Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University

Visual Communication

This is a practical course. It focuses on the distinct yet related strands of photography, illustration and graphic design, encouraging students to collaborate in examining the connection between each discipline and the shared visual language they use. As specialists in each field and in consultation with their tutors, students will produce practical projects, both individually and in conjunction with others. This approach will help to provide students with a coherent professional and conceptual context for their practice. The course is designed to allow our students to re-establish and develop their own practice, while collaborating with and maintaining a critical dialogue with others in parallel fields.

Entry requirements

A good 1st degree (2.1 and above, or the international equivalent) in a related subject area, in addition to a portfolio that demonstrates the applicant's visual ability. Applicants may be selected based upon their particular work background, and their aptitude to the course. If their work experience is in a parallel field, appropriate to the course, applicants will be considered.

Course modules

Research methodologies; developing practice; practice in context; practice in a global context; Master's project.

Assessment methods

Assessment of modules is by written submission, presentation and exhibition. A dissertation is optional and can be negotiated on an individual basis; it can form a part of the final exhibition and will be assessed at the same point.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 11,300 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,400 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,400 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,400 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,400 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,400 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,400 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,400 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 11,300 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,400 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,400 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,400 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Full-time October 2016 GBP 2,140 per Whole course (EU) 6 months
PgCert Full-time October 2016 GBP 2,140 per Whole course (England) 6 months
PgCert Full-time October 2016 GBP 2,140 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time October 2016 GBP 2,140 per Whole course (Scotland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time October 2016 GBP 2,140 per Whole course (Wales) 6 months
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,140 per Whole course (England) 9 months
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,140 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,140 per Whole course (Scotland) 9 months
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,140 per Whole course (Wales) 9 months
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,140 per Whole course (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,280 per Whole course (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,280 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,280 per Whole course (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,280 per Whole course (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,280 per Whole course (EU) 9 months
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,280 per Whole course (EU) 18 months
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,280 per Whole course (England) 18 months
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,280 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,280 per Whole course (Scotland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,280 per Whole course (Wales) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sion Hill Bath BA1 5SF South West

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Key information

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Postgraduate Enquiries
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01225 875875