Our MA Graphic Design explores the fascinating relationship between design-led practice, industry engagement and critical analysis.

You will build a body of self directed work informed by contemporary graphic design practice, and emerging debates within the field of design. Driven by problem analysis, critical debate and design innovation you will develop briefs, engage with an audience, and work collaboratively. Your investigation will explore the relationship between visual and contextual research, investigating the social, political and ethical contexts of your work.

You will be supported by a team with diverse research and practical interests within graphic design and visual culture, working closely with visiting industry professionals. You will source briefs, work with clients and apply your contextual and industry informed knowledge and understanding to question why graphic design needs to exist and who is the audience - the focus is on becoming a problem seeker not just a problem solver.

MA, MA Award
September Start
Full-time, Part-time Study Mode
1 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

At enrolment you should normally have achieved:

An undergraduate UK honours degree or international equivalent in a subject related to your proposed course of study or;

A degree-equivalent postgraduate diploma /professional qualification

You will also need:

one reference to support your application from an academic or a creative practitioner

a proposal outlining your intentions for postgraduate study

Applicants who hold a Degree from another discipline or have experiential learning in lieu of a degree that can demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills may also be considered for entry, subject to an interview and the submission of a satisfactory portfolio related work in support of their application.

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