Cambridge Ruskin International College

MA Graphic Design and Typography

Cambridge Ruskin International College
In Cambridge

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Important information

Typology Postgraduate
Location Cambridge
Duration 12 Months
  • Postgraduate
  • Cambridge
  • Duration:
    12 Months

Develop an innovative approach to typographic communication on this practise-based MA. Collaborate with other students and professional designers to challenge preconceived ideas and further your professional practice.

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Where and when
Starts Location
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Anglia Ruskin University, Eastings Building,, East Road, Cambridge CB1 1PT, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire , England
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Starts On request
Anglia Ruskin University, Eastings Building,, East Road, Cambridge CB1 1PT, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire , England
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To take into account

· Who is it intended for?

Our Master's course will equip you for professional employment or self-employment in graphic design and design consultancy, as well as related fields like brand development, art-editorial design, publishing, typography/typesetting, advertising, and media design. It will also give you a basis for a teaching career, or to continue on to a research degree.

· Requirements

A good honours degree (or equivalent), normally in a related subject. Applicants with professional experience are also encouraged to apply. If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 ( Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University. Applicants to this course will be required to attend interview and display a portfolio of work for assessment. Applicants resident outside of mainland UK only may submit a portfolio electronically.

· Qualification


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What you'll learn on the course

Graphic design
Art and design
Master's Dissertation
Graphic Design and Typography
Graphic Authorship
Typographic Enquiry
Analytical reports
Master's Dissertation

Course programme

Core modules
  • Process and Practice as Research
  • Interpretation and Origination: Modes of Graphic Authorship
  • Master's Dissertation Art and Design
  • Typographic Enquiry
  • Master's Project: Art and Design

You will demonstrate your progress through a combination of portfolio work, evaluative commentaries, blog participation, group critiques, one-to-one tutorials, presentations, log books and analytical reports, and a 6000-word research essay.

Additional information

International students, 2018/19 (per year)