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University of Salford

Art and Design (Communication Design)

This course tackle issues central to contemporary design practice, such as design authorship and social engagement. You will also be encouraged to engage creatively with contemporary visual communication issues and to develop self-initiated projects and briefs.

Entry requirements

A relevant undergraduate degree at 2.1 or above, and supporting portfolio of practice. Applicants with an undergraduate degree of 2.2 will be considered where a high quality portfolio of practice is presented. You may be asked to attend an interview and should bring an appropriate portfolio of work, clearly evidencing ideas and concept development. A portfolio should contain work that shows a good range of skills, an interest in design and knowledge of the industry. Students whose 1st language is not English will require evidence of proficiency in the English language.

Course modules

Modules include: Research methods and practice; specialist practice; creative contexts; practice in context; negotiated thesis/major project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods used on the course include: practical, oral and written assignments (80 per cent); group presentations (20 per cent).

Sponsorship information

Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for international students only).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,068 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,068 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,336 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,068 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,068 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,068 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,017 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,017 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,017 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,017 per Credit (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,084 per Credit (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,017 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Salford Salford M5 4WT North West

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