Graphic Design, M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    12300
    Tuition (Year)
    6000
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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Our MA Graphic Design course has been structured to promote the role of designers as skilled professional communicators, and firmly embed a culture of research and problem solving into creative practice. Our course aims to promote specialism and mastery in your own unique area of graphic design - which you'll identify and develop with us on this MA. Enabling you to produce meaningful outcomes from informed research is a top priority.
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  • Key facts
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  • Fees and funding

About

Using the extensive industry links brought by our course staff, you'll be encouraged to foster connections with industry partners within your area of specialism. With the help of visiting lecturers, industry experts and live briefs, you'll gain real-life experience of the design industry. And emphasis will be placed on how to present both yourself and your design work in a professional arena.

The industry orientation of this course is concerned with exploring graphic design languages in all their facets. You'll enhance your understanding of the aesthetic and commercial value of your work, and accrue professional experience which will add innovation to your practice.

On this course you'll taught through a range of lectures, workshops, tutorials, live pitches and presentations. We also place a strong emphasis on independent research.

Key study topics include:

  • Develop and refine your personal fashion project through a series of practical and written assignments.
  • Research your personal project
  • Seminar series and study trips help to support your research and introduce you to new materials, methods and ideas
  • Realise and publish your personal project.

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • Research and Method
  • Exploratory Practice
  • Reflection and Development
  • Professional Practice and Creative Project Management
  • Final Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score: 6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Minimum requirements

  • A good honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent qualification in your chosen subject or a related discipline
  • Relevant work experience, demonstrating your ability to study at postgraduate level.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 12300 International
  • GBP 6000 EU/EEA

Funding

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