12 months
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14300 GBP/year
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About

If you're an ambitious creative looking to develop your work to meet the ever-changing demands of the creative industries, then our MA Graphic Design degree course at University of Portsmouth is for you.

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Overview

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'll 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

Careers and opportunities

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

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
91
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a second-class honours degree in graphic design or a related subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. 
  • An interview or online portfolio submission will be required as part of the selection process.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14300 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7800 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students

Part time:

  • Year 1 (60 credits): £2,600
  • Year 2 (120 credits): £5,200

International students

Part time:

  • Year 1 (60 credits): £4,770
  • Year 2 (120 credits): £9,530

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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