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Getting an education is incredibly important in this day and age. In many cases an undergraduate degree will not give someone the edge they need to truly succeed in their chosen field however. An MA degree, or Master of Arts, can help a person excel. What is an MA in Visual Design? It is an advanced degree that allows individuals to become gifted and highly sought after designers. Students who pur… Read more

Getting an education is incredibly important in this day and age. In many cases an undergraduate degree will not give someone the edge they need to truly succeed in their chosen field however. An MA degree, or Master of Arts, can help a person excel.

What is an MA in Visual Design? It is an advanced degree that allows individuals to become gifted and highly sought after designers. Students who pursue this degree will take classes that will teach them about the history of design, and how to use problem solving skills. They will learn about aesthetics, current technology, and technical craftsmanship. The skills that a person gains while taking these courses will help them in many different aspects of their lives.

There are many benefits associated with this type of degree. Individuals who want to have a career where they are able to use their creativity to design something beautiful will be given the necessary skills to excel.

The cost of an MA in Visual design will vary. These programs are offered at many schools in many different countries, and it can take one or two years to complete the course work. The overall cost will depend on the institution one chooses to attend, and the length of time the program takes to finish.

There are many exciting career opportunities for an individual who has an advanced degree in this field. They can work at design studios, advertising agencies, film companies, and television stations. Someone with an MA in Visual Design would have an edge when applying to work in any of these areas. They could have a fulfilling career that would reward them both financially and emotionally.

An MA in Visual Design can provide you with many exciting opportunities. If you have decided that this is the degree for you than there is no reason to wait. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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London School Of Design And Marketing
London, United Kingdom

In a complex and competitive environment, as the one companies currently integrate, the design has become an important competitive and strategic advantage, as it provides inno ... +

In a complex and competitive environment, as the one companies currently integrate, the design has become an important competitive and strategic advantage, as it provides innovation and differentiation. London School of Design and Marketing's Master in Design represents the opportunity of turning professionals into experts of several design areas, by improving their fundamental, critical and procedural skills, not only to understand the corporate reality but also to contribute to the process of value creation. -
MA
Full-time
12 months
English, Spanish, Portuguese
Online
 
FHNW Academy of Art and Design, Visual Communication Institute
Basel, Switzerland

The combination of iconic practice, iconic theory, and iconic research forms the profile of the MA in Visual Communication and Iconic Research.

The combination of iconic practice, iconic theory, and iconic research forms the profile of the MA in Visual Communication and Iconic Research. -
MA
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Our MA Visual Communication: Graphic Design course is an intensive studio-based programme that combines creative and professional development. Offering opportunities for work ... +

Our MA Visual Communication: Graphic Design course is an intensive studio-based programme that combines creative and professional development. Offering opportunities for work placements with industry partners including Hearst Magazines UK, the course is focused on developing industry-ready skills for careers in graphic communication design and related fields -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 

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University of Europe for Applied Sciences
Potsdam, Germany

Professional roles in the field of design are constantly in flux. Contemporary design has to encompass the traditionally physical, as well as new digital media. Increasingly, ... +

Professional roles in the field of design are constantly in flux. Contemporary design has to encompass the traditionally physical, as well as new digital media. Increasingly, companies are discovering the value of experience design in delivering brand, product, and service messages and for engaging their customers and users through digital touchpoints. While many experiences work on multiple senses, the singularly most important is visual – rendering effective visual communication crucial to experience design. In our Visual & Experience Design master’s program, students will gain an understanding of innovations in digital, computational, and physical interactions that permeate our daily lives. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
London School of Design and Marketing (ES)
London, United Kingdom

In a complex and competitive environment as what companies currently integrate, design has become an important competitive and strategic advantage, since it offers innovation ... +

In a complex and competitive environment as what companies currently integrate, design has become an important competitive and strategic advantage, since it offers innovation and differentiation. -
MA
Full-time
12 months
Spanish, English, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Spanish (Argentina), Spanish (Bolivia), Spanish (Chile), Spanish (Colombia), Spanish (Mexican), Spanish (Spain)
Online
 
University of Bayreuth
Bayreuth, Germany

This English-taught master’s program builds on knowledge relating to the diversity and creativity in languages, literature, arts, and media in Africa. The interdisciplinary or ... +

This English-taught master’s program builds on knowledge relating to the diversity and creativity in languages, literature, arts, and media in Africa. The interdisciplinary orientation and subject combinations make the program one-of-a-kind. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
4 semesters
English
Nov 2021
Campus
 
Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design AAAD
Prague, Czech Republic

Visual Arts is a follow-up postgraduate program that combines practical studio-based seminars and workshops with theoretical lectures on art theory and history.

Visual Arts is a follow-up postgraduate program that combines practical studio-based seminars and workshops with theoretical lectures on art theory and history. -
MA
Full-time
2 - 3 years
English
Campus
 
The Master Institute of Visual Cultures – St. Joost School of Fine Art and Design
's Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

During this two-year Master programme, students from various disciplines develop practice-led and process-orientated artistic research that is supported by research-led teachi ... +

During this two-year Master programme, students from various disciplines develop practice-led and process-orientated artistic research that is supported by research-led teaching. The aim of the programme is to enable starting artists to develop intellectual and practical skills and the confidence to do what every new generation of artists has to do: to redefine their practice and their role in relation to society. The programme is led by a core tutor, Charl Landvreugd. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Sep 2021
01 Jun 2021
Campus
 
Rome University of Fine Arts (RUFA)
Rome, Italy

You will perfect your knowledge base, positioning yourself at the very heart of communication design, learning to master thematic areas of visual design, from advertising and ... +

You will perfect your knowledge base, positioning yourself at the very heart of communication design, learning to master thematic areas of visual design, from advertising and the highly structured world of multimedia communication, bringing together in these areas design techniques and digital innovation. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English, Italian
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
New York, USA

Prepare for leadership positions with arts institutions – both non-profit and for-profit. Learn new approaches for encouraging art access and participation, acquire business s ... +

Prepare for leadership positions with arts institutions – both non-profit and for-profit. Learn new approaches for encouraging art access and participation, acquire business skills through courses at the NYU Stern School of Business or the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and gain hands-on experience through the extensive network of arts organizations in New York City. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 6 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Estonian Academy of Arts
Tallinn, Estonia

The Master of Arts (MA) in Graphic Design at the Estonian Academy of Arts (EKA) is a new two-year, English language program intended to develop a student’s independent practic ... +

The Master of Arts (MA) in Graphic Design at the Estonian Academy of Arts (EKA) is a new two-year, English language program intended to develop a student’s independent practice and define their position as a graphic designer. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
30 Aug 2021
Campus
 
Sabanci University
Istanbul, Turkey

Obtaining the MA degree of the Visual Art and Visual Communication Design graduate program involves a 4 semester long period of rigorous study which combines studio work in ar ... +

Obtaining the MA degree of the Visual Art and Visual Communication Design graduate program involves a 4 semester long period of rigorous study which combines studio work in art, design or theoretical study related to these fields, and which form the three main tracks of the program. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
02 Jun 2021
Campus
 
Aalto University
Espoo, Finland

The Master’s Programme in Visual Communication Design (VCD) is an international learning community committed to investigating new modes of action within visual communication. ... +

The Master’s Programme in Visual Communication Design (VCD) is an international learning community committed to investigating new modes of action within visual communication. As a critical response to the contemporary conditions, the studies enable you to reconsider the established notions of graphic design. The programme supports you in rethinking and redefining your own design practice, in order to situate it in wider societal and environmental frameworks. By providing the competence areas of information design, visual narratives, and type & written language, the curriculum encourages you to turn your design practice towards the public and the sustainable, and towards multiple and diverse knowledge domains. The VCD programme provides you time and space to redefine your individual design approach, with continuous backup from community, collaboration, and peer learning. The studies support you in this with a combination of theory and practice. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

The MAVA has been designed to ensure that it supports students in developing the required level of competence to exit with research in specialized areas of visual art a master ... +

The MAVA has been designed to ensure that it supports students in developing the required level of competence to exit with research in specialized areas of visual art a master’s qualification. Students conduct practice, photography, video and new media art, environmental art and related theories, art history, theory and criticism, art education, art therapy, and socially engaged art as well as collaborative art practice. Students are expected to investigate complex analytical and practical skills through the writing of in a dissertation and/or professional practice through having or curating an exhibition, or engaging community-based research to advance knowledge appropriate to the research mode. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Bengaluru, India

At Srishti, we believe that academic learning cannot happen in isolation, from the societal and industrial needs and demands. We believe that there has to be a constant dialog ... +

At Srishti, we believe that academic learning cannot happen in isolation, from the societal and industrial needs and demands. We believe that there has to be a constant dialogue between academics and industry to help shape the next generation of creative design leaders impacting industry and society. There is a gap between academia and industry. While academic learning tends to focus on an ideal and conceptual design, the industry needs an exceptional application of creative, technological and production skills in real-world settings. Our 2-year MA is the culmination of the synergy between academic principles and industry needs. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 

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