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FdA Graphic Communication

Start Date: 9th September 2024

Newcastle College Digital Arts 3
  • Length 2 years
  • Study Full-Time
  • Location Rye Hill Campus

Qualification Gained

FdA Graphic Communication (awarded by NCG)

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More about the course

Explore emerging trends and technologies on this Graphic Communication degree. The two years of study will help you build a solid foundation in graphic design, advertising and interactive design (web design, app design and related digital design.

Learn traditional design principles and values, specialist technical skills and develop your creative excellence by responding to real client briefs with imaginative solutions. In your second year, you will have the opportunity to focus more on where your passions lie and develop your personal style while creating a specialist portfolio of work. If you are innovative problem solver, love to take creative risks and throw yourself into every aspect of design, this is the degree for you.

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What can I do with a qualification in Digital Arts?

Daily tasks:

  • Directs the arranging of conferences, exhibitions, seminars, etc. to promote the image of a product, service or organisation.
  • Stays abreast of changes in media, readership or viewing figures and advertising rates.
  • Reviews and revises campaign strategy in light of sales figures, surveys, etc. and takes appropriate corrective measures if necessary.
  • Conceives advertising campaign to impart the desired product image in an effective and economical way.
  • Defines target group and implements strategy through appropriate media planning work.
  • Liaises with client to discuss product/service to be marketed and develops the most appropriate strategy to deliver the objectives.

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Daily tasks:

  • Liaises with production staff in checking final proof copies immediately prior to printing.
  • Selects material for broadcast or publication, checks style, grammar, accuracy and legality of content and arranges for any necessary revisions.
  • Writes articles and features and submits draft manuscripts to newspaper, magazine, periodical or programme editor.
  • Determines subject matter and undertakes research by interviewing, attending public events, seeking out records, reviewing written work, attending film and stage performances etc..

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