MA Data Visualization at London College of Communication is a practice-led course where students research, interpret, critique and visualize data using a range of media, tools and techniques.Why choose this course at London College of CommunicationDesign-led and interdisciplinary: The course recognizes the uniquely interdisciplinary nature of data visualization and will equip you to work with specialists from data scientists to developers, data journalists to domain experts. You’ll also build
MA Data Visualization at London College of Communication is a practice-led course where students research, interpret, critique and visualize data using a range of media, tools and techniques.
Why choose this course at London College of Communication
Design-led and interdisciplinary: The course recognizes the uniquely interdisciplinary nature of data visualization and will equip you to work with specialists from data scientists to developers, data journalists to domain experts. You’ll also build your own specialist data design skills though through a rich culture of studio practice and technical workshops underpinned by advanced critical and theoretical perspectives.
Collaborative and industry-engaged: You’ll work with your peers on briefs designed and delivered by design practitioners specializing in data visualization, such as Beyond Words Studio; as well as domain experts tackling data-related challenges such as The British Red Cross.
Focused on subject and research expertise: You’ll build a portfolio of data visualization work alongside defining and delivering your own self-initiated, research-led major project, supported by a range of workshops from the research-oriented to those focused on the creative application of technical tools.
Experimental and explorative: You’ll develop the ability to translate data into creative narratives that a wide variety of audiences can understand using the most appropriate form of communication design for each project.
Upon completion of the MA Data Visualization course, graduates will be equipped with a keen critical understanding of the field of data visualization and will have acquired a diverse set of technical and project management skills represented in a portfolio of data visualization work.
We expect graduates to have the skills, experience and confidence to address a range of academic or professionally focused problems within this field; drawing on specialist knowledge and experience and a familiarity with related areas such as information design, user experience design and design thinking.
Graduates will have acquired leadership skills, an entrepreneurial mind-set and the ability to tackle complex problems with insight and determination.
With impressive alumni including famous fashion designers, artists and musicians, University of the Arts London (UAL) is a leading creative university. There are six Colleges around the city across 14 sites which offer an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.
The Colleges are:
Camberwell College of Arts
Central Saint Martins
Chelsea College of Arts
London College of Communication
London College of Fashion
Wimbledon College of Arts
Not only is UAL home to Europe’s largest postgraduate arts and design community, but it’s also ranked second in the world for Art and Design in the 2019 QS World University Rankings®.
Through a strong, supportive network and facilities, UAL has nurtured some of the most famous creatives around the world.