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Media & Communication courses

Sheffield Hallam University

BA (honours) Graphic Design

  • Duration : 3 Years
  • Intake : Sep
  • Level : Undergraduate
  • Tuition & fees : £ 13,250 Per Year
  • IELTS : 6.0
  • TOEFL : 79
  • PTE : 52

About this course

Develop your personal and professional design practice with this interdisciplinary visual communication course.

Course summary

  • Gain the technical knowledge, practical skills and self–confidence essential for a career in the creative industries and beyond.
  • Develop a portfolio of applied projects that demonstrate your strengths.
  • Have the opportunity to work abroad — with Erasmus funding available for European placements.
  • Explore the breadth of graphic design through its diverse media and applications.

Graphic design responds to social, technological, economic and political challenges — this course equips you to create solutions, tell stories and communicate change. Projects and workshops are at the centre of your studies, with ongoing tutorials, formative feedback sessions and project reviews across the year.

Applied learning

Work placements

You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career.

Live projects

There are live projects throughout the course which give you experience working on real problems and opportunities.

Our students have worked with the NHS and social change charity Good Things Foundation, with theatre company Third Angel, and design studios and agencies such as Why Not Associates and Graphic Thought Facility. 

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • graphic design
  • user experience design
  • designing for environments and three-dimensional spaces
  • editorial and digital publishing
  • motion graphics and animation
  • illustration and printmaking
  • branding and identity
  • advertising
  • design strategy and policy making
  • teaching and lecturing


Sheffield Hallam University Highlights

Institution Type Public
Student Population 60,000
Application Cost UCAS application fee is 20 -26 GBP while the direct application is free
Accreditation Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management, and others
Accommodation Available
Financial aid Scholarships, loans, discounts

The Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses

Program Fees (GBP)
International Foundation Program 10,250 - 12,310
Placement year 1,200
Undergraduate 13,650
Postgraduate taught 13,900 – 15,500
MBA 15,965
PGCEs 13,905


Fees Undergraduate (GBP) Postgraduate (GBP)
Tuition Fees 13,650 13,900 – 15,965
Placement 1,200 1,200
Accommodation 3,740 to 6,292 3,740 to 6,292

*the costs are estimated and may vary.

Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

£ 13,250

Hostel & Meals :

£ 3,641


£ 16,891

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