Want to study graphic design but don’t want to waste 3 years of your life?  Shillington moves fast and mentors students to work smart like industry designers –  following clear design processes and meeting tight deadlines. Before long, you’ll be thinking like a designer and tackle creative briefs, experiment with idea generation, jump onto the computer and create a polished portfolio you can be proud of.

About Shillington

As longtime friends of TDK, Shillington delivers the goods again and again. Just check out the awesome graduates and teachers we’ve featured on the site over the years (start with this epic interview with Shillington lecturer Kim Melvin)!

Study online or on campus in New York and London! Shillington has been teaching students relevant industry skills to give them the best possible chance of employment since 1997.

Their innovative approach to design education means students achieve amazing, award winning results in just 3 months full-time (hardcore, but get it DONE) or 9 months part-time (you can keep your day job!). The course ensures you’ll spend more time doing what you love with the real and relevant skills you’ll learn from design theory, typography and packaging to mobile app design and user experience (UX) — in over 30 briefs.

Want to change careersupskill, launch an independent graphic design business or to work for a multinational corporation? Shillington is the perfect place for you to build the foundation of your creative career.

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Certificate of Completion (Commercially-Driven Portfolio Course) Online and in the United Kingdom. Certificate of Completion (Commercially-Driven Portfolio Course), licensed by the United States Department of Education in New York City.


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