At the Robert Gordon University studying the MA Communication Design provides a tailored learning environment that encourages and supports your creative development, independence in creativity, imagination and ideas. It will support your development of new interdisciplinary practices, conceptual skills and a broader understanding of the debates informing Art & Design practices. The course is suitable if you have an undergraduate honours degree in Design: Illustration, Graphics, Photography, or if you want to develop your career and specialist academic knowledge in these disciplines based on prior professional experience.
The Communication Design pathway within the Programme enables you to develop the skills, critical understanding and specialist knowledge and methodologies required to follow a rewarding career as an independent communication designer.
The MA Programme is designed to support you in further developing your subject-specific disciplinary expertise and skill sets to pursue a career in the creative and cultural sectors.
On completion of the Communication Design pathway, you will have the experience to pursue a career as a professional Illustrator, Communications or Graphic Designers, or work within a related role in the creative industries.
If you wish to pursue opportunities for further study towards a higher degree, Gray’s School of Art offers art and design research degrees both full-time and part-time at MPhil, MRes and PhD level.
- Critical Contextual Studies and Research Methods
- Personal Development and Professional Networks
- Applied Practice in Communication Design
- Applied Practice in Curatorial Studies
- Applied Practice in Fashion & Textiles
- Applied Practice in Fine Art
- Applied Practice in Jewellery
- Applied Practice in Product Design
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
Deadlines are agreed for individual courses. Make sure you apply in time to be sure of your chance of a place.
DisciplinesDesign Fashion, Textiles and Luxury Goods Fashion Design View 121 other Masters in Fashion Design in United Kingdom
- Applicants will normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or above in a relevant subject.
- Applicants with a lower degree classification and/or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.
International15320 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15320 GBP per year during 12 months.
National5500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5500 GBP per year during 12 months.
Rest of UK Students
- £3,460 per academic year
- £7,660 per academic year
Living costs for Aberdeen
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