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Graphic Design Theory and Practice

Nottingham Trent University

M.A.
24 months
Duration
7250 GBP/year
4000 GBP/year
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About

This Graphic Design Theory and Practice course from Nottingham Trent University allows you to develop your professional and educational profile, alongside employment or other commitments. With a similar curriculum to our full-time MA Graphic Design / Illustration / Branding degrees, this part-time course offers a more flexible engagement for students, in order to suit your individual needs.

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Overview

Depending on your interests, you can study a range of specialist topics including graphics, illustration, branding and identity, and digital interactive media. You can choose to either propose and develop your own practical project, or opt to research and write a dissertation based on a topic of your choice.

The MA Graphic Design Theory and Practice degree is ideal if you:
  • want to continue your design education alongside employment
  • are a professional who wants to develop new skills and knowledge in your design practice
  • are someone who wants to follow a more academic career as a researcher, writer, commentator or educator.

Key features

  • Have the support and flexibility to study a Masters course around other commitments, including employment
  • Develop a project tailored to your own personal interests and career aspirations
  • Choose to develop a practical project, or research and write a dissertation
  • Enjoy the opportunity to study across the broad subject of graphic design, choosing specialist topics such as illustration, branding, and digital interactive media
  • Be allocated a personal supervisor, who will provide continuity throughout the development of your work
  • Take part in group tutorials and development workshops
  • Opt for an additional advanced research module if you’re thinking of progressing on

Careers and employability

Career Prospects

This Graphic Design Theory and Practice course from Nottingham Trent University will equip you with strong creative and problem-solving skills. Our graduates become valuable members of professional teams working together on a range of visual communication projects, involving all kinds of cross-discipline collaborations.

Our graduates often pursue careers in education, digital and printed media for advertising, branding, marketing and promotion, and a diverse range of publications.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graphic Design Theory and Practice
  • Phase One: Creative Research and Development
  • Phase Two: Creative Development and Testing
  • Phase Three: Design for Production and Media
  • Advanced Art and Design Research

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 credit points or 160 credit points 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 (required)
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.
83 (required)
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

  • 2.2 honours degree in a related subject.
  • Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications and / or relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.
Other requirements:
  • a creative portfolio.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4000 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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