Create. Reach. Inspire.

Our Design Communication Master's degree course is ideal for commercially-driven creatives interested in the nature of human perception through design, communication and marketing.

In a recent survey, our postgraduate courses scored 91% student satisfaction for creativity and design, and 93% satisfaction overall. That makes us second for postgraduate study in the country*

*Source: Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey, 2020. Course subject to validation

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Study for a Master’s in Design Communication

In our exciting new MA Design Communication course, you will gain the knowledge, confidence and professional acumen to creatively position services, systems and need-driven design products.

You will respond to societal and user needs to expand your design and communication skills. You will be immersed in the tools and processes of digital design and emerging technologies, whilst exploring the value of design thinking and services in a bustling marketplace.

During the course you will establish a critical design practice, create dynamic interacting spaces, and apply design to respond to a range of needs.

You’ll engage your target audiences by synthesising creativity with sound business theories – an essential skill that will boost your employability across many potential career avenues.

Do you want to master user-centred design innovation and propel your career in the creative industries and further afield? Once you’ve studied for a Master's degree in Design Communication, you’ll be able to produce industry-quality design, marketing, social media and digital technology assets.

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MA Design Communication: learning outcomes

After studying for your MA Design Communication course, you will have:

  • The hands-on design thinking skills to turn creative visions into truly engaging assets
  • The business and commercial acumen to reach and inspire audiences across all business, international and not-for-profit sectors
  • The confidence to generate real change and influence decision making at the most senior levels

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MA Design Communication: career options

Possible career paths include the following job titles: 

  • Design Planner
  • Design Strategist
  • Senior Innovation Strategist
  • Director of Product Development
  • Director of Innovation Methods
  • Director of User Research
  • Brand Strategist
  • Director of Interaction Design
  • Senior Information Architect
  • Director of Strategy and New Business Development
  • Digital Enterprise Strategist
  • Director of Experience Design
  • Senior UX Researcher and Strategist 

Unfold: Postgraduate Degree Show

A multidisciplinary exhibition showcasing the work of our postgraduate students

Unfold: Ravensbourne Postgraduate Degree Show

Unfold: Ravensbourne Postgraduate Degree Show

Ravensbourne in collaboration with CreativeLab, launched Unfold in September 2019, a multidisciplinary exhibition that showcased the work of our postgraduate students.

Disciplines collaborated closely throughout the year to develop projects that interrogate, explore and critique a broad range of contemporary design issues.

Students brought diverse prior experiences to their practice, and while applying this to their projects, they considered how they could move their disciplines forward.

Unfold: Ravensbourne Postgraduate Degree Show

Unfold: Ravensbourne Postgraduate Degree Show

Ravensbourne in collaboration with CreativeLab, launched Unfold in September 2019, a multidisciplinary exhibition which showcased the work of our postgraduate students.

Disciplines collaborated closely throughout the year to develop projects that interrogate, explore and critique a broad range of contemporary design issues.

Students brought diverse prior experiences to their practice, and while applying this to their projects, they considered how they could move their disciplines forward.

Unfold: Ravensbourne Postgraduate Degree Show

Unfold: Ravensbourne Postgraduate Degree Show

Ravensbourne in collaboration with CreativeLab, launched Unfold in September 2019, a multidisciplinary exhibition which showcased the work of our postgraduate students.

Disciplines collaborated closely throughout the year to develop projects that interrogate, explore and critique a broad range of contemporary design issues.

Students brought diverse prior experiences to their practice, and while applying this to their projects, they considered how they could move their disciplines forward.

Unfold: Ravensbourne Postgraduate Degree Show

Unfold: Ravensbourne Postgraduate Degree Show

Ravensbourne in collaboration with CreativeLab, launched Unfold in September 2019, a multidisciplinary exhibition which showcased the work of our postgraduate students.

Disciplines collaborated closely throughout the year to develop projects that interrogate, explore and critique a broad range of contemporary design issues.

Students brought diverse prior experiences to their practice, and while applying this to their projects, they considered how they could move their disciplines forward.

Unfold: Ravensbourne Postgraduate Degree Show

Unfold: Ravensbourne Postgraduate Degree Show

Ravensbourne in collaboration with CreativeLab, launched Unfold in September 2019, a multidisciplinary exhibition which showcased the work of our postgraduate students.

Disciplines collaborated closely throughout the year to develop projects that interrogate, explore and critique a broad range of contemporary design issues.

Students brought diverse prior experiences to their practice, and while applying this to their projects, they considered how they could move their disciplines forward.

Unfold: Ravensbourne Postgraduate Degree Show

Unfold: Ravensbourne Postgraduate Degree Show

Ravensbourne in collaboration with CreativeLab, launched Unfold in September 2019, a multidisciplinary exhibition which showcased the work of our postgraduate students.

Disciplines collaborated closely throughout the year to develop projects that interrogate, explore and critique a broad range of contemporary design issues.

Students brought diverse prior experiences to their practice, and while applying this to their projects, they considered how they could move their disciplines forward.

Unfold: Ravensbourne Postgraduate Degree Show

Unfold: Ravensbourne Postgraduate Degree Show

Ravensbourne in collaboration with CreativeLab, launched Unfold in September 2019, a multidisciplinary exhibition which showcased the work of our postgraduate students.

Disciplines collaborated closely throughout the year to develop projects that interrogate, explore and critique a broad range of contemporary design issues.

Students brought diverse prior experiences to their practice, and while applying this to their projects, they considered how they could move their disciplines forward.

Unfold: Ravensbourne Postgraduate Degree Show

Unfold: Ravensbourne Postgraduate Degree Show

Ravensbourne in collaboration with CreativeLab, launched Unfold in September 2019, a multidisciplinary exhibition which showcased the work of our postgraduate students.

Disciplines collaborated closely throughout the year to develop projects that interrogate, explore and critique a broad range of contemporary design issues.

Students brought diverse prior experiences to their practice, and while applying this to their projects, they considered how they could move their disciplines forward.

Unfold: Ravensbourne Postgraduate Degree Show

Unfold: Ravensbourne Postgraduate Degree Show

Ravensbourne in collaboration with CreativeLab, launched Unfold in September 2019, a multidisciplinary exhibition which showcased the work of our postgraduate students.

Disciplines collaborated closely throughout the year to develop projects that interrogate, explore and critique a broad range of contemporary design issues.

Students brought diverse prior experiences to their practice, and while applying this to their projects, they considered how they could move their disciplines forward.

Unfold: Ravensbourne Postgraduate Degree Show

Unfold: Ravensbourne Postgraduate Degree Show

Ravensbourne in collaboration with CreativeLab, launched Unfold in September 2019, a multidisciplinary exhibition which showcased the work of our postgraduate students.

Disciplines collaborated closely throughout the year to develop projects that interrogate, explore and critique a broad range of contemporary design issues.

Students brought diverse prior experiences to their practice, and while applying this to their projects, they considered how they could move their disciplines forward.

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