Taught course

Art and Design: Communication Design

University of Salford · School of Art and Design

Entry requirements

A relevant undergraduate degree, normally at 2:1 or above, and supporting portfolio of practice. Applicants with an undergraduate degree of 2:2 will be considered where a high quality portfolio of practice is presented. Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) Appropriately experienced applicants will be considered in line with the University’s Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) procedure.

Months of entry


Course content

3 good reasons to study Art and Design: Communication Design at Salford:

  • Open to applicants from a range of backgrounds, including education and industry
  • Enhance your skills through creative thinking, research, visualisation, interactivity, social and multi-media
  • Future-proof your skill set for developments in the discipline.

Course Summary

On this course, you will tackle issues central to contemporary design practice – such as design authorship and social engagement – through a process of analysis, experimentation and the implementation of creative ideas.

During your time with us, you will be encouraged to engage creatively with contemporary visual communication issues.

The course places an emphasis on problem setting rather than problem solving, through the development of self-initiated projects and briefs.

Information for international students

International applicants must also provide evidence of proficiency in English (some countries are exempt from this- detailed information can be obtained from the International Relations Office). Evidence of proficiency in English takes the form of IELTS 6.5 band score.

Fees and funding

Fees 2016-17

Type of Study Fee Full-time £6,100 Part-time £1,017 per 30 credits Full-time International £12,500, part-time £2,084 per 30 credits Full-time PgDip £4,068, part-time £1,017 per 30 credits

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Course Enquires
+44 (0)161 295 4545