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25 Undergraduate Studies in Communication Design

Those pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Design are prepared for a dynamic career giving visual form to messages. Communication design majors earn strong foundations across a variety of fields including graphic design, media arts, and mass communication. Upon completion, graduates are prepared to begin careers in communication design or enter a higher education program of their choice. W… Read more

Those pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Design are prepared for a dynamic career giving visual form to messages. Communication design majors earn strong foundations across a variety of fields including graphic design, media arts, and mass communication. Upon completion, graduates are prepared to begin careers in communication design or enter a higher education program of their choice.

What is a BA in Communication Design? A Bachelor of Arts in Communication Design is a liberal arts degree, which is awarded upon completion of the communication design undergraduate program. It typically takes three to four years to complete, although some programs may be shorter or longer in length depending on the institution and course load. Communication design majors study the art of turning informative, persuasive, and entertaining messages into powerful visuals that impact an audience and compel viewers to take action. Students may focus broadly on communication design or add an area of emphasis in graphic design, mass communication, or media arts, for example.

A bachelor’s degree in communication design gives students valuable skills in both creative and technical realms, a rare combination for those entering the work force. The program makes graduates competitive job applicants as employers look for incomers with conceptual thinking as well as creative problem solving abilities. During the program, students will also build a portfolio of work to show potential employers.

Costs fluctuate greatly from program to program and institution to institution. It may be more or less depending on the time length and course load required, as well as any areas of concentration students wish to add to their degree. It’s important to research potential schools and programs to ensure it is the right fit financially and academically.

Students who complete the BA in Communication Design are prepared for exciting careers in a variety of sectors. They may work as designers, strategic communication campaign managers, art and creative directors, and many other specialties. Communication design majors have the flexibility to work in many different industries, as nearly all professions are in need of the creative and technical skills garnered in the program.

Those who are interested in a BA in Communication Design can get started with the application process today. To simplify the search, feel free to peruse our extensive database of schools and programs. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Norwich University of the Arts
Norwich, United Kingdom

Our Creative Skillset accredited BA (Hons) Graphic Communication degree will equip you with the skills and knowledge to solve complex graphic communication problems, work acro ... +

Our Creative Skillset accredited BA (Hons) Graphic Communication degree will equip you with the skills and knowledge to solve complex graphic communication problems, work across a broad range of mediums, and anticipate and shape future emerging trends and needs. -
BA
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Berlin, Germany

Study a Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication Design. This Design B.A. programme is taught entirely in English at our Macromedia campus in Berlin, Germany.

Study a Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication Design. This Design B.A. programme is taught entirely in English at our Macromedia campus in Berlin, Germany. -
BA BA
Full-time
7 semesters
English
Oct 2020
15 Aug 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
LCI Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia

Our Communication Design program focusses on art direction, design and storytelling - all the ingredients of creative advertising! The advertising industry is fast-paced, exci ... +

Our Communication Design program focusses on art direction, design and storytelling - all the ingredients of creative advertising! The advertising industry is fast-paced, exciting and highly innovative, using storytelling to build brand engagement. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
Sunway University
Shah Alam, Malaysia

The 21st-century communication designer is one who not only develops a message content for printed or electronic media, with emphasis on aesthetics in media but also has the a ... +

The 21st-century communication designer is one who not only develops a message content for printed or electronic media, with emphasis on aesthetics in media but also has the ability to create new media channels to ensure the message reaches the target audience. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
Berlin International University of Applied Sciences
Berlin, Germany

In hands-on projects, you will experience the entire workflow from finding ideas for technical implementation. You design apps, animations, posters, books, magazines, brand id ... +

In hands-on projects, you will experience the entire workflow from finding ideas for technical implementation. You design apps, animations, posters, books, magazines, brand identities, and more. Our practical approach prepares you to develop your creative personality and become a professional designer. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
02 Nov 2020
30 Sep 2020
Campus
University of Westminster
London, United Kingdom

This well-established and broad-based course aims to encourage your creativity, individuality and personal growth through the study of graphic communication design. The emphas ... +

This well-established and broad-based course aims to encourage your creativity, individuality and personal growth through the study of graphic communication design. The emphasis is on the application of skills to develop ideas and present information in ways that are engaging, meaningful, useful and worthwhile. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
Yasar University
Izmir, Turkey

The Department of Visual Communication Design trains students to combine their theoretical knowledge with the practical skills related to visual media and communication. Gradu ... +

The Department of Visual Communication Design trains students to combine their theoretical knowledge with the practical skills related to visual media and communication. Graduates from this department will have a sound knowledge of the sector, and apply their approach to learning and intellectual capacity to the profession. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
27 Sep 2020
Campus
University of Applied Sciences Europe
Berlin, Germany

Communication is everything: ads, book covers, magazines, logos, apps, interfaces, Webdesign, or packaging design. Every day we encounter hundreds of visual messages. As a com ... +

Communication is everything: ads, book covers, magazines, logos, apps, interfaces, Webdesign, or packaging design. Every day we encounter hundreds of visual messages. As a communication designer or graphic designer, you'll find the best visual and creative expression for all messages, thereby resolving the issues that arise in design. -
BA
Full-time
7 semesters
English, German
Sep 2020
15 Aug 2020
Campus
Sabanci University
Istanbul, Turkey

The interdisciplinary educational approach embraced by Sabancı University aims to provide an ideal breeding ground for the education of the "new" artist and designer. The prog ... +

The interdisciplinary educational approach embraced by Sabancı University aims to provide an ideal breeding ground for the education of the "new" artist and designer. The program offers two different tracks, namely Visual Arts where the aim is the education of visual arts and Visual Communication Design where the aim is the education of interdisciplinary audio-visual communication designers. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
30 Jul 2020
Campus
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

Communication designers are creative thinkers and problem solvers who use a range of design methods, processes and techniques to create professional communication designs, suc ... +

Communication designers are creative thinkers and problem solvers who use a range of design methods, processes and techniques to create professional communication designs, such as posters, books, magazines, corporate identity programmes, packaging and websites, both individually and as members of teams. The Department of Graphic Design offers a Bachelor of Arts in Design specialising in Communication Design. The Department's facilities include a number of studios and a centrally located Apple Macintosh computer studio. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Torino
Turin, Italy

The Communication Design Course offers a cultural, practical and strategic preparation for future creatives, designers in the communication sector. Four are the specialization ... +

The Communication Design Course offers a cultural, practical and strategic preparation for future creatives, designers in the communication sector. Four are the specializations proposed: Communication Management, for the management of the brand and its identity through the development of effective communication strategies and plans; Event and PR, for the planning and realization of events, contests and digital PR related to the product or to the creation of value for a brand or a service; Copywriting and Content Design, for the creation, production and management of content through storytelling and creative writing to be distributed on different platforms and media, with particular attention to social networks to blogs and influencers; Art Direction for the creation and management of expressive and iconographic languages ​​in relation to a brand in all its online offline forms. Professional opportunities - Digital PR, Event Specialist, Project Manager, Copywriter, Content Specialist, Creative Specialist, Account Manager, Community Manager, Editor, Art Director. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
Italian
Oct 2020
14 Sep 2020
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rome
Rome, Italy

The Communication Designer is a designer able to maintain a constant balance between creativity and strategic thinking, using contemporary codes and languages. The course prep ... +

The Communication Designer is a designer able to maintain a constant balance between creativity and strategic thinking, using contemporary codes and languages. The course prepares professionals in the conception and management of all the different aspects of communication: from the analysis of the latest trends to the creation of online and offline content and formats, from the development of a creative strategy to the organization of events. The course offers four areas of specialization: Communication Management, to develop the ability to identify new consumption trends and to manage the brand from the development of the product or service to the management of a media plan; Event and PR, for the conception, production and coordination of all activities related to meetings and events; Copywriting and Content Design, for the training of multifaceted and transversal professional figures in the production of text and visual storytelling; Art Direction, for the development of creative strategies for a company, product or service, on a visual level. Professional opportunities - Copywriter, Editor, Content Specialist, PR / Digital PR, Community Manager, Event Coordinator, Creative Specialist, Art Director, Project Manager, Account Manager. Title issued - The course is recognized by the MIUR and is equivalent to the first level degrees awarded by universities. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
Italian
Oct 2020
14 Sep 2020
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Milan, Italy +2 More

Sound is an essential, often distinctive ingredient in all communication processes and the sound designer is the one who is capable of combining professionalism with art to us ... +

Sound is an essential, often distinctive ingredient in all communication processes and the sound designer is the one who is capable of combining professionalism with art to use all its forms of communication and production, composing incidental music, creating sound effects and electronic manipulations and building soundtracks for events, theatrical performances, shows, websites, sensorial marketing projects, art installations or presentations. The cinema, media, DVDs and CD Roms, advertising, multimedia installations, audio and video art, corporate events there is no limit to the fields where sound designers work and many of them are still developing now. The course is recognized by Italian Ministry of Education and Research (MIUR) as an Academic Diploma Level I (180CF) -
BA
Full-time
3 years
Italian
Oct 2020
14 Sep 2020
Campus
IUBH Fernstudium
Bad Honnef, Germany

Design and creation are in your blood? Turn your passion into a profession - with distance learning communication design!

Design and creation are in your blood? Turn your passion into a profession - with distance learning communication design! -
BA
Full-time
Part-time
36 months
German
Online
Asian University Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand +2 More

The BA Programme in Multimedia at Asian University is designed to produce graduates who have both a broad understanding of the discipline and specialized communication skills ... +

The BA Programme in Multimedia at Asian University is designed to produce graduates who have both a broad understanding of the discipline and specialized communication skills that enable them to make valuable contributions to the field of multimedia. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
Campus

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