Communication Design


Study Communication Design to learn how digital media is used within the industry

Communication Design is a new programme for 2021 entry

Our Communication Design programme develops areas of conceptual, practical, and entrepreneurial design using a variety of media. In a digital age such as ours, you will learn a design-centered approach in the evolving areas of moving imagery/animation, photography, graphic design, and interaction design (UX/UI).

You will have elective courses in entrepreneurship, design management, art direction, and fashion communication. The skills and practices learned will enable graduates to move into careers in industries such as (but not limited to):

Film and Media

Digital Media

Social Enterprise

Advertising and Publishing

Social Media


Project Management

This programme gives you the chance to learn disciplines across multiple areas of design, whilst studying in an environment with some of the UK’s top design facilities.



Head on over to Undergraduate Programmes for information on how to apply, and for full course details visit BA (Hons) Communication Design

For overseas students wishing to study at The School of Textiles & Design read our Study Abroad page.

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