menu icon
Graphic Design Communication MA

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Graphic Design Communication Studies

Course type


Course Summary

This course 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. MA Graphic Design Communication at Camber well College of Arts encourages a broad and diverse approach to thinking and practice. This helps you shape engaging and imaginative design solutions through material, media, technologies and systems of public engagement. A practice led course underpinned by critical design thinking and exploration; Teaching from experienced postgraduate tutors.

Each of which has their own personal specialist design / art practice and research; A themed introduction to stimulate knowledge of contemporary design practice and discourse; Access to library and special collection resources, shared studios and exhibition spaces; To develop a rigorous design process; This will provide you with the means to use critical thinking, shape materials and forms, generate and communicate content, develop prototypes and engage with audience testing; To seek inspiration and knowledge from tutors, college wide lectures, UAL postgraduate community events and London’s cultural industries. 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.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Students will learn how to differentiate between the terms: communication, engagement, interaction and participation. You find inventive ways to involve these in the final form and behaviour of your work. Building upon the international context of the subject area you will also experiment with remote and local platforms for publishing, distribution and intervention.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a BA (Hons) degree or equivalent academic qualifications; alternative qualifications and experience will also be taken into consideration.

University information

With impressive alumni including famous fashion designers, artists and musicians, University of the Arts London (UAL) is a leading creative university. There are six Colleges around the city across 14 sites which offer an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. The Colleges are: Camberwell College of Arts Central Saint Martins Chelsea College of Arts London College of...more

Similar courses at this uni