4 GCSEs at 4-9 (C-A*) including English
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
Discover how graphic design plays a pivotal role in conveying messages through art.
Explore graphic design through traditional mediums and cutting-edge digital formats.
Get to know and use industry-standard artistic tools, techniques, and software.
In addition to graphic design, you will explore the fundamentals of photography. You’ll acquire essential concepts, from detailed planning to mastering camera techniques, composition, lighting, and the art of post-processing and editing.
Year two is all about refinement and mastery. You’ll further develop the skills and knowledge honed in the first year, solidifying your expertise in graphic design.
Gain real-world, industry experience, by working with live briefs. In doing this, you will cultivate essential skills in: Working to a brief, effective time management and understanding how to create a work flow process.
Shape your professional identity. You’ll focus on creating personal promotional materials, such as: Impressive CVs, a stand out logo, a personal branded website and a portfolio to set you apart.
of our learners achieve their full qualification
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At least four GCSEs at grades 4-9, or C-A* including English (other grades will be considered on a case by case basis).
GOLIVE - SKILLS FOR WORK, SKILLS FOR LIFE
GoLive is a core part of your study programme, developing your wider skills for work and life. We help you to reach your potential and find your path to the next big step, be that a degree, further training or the world of work.
MATHS AND ENGLISH
If you are 16-18 and don’t already have GCSE Grades 4 or above in mathematics and/or English Literature or Language, it will be compulsory for you to do a GCSE level maths and/or English course alongside your studies with us. Learn more here.
CAREERS AND PROGRESSION
Move on to a creative degree or into industry. Finishing both years of the course can generate up to 168 UCAS points or the equivalent of three A* grades at A Level. Careers open to you include a Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Web Designer, Brand Strategist, Packaging Designer, Digital (UX/UI) Designer, Motion Graphics Designer, Content Creator, Artist, Art Director and more.
A range of student-friendly offers are available in partnership with WEX. These vary by store so check in with your local branch to see what support they can provide you as an ACC learner.
Fees and Funding
£0 – £4,670
All other campuses 16–18*
All other campuses 19+
£0 – £4,670