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Digital Design and Communication

MA| Postgraduate Certificate

Accelerate Your Management Career in Digital Design

Our unique online course will help you develop core digital design skills from a practical angle and a range of soft skills that are fundamental to succeed and progress in managing in the digital design sector and highly relevant in the creative industries.

Entry requirements

Academic entry requirements

First or 2.1 (hons) bachelor degree in any subject.

If you hold a 2.2 (hons) bachelor degree in any subject, or professional qualifications equivalent to bachelor with honours/ Masters we’ll consider your application for the course if you have at least two years of relevant work experience in a professional environment.

If you hold professional qualifications or Higher Education qualifications equivalent to Level 5, we’ll consider your application for the course if you have at least five years of relevant work experience in a professional environment.

Professionally qualified candidates who do not meet the formal qualifications will also be considered but assessed individually.

We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. For information, please contact our Enrolment Advisors at:

English language requirements

GCSE English language at grade C or above, or

IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component as stated in the Taught Admissions Policy 2022-23, or

An appropriate equivalent English language qualification (read English language equivalent qualifications).

In exceptional circumstances applicants can provide alternative proof of English language proficiency rather than a standard English test. This will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. You should discuss the criteria with your Enrolment Advisor to see if this can be considered.

Start the application process

Please complete the personal details form to begin your application to study on the Digital Design and Communication MA or Postgraduate Certificate course at the University of Leeds.

Once you have completed the form you will receive an email or call from a member of our Enrolment Team to schedule a consultation call with them to discuss your eligibility for the fashion course. After the consultation call you will receive an email with a link to log into our application portal where you can upload your documents and fill in your personal and contact details.

If in the meantime you have any questions, please contact our Enrolment Team:

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Course fees

The following fees apply to those starting their course between May 2023 – 30 October 2023

UK/EU and International:

Postgraduate Certificate
UK/EU and International:

You will have the option to pay your fees on a module-by-module basis, unless you are receiving a student loan or your fees are being paid directly to the University by your employer or sponsor. A student loan is not available for the Postgraduate Certificate.

Course start dates

May 2023

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November 2023

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March 2024

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