Graphic Design MA-PgD-PgC

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  • Objectives
    It aims to help develop your skills and creativity as a designer and prepares you for work as a design professional in UK, European and Global contexts.
  • Entry requirements
    This is an existing course taught by design professionals.
  • Academic title
    Graphic Design MA/PgD/PgC
  • Course description
    More about the course

    The MA Art and Design Programme aims to provide you with an understanding of the cutting-edge of graphic design and related disciplines; it helps you develop your creative potential as a practitioner and provides you with the professional and entrepreneurial skills to work in your field.

    Visual communication and the graphic image are increasingly important in the global information economy. We encourage you to adopt a creative, enquiring and critical approach to the graphic image and its uses in contemporary practice.

    The course helps you acquire a wide range of advanced skills from traditional craft processes to digital image making. You will be encouraged to experiment and explore possibilities of the graphic image and its uses. The course explores graphic design in both a web-based and print formats. Particular attention is also given to professional practice and entrepreneurialism, helping you acquire the skills required to practice in the creative and cultural industries. This course will also provide you with the skills needed to work as a freelance practitioner.

    Our staff are experienced in research, industry and professional practice. You will also benefit from contributions from visiting designers and design professionals, as well as from involvement with our international exhibitions programme. We also have close links with a wide range of industry partners and contributes to major national and international events in the industry.

    This course would be of interest to graphic designers, information and exhibition designers, illustrators and fine artists keen to expand their portfolio of skills.

    Work placement

    There are work related learning opportunities in this course. Careers

    Particular emphasis is given to providing you with the skills necessary to further your career as a graphic designer. The course is designed to help you understand and work within the contemporary industrial environment and particular attention is given to helping you acquire entrepreneurial skills. Teaching methods

    This course is designed to help you develop your practice and give you the skills recovery to further your career in industry both in the UK and abroad. The course includes practice based modules where you will explore and develop your work as a graphic designer. It also contains course or research skills, entrepreneurialism and professional practice. The final part of the course enables you to complete a major project.

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