Bachelors of Arts in Design Studies

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Design Studies

A Bachelor of Arts typically requires three to four years of study before completion, though the length of time required varies depending on the institution and the country in which the institution is located. The degree focuses on a discipline within the liberal arts, and completion of such a degree generally leads to a wide variety of excellent employment opportunities.

A Bachelor of Arts in Design provides students access to one of the fastest-growing industries and is considered an exceptionally valuable degree. But exactly what is a BA in Design Studies and what does it entail? The Bachelor of Arts in Design provides students with the opportunity to explore what goes into the construction of any object through an understanding of the planning, preparation and execution of many different projects. 

The benefits of earning a Bachelor of Arts in Design are many, as design is closely associated with a number of popular industries, including art, engineering, and production.

Students in these programs are afforded the opportunity to explore the aspects of design that relate to these particular industries and more, and they also benefit from the fact that there are countless career paths that can be taken upon completion of such a program.

The cost of a degree in design studies varies greatly depending on the country and the individual institution. It is always in the best interest of the student to conduct thorough research on the cost of each program before arriving at a final decision. 

There are many excellent career opportunities available to students who earn a BA in Design. These opportunities include employment in the aforementioned industries, along with employment in graphic design, web design, product design, and fashion design.

 

Design is a growing field and those with practical knowledge in this field are often highly sought-after. There are many exceptional programs available for you to choose from in our comprehensive database, so please take a few moments to 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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Bachelor's Degree Scientific Visualization

Zurich University of the Arts
Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2019 Switzerland Zürich

The study in the Bachelor's degree in Scientific Visualization conveys the conceptual, creative and methodological foundations for the contemporary communication of scientific content: the appropriation of realistic-illusionistic presentation techniques, the use of different media such as interaction, e-learning, 3D animation and virtual reality and cooperation with science. [+]

The study in the Bachelor's degree in Scientific Visualization conveys the conceptual, creative and methodological foundations for the contemporary communication of scientific content: the appropriation of realistic-illusionistic presentation techniques, the use of different media such as interaction, e-learning, 3D animation and virtual reality and cooperation with science.

Career Options

Graduates with a bachelor's degree work at colleges and universities, in medical institutions, in museums or on archaeological excavations. They work for editorial offices, publishers or agencies or, as freelance illustrators, design visualizations in a scientific or popular scientific context.

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BA (Hons) Graphic Design

London College of Contemporary Arts
Campus Full time 3 years February 2019 United Kingdom London

With an international reputation for producing graduates that stand out for their creative thinking and technical skills, our BA (Hons) Graphic Design degree is a 3 year programme and does prepare students to become flexible and creative graphic design professionals, with a specific personal graphics skill set, able to negotiate their way through an exciting professional career. [+]

BA (Hons) Graphic Design

With an international reputation for producing graduates that stand out for their creative thinking and technical skills, our BA (Hons) Graphic Design degree is a 3 year programme and does prepare students to become flexible and creative graphic design professionals, with a specific personal graphics skill set, able to negotiate their way through an exciting professional career.

You will be taught by passionate and experienced graphic design professionals who have worked in some of the best design agencies in the UK. Their dedication to helping you bring your projects to life will give you the confidence and knowledge to follow your passions and choose a path that fits with your academic aspirations and career goals.... [-]


BA (Hons) Degree in Audio and Music Technology

Pulse College
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Ireland Grand Canal Dock

Pulse College is very excited to partner with Griffith College, Ireland’s largest independent third level institution, to deliver this brand new, unique and industry focused BA (Hons) Degree in Audio and Music Technology. [+]

Pulse College is very excited to partner with Griffith College, Ireland’s largest independent third level institution, to deliver this brand new, unique and industry focused BA (Hons) Degree in Audio and Music Technology.

Recording Studios, Live Venue’s, TV & Radio, Post-Production, Live Performance: It is now essential to be skilled in array of disciplines to become successful in the audio industry.

It is with these various industry disciplines in mind that we have designed a new BA (Hons) Degree in Audio & Music Technology in partnership with Ireland’s largest independent third level institution, Griffith College.

Aimed at musicians, DJ’s, computer music hobbyists, and general lovers of music, this programme will train you with the skills required to succeed as a modern day Audio Professional.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Interaction Design

Code University of Applied Sciences Berlin
Campus Full time 3 years October 2019 Germany Berlin

Our Interaction Design program takes future designers on a journey that explores the look, feel and behavior to create positive experiences through technology. In the vast and fast-paced discipline of Interaction Design our study program prepares you to work in the creative industry where you put the human, instead of the function, as the starting point of designing the interaction with technology. [+]

This program takes future designers on a journey that explores the look, feel and behavior to create positive experiences through technology. In the vast and fast-paced discipline of Interaction Design our study program prepares you to work in the creative industry where you put the human, instead of the function, as the starting point of designing the interaction with technology. Your career choices With a trained grasp of de­sign con­cepts and prac­ti­cal im­ple­men­ta­tion com­pe­tence, you will be re­spon­si­ble for the look, feel and user-friend­li­ness of the soft­ware you are work­ing on. You will be able to cre­ate low-fi­delity sketches and pixel-per­fect mock­ups, val­i­date dif­fer­ent de­signs and style ap­proaches by con­duct­ing split A/B tests and mea­sur­ing prod­uct per­for­mance. Be­cause you will be the join­ing bolt in a team of mar­keters, prod­uct man­agers, coders and other stake­hold­ers, you will mas­ter an em­pa­thetic and co­op­er­a­tive style of com­mu­ni­ca­tion. As an in­ter­ac­tion de­signer, you don’t just make things that work look pretty. You are re­spon­si­ble for the align­ment with cus­tomer in­ter­ests and there­fore the suc­cess of your dig­i­tal pro­ject. We will not tell you, what (or who) you will be after grad­u­at­ing at CODE – this de­ci­sion will be to­tally up to you. But to give you an idea, we rec­om­mend you head over to Dig­i­tale-leute.de for some very in­ter­est­ing in­ter­views with in­ter­ac­tion de­sign­ers from the dig­i­tal econ­omy. Tools & technologies you can experience The program is focused on a set of modules that explore the range of the discipline interaction design. As a... [-]

Bachelor of Arts validated programme in Graphic Design & Media - 3 years

Marbella Design Academy
Campus Full time 1 - 3 years September 2019 Spain Marbella

Study in English at Marbella Design Academy in sunny Spain for your BA (Hons) Validated programme in Graphic Design & Media. Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree awarded by the University of Bedfordshire, UK. This three-year Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Validated Interior Architecture & Design programme offered to our students is developed, delivered and assessed by Marbella Design Academy and validated by the University of Bedfordshire, UK. [+]

Study in English at Marbella Design Academy in sunny Spain for your BA (Hons) Validated programme in Graphic Design & Media.

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree awarded by the University of Bedfordshire, UK.

This three-year Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Validated Interior Architecture & Design programme offered to our students is developed, delivered and assessed by Marbella Design Academy and validated by the University of Bedfordshire, UK.

The Bachelor of Arts Validated programme starts September and January each year.

Duration: 3years Language: English Credits: 360CP in the UK = 180 ECTS points Marbella Design Academy is an exclusive design school with a family-like atmosphere among students and staff who originate from around the world. The maximum number of places available is 230, so students receive a great deal of personal attention and one-to-one tuition from their teachers. Each academic year is quality controlled by external examiners.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Product Design (Top Up)

Raffles Singapore
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 Singapore

The BA (Hons) Product Design courses aim specifically to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and understanding, as well as the contacts and networking experience, to establish themselves as design professionals. [+]

The BA (Hons) Product Design courses aim specifically to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and understanding, as well as the contacts and networking experience, to establish themselves as design professionals. Through strong industry links and professionally relevant projects, briefs and simulated working practices, these courses will offer students the best possible advantages for fostering a career in the product design industries. Apart from international case studies, students are exposed to Asian culture and will integrate their own identity which will reflect their choice of design solutions.

Minimum Entry Requirements Completion of Raffles Singapore Advanced Diploma; or Equivalent Core Design Enquiry Product Design BA Final Major Project Professional ID Studies 3 Elective Electives* Advanced English: Academic Essay Writing Design Promotion Enhancing Reflective Study Skills Across Cultural Boundaries Global Experience in Art and Design How to set up a Freelance Business ... [-]

Bachelor of Design Arts: Communication Design

LCI Melbourne
Campus Full time 3 years January 2019 Australia Melbourne

Our Communication Design program opens up a world of opportunities. Focussed on creative solutions for clients and their brands, you will develop a deep and strategic understanding of consumer behavior and the motivations and emotions surrounding a brand’s engagement. You’ll refine planning and craft skills, such as art direction and copywrite, and develop your ability to conceptualize and manage a campaign, from brief to channel delivery. [+]

Our Communication Design program opens up a world of opportunities. Focussed on creative solutions for clients and their brands, you will develop a deep and strategic understanding of consumer behavior and the motivations and emotions surrounding a brand’s engagement. You’ll refine planning and craft skills, such as art direction and copywrite, and develop your ability to conceptualize and manage a campaign, from brief to channel delivery.

Your student experience will be further enriched via agency engagement and industry mentoring. As an Academy graduate with a major in Communication Design you can capitalize on the mobility and global opportunities the advertising industry now offers, and look forward to professional roles such as creative director, branding consultant, finished artist, PR agent, trend analyst or visual merchandiser.... [-]


BA Design, Fashion Communications & Brand Design, 7 semesters

VIAMODA
Campus Full time Part time 7 semesters October 2019 Poland Warsaw + 1 more

During Fashion Communications & Brand Design programme, students develop and achieve skills of creating and managing a fashion brand, building it’s identity and recognition by potential customers on the market. [+]

During Fashion Communications & Brand Design, 7 semesters programme, students develop and achieve skills of creating and managing a fashion brand, building it’s identity and recognition by potential customers on the market.

During the studies, VIAMODA teaches how to use communication tools and systems to promote companies and fashion brands, create advertising campaigns, graphics and photographic works, and activities in the Internet space (e-commerce, e-marketing).

The studies are taught in Polish on a full-time and part-time basis.

Our students receive knowledge on how to organize fashion events, appropriate for the intended promotional purpose, the specificity of the brand, budget, and expectations of the target group.... [-]


BA in Product Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Cagliari
Campus Full time 3 years October 2019 Italy Cagliari

The Product Designer is concerned with the creation and design of products for industry. This professional is capable of initiating the process of innovation in all of its facets: creative, esthetic, social and technological. His role is in fact, that of understanding and foreseeing the needs of the market, put them into the context of the organization and translate them into a concrete project for eventual production on an industrial scale. His design culture must be vast, covering theoretical aspects as well as specific technical aspects of the project. Professional profile: Product Designer, Concept Designer, Art Director, System Designer, Research Assistant for materials, components, technical devices. The course is recognized by Italian Ministry of Education and Research (MIUR) as an Academic Diploma Level I (180CF) [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ITALIAN LANGUAGE.The Product Designer is concerned with the creation and design of products for industry. This professional is capable of initiating the process of innovation in all of its facets: creative, esthetic, social and technological. His role is in fact, that of understanding and foreseeing the needs of the market, put them into the context of the organization and translate them into a concrete project for eventual production on an industrial scale. His design culture must be vast, covering theoretical aspects as well as specific technical aspects of the project.

Professional profile: Product Designer, Concept Designer, Art Director, System Designer, Research Assistant for materials, components, technical devices.... [-]


BA (Hons) Contemporary Creative Practice: Graphic Design/ Illustration/ Photography

British University Vietnam
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Vietnam Hanoi Ecopark Township + 1 more

Students will have the option to choose from 3 individual degree streams: Graphic Design, Illustration and Photography. Each course is designed for students to explore and develop skills to meet the needs of the Creative Industries in their chosen specialism. Students will gain practical skills and the associated knowledge and expertise to succeed in the sector. [+]

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Students will have the option to choose from 3 individual degree streams: Graphic Design, Illustration and Photography. Each course is designed for students to explore and develop skills to meet the needs of the Creative Industries in their chosen specialism. Students will gain practical skills and the associated knowledge and expertise to succeed in the sector.

Career Opportunities Graphic Design graduates will be able to work in positions within design studios, advertising agencies, branding companies, TV, film and freelance enterprises. Illustration graduates will have the knowledge and skills needed to develop a career in a variety of visual communication fields including book publishing, editorial and advertising, web animation and printmaking. Photography graduates will have opportunities to work as design consultants, studio managers, photography agents and many other roles across the field of photography. Course Modules: Year 1 Study Skills for Creative Practitioners Art Practitioners in Historical and Contemporary Context Visual studies Practical Contemporary Art Practice Professional Issues for Contemporary Art Practitioners Year 2 Creative Influences Visual Communication Exploring Contemporary Art Practice Professional Development for Arts Practitioners Major Project for Arts Practitioners Year 3 Graphic Design Practical Contemporary Practice in Graphic Design Creative Enterprise in Graphic Design Industry Investigation Professional Practice in Graphic Design Negotiated Final Major Project Year 3 Illustration Practical Contemporary Practice in Illustration Creative Enterprise in Illustration Industry Investigation Professional Practice in Illustration Negotiated Final Major Project Year 3 Photography Practical Contemporary Practice in Photography Creative Enterprise in Photography Industry Investigation Professional Practice in Photography Negotiated... [-]

BA Specialization in Pedagogy: Multimedia Graphic Design

University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Education
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Czech Republic Hradec Kralove

Multimedia Graphic Design is a bachelor degree study field in the frame of study programme Specialization in Pedagogy, organized in the full-time form of study. [+]

Multimedia Graphic Design is a bachelor degree study field in the frame of study programme Specialization in Pedagogy, organized in the full-time form of study.

Profile of graduates and their prospective employment: Graduates in Graphics and Multimedia have been trained in creating graphic designs, graphic arts and visual communication generally. They are able to use any traditional graphic techniques. Graduates can be employed as artists, designers, lecturers and tutors. They are ready to teach at primary schools, secondary schools, they can work as lecturers of traditional printing techniques, as tutors in educational centres, as collaborators in open-air museums, lecturers at various educative events. Graduates can also work as independent artists and designers.... [-]


BA Product Design

Berlin International - University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years October 2019 Germany Berlin

Are you interested in taking a creative study program in the field of Product Design allowing for plenty of leeways to suit your individual needs? Studying with us, you will develop your very own personal creative profile. The professors and excellent team of expert lecturers at Berlin International will closely guide you in this process throughout the Product Design study program and will consult you with their expertise. Let us support you in determining your individual strengths and thus empower you to successfully work as a professional product designer in the future. [+]

Product Design at Berlin International – a program with creative leeway

Are you interested in taking a creative study program in the field of Product Design allowing for plenty of leeways to suit your individual needs? Studying with us, you will develop your very own personal creative profile. The professors and excellent team of expert lecturers at Berlin International will closely guide you in this process throughout the Product Design study program and will consult you with their expertise. Let us support you in determining your individual strengths and thus empower you to successfully work as a professional product designer in the future.

Program facts Duration: 3 years / 6 semesters Points: 180 ECTS Language: English Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Location: Berlin-Mitte Start: October Fee: 600€ monthly ... [-]

BA in Graphic Design

Wartburg College
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 USA Waverly

The Art Department provides Wartburg students the ability to communicate with discipline and imaginative understanding of the visual world and its design. Through appreciation, experience, and production, art students broaden their creative and critical abilities and share these new skills through creating works of art. [+]

The Art Department provides Wartburg students the ability to communicate with discipline and imaginative understanding of the visual world and its design. Through appreciation, experience, and production, art students broaden their creative and critical abilities and share these new skills through creating works of art.

The Art Department offers a variety of academic and studio courses in traditional and technology-based media. The limited size of classes and open attitudes of faculty encourage individual attention and a close working relationship. Through advanced courses and independent studies, students may pursue individual interests.

Requirements

14-course credits:

ART 105 Design I ART 108 Graphic Design ART 111 Drawing ART 150 20th-Century Art, Media, and Design ART 201 Painting ART 205 Communication Design ART 208 Photography I ART 210 Communication Design II ART 250 Art History: Early Through Gothic ART 251 Art History: Renaissance Through Modern ART 310 Advanced Design Projects ART 371 Internship ART 461 Seminar in Art: Research ART 462 Seminar in Art: Exhibition ... [-]

BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Arden University
Online Full time Part time 3 - 6 years April 2019 United Kingdom Coventry + 1 more

Are you a creative thinker? Do you want to know how to apply design theory and skills in practice? If so, this Graphic Design programme will aim to develop your understanding of the core principles of design and its potential across a range of sectors. [+]

Are you a creative thinker? Do you want to know how to apply design theory and skills in practice? If so, this Graphic Design programme will aim to develop your understanding of the core principles of design and its potential across a range of sectors.

You will delve into traditional and contemporary technologies to produce innovative and aesthetic designs as well as form an understanding of the critical, conceptual and historical background of art, design and visual culture. Through the course's assignments, you will build up a portfolio of work or set of ‘Digital sketchbooks and final outcomes’ to evidence the skills and knowledge you have gained.

Course Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent qualifications in two subjects at GCE A-level plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level. If you are not an English native speaker, you will be required to provide us with a proof of English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or above.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design

Kentucky Wesleyan College
Online September 2019 USA Owensboro

The Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design online degree completion program is designed to help meet the ever-increasing demand for qualified and highly skilled professionals in the field of graphic design and other related fields. Students in this program complete a required core of art courses in which foundation principles of art and design are studied. After completing drawing and foundation design courses, students begin graphic design coursework that will focus on typography, branding design, publication, web design, animation and other advanced projects. [+]

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The Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design online degree completion program is designed to help meet the ever-increasing demand for qualified and highly skilled professionals in the field of graphic design and other related fields. Students in this program complete a required core of art courses in which foundation principles of art and design are studied. After completing drawing and foundation design courses, students begin graphic design coursework that will focus on typography, branding design, publication, web design, animation and other advanced projects.

Graphic Design Online Degree Map I. General Education General Humanities (3 hours in history, 3 hours in religion) 9 credit hours Aesthetics (3 hours must be in literature) 6 credit hours Social Sciences (in 2 different subjects) 6 credit hours Physical Education and Health 3 credit hours Natural Sciences 6 credit hours Mathematics (College Algebra, or higher) 3 credit hours Communication Skills (2 English composition courses) 6 credit hours * A Multi-Cultural Studies requirement needs to be met. Total General Education Credit Hours 39 credit hours II. Graphic Design Major Core Courses ART 100 Art Survey 3 credit hours ART 101 Beginning Drawing 3 credit hours ART 210 Graphic Design I 3 credit hours ART 211 Graphic Design II 3 credit hours ART 278 Digital Photographic Techniques 3 credit hours ART 310 Graphic Design Topics 3 credit hours ART 311 Graphic Design III 3 credit hours ART 382/383/384 Upper-level ART History (Actual courses depend upon transfer courses and courses scheduled.) 3 credit hours ART 403 Internship... [-]