and illustration by visually communicating ideas for client purposes. You will build a portfolio of work to make decisions for progression to university or employment.

What you will experience

  • Graphic design
  • Typography
  • Experimental illustration
  • Sustainable design
  • Social media
  • Advanced software design skills
  • Developmental drawing

About North East Scotland College

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North East Scotland College is the single largest provider of vocational education and training in the North East of Scotland.

We have a course to suit everyone; whether you’re fresh out of school, currently working, returning to education or simply want to try something new – whatever your educational or occupational background, an opportunity awaits at NESCol.

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