Digital Design
All Campuses
Intake 1 (February), Intake 2 (May), Intake 3 (August), Intake 4 (November)
Campus, E-learning

If you have a passion for creativity, visual arts and problem-solving, and want to develop your skills in graphic design, this degree program is perfect for you.

The Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design is a three-year degree program designed to equip students with the skills, knowledge, and expertise required to excel in the dynamic and exciting world of visual communication. The program offers an immersive and comprehensive education that encompasses the core principles and practices of graphic design. Students will learn to analyze and solve design problems, create effective visual solutions, and communicate ideas with clarity and impact.

Throughout the program, students will engage in a range of studio-based and theoretical courses that provide a solid foundation in design principles, typography, digital media, branding and identity, design for print, web design, packaging design, motion graphics, and more. The curriculum is carefully crafted to integrate the relevant history of graphic design in Nigeria and the African continent, while also keeping abreast of contemporary trends and technologies.

Students will have the opportunity to develop their creative and critical thinking skills, explore diverse media, and engage in collaborative and individual projects that reflect real-world scenarios. The program fosters an environment of experimentation, innovation, and risk-taking, while also emphasizing the importance of ethical and professional conduct.

The demand for graphic designers is expected to grow steadily over the next decade, as more companies recognize the importance of having strong branding and marketing materials.

Entry requirements

We are delighted that you are considering one of our courses at ICCA. To ensure that you meet the entry requirements, kindly take note of the following:

  1. Candidates must possess a minimum of five credits at the O’level, including Mathematics and English, which are compulsory subjects.

  2. In addition to meeting the academic requirements, candidates will be required to attend an admission interview. The interview will provide an opportunity for our admissions team to assess your suitability for the program and determine your potential for success in your chosen field.

  3. Candidates with at least five years of industry experience in their chosen field, will qualify for automatic placement into the second year of their chosen program. Such candidates must display exceptional talent, skills, and a substantial portfolio. Our admissions team will consider your experience, talent, and skills alongside your portfolio during the admission process.

We believe that the entry requirements for our courses will ensure that our students have the necessary skills, talent, and academic background to excel in their chosen fields. We look forward to receiving your application and welcoming you to our creative arts college in Lagos, Nigeria.

Course structure and modules

Year One, Semester 1:

  • Introduction to Graphic Design
  • Visual Communication and Design Thinking
  • Typography
  • Introduction to Digital Media

Year One, Semester 2:

  • Design Studio 1
  • Drawing for Designers
  • History of Graphic Design
  • Concept Development


Year Two, Semester 1:

  • Design Studio 2
  • Web Design
  • Branding and Identity
  • Design Research Methods
  • Elective (Compulsory)

Year Two, Semester 2:

  • Design Studio 3
  • Design for Print
  • Motion Graphics
  • Professional Practice and Ethics
  • Elective (Compulsory)


Year Three, Semester 1:

  • Design Studio 4
  • Advanced Typography
  • Packaging Design
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Skills

Year Three, Semester 2:

  • Design Studio 5
  • Design for Social Impact
  • Portfolio Development
  • Final Project

Note: The elective courses could be pulled from other disciplines such as Interior Design, Digital Photography, Creative Entrepreneurship, Fashion Design or any other relevant course that the student may choose in consultation with their academic advisor.


€3,850 per academic academic year. 

Note: 70% of fees must be paid before commencement of intended program.

How you study

At ICCA, we are committed to providing our students with the best possible learning experience. To achieve this, we offer a flexible approach to studying that combines in-person lectures with e-learning. This approach allows our students to balance their academic pursuits with other commitments and provides a learning environment that suits their individual needs.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the Digital Graphic Design course at our institute can pursue a variety of career paths in the creative industry. They can work as graphic designers, web designers, UI/UX designers, creative directors, art directors, branding specialists, and more. Our program equips students with the necessary skills to design and create visual content for various platforms, including print, digital, and social media. Graduates can also work as freelance designers and start their own design studios or agencies. The demand for skilled graphic designers is high, and our graduates can find employment opportunities in advertising agencies, marketing firms, media companies, and design studios.