The Graphic Design MA is designed for those who want to enhance their existing professional portfolio and their understanding of current graphic design practice, and for those who have applicable practice skills and who are interested in the intellectual challenges of both further study and the design process.
WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
This course has been developed with your future employability as its focus. By choosing to study at Coventry you will benefit from:
-The chance to expand definitions of the genre through practical projects
-Regular visiting speakers and practitioners from industry
-The opportunity to advance your existing professional portfolio
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
Students will be offered the chance to expand definitions of the genre through practical projects. They will have the support of staff with a wide range of successful design practices, offering you their professional insight, extensive experience and technical acumen, along with visiting speakers and practitioners from industry who elaborate on the contemporary practice of graphic design and provide an insight into future industry trends, practices and developments in emergent media.
The successful applicant should be willing to engage in the discussion of their own practice and that of their peers and to contribute to the field of contemporary design discourse.
HOW WILL THIS COURSE ENHANCE MY CAREER PROSPECTS?
National and international graduate career prospects are many and varied and include education, curating, film and television, print and publishing, multimedia, advertising, animation, moving image, web and interactive design, marketing and public relations. Graduates may also wish to continue their studies at PhD level.
GLOBAL LEADERS PROGRAMME
To prepare students for the challenges of the global employment market and to strengthen and develop their broader personal and professional skills Coventry University
has developed a unique Global Leaders Programme.
The objectives of the programme, in which postgraduate and eligible undergraduate students can participate, is to provide practical career workshops and enable participants to experience different business cultures.
You will need to be ambitious, highly motivated with either a degree in a relevant subject or a body of professional work. Students will submit a portfolio of work and may be interviewed either face to face or virtually to determine their suitability for the course.