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Digital and Visual Communications (Design for Advertising) MA

Digital and Visual Communications (Design for Advertising) MA

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Two Dimensional Design (2d Design) Advertising Communication Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is designed to develop your creative and intellectual abilities through the investigation of a bespoke project aligned to your own particular interests and aspirations. The course is intended to promote ‘Thinking practitioners’ who will be well positioned to take advantage of the opportunities available within the growing global industry of Digital & Visual Communication.

The MA Digital and Visual Communication offers study in a broad range of digital and visual communication theory and practice. The Course attracts students from a wide range of disciplines and from all over the world, giving it a strong international flavour. The current cohort comes from as far afield as China, Nigeria, India, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Poland, Greece and Germany, as well as the UK. The course gives you the opportunity to develop your creative design abilities but also equips you with marketing and branding skills and knowledge essential for a career in the competitive market place that is International Visual Communications.

What skills will you gain?

You will gain the intellectual and creative confidence to enable you to embrace the challenges and rewards of the Global Digital & Visual Communications industry. Through the investigation of a personally designed project you will have the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge to a Masters Level, culminating in a showcase exhibition and portfolio. Opportunities exist to further develop your portfolio through PhD study within the department. From the 2010 cohort three students have progressed successfully to our PhD programme.

Career Path

Employment opportunities include:

Self-employment: Establishing yourself in your own business, or as a sole trader or freelance designer.
A career in design, practice and/or industry in the UK and internationally.
Advancement in current employment: education, public sector or the creative industries.
Why not read our Employability blog to discover what our graduates are up to now.

Students will also achieve PgCert, PgDip and University Statement of Credit University Statement of Credit awards in this course.

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 12 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP

Modules

Understanding and Defining Digital and Visual Communication Practice (40 Credits) - Core
Creative Approachesto Digital and Visual Communication Research and Practice (40 Credits) - Core
Masters Project in Digital and Visual Communications (60 Credits) - Core
Critical, Contextual and Theoretical Frameworks (20 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a good Honours degree (2:1) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Students are also encouraged to apply if they have significant professional experience in a relevant subject. If they have a 2:2 class honours degrees (or lower) in a relevant subject: Students can be registered for a Postgraduate Diploma. Successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma at a good Pass level, allows them to progress to the Masters Programme. Offers are subject to an interview and portfolio review.

University information

The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused university, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. It has a 98% employability rating for its postgraduate students and offers over 150 postgraduate qualifications. Located in the heart of England, Wolverhampton is within easy reach of the rest of the UK, less than 20 minutes to Birmingham with London, Manchester and Liverpool in easy reach on the...more

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