MA Visual Communication programme at Solent University Southampton helps students to improve their creative skills and build a solid understanding of visual communications theory. The curriculum covers the latest innovations in visual practice, examining the way technological and cultural changes contributed to contemporary academic thinking.
Topics of study include editorial design; art direction; interactive multimedia; information design; image creation; illustration; typographic design; print-making and photographic technique. Students may have workshop sessions with the letterpress, screen-printing, etching and relief printing facilities, as well as the wet darkroom and photo studio. Depending on their creative background, graduates will be well prepared for a range of careers in the creative industries.
Critical research papers and final master’s projects are supported by the University’s expanding research base, encouraging students to make an innovative contribution to visual communication academia.
This master’s degree delivers the skills you’ll need for a wide range of visual design fields including animation, art direction, web design, publishing, branding and typography. The course includes time to develop hands-on creative skills. Students are encouraged to create work for their professional portfolio.
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- Visual Communication Practice
- Digital Media
- Professional Practice
- Master’s Project
- Masters Project Development and Proposal.
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesVisual Arts Communication Sciences View 365 other Masters in Visual Arts in United Kingdom
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- An honours degree at 2:2 or higher.
- Alternatively, applicants may be considered with industry experience in one or more areas of the advertising, marketing, design or a related field.
TOEFL IBT 92 (min. 22 in Writing, min 20 in Reading, Listening and Speaking)
- Approx. Cost £170
Pearson Versant 61 (56 in Writing and 51 in Reading, Listening and Speaking)
- Approx. Cost £40-50
IELTS Indicator 6.0 (5.5 in each component) or 6.5 (with 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in other components)
- Approx. Cost $145
Duolingo Overall 110
- Approx. Cost $49/£40
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International13260 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13260 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA7370 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7370 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
Solent University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships that provide financial assistance or waive fees for tuition or accommodation. Each bursary or scholarship has specific eligibility criteria.
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