Bath Spa University: Visual Communication

InstitutionBath Spa University
Department Bath School of Art and Design
Telephone 01225 875875
Study type Taught


- We have truly international cohort and have welcomed students from many countries including the UK, China, Taiwan, Mexico, Columbia, India, Nepal, Japan, Italy, Greece, France and Bulgaria.

- We provide workshops in photography, etching, letterpress, screen print, plastics, woodwork, paint preparation and casting

- Apply for a wide range of academic workshops competitions and professional awards

This is a practical master’s course on which specialist photographers, illustrators and graphic designers work alongside one another. We encourage you to work independently and collaboratively, while exploring shared visual language.

Working in consultation with your tutors and with other students, you will build a critical & professional context for your practice in the process of developing each of your projects. Your growing confidence and increased abilities will be clearly evident in the work you make with us and the portfolio’s you construct.

You’ll develop your visual communication practice, concentrating on practical, conceptual, historical and contemporary components, as well as engaging in critical dialogue with students from a range of related fields. We will help you to integrate the skills you learn with us and become a knowledgeable, confident and effective graphic designer, illustrator or photographer.

Graduates have progressed to careers as:

- freelance Illustrators, photographers and graphic designers

- specialist screen printers

- photo editors for design agencies, magazines and journals

- designers for architectural and engineering practices

- photographers & designers for the M.O.D. and other specialist areas.

- teachers and lecturers


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