Visual Communication courses
The field of visual communication is one of the most exciting and dynamic sectors of the UK’s highly successful creative industries. Our Visual Communication courses help you turn your passion into a career.
Turn your passion into a career
Our Visual Communications courses give you first-hand experience of what it’s like to work in industry with access to an extensive range of facilities including dedicated moving-image studios, Cintiq drawing stations and games console laboratories.
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Connect with industry
Through live projects, competitions, exhibitions, industry links and placements, you’ll work in professional contexts and identify how you and your practice sit within the creative and cultural industries. You will also have the opportunity to hear from guest speakers and network with industry professionals during Confetti's Industry Week.
In the Nottingham School of Art & Design, you'll be working in studios dedicated to print, interactive media and moving image, as well as getting to grips with industry-standard software in our Mac suites.
If you're studying at Confetti, you'll study in professional studio facilities and workshops in Confetti's £9.1 million digital media hub, Confetti HQ.
We’ve built the perfect spaces for you to create in. Take a look at all the facilities available to you across the Nottingham School of Art & design.
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Located within the Nottingham School of Art & Design, Bonington Gallery works with practitioners and institutions from across Europe and beyond.
Boningtons Art Shop
Boningtons Art Shop is sponsored by the Nottingham School of Art & Design and provides a service to our staff, students, alumni and supporters.
3D, Laser Cutting and Digital Printing
Students in the Nottingham School of Art & Design will have access to the latest technology and facilities in 3D, Laser Cutting and Digital printing to assist with their studies.
The Boots Library is your ideal study space – open 24-7 during term time. Search our huge collection of texts, find a free PC, or reserve your own room for group work.
Visit our facilities online and book an open day
Our new Art & Design building
Discover our new landmark building in Nottingham for Creative Industries. Our new will provide dedicated spaces for visual communication, moving image and digital screen disciplines within Nottingham School of Art & Design.
We are what we create
Explore our online showcase - We Are Creatives. Celebrating the work of the Nottingham School of Art & Design's students, you will find a sneak peak of some of our student's work - giving you a real insight into what it's like to be part of the NTU creative community.
Confetti Degree Showcase
If you're studying Visual Effects Production Technology courses, you can view student work on the Confetti Degree Showcase site.
As a student at NTU, you'll also have the opportunity to showcase your work in your final year. Many of our courses provide opportunities to be selected to exhibit exhibit externally in local, national or international spaces.
Hear from our students
“The facilities we have access to at NTU are great; we have everything from laser cutting to screen printing, 3D printing, block printing and even sound suites. There’s always the opportunity to use them and the staff are there to ask for advice.”
Join our community
We're part of the Nottingham School of Art & Design at NTU, a community of creatives. Following us on social media is the best way to get an insight into the Art & Design community.
You can also follow course Instagram accounts for BA (Hons) Graphic Design, BA (Hons) Photography, BA (Hons) Illustration for daily insights on each course.
Browse our latest news to find out about award wins, projects, exhibitions, and academic research.