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Course summary

This course is for those who want to enhance their existing professional portfolio and expand and deepen their understanding of graphic design practice.

  • Students explore graphic design practices, such as typography, photography, copywriting, art direction, animation and interactive design
  • You will develop your entrepreneurial, creative and technical skills to harness radical, original approaches and solutions to current visual communication design issues.
  • You will have the option to apply for a ‘professional experience’ opportunity designed to further develop your skills and knowledge with the aim of maximising your employability prospects.


During Semester 1 students will focus on collaborative learning experiences and provide a theoretical and practical introduction to academic standards of research and ethics which are core to level 7 study. In Semester 2 students will critically develop their specialist practice/interests and start to question where personal boundaries and creative activities can be furthered or built upon at PG level. Students will work closely with peers and consider their own practice in a professional context. During Semester 3 students will work on their Final Project. Modules Collaboration in Practice - 30 credits Graphic Design Specialist 1 - 30 credits Professional Context - 20 credits Graphic Design Specialism 2 - 30 credits Transnational Professional Development - 10 credits Graphic Design Specialist Investigation - 30 credits Graphic Design Final Project - 30 credits

Assessment method

This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which could vary depending upon the module. In the School of Art and Design, we design our assessment methods to replicate the creative industry ways of working. This ensures that you have the chance to learn skills for future career opportunities. Group workPresentationsReportsProjectsCourseworkIndividual Assignments The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards achieving the intended learning outcomes.

Entry requirements

You will need to be ambitious, highly motivated with either a degree in a relevant subject or a body of professional work. Applicants should ideally hold a good honours degree 2:2 or above in a Graphics/Design discipline.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

2023/24 fees TBC. Please see our website for latest information.

Provider information

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Coventry University
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Clearing contact details

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Course Clearing information

Additional information

Thursday 17 August 08:00-21:00, Friday 18 August 08:00-18:00, Saturday 19 August 10:00-16:00, Sunday 20 August 10:00-16:00, Monday 21 August onwards (weekdays only) 08:00-19:00

Course contact details

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Graphic Design at Coventry University - UCAS