Graphic Communication conveys information and ideas using visual means. The critical elements for a graphic designer are the successful communication of a message through the organisation of text, image and sound. Graphic communication is another term for graphic design.
The Graphic Communication course at Cadbury College will allow you to explore typography, illustration and photography as well as animation techniques. There is also a focus on drawing and painting from observation using traditional techniques. Students will also develop visual research skills and explore the design idea process.
The emphasis is building your creativity and conceptual thinking skills using a wide range of materials, techniques and processes.
- A minimum of five GCSEs (with two at grade 6, and three at grade 4).
- GCSE English at grade 4.
- An associated Art & Design subject at grade 4.
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Graphics A-Level enables progression on to a number of degree courses at university within the field including Web Design, Interior Design, Visual Communications and Photography. It also leads to a number of careers including Animator, Web Designer, Games Designer, Typographer, Packaging Designer, Furniture Design, Editorial Design, Exhibition Design, Illustrator and Advertising.