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Course summary

Are you a designer, artist, photographer or maker that relishes a challenge? If so, studying MA Digital and Visual Communications at the University of Wolverhampton will help enhance your career prospects and creative potential. The course attracts students from a wide range of disciplines including (but not limited to):

  • Graphic Design.
  • Advertising Design.
  • Illustration.
  • Photography.
  • Animation.
  • Computer Games Design.
  • Multimedia Design.
The combination of international and UK students on the course creates a dynamic environment where you can advance your creative practice and build a greater appreciation of visual communications theory. The course helps students to develop their creative design abilities while also gaining knowledge essential for a career in the competitive marketplace of international visual communications.


Typical modules include: introduction to postgraduate practice; critical, contextual and theoretical enquiry; understanding digital and visual communication practice; creative enquiry; professional practice and enterprise; critical, contextual and theoretical frameworks; defining digital and visual communication practice.

Assessment method

Students are assessed through a mixture of written assignments and creative studio projects. Students are normally fully supported during studio practice and tutorials to raise the quality of their work to Master's level.

Entry requirements

You should have a good Honours degree (2:1) or equivalent in a relevant subject. A good standard of written and spoken English (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent) is required. You are also encouraged to apply if you have significant professional experience in a relevant subject. If you have a 2:2 honours degree (or lower) in a relevant subject, you can be registered for a prescribed Postgraduate Certificate. Successful completion of the Postgraduate Certificate programme will allow you to progress to the Postgraduate Diploma. Offers are subject to an interview and portfolio review.

Fees and funding

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Digital and Visual Communications at University of Wolverhampton - UCAS