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Communication Design (1 year full-time) (MA)


Northumbria University Northumbria School of Design

Full time September MA 1 year full-time

About the course

As we have moved into a world of positions and services rather than slogans and artefacts, this Masters is a timely response to the changing role and increasing worth of communication design. Its distinctive repertoire of research themes and live collaborative briefs provides you with the opportunity to challenge, change and make a positive impact on social, environmental and economic issues.

The programme’s focus on issue-based design research and cutting-edge practice acknowledges the increasing complexity and convergent nature of contemporary design practice. You will explore and address complex challenges by drawing on skills and expertise honed by an increasing awareness and knowledge of approaches and methods used in a range of related disciplines,such as graphic design, interaction

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in a relevant design discipline such as graphic design, interaction design, illustration, photography, film, fashion communication, advertising, animation or similar studio-based disciplines. Applicants with appropriate work experience and/or a relevant professional qualification will be considered.

Applicants are required to submit an online portfolio with their application.

International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*).


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