Entry RequirementsTo study Graphic Communications as part of a full A level programme you may need an average GCSE point score of 6 (B) including a score of 6 (equivalent to B) in Art GCSE (or a related subject). You will also need a minimum of grade 6 (B) in both Maths and English.
AssessmentThe coursework portfolio is worth 60% of your overall grade and the controlled assignment is worth 40%.
ProgressionThe graphics industry is a multimillion pound industry and offers lots of exciting careers for the ambitious and hardworking. Most companies recruit graduates and this course is an excellent preparation for a degree in Graphics. If you wish to carry on studying Graphic Communication or a related course at Degree level you will probably need to complete an Art foundation course and then apply for your choice of Degree. Some Degree courses accept people directly from A levels but typically these are either computer based/ICT graphics courses or Media communications courses with a higher written content and less creative work.