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DL826
Visual Communication Design

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

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Students will gain a skill-based educational experience, learning to become holistic designers, negotiating media to find solutions to diverse and complex problems.
Some of the key areas of study include; visual exploration, design experimentation, critical enquiry, collaboration and innovation. 

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DL826 - Visual Communication Design
Dun Laoghaire IADT

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DL826 - Visual Communication Design
Qualifax - The National Courses Database
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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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3 Distinctions

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Areas of graphic design, advertising, web design, motion graphics for TV/film, education and in the Semi-State sector.  From screen to print to environmental design, graduates are highly sought after in Ireland and internationally.



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