distance learning graphic design certificate

The Course

9 months
Working at your own pace.

The aim is that potential students can work around their day-to-day commitments and at their own pace!

Each course will run for 9 months.

Next Course: 6th January 2020

Once returned to us by email and deposit paid we will then process and confirm your place on the requested course date (note class sizes are small) so, early applications are advised.


Cost: £1,999

(50% deposit of £999.50 required to secure a place on the course)

Balance to be paid 4 weeks prior to the first day of the course.

The schedule will be 1 brief per project/module per month,
the project has to be completed before you move to the next module.

1. Brand/Identity
2. Print & Pattern Design
3. Apparel Brand and Packaging design
4. Magazine/Editorial design
5. Book Cover Design
6. Advertising
7. Portfolio/Book design
8. UX design (User experience)
9. Website and Mobile design

* You willl need to complete all course modules to receive our Graphic Design Certificate

Our aim…
We would like to get you to complete the course over 9 months… but, understand that everyone’s circumstances are different so, we do have some flexibility?

The course has 9 modules (1 per month)
with live briefs set by leading industry experts in their field.

for example:
Nick Williams: ex Levis & Puma, European Graphics Director

Sophie Palmerwww.sophiedarling.com

John McFaul: New Balance Trainers & Pepsi / Creative Director

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What we do…
The strohacker design school distance learning certificate in graphic design is a course that has been tailored to meet the practical and creative needs of a constantly changing industry.

On completion of the course students will have a printed portfolio book, plus a digtial online version which will showcase their best projects.

You can have a scheduled Skype call once a week to discuss each project.

+ if you haven’t already purchased Adobe CC you can access a 65% discount student
through the Strohacker Design School.

Course content
During the 9 months students will work on intensive design briefs which are relevant to the industry
and produce a portfolio which will prove a vital tool for showcasing your strongest work at interviews.

Modules covered in Briefs
• Fundamentals
• Introduction to typography
• Basic principles of layout
• Ideas and concepts
• Adobe creative suite: Indesign, Illustrator & Photoshop
• Professional briefs