M.A. Graphic Design and Typography

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP11700 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP6100 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus | Cambridge, United Kingdom
Advance your professional practice in graphic communication. Learn vital research skills and develop techniques that will allow you to challenge preconceptions in the industry. You’ll be supported by practising designers with up-to-date careers advice, and have access to the latest materials and case studies direct from the professional design community.

Description

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Whether you’re a new graduate or an established professional, this course will help reposition your career portfolio and engage with professional practice at an advanced level.

You’ll investigate issues and explore practices in graphic communication, advancing your professional understanding, your academic knowledge and your research skills.
Through both self-directed and industry-driven projects, you’ll learn to challenge preconceived thinking and develop innovative approaches to your design work. You’ll develop your creative thinking around the professional, business and social contexts of graphic communication.

Your project work will be supported throughout by collaboration and dialogue with staff, visiting professionals and fellow students.

  • Our Master's course will equip you for professional employment or self-employment in graphic design and design consultancy, as well as related fields like brand development, art-editorial design, publishing, typography/typesetting, advertising, and media design.
  • It will also give you a basis for a teaching career in higher education. You might decide to move on to a research degree, like our PhD Graphic Design and Typography.
  • You’ll also benefit from our links with industry, including Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, Sony, and a number of independent design practices and consultants.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 11700 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP 6100 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Start date , January 2017
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months

Course Content

Courses:
  • Interpretation and Origination: Modes of Graphic Authorship
  • Process and Practice as Research
  • Typographic Enquiry
  • Masters Dissertation: Art & Design
  • Masters Project: Art & Design

English Language Requirements

IELTS Take IELTS test
6.5
CAE score
180(Grade C)
TOEFL paper-based test score (read more)
600
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)
100

IMPORTANT NOTE: The UK government confirmed new requirements for secure English language testing for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more

Requirements

  • A good honours degree (or equivalent), normally in a related subject. Applicants with professional experience are also encouraged to apply.
  • If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.
  • Applicants to this course will be required to attend interview and display a portfolio of work for assessment. Applicants resident outside of mainland UK only may submit a portfolio electronically.
  • Your portfolio should show that you have graduate-level competence in graphic design or a related subject, and evidence of enquiry and experimentation that will show you can develop through postgraduate study. The precise content of your portfolio is up to you.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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