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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Creative Campus, Kingsway

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    11-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Advance your professional and personal design practice and develop your skills through the questioning of design methods and theory.

Course overview

This course is intended for practitioners from a range of design disciplines wanting to advance their design practice and develop their skill base while developing a greater understanding of the theoretical knowledge underpinning design processes. In a creative and challenging interdisciplinary environment, design theories are questioned and established while individual creative solutions are explored.

Why study this course with us?

Our course looks across traditional boundaries within visual design practices, encouraging you to develop design possibilities for your individual practice while examining theoretical and professional contexts.

We will encourage you to engage with design discourses and new directions, thereby contextualising your individual practice.

Our course will initially facilitate the contextualisation of your practice, through research methods, current contexts and playful exploratory design practice. Then, you will have the opportunity to develop your understanding of project management, effective collaboration and the communication of design practice to professional audiences. Lastly, the final major project provides a chance to undertake a significant self-initiated design project.

Tuition fees

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£ 12,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 86 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    118 53%

    63rd

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    33rd

    49

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