Taught course

Communication Design

Norwich University of the Arts · Norwich University of the Arts

Entry requirements

You should normally have an undergraduate degree (or equivalent) at 2:1 or higher in a subject relevant to the MA you are applying for.

Applicants who hold a degree from another discipline may be considered for entry, subject to the submission of a satisfactory portfolio of art, design or media-related work.

Relevant professional experience may also be considered. For more information contact postgrad@nua.ac.uk.

Months of entry


Course content

NUA is a centre of design expertise with students winning competitions of national and international importance and graduates leading and working at significant global agencies. You will be encouraged to challenge conventional thinking as you consider the practical application of your ideas. You can elect to work in areas including: graphic design, graphic communication, illustration, information design, interactive communication, publishing and typography. As part of your studies, you will engage in critical debate around contemporary design issues pertinent to your individual research projects.

Under expert tuition you will consider the relationship between your individual practice and its potential dissemination in a wider context. With access to industry standard resources, you will be supported to develop the skills needed to generate innovative projects of high professional quality.

Scholarship and funding information is available. See NUA website for details: www.nua.ac.uk

Information for international students

NUA has earned an international reputation for excellence over the course of its 170 years training leaders in the creative industries. The University’s international community are genuinely valued for their contribution to student and academic life. International student scholarships are available. Applicants typically submit digital portfolios and interview via Skype.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Students are eligible to apply for the student awards from the AHRC, subject to the support of the University.

For more information on funding, please go the NUA website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Team
+44 (0) 1603 610561