Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Visual Communication

York St John University · School of Art, Design and Computer Science

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Entry requirements

Graduates with an honours degree at 2:2 or above in a related subject area (e.g. Graphics Art, Computer Science, Interiors, Product, Gaming, 3D Visualisation, Animation, Creative, Filmmaking, Entrepreneurs, UX Design) will normally register for the MA.

Graduates with an honours degree from another discipline and working in a professional arts environment or with extensive experience of arts practice will be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry


Course content

This course introduces you to bespoke methods for designing digital experiences with the support of our industry partners. York Business School will deliver bespoke modules in order for you to understand how to set up a start-up company.

This Visual Communication MA will equip you with a broad range of skills by exploring a number of digital platforms to help you express your own identity and visually communicate your ideas in a professional manner.

The York Business School will work in partnership with you to deliver bespoke business modules to enable you to become entrepreneurial and understand how creative practice and business can link together.

Students will be expected to initially provide a creative proposal for study, that will underpin the essence of the project. This may take a form of creative expression or a problem solving investigation.

The programme will prepare you to become more familiar in both VR and AR and to apply your creative talent and transferable skills through a diverse range of digital sectors to be ready to work in the industry.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Admissions Team