Taught course

Communication Design

Institution
Glasgow School of Art · Design
Qualifications
PGCertPGDipMDes

Entry requirements

Good degree in a relevant area; good portfolio of work

Months of entry

September

Course content

The programme is practice-led and process-oriented in relation to definitions of broad design practices. The programme provides methods for the interrogation of visual and textual research, positing questions relating to the role of the designer in society, and fundamental questions regarding personal and social responsibility.
The programme aims to: 1) Encourage students to identify and explore key contextual issues. 2) Develop students awareness and knowledge base in communication design philosophy, theory, practice and research. 3) Enable communication design graduates to critically evaluate their work and that of peers.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.0

Fees and funding

Self-funding

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

full time
4 months

PGDip

full time
8 months

MDes

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Brian Cairns
Email
design@gsa.ac.uk
Phone
+ 44 (0)1413534500