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MA Graphic Communication

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  • Entry requirements
    Entry Requirements: A good Honours degree in a relevant discipline, or appropriate professional qualification, or HND/HNC and three years’ appropriate experience. All applicants will be interviewed with portfolio. Part-time students are usually required to be practising professionals. An outline of your proposal for the Independent Study Module and/or Major Project (including aims and objectives) is advisable for all full-time applicants.
  • Academic Title
    MA Graphic Communication
  • Course description
    This unique and innovative award develops individual skills through study of all aspects of contemporary graphic communication and is
    the first, and currently the only, postgraduate qualification in this subject in Wales.
    The course provides students with the practical, analytical, technological and complex problem-solving skills needed to meet the changing role of the graphic designer. This is underpinned by developing a critical understanding of contemporary professional design debates, issues and trends, together with an understanding of research methodologies and their application.

    Course Content

    You will study the following modules:

        * Graphic Communication Principles/Independent Study (Choice)
        * Professional Design Practice
        * Motion Graphic Design
        * Interactive Design
        * Design Management
        * Critical Design Studies
        * Major Project

    How To Study

    At Glamorgan we pride ourselves on providing a creative, friendly and professional environment. Staff are active in research and/or consultancy
    and are joined by a range of visiting designers. Well-equipped studios include state-of-the-art Macintosh computers and PC facilities with
    appropriate industry-standard software packages. A core of studio and workshop tutorials are supplemented by lectures, seminars, integrated
    case-study analysis, discussion groups and multimedia presentations.

    Career prospects

    For recent graduates, the award provides the opportunity to develop interests and skills. For designers working in industry, it provides a platform to pursue personal career goals by revising, developing and updating skills.

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