Communication Design & Digital Media

The Department of Communication Design and Digital Media is a creative, dynamic and technologically advanced environment for learning. We embrace all aspects of creative production in communication design and digital media. Students develop communication and technical skills through a hands-on learning experience, with access to relevant state-of-the-art technology that enables them to become commercially viable and innovative designers. Areas of study in Communication Design include advertising, branding, graphic design, illustration, information design, publication design, typography, user experience design and designing and production for print media. In Digital Media, areas of study include animation, film and television production, interactive media, music and audio technology, photography, Web and app development, visual effects and storytelling in a transmedia context.


01 AdvertisingDesign

Programme code DE124101

The Higher Diploma in Advertising Design aims to be a top-of-mind programme that focuses on the balance between creative strategy, communication art and production skills. Students experience learning through activities that nurture the creative mind, with competitive transferrable skills that develop commercial awareness and consumer insights applicable to traditional and digital advertising and marketing.

Students apply creative strategies to persuasive communication designs that are practically produced for pitching and presentation. Students are trained to become enterprising advertising creatives who are open-minded, playful, confident, compelling and competitive. We encourage students to be observant, courageous and responsive in the ever-changing and highly challenging world of advertising.

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- The Birmingham City University, UK :