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Communication Design

Norwich University of the Arts

12 months
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15900 GBP/year
8500 GBP/year
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About

Get to the heart of how design shapes our understanding of issues, our environment and each other on the practice-led MA Communication Design Masters degree course from Norwich University of the Arts.

Overview

From moving image and sound to questions of brand management and publishing, you’ll stretch your skills and ambition as a postgraduate student in Communication Design at Norwich University of the Arts. As you develop your own voice and practice through experimentation, you’ll also have the chance to critically examine key design and communication issues such as sustainability, new technology, new audiences and markets, inclusivity and ethics.

NUA’s design expertise

NUA is a centre of design expertise, with students and graduates winning competitions of national and international import, including coveted D&AD Pencils and the RSA Howarth Award. Graduates of our MA Communication Design Masters degree can be found leading global agencies.

Your own career prospects will be greatly enhanced by having the chance to research, test and communicate your design ideas in professional and ‘real world’ contexts – all under expert tuition and making use of industry standard resources.

Graduates work in a broad range of careers including

  • Graphic/Web Design
  • Art Directing
  • Brand Strategy/Design
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Design Consultancy
  • Editorial Design
  • Marketing
  • Packaging Design
  • Advertising
  • Studio Management
  • Teaching/Lecturing
  • Research/PhD Study

Programme Structure

What you'll study:

  • Research into practice: Understand practice-based research methods and engage in critical research around your practice. This unit will help you combine your practice with academic research.
  • Award Specific Units: Each course features two units where subject specialist issues are explored, promoting the acquisition of new knowledge and skills.
  • Self-negotiated unit: Design and conduct an independent project within a given timescale. This unit will help prepare you for the Masters Project and encourages you to engage with creative industries and practitioners while you experiment and try new ways of working.
  • Masters project: You’ll undertake a major independent project specific to your course and chosen specialism. The Masters degree culminates in a public exhibition of work in the final September of study.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entrants should normally have achieved a BA (Hons) / BSc Degree of 2:1 or above (or its equivalent), in a subject related to your proposed course of study.
  • Applicants who hold a Degree from another discipline may also be considered for entry, subject to the submission of a satisfactory portfolio of art, design or media-related work in support of their application.
  • The offer of entry onto a Masters Degree (MA) is based on an expectation that you have the potential to fulfil the aims of the course of study and achieve the standard required to successfully complete the award.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time:

Home: £5,310/year

Living costs for Norwich

609 - 1044 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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