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Visual Communication - Graphic Design

Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts

M.A.
12 months
Duration
21990 GBP/year
12885 GBP/year
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About

The MA in Visual Communication - Graphic Design at Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts is an intensive studio-based programme that combines creative and professional development. 

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Overview

During the intensive 12-month MA in Visual Communication - Graphic Design at Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts based in our central Cambridge studios, you will advance a specialist knowledge of your chosen area of communication design, and be encouraged to explore new methods, digital platforms and technologies that help develop an original approach and take your work in exciting new directions. 

As well as refining your knowledge of fundamental principles and the traditional print and screen-based skills necessary for future careers in commercial work, you will be supported to explore the expanded field of contemporary graphic design, including motion graphics, digital and interactive design, UX/UI, information design, and user-centred approaches.  

Careers

The course provides students with the experience and expert skills for careers in the expanding creative industries in the UK and worldwide across the field of graphic and communication design, including editorial and publishing, UX/UI design, advertising and art direction, digital media and interactive design, branding, motion graphics and animation, experience design, visual marketing and digital content production. 

Previous graduates have gone on to careers in freelance graphic design; branding and marketing; graphic designer at Esquire. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Visual Grammar
  • Research Practice
  • Design Practice
  • Creative Futures
  • Independent Major Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successfully completed an Undergraduate Degree in graphic design, graphics and illustration, communication design or closely related subject.
  • CSVPA recognises a wide variety of qualifications and/or relevant experience and encourages applications from all people, with a demonstrable interest and experience in their subject.
  • In some cases students may be required to complete a Graduate Diploma.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21990 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21990 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12885 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12885 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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