Postgraduate Courses

Be at the cutting edge. London College of Communication is a pioneering world leader in media and design education and our reputed Masters, Postgraduate Diploma and Certificate, and Graduate Diploma courses showcase new thinking and the latest developments. LCC Graduate School brings together our vibrant community of postgraduate students, alumni and staff from across the College. We provide postgraduate students with opportunities to maximise their time at the College and we work with them to develop programmes that truly reflect the inspiring international creative community at LCC.

  1. Sofya Bredikhina is a graduate of the Postgraduate Diploma in Photography at London College of Communication.
    Work by Sofya Bredikhina

    Graduate Diploma Photography at London College of Communication will help you define yourself as a photographer and prepare you to enter the field of photography working at the cutting edge of contemporary practice. Build a foundation of technical skills, from analogue to the latest digital technologies, and expand your ideas through a set of course projects. Learn to develop a strong conceptual approach and personal identity to your practice, and finish the programme with a high quality portfolio as well as the professional skills to launch your career in photography or continue in education at a higher level.

  2. MA Advertising, London College of Communication.

    By combining cutting edge thinking with practical project work, MA Advertising will enable you to develop the essential skills and experience to succeed within this dynamic and challenging industry. You will be encouraged to develop your creativity, produce dynamic and persuasive work, and gain an in-depth critical insight into advertising and its role in shaping society and culture.

  3. Work by Isabel Garrett, graduate of MA Animation, London College of Communication. Image by Lewis Bush
    Work by Isabel Garrett. Image by Lewis Bush

    Create, explore and play with 3D digital, 2D and 2.5D animation processes in combination with more traditional analogue technologies, changing how you make, understand and experience animation. MA Animation at LCC gives you the chance to develop a personal practice that understands animation, in multiple forms, address multiple situations and help you develop innovative approaches driven by critical understanding and experimental production.

  4. Annual Cudlipp Lecture
    Image © Ana Escobar

    Develop the advanced skills you’ll need for a successful career in journalism. Create substantial pieces of journalism on aspects of arts, culture and lifestyle that you’re passionate about and learn from tutors with extensive professional experience of arts journalism in print, broadcast and online.

  5. MA Design Management and Cultures, LCC.

    Develop high-level leadership, management, communication and analytical skills for a career in the creative and cultural industries. MA Design Management and Cultures combines academic study with creative and professional practice in a project-led curriculum that draws on a range of interdisciplinary perspectives from business and the arts.

  6. Still from A Thousand Miles by Hannah Chu, MA Documentary Photography, LCC.
    A Thousand Miles by Hannah Chu

    Direct and produce your own film. Learn from experienced tutors who've screened work for the BBC and Channel 4. Find out how to pitch and compete for commissions. With MA Documentary graduates who've achieved distinction in leading industry awards and screenings, this course gives you the chance to become another of the celebrated faces behind the camera.

  7. JPEG IMAGE: MA Film course at London College of Communication, photo by Lewis Bush
    Photo by Lewis Bush

    MA Film at London College of Communication is a practical course in film drama production which develops the potential of accomplished filmmakers. You will expand your creative, technical and practical skills in digital film, working across a number of specialisms in development, finance, exhibition and distribution. The course aims to build your professional networks and equip you to operate in a wide range of industry disciplines.

  8. Work by Matthew Waddington, graduate of BA (Hons) Games Design, LCC
    Work by Matthew Waddington

    Rooted in experimental practice, MA Games Design ensures that students are equipped with both the technical and critical skills that allow them to produce a broad portfolio of innovative game prototypes. They also explore concepts of goal, challenge and obstacle through critical evaluation in order to understand the motive forces of play that operate in game design.

  9. Work beFool by Nina Frank, graduate of MA Graphic Branding and Identity, LCC
    beFool by Nina Frank

    Understanding, translating and communicating brand stories graphically: it's what today's key branding designers do. Driven by intelligent enquiry and evaluation, MA Graphic Branding and Identity challenges the whole meaning of graphic branding. Explore the strategic thinking underlying brands and look at how that strategy can drive the creative expression.

  10. Work from MA Graphic and Media Design Final Show, LCC. Image by Lewis Bush
    Image © Lewis Bush

    Delivered in both full time and part time modes, MA Graphic Media Design explores the use of graphic design as a critical tool to probe the particularities and complexities of contemporary culture in an informed, expansive and progressive manner. Through intensive and original practice-led research, we support our participants to develop an independent and critical attitude with a view to producing relevant and unexpected perspectives on and for the world.

  11. MA Illustration and Visual Media at London College of Communication
    Work by Jelena Ristic

    MA Illustration and Visual Media explores the creation and production of images at a time of unparalleled possibilities for skilled visual communicators. Specifically investigating the opportunities for image-makers to work with time-based, sequential, interactive and narrative forms, students on the course will develop an experimental illustration practice that reflects the integrated nature of the design, communication and media industries.

  12. The Glass Piano. Work by Simona Ciocoiu, MA Interaction Design Communication, LCC.
    Work by Simona Ciocoiu. Still from video by Jun Qian.

    MA Interaction Design Communication is a practice-led design course that prepares students to design for an increasingly technologically informed and interdisciplinary design world with skills in the following areas: interaction design, design prototyping, physical computing, user-centered design, open source digital platforms, design research, foresight and insight, experience design, communication design, speculative and critical design, interactive design and digital arts.

  13. The post-production suite at London College of Communication (LCC)

    Explore contemporary media and communications alongside the creative and professional practices central to the cultural industries. With work-based learning an integral part of the MA Media, Communications and Critical Practice course, you will develop your knowledge and professional experience in major London institutions such as Tate Modern, the British Council, Film London and the BBC.

  14. Work from the series This Side and Beyond by Sarah Janes, MA Photography LCC.
    Image © Sarah Janes

    MA Photography at London College of Communication has produced many celebrated photographers and artists around the globe. This fine art photography MA has an international reputation for conceptually driven, research-led practices. Based in the still image, an interdisciplinary approach encourages students to explore the ever-expanding boundaries of the photographic medium to develop a distinctive body of work that is contextualised within a wider critical framework.

  15. Work by Francesco Ragazzi from the MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography final show, LCC.
    Work by Francesco Ragazzi. Image by Lewis Bush

    Develop a wider vision. Designed with photojournalists and documentary photographers in mind, the MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography course can help you expand your practice and challenge the potential of the medium. Learn through a series of assignments as part of this internationally renowned programme and join the graduates who've gone on to win the World Press Photo Daily Life Singles category and the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize.

  16. Monica Alcazar-Duarte is a graduate of the online version of MA Photojournalism and Documentary and Photojournalism.
    Image by Monica Alcazar-Duarte

    Develop a wider vision. Designed with photojournalists and documentary photographers in mind, MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography (part time/ online mode) will help you expand your practice and challenge the potential of the medium. Learn through a series of assignments as part of this internationally renowned programme, and join the graduates who've gone on to win the World Press Photo Daily Life Singles category and the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize.

  17. Students working on an assignment for MA Public Relations, LCC.

    A communication plan that adds value: it's what every organisation wants. Develop the advanced skills and theory you'll need for a successful career in public relations and communications on this industry-approved course. Graduate with the knowledge and skills to strategically manage reputations and communicate effectively with the people on the inside and the outside of an organisation.

  18. MA Publishing at London College of Communication
    Image © Lewis Bush

    Engaging different audiences. Commissioning and designing content. Working across multiple platforms. Developing viable commercial projects. A career in the publishing sector is dynamic and diverse. Gain the creative and professional tools you need and build your experience and research skills with this resource-rich programme. The course provides an arena in which you can gain publishing knowledge, create books, magazines and digital products and services, experiment with different outputs, present compelling publishing ideas, collaborate with the wider UAL community and connect with leading industry players.

  19. Still from the Rahim Moledina’s film ‘Air’
    Still from the Rahim Moledina’s film ‘Air’

    MA Screenwriting is one of the UK's leading film and TV scripting courses with a strong reputation in the industry. Its graduates have won numerous UK and international awards, led major film projects and are writing for a wide range of programmes currently being screened on UK television. Get ready for a career as a writer or script editor. Develop your writing skills, generate a unique portfolio of work and learn from the professionals inside today's industry.

  20. Work from the MDes Service Design Innovation Final Show 2014, LCC. Image by Lewis Bush
    Image © Lewis Bush

    The MA Service Experience Design and Innovation is a practice-based professionally oriented course, which combines theory with practice in a project-led curriculum using a range of interdisciplinary perspectives. The curriculum has a professional focus with a distinctive emphasis on the development of high-level design thinking, innovative research, communication, service experience design, value proposition design, change and project management, communication, and future envisioning. The course will build a strong global emphasis through its cross-cultural and transnational approach to unit content and projects and through international partnerships.

  21. Work from the MA Sound Arts Final Show, 2014, Angus-Hughes Gallery.
    Image © Lewis Bush

    Intensive and specialised, MA Sound Arts at LCC gives you the chance to develop your conceptual and contextual understanding of sound arts in practice and in theory. Develop an individual approach, build a distinctive portfolio and tap into the College's Creative Research into Sound Arts Practice (CRISAP).

  22. Students gain hands-on experience on the MA Television course at LCC
    Image © Vlad Molico

    This unique course delivers the skills needed to design and make fact-based television programming. You’ll learn how to translate your ideas into practical, advanced programming and learn about pitching, budgeting and how to establish your own production company. From travel, history, art and literature, to science, current affairs, daily life and cookery – and much more besides – graduates of MA Television will be ready for careers in a range of roles in the television industry.

  23. Work by Marcello Tanzi from the Postgraduate Certificate in Design for Visual Communication at LCC.
    Work by Marcello Tanzi

    Gain practical skills and expand your knowledge of design principles, research methodologies and theory with this postgraduate certificate. Explore visual language, typography, colour and information design through set and self-initiated projects. This part-time course offers an intensive vocational route into the graphic design profession and can provide a portfolio for further study at postgraduate level.

  24. Work by Sarah-Jane Hammoudeh for the Postgraduate Diploma in Design for Visual Communication, LCC.
    Work by Sarah-Jane Hammoudeh

    Gain practical skills and expand your knowledge of design principles, research methodologies and theory with this postgraduate diploma. Explore visual language, typography, colour and information design through set and self-initiated projects. This full-time course offers an intensive vocational route into the graphic design profession and can provide a portfolio for further study at postgraduate level.