B.A. in Graphic Design

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THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

The course in Graphic Design focuses on training visual communication experts. 

This professional figure works on complex “communication systems” through different media, having knowledge of advanced editing software, professional printing and production methods.

The contexts students operate in are graphic design studios, which are progressively expanding in different fields: product design, communication, fashion, photography, but also corporate communication and design areas, publishing companies, web, advertising agencies and TV production. 

Career opportunities - Graphic Designer, Art & Design Director, Visual Journalist.

Title – This BA is recognised by Italian Ministry of Education Research (MIUR) as an Academic Diploma Level I and awards 180 credits.


Context - Graphic design is everywhere, in printed and digital applications of our everyday life.

Methodology and structure – A strong laboratory overtone is the feature of the course: from basic design theories to high-level professional simulation, students progressively develop complex research projects through guided design labs in collaboration with real companies.

In parallel with the design laboratory classes, our students acquire historical, sociological, economical and technical skills.

These techniques are useful to help them on interpreting and decoding the language of visual communication, of contemporary arts, cinema and all the society communication needs.

Our students acquire immediately the basic tools of Graphic Design: knowledge on Typefaces' usage, page formats and layouts, genesis meaning and perception of shapes and colors. The study plan also focuses on technical tools: from basic softwares on Photo editing, picture management and vector graphics to advanced ones dedicated to web design, 2D and 3D animation, video editing and TV graphic.

The final part of the course covers topics of increasing complexity where our students acquire autonomy on managing timings and schedules from the project’s concept to its completion.

The last and most significant step in our educational process is the choice and development of a Thesis Project, a complex and articulated theme carried out in collaboration with real companies to research creative and innovative design and communication solutions.

Title – This BA is recognised by Italian Ministry of Education Research (MIUR) as an Academic Diploma Level I and awards 180 credits.

Last updated Dec 2019

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The cradle of design and industry. IED owes its establishment in 1966 to the intuition of its President Francesco Morelli.

The cradle of design and industry. IED owes its establishment in 1966 to the intuition of its President Francesco Morelli. Read less
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