BA in Information and Communication Design
In the English Bachelor course, the students learn to make text, photography, illustration, film and object understandable through the connection and use of modern design tools. This task covers two areas: on the one hand, contents to be made easily ascertainable, and on the other, the emotional content of a topic is also to be recognized and consolidated. Thus the central questions of design relate to orientation and attractiveness: With which design tools can I support my statement? What is the nuclear idea of a project and how can I convey this? How do I show, using fantasy and intelligence, what makes a company so special? Which configuration lends attractiveness to a product? How does a text have to be structured visually, in order to be understandable? In the nuclear subjects of the course is concerned with the development of cross-media design concepts, on the transfer of knowledge into print and online media, on film and the organization of interactive media.
The University Rhine Waal trains communication designers using a completely individual concept: the Designer works closely integrated with IT-experts, psychologists, scientists, engineers, and economists. This one is in the position to be continuously confronted the ever-changing career profile, because the tasks of a designer are becoming less and less limited to show concepts that others have designed, but is becoming more, that as a part of a specialized team, they develop innovative content, products, and services themselves. This concept becomes possible because the Design course is embedded into the faculty” Communication and Environment “, where the specialty is the connection of future-oriented ideas and processes from different fields. Experts gleaned from different disciplines work here hand in hand.