Join an exciting space for learning, networking and debating graphic design practices. Develop your design thinking and creative processes to an advanced level.
Examine the building blocks of effective and award winning studio work and design culture; from design contexts to new and emerging models and insights that will support your personal development and creative ambition. Our reputation within graphic design sees our graduates working in some of the world’s leading, and award-winning studios and agencies.
It's these professional organisations and award-winning practitioners who have helped inform the course, alongside many years of experience growing new thinking and teaching in the field.
With Falmouth Flexible, you access your course content, interactions with other students and tutors, and learning resources, through Canvas, an easy-to-use online platform. You can access the course wherever you are in the world, and you can stop, pause and rewind lectures whenever you want.
Each module will utilise a variety of learning approaches, for example:
Assessments All assessments are taken and submitted online.
Assessment methods for the masters degree in Graphic Design can typically include:
An honours degree at 2:2 level or equivalent in areas such as Graphic Design, Visual Communication, Illustration, Photography, Fashion, Textiles, Animation, Film or Fine Art. We also accept applicants with no undergraduate degree but a clear demonstration of subject related skills and knowledge whether self-taught or gained through industry experience.
Digital portfolio. Submit a digital portfolio of your graphic design practice. This may include previous project work and your current work-in-progress. It can take the form of a link to your blog or website and/or be presented as an interactive PDF. This will help the admissions team assess your suitability for MA study online
If your first language is not English, you'll need to take one of the following tests to verify your proficiency:
We also accept a range of equivalent recognised English language qualifications. Candidates without a degree or formal qualification are still encouraged to apply.
You will need to complete four 30-credit modules (120 credits in total). All modules on the course are compulsory and must be passed in order to complete the award. A dissertation (major project) is not required
Module one Final major project (MA only) Contemporary Practice (30 credits)
Module two History and Futures (30 credits)
Module three Studio and Entrepreneurship (30 credits)
Module four Application and Interactions (30 credits)