Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in an art and design discipline or closely related subject.

A pre-admission form is requested as part of the initial assessment process. You will be instructed on how to submit this once you have applied for the programme. You will also be required to submit a PDF portfolio of between 20 and 30 pages.

A guide to completing your pre-admission form

Months of entry


Course content

Our master’s in Graphic Design and Visualisation aims to develop a specialist approach to graphic design and visualisation through combining traditional and contemporary approaches in the field.

You will be taught in a progressive, research-intensive environment, and will gain a first-hand understanding of the relationship between design and research by working alongside research and academic staff.

You will be given opportunities to develop a personalised visual language through visual thinking combined with traditional and contemporary media. Theory and practice are intertwined as you express your ideas through the production of written assignments and artefacts that are aligned with your specialist area of interest.

You will have full access to a range of outstanding learning and teaching facilities, including newly refurbished study areas, state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, a theatre, music rooms and a variety of offices for seminars and small group activities. These inspiring spaces will enable you to explore numerous creative possibilities and produce work of an industry standard.

What makes this programme different?

  • Newly refurbished study areas and state-of-the-art equipment
  • Explore numerous creative possibilities
  • Produce work of an industry standard

Who should study this programme?

If you’re looking to develop knowledge and understanding of graphic design and visualisation to an advanced degree level, then our master’s in graphic design is perfect. It will help you to cultivate a process of conceiving, planning and making work using a range of visualisation skills.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)1509 222969