Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Graphic Design and Illustration

LJMU's MA in Graphic Design and Illustration advances your artistic development and helps you become a critically engaged practitioner. - Develop your work in state-of-the-art workspaces and facilities - Benefit from close links with industry and local creative agencies and professionals - Visit key graphic design industry events - Build a graphic design and illustration portfolio through collaborative projects with local festivals and creative ventures - Apply for the prestigious Susan Cotton Travel Awards, the Michael Pugh Thomas and Julia Carter Preston Legacy study awards This course invites you to benefit from the tutelage of our industry networked academic team, dedicated to creating opportunities for you and the development of your artistic crossover projects. The MA focuses on the cultural shifts at the centre of a rapidly moving Graphic Design and Illustration industry. It has been specially designed to place craft and production activities firmly at the heart of its research and your development experience.

Entry requirements

MA: You will need: a 2:1 degree in a visual arts related subject a reference applicants are required to submit a sample digital portfolio at the point of application to attend an interview a portfolio of work to be presented at interview Additional information: IELTS English language requirement: 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component) Pearson requirements: 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI Purposes) RPL is accepted on this programme If you have any specific queries, please contact apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Research and Practice 1 (30 credits) Research and Practice 2 (Graphic Design and Illustration) (30 credits) Studio Practice (Graphic Design and Illustration) (30 credits) Collaborative Practice (30 credits) Major Project (Graphic Design and Illustration) (60 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Assessed work has been designed to ensure you fulfil your potential at this important stage of your development. There is a 75:25 split between practical and written work. Assessments methods include: presentations, proposals, practical projects, essays, artefacts, supporting documents and the dissertation. Research and textual material is assessed via blogs, written proposals and the dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 13,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Wales) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (England) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Scotland) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (EU) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
Telephone number: 
01512315175