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Communication Design: Graphic Design MA: Entry requirements

What you need to apply for this course

Here you'll find the entry requirements for this course. Please read them carefully as they are very important for your application.

  • Applicants should have a good BA(Hons) degree or equivalent qualification in graphic design or a related subject, such as moving image, graphic communication, illustration, 3D design, advertising, photography, packaging, computer-related design, architecture or fine art.
  • We also welcome applicants with relevant experience, which demonstrates the necessary skills and intellectual achievement needed to undertake the course.
  • You must submit a portfolio.

Interviews

We will invite all shortlisted candidates to an interview, asking you to:

  • bring your portfolio with you; and
  • submit a major project proposal for discussion, which indicates areas of interest for further exploration.

We can make alternative arrangements for international students based overseas.

Prior learning - AP(E)L

Applicants with prior qualifications and learning may be exempt from appropriate parts of a course in accordance with the University's policy for the assessment of prior learning and prior experiential learning. Contact the faculty office for further information.

English language requirements

All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirement, which is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no element below 5.5. Make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we consider.

Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements could be eligible to join our pre-sessional English language course.

Applicants from a recognised majority English speaking countries (MESCs) do not need to meet these requirements.

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