With an emphasis on research, experimentation and creative risk-taking, the course will empower you to graduate as a professional practitioner at the forefront of your field. You’ll leave the course with a clear sense of your own role as a designer in the world.
During this master’s degree in graphic design you’ll find theory and practice meet and inform one another as you implement an interconnected approach to research and design. In turn, this will help you to refine your portfolio of professional-level work and thus demonstrate your advanced problem solving, creativity and critical thinking skills.
This Visual Communication - Graphic Design course from London Metropolitan University will expand your critical thinking abilities through design practices, which will enable you to work both speculatively and on fully realised outcomes. Through design research methods and design project development you will develop a project proposal to complete as your final major project.
With a particular focus on socially-engaged design, our Visual Communication: Graphic Design course will encourage you to explore the social, cultural, ethical and economic impacts of graphic design practice.
Where this course can take you
Our Visual Communication: Graphic Design MA course will prepare you for a variety of professional roles. On completion of the course you may pursue positions in graphic design such as:
- graphic designer
- art director
- creative director
- brand strategist
- design director
- exhibition designer
- digital experience designer
- print designer
- image researcher
- project manger
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- Design Project Development
- Design Research for Practice
- Project as Professional Practice: Graphic Design
- Democratising Luxury
- Design for Change
- Experience and Environment
- World Building
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesVisual Arts Graphic Design Digital Communication View 578 other Masters in Visual Arts in United Kingdom
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You will be required to have:
- a good lower second class honours degree (2.2) in a relevant field (eg graphic design, illustration, animation, branding, photography, architecture, marketing, 3D design, multimedia, interiors), or an equivalent EU/international qualification
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International16225 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16225 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National9300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9300 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
- UK: £1,035 per 20 credits
- International: £1,805 per 20 credits
Living costs for City of London
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.