Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Design


Alan Oliver

Senior Teaching Fellow; BA Graphic and Communication Design Programme Leader

0113 343 6335

BA (Hons) MA (Salford)


Alan studied Graphic design at BA and MA level at the University of Salford and worked as a graphic designer for the music industry initially then moved into more motion/interactive design. Alan now have a broad knowledge of the subject but a special interest in motion design, design technology, creative thinking and design strategy.

Research Interests

Alan Oliver’s interests are based around the connection of creativity and technology and how the two can influence/inform each other.


DESN 3989 Graphic and Communication Media C

DESN 3994 Independent Project

DESN 3150 Contemporary Moving Image

DESN 3660 Dissertation

DESN 5210M Visual Communication

DESN 5220M Persuasion

DESN 5230M Integrated Communication

DESN 5245M Creative Direction

DESN 9004 Year in Industry (Graphic and Communication Design)


Programme manager for Graphic and Communication Design
Module manager for: Graphic and Communication Media C, Independent Project and Contemporary Moving Image

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