• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

On this Graphic Design course at University of Portsmouth, you'll explore different design methodologies – such as typography and publication design – and apply them to ‘real-world’ situations. You'll channel your design skills while creating professional links in various creative industries and communities.

We'll provide the expertise and support you need to develop your practice, and help you sharpen the skills that will grow your career in graphic design and other creative industries. And because you'll test and apply your work in the real world, you'll also open up possibilities for future employment and entrepreneurship when you graduate.

What You Will Experience?

On this course, you'll:

  • Produce stimulating graphic design, with the latest software and equipment used by professionals in the industry
  • Improve your understanding of graphic design through in-depth research
  • Develop a strong critical discourse with peers and academic staff in relation to your work
  • Use our specialist workshops, which include facilities for screen printing, letterpress, laser cutting, dye sublimation printing and digital fabric printing
  • Get to grips with the latest professional software in our digital studios
  • Spend time working in the dynamic and creative environment of our design studios
  • Hear from inspirational guest speakers from the world of design
  • Plan and produce a personal project to showcase your skills

Career

When you graduate, you'll have the necessary skills for a successful career in the graphic design profession. You might choose to set up your own design studio, step into a more senior role in a graphic design agency or go on to further study.

Career opportunities include:

  • Graphic design
  • Typographic design
  • Type design
  • Website design
  • New media design
  • Magazine design publishing
  • Work in the television and film industries
  • Art direction
  • Design management
  • Research

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • A Question of Research
  • Contextual Report
  • Proposal: This unit is about writing a project proposal for the Masters research project.
  • Resolution: You will draw together the various threads of their research-informed practice and practice-informed research undertaken during their project and produce a resolved body of work.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Make your application as soon as possible.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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General Requirements

  • A good honours degree in graphic design or a related subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. 
  • An interview or online portfolio submission may be required as part of the selection process. 
  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • UK/EU/Channel Islands Part time: £2,170 in year 1 and £4,330 in year 2
  • International students Part time: £4,400  in year 1 and £8,800) in year 2

Living costs for Portsmouth

  • 710 - 1100 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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