University of Sunderland: Design

InstitutionUniversity of Sunderland
Department Art & Design
Telephone 0191 515 3000
Study type Taught


Follow a chosen design discipline, including Animation, Fashion, Games Art, Graphics and Illustration. Develop a portfolio of creative designs that will impress potential employers. Join our graduates in exciting jobs throughout the design industry and around the world.

This Masters is built around your personal design interests and aspirations. It allows you to push the boundaries of creativity, within a framework of academic rigour and contextual research. You can choose to study any of the following areas: Advertising, Animation, Design thinking, Innovation and entrepreneurship, Fashion and promotion, Graphic communication, Graphic design, Illustration, Interactive media, Motion graphics and Typographic design. Other specialised design disciplines will also be considered.

You'll follow a chosen pathway for the duration of your MA study, with the option to be awarded with one of the following:

MA Design: Animation MA Design: Fashion MA Design: Games Art MA Design: Graphics MA Design: Illustration You will graduate with MA Design if you do not wish to opt for a named pathway or if your chosen discipline does not apply to one of the pathways listed above (e.g. 3D Design).

By the end of the course, you'll have completed a major project that has evolved from your practice and research, and you'll have a portfolio of creative designs that will excite and impress potential employers


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