Taught course

Communication Design

Institution
University of Southampton · Winchester School of Art
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Lower second-class degree or above, or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University.

Months of entry

September

Course content

With a distinctive focus on information and interface design, the MA Communication Design brings together creativity, critical analysis of contemporary media and knowledge of the latest methodologies and tools. In our modern, well-equipped studios you’ll learn how to develop effective concepts and prototypes for current and emergent platforms, informed by user experience design principles. Your practice will be supported by excellent facilities including a recently launched Interaction and Prototyping Laboratory (iLab), 3D printing and laser cutting as well as traditional design and print equipment.

You’ll learn from academics with industry experience in graphic design, interaction design and design for broadcast media. The course culminates in a practice-led research project, which is an exciting opportunity for you to engage with key debates shaping the design industry and scholarship. When you graduate you’ll be ready for a career in established and emerging design fields, such as, interaction design, user experience design, data visualisation, digital product design and publishing.

Typical core modules include: Professional and Academic Skills; Design and New Media; Design Laboratory; Final Project. Optional modules include: Sustainability in Business and Design; Creative Thinking & Problem Solving, Digital Cultures; Entrepreneurship; Experimental Publishing; Exploring the Visual Language of Display, Global Marketing; Visual Culture.

Information for international students

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/international.page

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
PG admissions
Email
PGapply.FH@soton.ac.uk