Graphic design is about communicating to inform, educate, entertain, and persuade.
Experimentation and discovery are important values on this course. There’s no ‘right answer’ and you’ll be supported to find your own path as you learn more skills.
What you'll study
You can download the full BA (Hons) Graphic Design programme specification here.
Studying at AUB
- Read more about learning and teaching at AUB and when you will receive your timetable here
- Find out about accommodation
- Read about managing your money as a student and find out more about any course costs
- Read our Admissions Policy
Watch Senior Lecturer, Alice Stevens, sharing her thoughts on how Graphic Design is changing the world.
What students are doing
Looking to find out more about what goes on on the course? You can browse our gallery of student work and take a look at some of the projects that current students have been working on.
Each year, our students engage with many competition briefs and achieve impressive results. You can read more about this here. They have also won prestigious and high profile awards, such as:
- Three students shortlisted for the Royal Society of the Arts Student Design Awards, one of whom was commended
- Four YCN Awards
- One student won and two more were shortlisted for the Shine Awards
- Six Creative Conscience Awards
- D&AD New Blood 2016: seven Pencils awarded
Staff on the course
Our team are specialists in disciplines that span the industry. You can read more about their experience by browsing their staff profiles below.
Course Leader / Course Leader
Doctor of Philosophy (UAL), MA Graphic Design (UAL), BA(Hons) Graphic Design (LCP)
Phil became Senior Lecturer at AUB in 2003, although he has been a visiting lecturer since the mid 1980s. He is an experienced designer (25 years) who has produced design work for major national and international clients, such as Glaxo Welcome and Canon UK. This has involved working across many design disciplines including publishing, corporate design, exhibition design, branding and new media. Projects undertaken range from art editing a magazine produced for the British Airports...Full profile
What Graduates are doing
Our graduates go on to play an active role in a wide range of communications businesses from design consultancies to media companies, publishers to packaging. And many set up their own companies. You can find out more about our alumni by browsing their profiles below.
Your Interview and Portfolio
If you meet our entry requirements, we’ll invite you for an interview and we ask you to bring your portfolio with you. We’re looking for a passion for graphic design and an ability to articulate your work, be open minded about graphic design, and an understanding of the background behind graphic design. You can download our portfolio guidelines for BA (Hons) Graphic Design to help you prepare.