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MA Graphic Design and Visualisation Degree

MA Graphic Design and Visualisation Degree

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Graphic Design

Course type


Course Summary


Our masters in Graphic Design and Visualisation aims to develop a specialist approach to graphic design and visualisation through combining traditional and contemporary approaches in the field.

You will be taught in a progressive, research-intensive environment, and will gain a first-hand understanding of the relationship between design and research by working alongside research and academic staff.

You will be given opportunities to develop a personalised visual language through visual thinking combined with traditional and contemporary media. Theory and practice are intertwined as you express your ideas through the production of written assignments and artefacts that are aligned with your specialist area of interest.

You will have full access to a range of outstanding learning and teaching facilities, including newly refurbished study areas, state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, a theatre, music rooms and a variety of offices for seminars and small group activities. These inspiring spaces will enable you to explore numerous creative possibilities and produce work of an industry standard.

What makes this programme different?

Newly refurbished study areas and state-of-the-art equipment
Explore numerous creative possibilities
Produce work of an industry standard

Who should study this programme?

If you’re looking to develop knowledge and understanding of graphic design and visualisation to an advanced degree level, then our masters in graphic design is perfect. It will help you to cultivate a process of conceiving, planning and making work using a range of visualisation skills.

Future career prospects

The universal demand for graphical knowledge and increasing emphasis on visualising complexity across diverse fields provides a vast range of career choices for graduates. Depending on individual aspirations, students evolve their practical, historical and theoretical interests for a career in industry or academic research through PhD study.

Graduates may also decide to start their own businesses venture, or work freelance in a range of design-related disciplines.

Different course options

Full time | Loughborough University | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module will provide you with a structured approach to design research. It will support you to disclose, discover, define and solve problems based on evidence, and it will demonstrate how to initiate and develop research questions and hypotheses within a clearly stated context.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in an art and design discipline or closely related subject.

University information

Loughborough University is in the top 10 of every UK league table, has an award-winning student experience and was voted University of the Year in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018. Our research has impact. We are a top 10 research-led university in England (REF 2014) and we have been awarded seven prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prizes in recognition of our world-class excellence in areas of service and benefit to the UK – only Oxford...more

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