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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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141 Results in Design Studies

London College of Contemporary Arts

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

United Kingdom London
October 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Marbella Design Academy

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

Spain Marbella
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
Raffles 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, ... [+]

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 ... [-]
Singapore
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Code University of Applied Sciences 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 vas ... [+]

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 moc... [-]
Germany Berlin
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Arden University

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 understan ... [+]

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Coventry
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Online
Pulse College

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-focu ... [+]

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 an 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.... [-]

Ireland Grand Canal Dock
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
British University Vietnam

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 an ... [+]

BAs in Design Studies. About

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 visua... [-]
Vietnam Hanoi Ecopark Township
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Education

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.... [-]

Czech Republic Hradec Kralove
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design 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 it ... [+]

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.... [-]

Italy Cagliari
October 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Kentucky Wesleyan College

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 ... [+]

About

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 cr... [-]
USA Owensboro
September 2019
Online
LCI Melbourne

In our Fashion & Costume Design program, you can look forward to a career full of glamour and style. Design principles are central to the course. You will create garm ... [+]

Our Fashion & Costume Design program offers training that will ensure you are mainstream industry ready and employable. Design principles and exercises are central to the program. Students learn about applied design processes from idea generation to creation of mood boards and storyboards that address design briefs, contextual factors and trend forecasts. Fabric appreciation, manipulation and handling are part of this learning. Students gain an understanding of commercial manufacturing, logistics and distribution, supported by an insight into the power of marketing and the importance of branding.

COURSE OBJECTIVES Understanding and application of design principles. Garment construction through applied design processes, from idea generation to execution. Understand commercial manufacturing, logistics, and distribution. Develop an understanding of fashion marketing and the importance of branding. Ability to project manage fashion events. Build industry contacts via professional placement and international exchange opportunities. Enhance creative skills via a sub-major from either the Graphic & Digital Design stream or one of the other creative disciplines. MAJOR STUDY UNITS Fashion Art and Society Visual Dynamics for development Theme Development and Garment Production Fashion Fabrication, Art and Society Exploration of Fashion and Costume Folio and Presentation for Final Range Garment Construction Methods and Applications Design Development ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA ... [-]
Australia Melbourne
June 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
The Open College of the Arts

The BA (Hons) Interior Design will encourage students to challenge and propose new and innovative occupations of space and will allow students the freedom to develop thei ... [+]

Summary

This unique BA (Hons) Interior Design Open Degree places emphasis on the positive reshaping of attitudes and preconceptions of interior design. It is designed to foster ambition and creativity so that students can become spatial dreamers, architectural investigators and playful innovators of interiors.

Degree overview

The BA (Hons) Interior Design will encourage students to challenge and propose new and innovative occupations of space and will allow students the freedom to develop their own individual design identities, using digital and analogue software and techniques. The course will encourage students to creatively explore and challenge the notion of space and how it is used, whilst incrementally introducing them to the technical, practical and professional skills of interior design. Students will question both the physical and the invisible, initiate rigorous methods of the process led research and experimentation, as the foundation of imaginative and well-realised designs.... [-]

United Kingdom Barnsley
August 2019
Part-time
Online
Wartburg College

The Art Department provides Wartburg students the ability to communicate with discipline and imaginative understanding of the visual world and its design. Through appreci ... [+]

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 ... [-]
USA Waverly
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Berlin International - University of Applied Sciences

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 w ... [+]

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-Charlottenburg Start: October Fee: 600€ monthly ... [-]
Germany Berlin
October 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Lakeland University

Whether you’re a classical artist who paints, sculpts or draws, or an artist whose canvas is a computer screen, Lakeland College will help you flourish. Our two art major ... [+]

Whether you’re a classical artist who paints, sculpts or draws, or an artist whose canvas is a computer screen, Lakeland College will help you flourish. Our two art major options – art with a studio emphasis and art with a graphic design emphasis – are designed to meet your specific needs and make you stand out to potential employers in your chosen profession. “I think what most parents ask is, why would you major in art? What can you do with this?” says Denise Presnell-Weidner, associate professor of art. “Is there a career? Is there a future in this? Well, today, especially in the area of graphics, there are a lot of jobs in that area. Graphics are everywhere.”

Broad spectrum knowledge ... [-]
USA Plymouth
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus