Taught course

Graphic Design

University of Lincoln · Lincoln School of Art and Design

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:1 honours degree in a related subject or considerable

work experience in the field. Applicants should present a portfolio that demonstrates creative awareness and submit two academic references.

Mature students can gain non-standard entry if they possess appropriate professional experience, creative design skills and critical design studies knowledge.

Months of entry


Course content

This intellectually rigorous MA is designed to challenge and enhance your understanding of graphic design. There is a focus on design research and enterprise, driven by your own creative practice.

This programme challenges you to explore your potential to innovate and achieve impact with your creative work. You will be encouraged to use theory to test, adapt and judge the success of your practice, and you will have the opportunity to hear from visiting professionals and design researchers throughout your studies.

In addition to having the chance to develop a critical understanding of design history, you will have the opportunity to engage with commercially oriented design briefs and self-negotiated projects that are relevant to your career aspirations.

Information for international students

International Students will require English Language at IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each element, or equivalent.

Fees and funding

As a University of Lincoln postgraduate student, you may be eligible to apply for one of our generous scholarship packages. For more information about postgraduate funding and scholarships, please visit our website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Chris Twigg
+44(0)1522 835 080