• Are you aspiring towards a career in Graphic Design?
  • Do you want to gain skills in the Adobe Creative Suite?
  • Do you want to gain work experience and work on live projects?

This is a professional Graphic Design course where you will achieve the equivalent of three A Levels and be the start of your career pathway in Graphic Design.  This course provides you with a natural progression on to our degree programme with a Foundation Degree in Graphic Design and BA Honours in Graphic Communication Design.

You can enrol on to our Graphic Design programme straight from school or sixth form, and our fully-equipped industry standard Design studios will offer you the tools you need to work on live projects, gaining a breadth of knowledge from our experienced Tutors, guest speakers and visiting designers.

Courses available in:
  • Graphic Design Level 3
  • Foundation Degree in Graphic Design
  • BA Honours in Graphic Communication Design (Top-up)
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We won’t ‘teach’ you how to do graphic design, but rather we will enable you to become a Graphic Designer by setting questions and challenges rather than giving you the answers, and to support you to discover your own design solutions.

You will experiment with your creativity and explore the boundaries of graphic design, whilst learning to become self-reliant, independent and professional around your studies with the support of our teaching team.


Following the Graphic Design route you could be:
  • Graphic Designer
  • In advertising
  • Web and Social Media Designer
  • Packaging designer
  • Printer
  • In brand Identity
  • Illustrator
  • Photographer

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“My course at Rotherham College has helped me get my foot in the door of the graphic design industry and start my desired career.”

Graphic Design

Amy Kilner originally opted to study A Levels at a sixth form College, but decided that a BTEC course was more suitable and pursued her passion in graphic design and enrolled at Rotherham College on the Graphic Design BTEC Level 3 course.

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