Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Evening
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 10 weeks
Start Date 23/04/2019
End Date 02/07/2019

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16-18 Free
19-24 £75 p/ year
24+ £75 p/ year
International £600 p/ year


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This course will introduce the elements of graphic design. You will learn how to develop a concept using composition, layout and typography.

Aims of the course

The course is designed to help you explore your creativity and build on existing skills you to the skills. The techniques developed will help you to confidently create your own designs. It will be delivered through a mixture practical exercises, tutor demonstrations and individual projects. We will provide you with opportunities that will allow you to explore, develop and test your creativity.

Unit Breakdown

The course includes:

  • Design Theory
  • Design principles
  • Design thinking
  • Fundamentals of design
  • Work with design programs such as :
  • Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe Indesign

Assessment Method

You will receive tutorials and will be assessed by the tutor.

Progression Opportunities

Successful completion of this course, can lead to our higher level courses.

Career Options

Work towards a career in Digital Media / photographer

Entry Requirements

This is a short course in graphic design, you should have an interest in the area but no previous experience is needed.


You will have access to a dedicated Mac studio. However to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following to your class: Sketchbook USB memory stick (minimum 8GB) or mini-hard drive

Process for Application

Standard College application

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Lewisham Southwark College, Lewisham Way, London SE4 1UT

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