Taught course

Visual Communication

University of Salford · Salford School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology

Entry requirements

To join this MA you should have a second class honours degree, 2:2 or above, and a supporting portfolio of practice.

Months of entry


Course content

Do you have a passion for relaying complex concepts in a way that people can easily understand? Are you interested in creating and applying your own graphical language across subject areas as diverse as type design, illustration, design for print and web, service design, and design for social impact? If so, our MA Visual Communication degree is for you.

In an age of information overload, visual communication professionals have never been more in demand. Designed to equip you with the skills you need for a professional career in the creative industries or digital marketing sector, this master’s in visual communication is focused on industry experience, interdisciplinary collaboration and self-initiated research.

What’s more, You will be studying at the heart of the campus in New Adelphi building, home to all Art, Design and Creative Technology subjects, one of the North West’s largest creative hubs, with easy access to creative networking opportunities. You’ll also be involved in working on live projects throughout your course, working with key cultural organisations across the cities of Salford and Greater Manchester, which include, amongst others, The Center for Chinese Contemporary Art, Hotbed Press, Islington Mill, Castlefield Gallery, Salford Museum and Art Gallery, Artworks, Mark Devereux Projects, Textbook Studios & Salford Art Collection Dr Me and Magma Books.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquries
0161 295 4545