Taught course

Visual Communication

Institution
Solent University · School of Art, Design and Fashion
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

An honours degree at 2:2 or higher.

Alternatively, applicants may be considered with industry experience in one or more areas of the advertising, marketing, design or a related field.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Do you have an eye for design? Would you like to help influence the future of visual communications? Solent University’s MA Visual Communication programme is ideally suited to students who wish to better understand the academic theory that underpins a range of visual mediums.

This intensive master’s degree helps students to improve their creative skills and build a solid understanding of visual communications theory. The curriculum covers the latest innovations in visual practice, examining the way technological and cultural changes contributed to contemporary academic thinking.

Topics of study include editorial design; art direction; interactive multimedia; information design; image creation; illustration; typographic design; print-making and photographic technique. Students may have workshop sessions with the letterpress, screen-printing, etching and relief printing facilities, as well as the wet darkroom and photo studio. Depending on their creative background, graduates will be well prepared for a range of careers in the creative industries.

Critical research papers and final master’s projects are supported by the University’s expanding research base, encouraging students to make an innovative contribution to visual communication academia.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months
online
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries Team
Email
ask@solent.ac.uk