Bachelor of Applied Arts major in Visual Design

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Program Description

Bachelor of Applied Arts major in Visual Design

The Bachelor of Applied Arts in Visual Design is the ideal training ground if you want to have a career in the design profession and creative industries. The program will provide you a strong understanding of art, design, and culture. You will be taught how to develop creative thinking strategies and produce effective and innovative solutions to visual communication design challenges, using multimedia platforms, techniques in classical drawing, and new digital media formats.

Why take up Applied Arts major in Visual Design at MC?

  • Features hands-on learning experiences in art and design
  • Emphasizes on conceptualizing 2D- and 3D-forms across disciplines such as animation, branding, creative photography, digital apps, environmental graphics, multimedia production, package & print design, product design, typography and web design
  • Provides special mentoring and one-on-one supervision of workshop activities
  • Provides collaborative opportunities through the portfolio, thesis project exhibit, and job training (internship)
  • Provides networking opportunities with actual companies, artists, and designers in various fields of expertise
  • Puts theories into industry practice which are evaluated against global trends, international design standards, and professional experience

What will I study?

Here are some of the courses you will take as an Applied Arts student:

  • Photography
  • Color Theory
  • Animation, Video + Motion Graphics, Multimedia Production
  • 3D Modeling
  • Web Design
  • Product Design, Package + Print Design,
  • Environmental Graphics
  • Brand Development, Business Design
  • Portfolio + Industry

Career Paths

  • 3-D modeler
  • Animator
  • Creative Artist
  • Digital Illustrator
  • Exhibits & Events Designer
  • Graphics Artist
  • Multimedia Artist
  • Packaging Designer
  • Product Designer
  • Rendering Artist
  • Stylist-Photographer
  • Video Graphics Artist
  • Visual designer
  • Web Designer

Last updated May 2018

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