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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Brand creation is about attitude. It’s about creating and sustaining trust and giving purpose. It means delivering on promises and being relevant. The best and most successful brands are completely coherent. Every aspect of what they do reinforces who they are.

Our Branding and Identity course offers you the opportunity to investigate one of the most dynamic, powerful and influential areas of professional graphic design. We believe that storytelling and conceptual thinking is at the heart of good branding.

Key features

  • Develop a project tailored to your own personal interests and career aspirations
  • Engage with industry by undertaking short internships and studio visits
  • Work in our dedicated Art & Design postgraduate studio
  • Benefit from regular lectures from leading figures in the design industry
  • Attend workshops covering: Typography as Language, Branding, Storytelling, Ideation for Designers, Design Semantics and Technical Workshops.
  • Opt for an additional advanced research module if you’re thinking of progressing on to PhD or Professional Doctorate study.

What you'll study

As part of this course you will produce highly considered research and enquiry into the strategies and overarching narratives that underpin this branch of design. Our aim is to challenge and support you to become a creative thinker, who has learned to plan and create brands that will speak with power and persuasion.

Assessment

Assessment is 100% by coursework and involves:

  • project proposal
  • set project research and development
  • Professional Journal
  • practical work
  • verbal and visual presentations
  • the planning and design of a display of your work

Career Prospects

This course will equip you with strong creative and problem-solving skills. Our graduates become valuable members of professional teams working together on a range of visual communication projects, involving all kinds of cross-discipline collaborations.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,500per year

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

University information

Nottingham Trent University

  • University League Table

    46th

  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

With placements and work experience opportunities, as well as tailored employability support, NTU is focused on the future success of its students.
Students and staff from over 160 countries make NTU's community diverse and dynamic, offering a global experience for all students.
Prestigious, competitive scholarships are available, worth up to half the tuition fee.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 84

  • Entry standards

    / Max 200
    125 61%

    32nd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    7th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    37th

    23

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