Taught course

Graphic Design

Institution
Middlesex University · School of Art and Design
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

We normally expect a first degree but applicants with significant experience are also welcomed.

Months of entry

October

Course content

MA Graphic Design explores the ever-changing landscape of graphic design, to create insightful and well-defined specialist projects. The course is uniquely centred around the staged creation of a year long self initiated design project which builds critical understand and alongside practical design applications. A journey that focuses on individual research and enquiry, asks questions, promotes curiosity and build design investigations, to meet the needs of tomorrow's ambitious designers and their future at the leading edge of the Creative Industries.

Why you should study MA Graphic Design at Middlesex
At Middlesex there is an opportunity to fully submerge your self within the discipline of graphic design and be part of the well-established, award winning Graphic Design Department. Where we take a problem solving approach to Graphic Design to explore contemporary design practice through design thinking, insight and co-design processes, prototyping ideas, methods of design analysis and through building expert collaborative networks and external partners. Students come from a wide range of design and creative backgrounds, all with their own individual skill set, experience and cultural background. A diverse working collective, working across project areas of typography & information, brand identity & campaigns, new technology & digital experiences, design writing & insight analysis, sustainability & environmental issues, structural packaging and book design.
Based in our £80 million Art and Design School and taught by some of the UK's leading practitioners from a range of disciplines, our course features world-class facilities and specialist workshops fitted with both new and traditional equipment. With opportunities to build industry contacts and exhibit your work off-site, you'll also gain the employability skills, exposure and experiences you need to navigate a successful career path in today's competitive creative industries.
Course highlights:
  • Our facilities are among the best in the UK, with fully equipped 3d workshops, laser cutting and 3d printing, printmaking and letterpress, digital printing, reprographics, bookbinding and fully equipped photography, animation and film studios, with expert technical support
  • Each self-initiated project is tailored to the individual to support individual specialism and next stage links to industry, research, design writing, PhD or education. With the aim to establish expert links and specialist networks for each project.
  • An exhibition of your work in central London to create networking opportunities, build industry contacts in a professional environment
  • To contribute to research themes within the course and be part of a growing alumni collective.
  • Access to networking opportunities, world-leading design research and expertise through the Art & Design Research Institute (ADRI) on campus

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Phil Shaw
Email
enquiries@mdx.ac.uk
Phone
020 8411 5555
Fax
020 8411 5649