MA Graphic Design

Nottingham Trent University - School of Art & Design

Program Description

MA Graphic Design

Nottingham Trent University - School of Art & Design

This course is all about the research, development and production of creative, original and effective graphic design solutions that function across a range of print and digital media. At the start of the course you’ll work on short projects which are aimed at challenging conventions. You’ll then focus on a subject of your choice through the research, development and production of a single, in-depth project. You will also develop a professional Journal which explores current thought and practice.

Key features

  • Develop a project tailored to your own personal interests and career aspirations.
  • Engage with industry by undertaking short internships and studio visits.
  • Work in our dedicated Art and Design postgraduate studio.
  • Benefit from regular lectures from leading figures in the design industry.
  • Attend workshops covering typography, visual language, branding, storyboarding and life drawing sessions.
  • Opt for an additional advanced research module if you're thinking of progressing to PhD or Professional Doctorate study.

Entry requirements

You will need:

  • a good honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in a relevant discipline, or relevant experience
  • to supply examples of your work

Career prospects

This course will equip you with strong creative and problem solving skills. Our graduates become valuable members of professional teams working together on a range of visual communication projects, involving all kinds of cross-discipline collaborations.

Recent graduates have:

  • Set up their own businesses, in the UK and abroad.
  • Progressed to further study at PhD level.
  • Found work within related careers in the design sector.
  • Returned to their previous occupations with a new focus.
  • Others have found careers in digital and printed media for advertising, branding, marketing and promotion, and a diverse range of publications.
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 8, 2016
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