master’s in graphic graphic design curriculum includes a deep study of design history and theory, as well as advanced study in design concepts like typography and design research
MA (Design) Department of Graphic Design
The purpose of the programme is to educate and train researchers who can contribute to the development of knowledge at an advanced level. The Master’s degree is earned by completing a single advanced research project, culminating in the production and acceptance of a dissertation.
A relevant Bachelor Honours Degree. A “professional” Bachelor’s Degree, or a Postgraduate Diploma, with sufficient preparation to conduct research with a recommended minimum of 60% for all final-year modules. A relevant Baccalaureus Technologiae, with an average mark of at least 65%
combined with a research methodology short learning component as recommended by a Status Committee and approved by the Faculty Board.
In addition to the minimum admission requirements as outlined above, prospective students may be required to present a portfolio of their own work to an interview panel. A portfolio would be requested if further evidence is required of a students’ readiness to conduct textual or artefactual research. In the case of textual research the portfolio would contain examples of written research, and in the case of artefactual research a portfolio with design artefacts would be required.
CODE MODULE: MGD9X01 Research Dissertation: Design
MGD9X02 Research Dissertation: Design
* Offered by the Department of Graphic Design
- Minimum duration: One year full-time/two years part-time.
- Maximum duration: Two years full-time/three years part-time
- The research component comprises 100% of the programme.
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