Masters in Graphic Design

Graphic design is a crucial element of any sort of marketing. Graphic designers are responsible for all of your favourite logos, and the way you remember certain brands and products.

About Graphic Design


At postgraduate level, you can expect to be awarded a Master of Arts (MA), a Master of Fine Arts (MFA), or a Master of Arts by Research (MA (Res)). Further study will award research degrees such as Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).


A postgraduate degree will normally take one to two years to complete.


Postgraduate course annual tuition fees are set by the institution, which means that they can differ. Postgraduate programmes are generally less expensive than undergraduate programmes. You will find detailed fee information on the institution webpage.

Typical Annual Tuition Fees

  • Postgraduate - £8,000

Topics Covered


During a postgraduate degree, such as an MA, you will build on the skills and knowledge gained at undergraduate level. The modules you study will cover the more complex and specialist areas of graphic design. You will develop your understanding of both traditional and contemporary concepts of the subject area. Modules and specialisms might include creative analysis, typography, business skills for creative industries, contemporary issues in graphic design, and international graphic design. Assessment methods could include written work, project work, presentations and a final major research project.