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Graphic Design - Intermediate

Nottingham Trent University
Course summary
10 weeks
387.50 GBP excl. VAT
Next available date: 22/04/2021 18:00 - Nottingham
Last application: 22/04/2021
Professional Training

Course description

Graphic Design - Intermediate

This course is aimed at those with an understanding of graphic design, ideally through professional experience or by having attended a beginner’s course at NTU or elsewhere.

It is suitable for those wishing to hone and expand their creative skills with a focus on ideas, creative thinking and visual problem-solving, promoting their creativity at a professional, commercial audience.

Workshop and project-based sessions will combine theoretical discussions with practical applications.

Ideally, you should have some prior experience of Adobe InDesign and Illustrator at beginners’ level or above, though an introduction will be given if required.

And please note that this is not a software training course – the computer will only be used as a tool to realise some of your project work.

The course can help build a portfolio, or act as a subject refresher or expander for those considering degree level study or a change of career.

This intermediate course is intended to lead on from the beginner’s short course, although both can be taken independently.

On this course, you will:

  • learn how to develop ideas
  • create compositions using words, pictures and colour
  • explore layout design in posters, brochures and magazines
  • create new logos and identity designs and understand the principles of design for print.

What will you gain?

By the end of the course, you will have developed your visual problem-solving and idea generation skills to then apply to your profession.

Here's what some of our previous attendees have said:

"Really like the workspace. Enjoyed most the critique where you share ideas and bounce off others. Appreciated Antony’s attention and efforts." EL

"Just what I was hoping for. I felt like I achieved more than I expected. Antony is a great tutor and very approachable and supportive." TB

"I enjoyed the short topics and the 1-2-1 teaching with constructive design-based critiques." ZP

"The course was perfect." DH

Tutor Profile: Antony Radcliffe is a practicing graphic designer who also teaches on the degree programme at NTU.

He has extensive experience in the design industry having worked with renowned international consultancies such as Ogilvy and Mather and BMP.

His creative work has been commissioned by a range of blue-chip clients including IBM, Land Securities PLC, ICI and Amec.

With specialisms in branding and identity, information graphics, b2b and b2c print marketing, he has also worked in retail and FMCG.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Level: Intermediate

Entry requirement: You must have completed the beginners course at NTU to progress.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

25 hours of quality tuition with an experienced tutor.

Certificate of attendance upon completion.

Indicative class size: 12

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