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  • Qualification

    MDes - Master of Design

  • Location

    Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21, 23-SEP-22

  • Duration

    16 months

Course summary

What is Graphic Design MDes?

Explore conceptual and theoretical issues in a stimulating and creative environment. This MDes Graphic Design course gives you the opportunity to extend your portfolio and move your creative work into new spaces and career directions.

You’ll be challenged to build upon your communication and design research skills and apply these to successful problem-solving at a master’s level. You’ll explore contemporary issues in graphic design whilst gaining insights into global trends and dialogues in design by crossing genres and disciplines.

If you’re an undergraduate wanting to progress your studies or a professional designer looking to enhance your career outside of the daily routine our approach to spatial, visual, kinesthetic and active learning will help develop your approach to design and the world around you.

Study style

You’ll learn through practical experience, with staff and industry professionals, work with design thinking theory in supporting lectures and workshops. Explore design management scenarios, global trends, ethics, gender and sustainability. You’ll be working through a range of project and research-based assignments with a professional focus on your future career aspirations.

Possible careers

Graduates from this course can go on to work as:

  • Creative Director
  • Creative Strategist
  • Design Consultant
  • Design Strategist
  • Educator
  • Research Consultant
  • PhD Researcher.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,700overall cost

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 Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    97th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

A diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Placements, internships, trips and career experiences help prepare students for success after graduation.
A wide range of bursaries and merit scholarships are available for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    77th out of 86 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    123 55%

    57th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    59 59%

    60th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    45th

    13

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