Southampton Solent University

Southampton Solent University

Visual Communication

The course teaches the principles of visual communication and supports you in developing a network of contacts within the industry. You will study the latest innovations in visual practice and examine the way that technological and cultural changes have fed into the latest thinking. Topics of study include editorial design, art direction, multimedia information design, illustration typographic design, print-making, photography, letterpress, screen priting, wet darkroom and photo studio practice.

Entry requirements

A good undergraduate degree in a creative arts discipline. Applicants not meeting these requirements will considered on a case-by-case basis if they have other relevant evidence to support their application; a portfolio presentation will be required. If your 1st language is not English, you must have an IELTS score of 6.5 (6>0 writing), or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Professional practice; visual communication practice; web design; project development; research methods; master's project.

Assessment methods

A variety of assessment methods are used on the course including written work and portfolio submission, utilising a variety of presentation formats.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 10,930 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 5,305 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

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