Master of Arts Professional Design Practice   DT548

  • Postgraduate Taught
  • Level 9
  • 1 Year
  • Full-Time
  • Mountjoy Square
  • School of Art Design and Print
  • College of Arts and Tourism

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What is Master of Arts Professional Design Practice?

A one year full-time masters degree programme covering the area of professional graphic design practice. The aim of this course is to equip design graduates with the necessary skills and competencies needed to work effectively as design professionals. The course is designed to augment strong creative and visual skills obtained at undergraduate level with the skills, competencies and expertise required to work successfully in the design industry. This MA in Professional Design Practice combines contemporary education practices, meaningful industry links and excellent facilities to deliver this unique programme. It combines research, practical studio work and the development of relevant technology and entrepreneurial skills. Input from leading design industry professionals is central to the delivery of the programme. This ensures that participants will understand the context of creativity and design within professional design practice. Each practical studio project will be governed by an industry expert in a relevant field. Apart from creative importance, design projects will emphasise the development of team working, project management and communication skills. Skills that are essential in order to lead in today's competitive and demanding design industry.

Students may be required to attend classes at locations across the Institute.

Please note that the catalogue is provided as a guide to modules in DIT. Not all modules listed will necessarily be offered every year and new modules may also be added. Information subject to change. For detail on specific programmes/modules please contact the relevant School directly.