The Graphic Design course at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) focus is rooted in visual communication research, underpinned by theory and with an emphasis on the development of a very personal body of practical work.
Throughout the course students are encouraged to pursue a unique personal line of inquiry within any area of contemporary graphic design practice or explore the potential of design diversity.
By the end of the course all students should have completed a cohesive body of work to a professional standard and be able to clearly articulate a sound intellectual rationale and a broad critical viewpoint.
Practical work is carried out within our extensive and very well equipped studios and workshops.
Full time and part time students will be required to attend the Friday morning lecture programme throughout semesters 1 and 2. Full time students will also attend weekly seminars and tutorial sessions during the week. Part time students are scheduled for their practical sessions on a Friday afternoon, so that their commitment on campus allows for day release from their place of employment.
The MA Graphic Design course at The University of Central Lancashire is also delivered at our partner University in Thessaloniki, Greece. Students are able to study there for one semester. The MA will help further career opportunities in the field of Graphic Design and Visual Communication, giving recognition to each student’s individual practical and intellectual abilities.
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- Design Practice
- Design Research
- Graphic Design Practice
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- 12 months
- 24 months
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- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesDesign Graphic Design View 131 other Masters in Graphic Design in United Kingdom
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All applicants are requested to submit digital supporting material (preferably in pdf format) and where possible, will be invited to attend an interview with a portfolio of recent work.Applicants must demonstrate achievement of any one of the following:
- Receipt of a 2.2 degree or higher from a British university or its equivalent.
- A high level of achievement in undergraduate studies at a university elsewhere (e.g. for North American students a minimum overall GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale)
- Professional experience in the field of graphic design or a related art and design area in their home country.
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International13200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA6900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
Part-time: £765 per 20 credits (UK/EU)
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.