BA (Hons) Graphic Design recommended materials

The following minimum list of equipment and materials is recommended for home working whilst studying the course.

You will be provided with a Microsoft Office 365 login, and a login for Adobe creative software will be given to you on campus in your studios and Mac Suites.

Recommended digital equipment

Home workstation area, incl. appropriate height desk and adjustable office chair

Laptop, preferably a Mac running latest OS

Laptop riser plinth, mouse and keyboard

USB Memory Stick for transporting work

Mac compatible External Hard Drive device for storage and back-up of work (which is vital)

Smartphone with hi-res camera

Internet broadband provider, minimum of 8mbs

Internet Browsers: Safari, Chrome etc

ARU, Canvas, Zoom, Teams and Skype apps

Other recommended equipment

A4 Black Hardback Sketchbook for each module

A5 Black Hardback Notebooks or a small Sketchbook for each module

Black Fine Line Pens

The usual – good quality pencils, sharpener, ruler, rubber etc.

Note: You may also need to purchase further materials for working on-campus such as A2/A3 Black Zip-up Plastic Leaf Portfolio, Storage Boxes, Clear Wallets, Plastic A4 Sleeves and Black Binders etc.