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This workshop has a practical focus, but students will also have the chance to analyse examples of different uses of graphic design.
During the workshop, students will work through enjoyable graphic design tasks that make use of their existing creativity and build new skills. Our expert graphic design teachers will guide students through fun exercises that teach new design techniques, introducing them to some of the tools used by graphic designers.
The focus of the workshop will be on using visual designs to solve problems, and students will be introduced to concepts such as visual language and typography along the way. Students will come away with a deeper appreciation for the work that goes into visual communications, and for the ideas and techniques behind the designs with which modern life is surrounded.
In addition to expanding their knowledge of graphic design, students on this workshop will develop practical skills that they will be able to build on in their own time after they leave Oxford Royale Summer Schools. As such, the workshop will be useful experience for students to discuss on their CVs and in future job applications. They will also develop transferable skills such as problem solving and teamwork, which will stand them in good stead for university and beyond.
This subject is part of the Broadening Horizons course at Oxford Royale Summer Schools’s Oxford summer school.
The Broadening Horizons course, for students aged 16 to 18, is suitable both for those who are trying to decide what to pursue in further education, and for those who simply want to learn about a variety of interesting subjects - 30+ study options are available!
Students choose two morning classes and one afternoon workshop to provide a diverse and stimulating curriculum that is tailored to their needs, allowing them to pursue areas of interest or try out something new. Students studying Broadening Horizons in Oxford get the chance to live and learn in a college of the University of Oxford or in our 17th-century manor house, Yarnton Manor.
No prior knowledge of graphic design is expected of students on this workshop, but some creativity and aptitude for design will be extremely useful.
The Broadening Horizons programme - our flagship Oxford summer course - allows you to combine different subject options to enable a flexible, tailored programme that best suits your academic needs
To view other options, select your choice of options and apply, please visit the main Broadening Horizons Programme page
With the Broadening Horizons Programme you also get:
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