BACHELOR GRAPHIC DESIGN

General

Program Description

This course teaches students how to define a visual communication strategy, to master different means of expression and to use them on various supports: print, packaging and interactive media.

The course is taught by active professionals who are established in their area of expertise and brings together theoretical and practical classes with several work placements at the school’s partner companies. This teaching programme is recognised by the Ministry of Culture and Communication and is listed amongst the top seven private graphic design courses preferred by professionals (L’Étudiant, 2015).

State-registered Qualification

The design/graphic design course takes place over three years. Graduates are awarded a qualification in design/graphic design, listed on level 2 (France), 6 (EU), NSF 322T of the French Register of Professional Certifications (RNCP), a decree published 24/05/2013 in the official journal of 16/06/2013. Students can join in at the beginning of every year (1st, 2nd or 3rd year).

This course is also available in Rennes.

Advantages of the Course

  • Classes taught by industry professionals, aware of current technology and market evolution.
  • A five-week work placement at a partner business in the graphic design industry, validated by a work placement report.
  • Classes in the studio, centred around real projects in order for students to acquire technical and creative skills.
  • Student follow up for the construction of their portfolio, work placement reports and professional project
  • Links between different disciplines in order for students to understand the importance of the complementary nature of skills

Careers

  • Data visualist
  • Digital designer
  • Art director
  • Graphic artist
  • Illustrator
  • Youth Illustrator
  • Press Illustrator
  • Advertising Illustrator
  • Graphic designer
  • 2-D/3-D Layout Artist
  • Model maker
  • Motion designer
  • Museographer
  • Photo retoucher
  • Story-boarder
  • Typographer
  • UX Designer
  • Web designer

Entry Requirements & Application

Admission to LISAA Paris is subject to both the presentation of a portfolio of work and an oral interview. The objective of these conditions is not merely to assess the candidate’s level but also — and above all — to gauge his or her motivation and the potential of his or her academic profile to suit the specificities of a profession in graphic design. Students can join in at the beginning of every year (1st, 2nd or 3rd year).

Last updated Jan 2018

About the School

Established in 1986, LISAA is today one of the biggest design schools in France. The school provides students with the possibility to express their design talents in the fields of fashion, interior ar ... Read More

Established in 1986, LISAA is today one of the biggest design schools in France. The school provides students with the possibility to express their design talents in the fields of fashion, interior architecture, design, graphic design, video games or animation. Read less
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