University of Portsmouth

School of Art, Design and Media

MA Graphic Design



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA Graphic Design

Format: Campus

Program Description:

About this course >> Take your design and visual communication skills further by producing your own research-driven project. Explore a range of different design methodologies such as typography or publication design, and apply them to ‘real-world’ situations and scenarios. Your aim will be to channel design engagement while creating links with industry and the professional design community. Experience >> On this course you can: • Extend the view of accepted practice by producing cutting-edge and intellectually and stimulating graphic design using the latest software and equipment • Develop your understanding of graphic design through in-depth research based study • Develop a strong critical discourse in relation to your work Opportunities >> You are encouraged to firmly ground your developments within a professional context by testing and applying your work in real world settings. This will often open future possibilities for employment and entrepreneurship on graduating from the course. Here are some routes our graduates have pursued: • graphic design • typographic design • type design • website design • new media design • magazine design publishing • work in the television and film industries • art direction • design management • research


1 Year (Full Time); 2 Years (Part-Time)

International Student Requirements:

Predominantly English-speaking applicants have no requirements. For all other applicants – English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

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