Bachelor Programs in Design

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Design

The Bachelor of Arts degree is one of the most popular higher education choices worldwide. Many students who are pursuing a career in design might find a BA degree to be very useful—but exactly what is a Bachelor in Design?

A bachelor’s in design degree is meant to give students the opportunity to learn about the principles of design in a wide variety of fields. These might include architecture, fine arts, graphic design, fashion design, industrial design, game design, multimedia design, textile design, jewelry design, or product design. Students might study the principles of aesthetics, the basics of art, and the practical aspects that need to be considered in a design project.

Students who graduate with a BA in design will find that their odds of earning employment have been enhanced. A bachelor’s in design will also help to prepare them for that future career by giving them the skills and tools necessary to design in all sorts of industries.

Finances are often a major concern for future and current students, which is why it’s important for students to carefully research any school that they are considering. The cost of a design degree can vary greatly from one school, program, or even country to another, and students need to consider their options carefully in order to ensure financial compatibility.

Those with a degree in design have the option of pursuing many different careers. These might include multimedia designer, architect, industrial designer, fashion designer, web developer, graphic designer, illustrator, product designer, photographer, or jewelry designer. They might even be able to become an independent artist or art teacher.

With so many options, it’s no surprise that a BA in design is such a popular degree. If you are interested in applying for a bachelors in design program, then you can begin your search today. 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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Advanced Degree In Product Design

FDModa - LCI Barcelona
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Superior Artistic Design Degree specializing in product design is an overall objective to provide [+]

Bachelors in Design. Language of instruction: Spanish Would you like to learn new techniques such as 3D printing or digital products? To conceive functional, aesthetic, ethical and sustainable designs? Study a Degree in Product Design, University Degree equivalent internationally recognized. - Receive academic training structured in four years with an option to Mention Specialty. - Immerse yourself in the culture of product innovation. Emphasis on digital product design. Meet the newest techniques and production methods, such as 3D printing. - Practical learning tailored to the needs of the market. Project methodology. - Enjoy fully equipped with the latest software classrooms. - Small groups and personal attention from professors with professional experience in the field of product design that will help you develop your potential and achieve your goals. GOALS Superior Artistic Design Degree specializing in Product Design The general goal to provide qualified training designers to fully immerse them in the culture of product innovation, with special emphasis on the design of digital product. Great importance to developing effective for the analysis of the environmental impact of products methods also will be awarded. The profile of the product designer is that of a professional by techniques, research methods and design processes can generate new concepts and innovation in product design, being aware of the positive social impact of the design, its impact on improving the quality of life and the environment and its ability to generate identity, innovation and quality in production. [-]

Licence Pro - Métiers de l'internet et du multimédia

ITECOM Art Design Paris
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 France Paris

La Licence Professionnelle « Métiers de l’Internet et du Multimédia » est dispensée à Itecom Art Design en partenariat avec l’IUT de Troyes – Université de Reims Champagne Ardennes. Elle assure l’insertion professionnelle des diplômés dans les domaines des technologies numériques de l’information et de la communication. [+]

La Licence Professionnelle « Métiers de l’Internet et du Multimédia » est dispensée à Itecom Art Design en partenariat avec l’IUT de Troyes – Université de Reims Champagne Ardennes. Elle assure l’insertion professionnelle des diplômés dans les domaines des technologies numériques de l’information et de la communication. Cette licence pro (niveau II) forme à la maîtrise de technologies numériques de pointe dans les métiers du multimédia en général, de manager des projets dans le web, tandis qu’une partie du programme aborde les aspects marketing, communication, juridique, financier et pratique qui permettent aux diplômés de gérer des projets et d’entreprendre dans le web. DÉBOUCHÉS Développeur Web Intégrateur rich média Concepteur et réalisateur web ou multimédia Assistant chef de projet internet Consultant internet, intranet, extranet Créateur d’entreprise PME/PMI Chargé de communication PME/PMI SECTEURS D'ACTIVITÉ Agence ou studio de création de supports multimédias, Web Agency, Société de services en ingénierie informatique (SSII), Industrie de numérique et de production interactifs en ligne, Presse, Audiovisuel, Commerce électronique et marketing… PROGRAMME FORMATION Elle repose sur 9 unités d’enseignements, dont la participation à la Junior Conseil, qui permet l’hébergement de projets et sert d’incubateur maison. Harmonisation (développement web, ergonomie, esthétique..) Solutions web pour l’entreprise Web marketing Ingénierie du projet Management d’équipe E-CRM Ingénierie des contenus Culture des entreprises numériques Junior conseil ADMISSION À L’ÉCOLE Titulaires d’un bac+2 dans le domaine du web et/ou de l’informatique (DUT SRC, DUT informatique, L2, BTS Informatique et réseaux pour l’industrie et les services techniques, BTS Services informatiques aux organisations, etc.). Publics... [-]

Bachelor in Visual Effects Animation

SAE Institute Berlin
Campus Full time Part time 24 - 42 months September 2017 Germany Berlin + 1 more

As a graduate of our professional educational paths in the department of Visual FX & 3D Animation you are expected a career in compositing, 3D Animation, rendering or concept art. [+]

Bachelors in Design. OVERVIEW As a graduate of our professional educational paths in the department of Visual FX & 3D Animation you are expected a career in compositing, 3D Animation, rendering or concept art. Combining the technical with the artistic you will graduate with a strong portfolio and the confidence to forge your own path to your dream job in the games industry. The study programme consists of two courses, the SAE Visual FX & 3D Animation Diploma and the Bachelor level course that provides you with additional skill sets and understanding of the creative industries, project management, intellectual property and specialised game development technique, leading to an internationally recognised BA/BSc (Hons) Visual FX & 3D Animation* degree, validated by Middlesex University, London. There are different study modes available: Full time: The course is delivered full time where the standard duration is 96 weeks (24 months). This compact, fast-track study allows you to graduate quicker, and start your career earlier. Part-time: In case of part time studies, there are 2 options available. Option one comprises a standard period of 120 weeks (30 months). Option 2 covers 168 weeks (42 months). ENTRY REQUIREMENTS University entrance qualifaction (Abitur or similar) Alternatively: minimum age of 18 years plus intermediate educational qualification and aptitude test Own notebook computer for office work, theory tests and own notes from lectures Language skills: students whose first language is not English will need a qualification that demonstrates competence in English; at least Level B2 CAREER OPTIONS 3D/2D Animator... [-]

Degree In Engineering Multimedia - Video Games

laSalle Barcelona
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The multimedia engineering degree specializing in game enables students to develop applications for any platform: web, mobile devices, TVs, social networks, video game consoles, etc. And for different sectors such as video games, 2D and 3D animation interaction, cinema and audiovisual production. [+]

The multimedia engineering degree specializing in game enables students to develop applications for any platform: web, mobile devices, TVs, social networks, video game consoles, etc. And for different sectors such as video games, 2D and 3D animation interaction, cinema and audiovisual production. The degree has its own technological base, which allows students to develop a well-defined skills; all in the service of the conceptualization and development of virtual environments of interaction without any limitation on the communication medium or the particular scope. Thanks to the cross characteristic of Multimedia and its strategic position, graduates / as in multimedia engineering that specialize in video games have a wide range of career opportunities and apply their knowledge in any type of industry that requires interactive digital content: video games, medical , sports, cultural, educational, marketing, risk prevention, recovery of historical, artistic, entertainment or strategic consulting memory, among many others. ADDRESSED TO You can access this Grade: From the high school, once passed the entrance examinations to the University (PAU). From Higher Level Training Cycles (CFGS). If you are pursuing a university degree that has not finished and want to continue it in La Salle (file transfer). Should have attended university abroad, you have to be able to validate a minimum of 30 credits or access via approval of school and PAU through the UNED accreditation or via the UNED if you're the EHEA. If you already have a university degree. Should have attended university abroad, you have to be able to validate... [-]

Bachelor of Design specialising in Graphic Design

Inscape Education Group
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Cape Town Durban Midrand Pretoria + 3 more

Graphic Designers create meaningful, relevant and captivating visual messages. Their ability to persuade, sell and brand for their clients, never forgetting ethical, legal and consumer needs, is crucial to the world’s economic landscape. [+]

Bachelors in Design. Graphic Designers create meaningful, relevant and captivating visual messages. Their ability to persuade, sell and brand for their clients, never forgetting ethical, legal and consumer needs, is crucial to the world’s economic landscape. Graduates have sound knowledge of typography, image making, photography, latest software, foundational design skills, interactive design, motion graphics, 3D design and basic /animation. Graduates are visual storytellers. They’re ready to enter the dynamic world of graphic arts, branding, advertising, social media, information design and art direction. 3yr Full time 8 x 1.45min sessions per week 3- 5 hours per two hour session Consumables cost 1st year (+-R1000) **estimates only Continuous project based assessment Digital and/or printed based Portfolio years 2 and 3 Final years graduate in December Degree candidates can go on to apply for post graduate studies at another Institution pending they meet the application and entrance requirements of that Institution. Our programmes are quality assured and standardised across all Inscape campuses nationally. You can enrol for our Bachelor of Design programme at any campus to complete your 1st year. Students who are accepted into certain degree specialisation programmes might be required to complete their 2nd and 3rd year studies at another specialised Inscape campus. What is included in the course MacBook * optional Wacom tablet Software licenses (as per programme requirements) Prescribed textbooks 1st year preliminary art equipment Online library subscription Digital study guides and courseware Internet connectivity Excluded Monthly consumables Digital camera Course Information Year 1 FUNDAMENTAL DESIGN 1st year –... [-]

Degree In Design

Universidade de Évora
Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Portugal Évora

integrated training dedicated to the career opportunities in the areas of Communication Design and Industrial Design, taking as its starting point a strong architectural design preparation, artistic, technical and methodological. [+]

PRESENTATION integrated training dedicated to the career opportunities in the areas of Communication Design and Industrial Design, taking as its starting point a strong architectural design preparation, artistic, technical and methodological. It also includes a high technological component and the Cinal fi: plastics and resins, ceramics, metal, stone, wood, engraving or serigra fi. Priority is given to the student's contact with reality briefings pro fi ssionais counting up with distinguished projects in national and international competitions and over twenty traineeship protocols in companies. Careers Development and project management in companies, studios, museums, municipalities or freelancer in the areas of Design: Product Design, Equipment, Interiors, Corporate Identity, Advertising, packaging or Web Design. Quali fi cation for access to other branches of postgraduate training or functions that require a degree in Design. [-]

Interior Design, B.F.A.

NYIT- Abu Dhabi
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

NYIT is the only school in the tristate area with both CIDA-accredited interior design and NAAB-accredited architecture programs together in the same school. Here you will benefit from the exposure and synergy that derive from the rigor and convergence of these two disciplines, ranging from diverse faculty input to innovative cross-disciplinary studios and design exercises. The program is carefully crafted to expose you to contemporary issues, precedent history and theory, and wide-ranging building, business, and project types as well as the latest media programs—not to mention some of the finest design training available. [+]

Bachelors in Design. Interior Design, B.F.A. NYIT is the only school in the tristate area with both CIDA-accredited interior design and NAAB-accredited architecture programs together in the same school. Here you will benefit from the exposure and synergy that derive from the rigor and convergence of these two disciplines, ranging from diverse faculty input to innovative cross-disciplinary studios and design exercises. The program is carefully crafted to expose you to contemporary issues, precedent history and theory, and wide-ranging building, business, and project types as well as the latest media programs—not to mention some of the finest design training available. Founded by renowned Dutch interior designer and architect Han Schroder in 1967 (Rietveld/Schroder House, Utrecht), we continue to be guided by her commitment to the “interrelatedness of material, tool, form and strength”. Students and faculty originate from around the world and participate in prestigious design venues such as ICFF and Milan Salone. Our students often receive industry recognition for their design prowess, including our fourth $30,000 Angelo Donghia Foundation Scholarship winner in 2015. We remain dedicated to ensuring our graduates remain engaged in lifelong learning and have qualities that will distinguish them as leaders in the industry for the 21st century and beyond. The mission of the Interior Design program is: To CREATE globally engaged, environmentally sensitive professionals who possess artistic sensibility, intellectual ability, and hands-on technical proficiency; To PREPARE interior designers for a lifelong process of interdisciplinary exploration, reflection, development and an acute understanding of human relationships and the built-environment;... [-]

Bachelor of Interior Design

American University of Sharjah
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 United Arab Emirates Sharjah

Our Bachelor of Interior Design (BID) program prepares dynamic, creative individuals who seek careers as professional interior designers. Our four-year curriculum aims to meet or exceed established international accreditation criteria and prepares the graduate for professional interior design practice in the United Arab Emirates and throughout the region. [+]

Interior design encompasses the development and implementation of comprehensive designs for interior environments of architecture. Our Bachelor of Interior Design (BID) program prepares dynamic, creative individuals who seek careers as professional interior designers. Our four-year curriculum aims to meet or exceed established international accreditation criteria and prepares the graduate for professional interior design practice in the United Arab Emirates and throughout the region. The interior designer must possess a broad base of knowledge and skills regarding technical applications of materials, coordination with building systems and integration of decorative arts. Interior designers usually work as part of a design team, which may include architects, structural and mechanical engineers, graphic or environmental designers and other specialty consultants. Our highly-qualified faculty, excellent facilities and a comprehensive, modern curriculum ensure that our graduates are well-prepared for the job market not just within the country but beyond. All students in the College of Architecture, Art and Design must complete the one-year foundations program before advancing into their major field of study. Through this program, our students develop a basic practical and critical understanding of design principles. What do we offer? The Department of Architecture has two degree programs: a five-year Bachelor of Architecture and four-year Bachelor of Interior Design. Our Bachelor of Architecture program is the first program of its kind outside North America to be granted accreditation by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) of the United States. Both programs offer a design-oriented curriculum based on the most current information and practices. While most... [-]

Undergraduate Architecture Degrees

NewSchool of Architecture and Design
Campus Full time 4 - 5 years October 2017 USA San Diego

From teaching time-honored building traditions to sustainable and innovative technologies, the curriculum of this architecture bachelor degree program gives future architects the opportunity to earn a first professional degree accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). The Bachelor of Architecture will help students gain the education and credentials they need to pursue state licensure. Students will leave this program well-prepared for a position with an architecture or design firm. [+]

NewSchool offers two undergraduate programs in Architecture. The Bachelor of Architecture is a five year NAAB accredited program that will prepare you for pursuing architectural licensure in the United States and the Bachelor of Arts in Architecture is a four year degree program that will give you a broad foundation for the architecture field.

Bachelor of Architecture

From teaching time-honored building traditions to sustainable and innovative technologies, the curriculum of this architecture bachelor degree program gives future architects the opportunity to earn a first professional degree accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). The Bachelor of Architecture will help students gain the education and credentials they need to pursue state licensure. Students will leave this program well-prepared for a position with an architecture or design firm. ... [-]


Degree In Interior Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Sao Paulo
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 Brazil São Paulo

The undergraduate degree in Interior Design from the Istituto Europeo di Design - IED São Paulo offers students the opportunity to participate in an academic environment in which there is permanent coexistence with the world of work and renowned design professionals. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS IN PORTUGUESE Taught Knowledge of design and contemporary trends, combined to create elegant, functional and sustainable environments. Start date: August The formation of groups is subject to quorum. Duration 3 years (6 semesters) Portuguese language Program Accredited by MEC. The degree course in Interior Design Istituto Europeo di Design - IED São Paulo It offers students the opportunity to participate in an academic environment in which there is permanent coexistence with the world of work and renowned design professionals. The program promotes exchanges of experience and the development of creative projects, innovative and consistent with issues such as sustainability. Brazilian themes, such as social development and use of renewable materials, are part of the curriculum of Interior Design students. They are encouraged to research and reflect, in the search for solutions to environmental and social issues surrounding the country. Issues such as reform, revitalization and reuse of existing spaces, for example, are part of the formative line proposed by the Faculty. AREAS OF INTERIOR DESIGNER The interior designer elaborates various spaces projects such as residences, shops, exhibitions, restaurants, offices and hotels. It must always be attentive to the particularities of each environment, which vary according to the cultural, social and economic realities. The interior designer is a multidisciplinary professional, with understanding from different areas of knowledge. For this feature, it is able to manage projects integrated with the engineering, architecture, ergonomics, biology, communications and marketing. Must meet technical, humanistic and artistic skills, being able to create great... [-]

BArch in Interior Architecture and Environment

Yasar University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Turkey İzmir

Our students are trained as experienced interior architects, who design interior spaces applying artistic dimensions and featuring creative, original furniture designs. They match the specifications of [+]

Interior Architecture, BArch

Our students are trained as experienced interior architects, who design interior spaces applying artistic dimensions and featuring creative, original furniture designs. They match the specifications of the user with functionality, aesthetics and technical information. In addition through the use of modern materials, they become knowledgeable about material and colour selection, and are able to use advanced presentation techniques in the application of their designs.

Entrance requirements for international students

- Completed application form - High School diploma, school leaving certificate, transcript and reference letter for undergraduate applicants - University degree, transcript and academic reference letter for graduate applicants - Proof of English proficiency - Copy of passport - Passport photographs... [-]


Bachelor in Interior Design - 1st year

ISAD - Istituto Superiore di Architettura e Design
Campus Part time 3 years November 2017 Italy Milan

ISAD's Bachelor is proposed as a preparation for the profession of Interior Design. Aimed at high-school/graduate students and is accredited by E.A.B.H.E.S.. At the end of the formation, the student acquires an European Degree with 180 ECTS credits (European credits). [+]

ISAD's Bachelor is proposed as a preparation for the profession of Interior Design. Aimed at high-school/graduate students and is accredited by E.A.B.H.E.S.. At the end of the formation, the student acquires an European Degree with 180 ECTS credits (European credits). The aim of the 3 years-course is to prepare the students to face with skills and sensibility the concrete responsibilities of the profession. That's why during the formation, a significant place is occupied by courses that technically deal with the use of materials and installations, but also the graphic and communicative methods to present and develop the work in a professional way. The courses are organized by thematic areas regarding both drawing and the techniques of representation, the interior design project, the history of architecture related to the morphology of human habitations, technologies and materials. Each course is developed in workshops that link the theoretical lessons to laboratory work providing immediate feedback and verification with teachers. The Interior Design projects, essential for the didactic formation and controls of the collateral topics, are annual or biannual. To the didactic activity, during the year, are integrated with guided visits to: exhibitions, cultural activities, work sites and firms as well as historic buildings of interest to the topics being studied. During the course, all students will make two internships, one during the second year and another one during the third year, in a firm or Architecture studio, completely provided by ISAD. First year Interior Design Basics Interior Design Project 1 Architectural Technology Interior... [-]

Bachelor (Hons) in Media Arts & Design

United International College
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 China Zhuhai

The MAD programme aims at preparing students to pursue creative excellence in a rich variety of professions, including, but not limited to, visual artists, digital artists, interactive designers, web designers, etc. Through rigorous visual arts, media and design training coupled with interdisciplinary collaborations, trans-media experimentations, and exchange activities, the MAD programme will give students a strong motive to develop beyond their comfort zones and explore the boundaries of their knowledge and abilities. [+]

Bachelors in Design. Bachelor (Hons) in Media Arts & Design The MAD programme aims at preparing students to pursue creative excellence in a rich variety of professions, including, but not limited to, visual artists, digital artists, interactive designers, web designers, etc. Through rigorous visual arts, media and design training coupled with interdisciplinary collaborations, trans-media experimentations, and exchange activities, the MAD programme will give students a strong motive to develop beyond their comfort zones and explore the boundaries of their knowledge and abilities. The ultimate goal of the MAD programme is to train its graduates to be the “conveyer” or “communicator” of messages to fulfil the need of national policy in regards to innovation. The objectives of the programme are: To provide students with the fundamental knowledge and skills required for creating work of media arts and design. To nurture future professional visual artists, digital artists and designers. To educate future art historians and museum specialists with a global perspective on the media arts. Curriculum Students are expected to complete 132 units. *For more details, please refer to http://uic.edu.hk/en/ar/staff/undergraduate-handbook/21088-undergraduate-handbook-2016-2017-for-2016-admission Career Prospects While the provision of the MAD programme is a new development in UIC, majority of graduates of similar programmes in other institutions have secured employment in design companies, film companies, web companies, animation companies, production houses, museums, galleries, art houses, and other employment areas directly related to the creative industries. As aforementioned, the MAD programme aims at preparing students to develop their careers in a rich array of professions as:... [-]

Bachelor of Arts and Media

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 years July 2017 New Zealand Nelson Auckland + 2 more

Our Bachelor of Arts and Media programme will provide you with the fundamental skills to move into personal practice or a variety of careers within the arts, design and media industries, or to pursue further study. [+]

Study art and design in the creative hub of Nelson. Based in a region blessed with stunning natural landscapes and an abundance of sunshine hours, you'll be able to draw on the same creative influences that have attracted more than 350 practicing artists and designers to the region. Our Bachelor of Arts and Media programme will provide you with the fundamental skills to move into personal practice or a variety of careers within the arts, design and media industries, or to pursue further study. You'll develop the ability to generate innovative ideas and design solutions grounded in academic and technical excellence, effective use of visual language and extensive specialist knowledge in 2-D and 3-D design including painting, graphic design, animation, photography, digital video, illustration and jewellery. The studio courses offered in the degree are flexible enough to enable you to follow your own interests and directions. You have the option to select your own pathway so you can specialise in the subject that most suits your career aspirations. Entry requirements Academic Requirements http://www.nmit.ac.nz/study/applying/entry-requirements/ [-]

Bachelor in Digital Concept Development

University College of Northern Denmark
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Denmark Aalborg

Do you have a degree in Design, Technology & Business (Graphics) or Multimedia Design & Communication, and would you like to qualify to develop concepts strategically and practically within all kinds of digital platforms? [+]

Do you have a degree in Design, Technology & Business (Graphics) or Multimedia Design & Communication, and would you like to qualify to develop concepts strategically and practically within all kinds of digital platforms?

Would you like to learn more about user driven innovation and user experience on the web?

Then the 1.5-year Bachelor Degree programme in Digital Concept Development is just the thing.

A top-up programme

The Bachelor programme in Digital Concept Development is a top-up programme designed for graduates of the programmes of Design, Technology & Business (Graphics) - Computer Science - Multimedia Design & Communication.

The Digital Concept Development programme provides you with in-depth understanding and knowledge of the technical and theoretical aspects of Digital Concept Development. ... [-]