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MA Graphic Design Communication

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Full time


15 months

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Graphic Design Communication Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Course overview

MA Graphic Design Communication at Camberwell aims to align current social and cultural issues alongside emerging design practices. It will give you a solid introduction to the debates and methodologies that are at the forefront of contemporary design. You will learn how to challenge and expand this knowledge within your personal design practice.

The course will enable you to become an advanced thinker and versatile practitioner. You will be a designer with the ability to respond to both familiar and unfamiliar challenges.

Assessment methods

This course is assessed through: Essays, reports and dissertation, Final show examination, Peer assessment, Student self-evaluation, Tutorials and mid-year interim reviews.


Many graduates are employed in interdisciplinary design studios and as senior designers in graphic and communication design companies. Graduates have also founded their own design studios working across digital environments and physical spaces as well as specialist publishing and new forms of graphic content.


The final unit of the course will focus on the production of your personal project. To refine your outcomes in relation to a specific audience To consider the terms communication, engagement, interaction and participation To present work at the graduate end of year event To submit a professional statement, a resolved body of work, a design publication and a 5000-6000-word document.

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Entry requirements

The standard minimum entry requirements for this course are: BA (Hons) degree or equivalent academic qualifications; Alternative qualifications and experience will also be taken into consideration; Personal statement; Portfolio of work. Each application will be considered on its own merit, but we cannot guarantee an offer in each case.

University information

University of the Arts London (UAL) is one of the world’s leading and most prestigious arts universities, maintaining an internationally renowned list of alumni. Being located in London, it is an ideal place to study a postgraduate qualification and get connected to a thriving creative sector. With modern campus sites spread across London, UAL offers over 100 taught postgraduate degree courses at the university’s six specialist colleges and...more

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