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More than meets the eye
Graphic design comes in where words and visual images are used to convey ideas and information. So graphic design features in lots of different areas including advertising, publishing, signage, packaging, corporate identity (a company's image and logo) and multimedia.

What are the skills involved?
Who does what?
What would I learn if I studied to be a graphic designer?
Are there many jobs in the graphics field?
Although more and more organisations are recognising the importance of good design, Britain has the largest number of graphic design higher education courses in Europe and this means that entry to the profession is competitive. However, there are more openings in graphic design than in any other area of design - in advertising agencies, design studios, in-house company departments and consultancies as well as in the freelance sector.

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