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Kickstart your creative career

Shillington’s innovative approach to design education means students achieve amazing results in a seriously short amount of time—only 3 months full-time or 9 months part-time. We create an inspirational learning environment where design students learn real and relevant skills from practicing designers, including design theory, typography, branding, packaging, mobile app design and user experience.

Quench your passion for design and upskill for a new career that excites you in New York, London, Sydney or Melbourne!

No experience necessary. Seriously. You don’t need to interview or submit a portfolio. We only require passion for design and 100% dedication to the course.

Land your dream job! Shillington students get hired at top design studios, work for major brands and start their own businesses. Thanks to our industry connections and resources, you’ll graduate confident for the job hunt.

Create a jaw-dropping design portfolio. Our student work speaks for itself. Scroll through hundreds of digital, print and packaging projects.

100% face-to-face learning. We offer a fast, intensive course to prepare you for the working world. We mix design theory and practice together so your brain is trained to think like a designer from day one. Become a technical and practical problem-solver, ready for today and tomorrow’s real-world challenges.

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Graduate Panel on 11 September, 6:00pm

I love watching people develop skills and creating work they didn’t realize they were capable of.

Jess Waal
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

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Is 3 months full-time or 9 months part-time really long enough to learn design?

Graphic Design Course

Is 3 months full-time or 9 months part-time really long enough to learn design?

Absolutely. Our student work speaks for itself and Shillington graduates build incredible creative careers. Our graphic design course is expertly planned to teach technical skills, cover design theory and ingrain creative principles to help you create a well-rounded portfolio. Read more on the blog in Learn Graphic Design Fast or Fast, Good or Cheap. And if you want to hear it straight from our graduates, check out 21 Unbiased Shillington Reviews.


Should I study full-time or part-time?


Should I study full-time or part-time?

Our online graphic design course is the same across full-time and part-time and graduates leave either with high quality graphic design portfolios. It’s just about how you want to get there.

Full-Time: 3 months, 5 days a week. 

Commit yourself 100% to design for three months and start your creative career as quickly as possible. 

Part-Time: 9 months, 3 live classes a week.

Study design without quitting your job and manage your own study time before embarking on your creative career.



What kind of job could I get after Shillington?

Course Outcomes

What kind of job could I get after Shillington?

Shillington prepares you for a wide variety of creative careers, and upskilling in design helps you put your best foot forward on the job hunt. You could work in digital design, focus on publishing or design packaging. There’s even opportunities to take on freelance clients and build your own business. The list is endless! Check out graduate testimonials or scroll through our graduates’ profiles on LinkedIn.


Are there any entry requirements?


Are there any entry requirements?

There’s no prior design experience required. Basic computer skills are a must for all of our courses globally. To ensure you succeed in the course, you’ll need to familiarize yourself with the tools—Zoom, Slack and Gmail (Google Drive).

Additionally, US students need to provide an official copy of their High School Diploma/Transcript (or the equivalent)* and confirm language proficiency since our fast-paced course is taught in English.

*In compliance with the Department of Education, students studying at the New York campus can upload the following forms of documentation;

  1. Copy of high school diploma
  2. Official high school transcript showing graduation date
  3. Copy of High School Equivalency Diploma or GED
  4. Copy of associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree from a regionally accredited college or university or official transcript indicating the same.

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