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Middlesex University

Graphic Design MA

Middlesex University
In London

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Typology Master
Location London
Duration 1 Year
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  • Master
  • London
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Description

MA Graphic Design explores the ever changing landscape of graphic design, to build critical understanding, individual design thinking processes, practical experience and insightful design solutions. The course is uniquely centred around a year long project to define an individual line of enquiry that identifies an area of specialism and takes creative position.



Our course is a platform that builds links with industry, offers collaborative opportunities and contributes to the research culture at Middlesex University. Students are encouraged to ask questions; we promote curiosity and actively take risks to discover new opportunities, to meet the needs of tomorrow's ambitious designers and take a lead role in the creative industries.



The course offers areas of specialism in typography, branding, editorial and book design, social enterprise and digital...

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Where and when
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London
The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, England
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Starts Different dates available
Location
London
The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

Entry requirements UK & EU International How to apply Qualifications We normally require a good honours degree 2:2 or above, or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject We also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications Those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate three years' relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level. Eligibility UK/EU and international students are eligible to apply for this course. Academic credit for previous study or experience

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Reviews on this course

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Sulaiman James
4.5 19/07/2016
What I would highlight: The course has given me a sense of focus, honing my skills and developing my signature as designer.
What could be improved: Nothing
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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What you'll learn on the course

Industry
IT
Design
Communication Skills
Typography
Advertising
Project
Skills and Training
Graphic design
Interactive
Graph
Printmaking
letterpress
web design
visual communication

Course programme

Course content

What you will study on the MA Graphic Design?

The majority of the programme will be centred upon developing and fully completing a substantial body of graphic design work towards an external public exhibition. This will be supported by research reports and regular presentations on the progress of the project. You will also address postgraduate research and critical debates in graphic design, working with students and staff from across the art and design postgraduate community.

What you will gain?

You will gain the skills and experience to produce professional graphic design work in any industry. The course will also give you the skills to independently plan, design, implement and evaluate graphic design projects from start to finish.

  • Modules
    • Developing Practice – Term 1 (30 credits)

      In this module you will explore a chosen area of graphic design in a contemporary context while enhancing your technical skills. You will employ a variety of reflective methods to develop your own creative research proposal with the advanced communication skills to present, discuss and evaluate your work effectively.

    • Critical Debates – Term 1 (30 credits)

      In this module you’ll explore the key concepts, ideas, issues and research methodologies relating to the practice and theory of graphic design. With particular focus on the cultural and social contexts within your chosen discipline, you’ll produce a portfolio of critical responses to contemporary debates in research and professional practice.

    • Vision and Authorship – Term 2 (30 credits)

      In this module you will develop a focused line of enquiry which demonstrates critical practice informed by current debates in graphic design. You will explore new insights that challenge preconceptions within the professional practice of graphic design while developing the skills, knowledge and research to advance your proposed design project.

    • Advanced Research – Term 2 (30 credits)

      In this module you will examine a diverse range of advanced approaches to graphic design research using both historical and contemporary sources, and explore the work of practitioners and scholars in your chosen area of graphic design and the contemporary research problems they face.

    • Major Project – Term 3 (60 credits)

      Using research methodologies, concepts and processes previously explored in the course you will evaluate interrelationships between theory and practice. You’ll produce a portfolio or public exhibition of a substantial body of practice work supported by critical and reflective written work that demonstrates your resolution and expertise.

You can find more information about this course in the programme specification. Module and programme information is indicative and may be subject to change.


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