Graphic Design, Master | Rhode Island School of Design | Providence, United States
24 months
56435 USD/year
56435 USD/year
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Graphic Design from Rhode Island School of Design builds a sophisticated sense of context through discussion of design history and contemporary critical issues, and later helps develop individual approaches to the exploration, investigation and construction of a well-designed thesis proposal.


Graphic Design from Rhode Island School of Design explores the range of skills and activities within the design process, from an initial visual/verbal response to content, to the narrative shaping and communication of messages. 

Graduates with Graphic Design from Rhode Island School of Design will be able to:

  • interrogate the use of contemporary and historical tools, software and theory while contributing innovative and critical formal responses to the field of graphic design
  • produce visual form as proof of concept and demonstration of theory
  • contribute, evaluate and critique visual communication work at an advanced strategic level
  • participate effectively in a professional graphic design studio environment
  • initiate an individual or collaborative studio practice
  • convey their expertise through teaching and/or mentoring
  • curate exhibitions of their work and that of others
  • conduct original research and convey it through appropriate modes of writing, publishing, curating and/or exhibiting

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Graphic Design Studies
  • Graduate Education
  • Graduate Education Seminar
  • Graduate Studio
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Graduate Thesis Open Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form
    • Academic transcripts
    • Portfolio
    • Statement of purpose
    • Writing sample
    • Letters of recommendation
    • English language proficiency test

Tuition Fee

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    56435 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 56435 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    56435 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 56435 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Providence

1030 - 1900 USD /month
Living costs

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


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