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Design (Graphic Design and Art Direction) MFA

Design (Graphic Design and Art Direction) MFA

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MFA - Master of Fine Art

Subject areas

Graphic Design Visual Communication

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is concerned with the advanced exploration and application of principles of graphic design within the contexts of research and professional development. Engagement with digital and making technologies is central to discovering and harnessing new thinking in design. This course is of particular relevance to those interested in effective visual communication and developing innovative concepts and approaches in publication design, illustration, motion graphics, corporate identity, photography, design for digital media and graphic design for advertising. Towards the end of the programme you will undertake a major project to consolidate your past research and practice into fully realised collections, pieces, proposals, business plans, or exhibitions whatever means is appropriate to the work. You will also have developed a strategy for the continuation of your practice located and contextualised to the profession or discipline. A Masters qualification typically comprises 180 credits, a PGDip 120 credits, a PGCert 60 credits, and an MFA 300 credits.

Different course options

Full time | Manchester Campus | 2 years | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

The first part of this unit is intended to acclimatise you to the challenges of MA level research and practice, enabling you to identify and describe a clear direction for your postgraduate design study. The second involves developing your individual design proposals, developing a platform for your Design Practice 2.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

The tuition fee is £1542 per 30 credits studied per year. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study). Additional Cost may be applicable.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

The tuition fee is £2750 per 30 credits studied per year. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study). Additional Cost may be applicable.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should have an undergraduate UK honours degree or a degree equivalent postgraduate diploma or a professional qualification. Alternatively, they can demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills at honours degree standard. In addition, they should also need to submit a Digital Portfolio.