Taught course

Visual Communication

Institution
Bath Spa University · Bath School of Art and Design
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

We are looking for bright, open and enthusiastic individuals with experience in a visual communication specialism and who are looking to expand their outlook and collaborate to produce exciting new work. You’ll need a good first degree or its equivalent and a portfolio of supporting work in your specialist area. For more information please contact our admissions team or telephone 01225 876180.

Months of entry

October

Course content

  • We have truly international cohort and have welcomed students from many countries including the UK, China, Taiwan, Mexico, Columbia, India, Nepal, Japan, Italy, Greece, France and Bulgaria.
  • We provide workshops in photography, etching, letterpress, screen print, plastics, woodwork, paint preparation and casting
  • Apply for a wide range of academic workshops competitions and professional awards

This is a practical master’s course on which specialist photographers, illustrators and graphic designers work alongside one another. We encourage you to work independently and collaboratively, while exploring shared visual language.

Working in consultation with your tutors and with other students, you will build a critical & professional context for your practice in the process of developing each of your projects. Your growing confidence and increased abilities will be clearly evident in the work you make with us and the portfolio’s you construct.

You’ll develop your visual communication practice, concentrating on practical, conceptual, historical and contemporary components, as well as engaging in critical dialogue with students from a range of related fields. We will help you to integrate the skills you learn with us and become a knowledgeable, confident and effective graphic designer, illustrator or photographer.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates have progressed to careers as:

  • freelance Illustrators, photographers and graphic designers
  • specialist screen printers
  • photo editors for design agencies, magazines and journals
  • designers for architectural and engineering practices
  • photographers & designers for the M.O.D. and other specialist areas.
  • teachers and lecturers

Information for international students

For further information visit our website.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,600
International students
£14,500

For more information on funding please refer to our website.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@bathspa.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1225 876 108