Bachelor Programs in Communication Design

Compare 33 Bachelor Programs in Communication Design

Communication Design

Students deciding to pursue a Bachelor in Communication Design often select a very rewarding career where they can use their creativity in various aspects of the business world. This program offers them a comprehensive look at the graphic design industry. Students with an advanced degree in this discipline have an edge in this highly competitive field.

What is a Bachelor in Communication Design? This degree involves a specialized education program that will enable students to develop their knowledge and creativity skills with computer-based graphic design programs. Students enrolled in this program will learn to create visual and business design strategies, graphic design concepts, and multimedia projects to handle the communication and advertising needs of various businesses and organizations.

One of the many reasons why students decide to pursue a communication design degree is that it offers them the opportunity to use their creativity in a lifelong and rewarding capacity. With courses in graphic design, web, multimedia, multidimensional design, communication, and information visualization, students are able to use their ability to develop associations using text, sounds, images, graphics and other media in a variety of practical applications.

The average price of the program varies and the average time for completion is three to four years. It is highly recommended for potential students to thoroughly research their options before enrolling in any courses.

Upon graduation, program participants will be able to seek out employment opportunities as copywriters, illustrators, visualizers, graphic designers, and more. Graduates will use their skills to communicate the needs of their employers into advertisements and communications through web, multimedia design, and graphic design. Graduates also have great flexibility to seek out employment in the private, public, and government sectors as well.

With the demand for credentialed and creative professionals outweighing the availability in the communication design field, there are many educational programs being offered all over the world. Choose between online or on-campus courses to increase your knowledge, skills, and career potential in the field of communications. 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 in Interior Design

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Warrensburg

As a student in UCM's Interior Design program, you will study aesthetic and technical experiences in order to solve problems related to the function of interior environments and to enhance the health, safety and welfare of the public. [+]

Bachelors in Communication Design. As a student in UCM's Interior Design program, you will study aesthetic and technical experiences in order to solve problems related to the function of interior environments and to enhance the health, safety and welfare of the public. Why Choose Interior Design at UCM? The program is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The UCM Interior Design B.F.A. degree has achieved national accreditation by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation. You will have 24-hour access to a computer lab where computers are stocked with professional software. The Department of Art and Design awards incoming student portfolio scholarships to freshman and new transfer students. What will I study? Through a series of projects, the Interior Design program will help you sharpen your visual, oral and written skills. Courses include: Art Theory and Criticism Construction Documentation for Interior Design Interior Design Environmental Systems Interior Detailing and Furniture Design What can I do with a degree in Interior Design? Architect Drafter Art Director Civil Drafter Computer-Aided Design Technician Cost Estimator How can I get involved outside the classroom? At UCM, we value an engaging learning experience that includes student involvement and service-learning projects. In Interior Design, students have an opportunity to be involved in: The UCM Interior Design Student Association [-]

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Game Design

DigiPen Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Redmond

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Game Design prepares graduates to be hybrid engineer/designers who have strong programming and mathematics skills, combined with formal training in [+]

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Game Design prepares graduates to be hybrid engineer/designers who have strong programming and mathematics skills, combined with formal training in game design. The field of digital entertainment has grown from using small teams of just a handful of developers for an entire game to using large teams of one hundred or more on a single title. This large increase in the size of teams, scope, and investment in digital entertainment titles has created a growing demand for a type of developer who can bridge the scientific and creative sides of game development, able to work as an engineer or designer as needed. Admissions Info Students applying to the BS in Computer Science and Game Design program must be passionate about game design (both digital and non-digital), including level design, system design, and behavior design. They must also be strong analytical thinkers, with a good foundation in mathematics (at least through pre-calculus), science, and writing. Candidates will also find it useful to complete courses in calculus, physics, and computer science prior to attending DigiPen. Topics Covered Students in the BS in Computer Science and Game Design program will focus on the following subjects: - Game design and development, including game history, game analysis, game mechanics, game dynamics, game aesthetics, 2D and 3D level design, character behaviors, AI programming, design documentation, and play-testing. - Core academic courses such as linear algebra, calculus, physics, and computer science (including C, C++, and scripting languages). - Humanities... [-]

Bachelor of Design (Hons)

Massey University
Online Full time 4 years March 2018 New Zealand Wellington

Fashion design, Industrial design, Photography, Spatial design, Textile design, Visual Communication design: study it all in Wellington, New Zealand. Massey’s College of Creative Arts is the only university in Australasia to be ranked by the global Red Dot design agency and the US National Association of Schools of Art and Design. [+]

Bachelors in Communication Design. Fashion design, Industrial design, Photography, Spatial design, Textile design, Visual Communication design: study it all in Wellington, New Zealand. Massey’s College of Creative Arts is the only university in Australasia to be ranked by the global Red Dot design agency and the US National Association of Schools of Art and Design. Core studio courses You must enrol in four. Each course runs for an intensive six weeks. Your options are: 198.157 Object (required for Industrial Design major) 212.157 Dress (required for Fashion Design major) 213.157 Art Lab (either this, or Art Place, required for BFA) 213.158 Art Place (either this, or Art Lab, required for BFA) 221.157 Lens (required for Photography major) 222.157 Screen (either this, or Type, required for Visual Communication Design major) 222.158 Type (either this, or Screen, required for Visual Communication Design major) 223.157 Material (required for Textile Design major) 224.157 Space (required for Spatial Design major) Critical & Contextual Studies courses These are compulsory. You must enrol in both: 237.130 Communication in Creative Cultures 237.131 Conversations in Creative Cultures Elective courses Your choice of two courses from a wide range, covering topics in art, design, creative media, creative writing, expressive arts, business, marketing, communication and beyond. Bachelor of Design with Honours structure The Bachelor of Design with Honours is the best preparation for becoming a well-rounded designer, whatever your chosen field of practice. Regardless of what major you choose, your degree has the same basic structure: Year One: fundamental design skills &... [-]

Bachelor in Graphic Design

Oral Roberts University
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 USA Tulsa

The philosophy of the design program is to create leaders in the design community who can originate, develop and produce a wide range of messages in any media. [+]

The graphic design program takes a traditional Bauhaus approach to subject matter. Students begin with basic principles and historical overviews of visual art and design. As students progress, further specialization in design topics occupy upper division courses. Course subject matter includes typography, print publications, branding, logo design, digital photography, web design, motion design, animation and interactive/mobile applications. Students complete their education with client-based projects preparing them for future employment and simulating a contemporary studio environment. An internship requirement exposes students to the professional workplace. The philosophy of the design program is to create leaders in the design community who can originate, develop and produce a wide range of messages in any media. The program strives to create functional, usable and aesthetically appropriate solutions to the increasingly complex design problems encountered in society. While production skills are essential, especially for entry-level designers, the ability to manage and continually improve skill sets, regardless of the technological future, will allow individuals the best opportunity for advancement in the profession. Outcomes With a degree in Art some career paths and fields include: - Graphic Designer - Web Designer - Motion Designer - Illustrator - Photographer - Marketing - Mass Media Communications What Do You Have To Look Forward To? Graduates aspire to use the technical and intellectual skills learned at ORU to participate in the professional workplace. Students are prepared to self-motivate and self-educate as necessary to adapt to the unknown future technology or society may bring. Success Stories The highest compliment a professor... [-]

Bachelor in Digital Media

Eastern Mennonite University
Campus Full time 50 hours September 2017 USA Harrisonburg Lancaster + 1 more

The digital media major focuses on the intersection of the internet, digital video, audio and photography within an increasing array of delivery systems. [+]

Bachelors in Communication Design. The Visual and Communication Arts Department (VACA) offers majors in studio art, art education, communication, digital media and photography. These majors prepare students to pursue professional jobs in a variety of careers and to pursue graduate work in an array of programs. Our majors prepare students to move comfortably from the studio, to the gallery, to the field and to the screen in their creative activities. Curious about the vocational possibilities for EMU alums? Visit our VACA careers page.. Majors and Minors Art major and art education endorsement Prepares students who will pursue professional art-related careers, independent art work and graduate work in art. The art major offers a variety of studio arts options after students finish a core curriculum. Communication major Students take a broad group of core courses along with the foundational courses in a variety of electronic media, writing and theory courses. Digital media major Students focus on the intersection of the internet, digital video, audio and photography within an increasing array of delivery systems. Photography major Photography majors build a solid framework in digital photography practice and theory. Students learn studio/field practices, study visual theory, and engage the community through documentary work and conservation photography. Minors: Art Digital Communication Digital Video Production Journalism Photography Teaching Endorsements: Art, Grades PreK-12 Journalism (add-on) Professors Who are Mentors VACA professors push students to go beyond the aesthetic to consider the social and the global aspects of their work so that they can become transformers of... [-]

Bachelor in Communication Design (Graphics / Interaction)

Pearl Academy
Campus Full time Part time 4 years July 2017 India Mumbai Noida New Delhi + 3 more

The 4 Year UG Pathway in Communication Design equips students for content development in diverse media like print media, motion graphics, film and television, photography, digital media, animation, gaming, web and app design, and other interactive applications. [+]

Duration: 4 Years Eligibility: 10+2, or equivalent, in any discipline, with minimum 50% marks Location: Delhi NCR (East & West) and Mumbai Certification: Media & Entertainment Skill Council (MESC) TU accreditation Course Overview The 4 Year UG Pathway in Communication Design equips students for content development in diverse media like print media, motion graphics, film and television, photography, digital media, animation, gaming, web and app design, and other interactive applications. It helps students to develop a personal and visual vocabulary using hand skills, artistic expression, creative strategy and design thinking, along with appropriate software tools. After a year of basic design exploration in Foundation, the pathway follows a flexible elective curriculum covering a wide range of communication design specializations using a visual and digital skills, artistic expression, creative strategy and design thinking, along with appropriate software tools. The course emphasis is to provide a graduate learning pathway through distinct levels of subject competencies and differentiated areas of in depth learning in the field of Communication Design. The students at the entry are from diverse background thus at the starting of the course, the main aim is to break inhibition and to encourage unlearning of set ways, experiencing and sensitizing the senses for design learning. The students are encouraged to learn and develop sensitivity to take up the challenges to demonstrate their personal design philosophy. Students extend their learning to a higher, complex and sophisticated stage of understanding, and apply their knowledge and skills through projects, often sponsored by industry, thus... [-]

Bachelor in Graphic Arts & Design

Groupe ESC Troyes in Champagne
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 France Troyes

The bachelor program offers several internships and pedagogical projects with companies for general design careers through three options: Communication Design, Product Design, or Space Design. [+]

Bachelors in Communication Design. Groupe ESC Troyes School of Design trains students for design careers. The bachelor program offers several internships and pedagogical projects with companies for general design careers through three options: Communication Design, Product Design, or Space Design. Accessible after a high school diploma, the School of Design provides three-year training in creative and design careers. The training is based on simple, solid principles of creative openness and the mastery of technical tools connected with the business world. Teaching is based on the acquisition of essential basics and new materials in design in order to develop students’ creativity and its concrete application. This Bachelor requires a sufficient grounding in French and in English. 3 YEARS TO DEVELOP YOUR CREATIVE POTENTIAL Year 1 Year 1 is dedicated to waken curiosity and develop imagination; Students conclude their first year with a 1-month internship. Courses examples: Design Culture, Fundamentals Tools of Design, Economic Culture, Individual and team projects, History of Art and Architecture, History of Applied Arts, Semiology, Expressive design, Drawing live models, Designing space, Calligraphy, Typography, Theory of color, Page layout, Visual Identity, Volume, General Economics, Business Economics, Basics in Marketing, Marketing Design, I.T. Environment, Word processing, Photoshop©, Illustrator©, Acrobat©, In Design©, … Year 2 Year 2 is based on acquiring deeper professional knowledge in design and choosing a major between : Communication Design, Product Design and Space Design. Students are entitled to experience professional internship in France or abroad (5 months minimum - between the end of year 2... [-]

Bachelor of Design specialising in Marketing and Communication Design

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

Modern day Marketers integrate the principles of marketing with technology to communicate messages in a rapidly changing environment. The Marketing and Communication specialisation offers students an integrated approach to the traditional marketing principles in: Marketing strategy and analysis, consumer behaviour, integrated marketing communications, trends and segmentation, economics, organisational and... [+]

Modern day Marketers integrate the principles of marketing with technology to communicate messages in a rapidly changing environment. The Marketing and Communication specialisation offers students an integrated approach to the traditional marketing principles in: Marketing strategy and analysis, consumer behaviour, integrated marketing communications, trends and segmentation, economics, organisational and global communication, public relations, advertising, brand management and sales and distribution and combines this with innovative design thinking and design fundamentals. Graduates will be able to tackle all aspects of marketing management, strategies and implementation and combine this with a thorough understanding of the theoretical concepts and implications of design conventions applied to professional design practice. Consumables cost 1st year (+-R1000) **estimates only Continuous project based assessment Digital and print portfolio submissions in 2nd and 3rd year Final years graduate in December Degree candidates can go on to apply for post graduate studies pending they meet the application and entrance requirements of the relevant 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... [-]

Bachelor's Degree In Communication Design

Designskolen Kolding
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Denmark Kolding

Department of Communication Design educates Communication Designers specializing in one of the disciplines [+]

Bachelors in Communication Design. Communication Design ties in not only the school's core values ​​(social inclusion, sustainability and cultural diversity), but also to the school's mission to create a sustainable future. All communication requires at least two people in traditional media theory known sender and receiver. The main focus areas of the study is: How will inform you objectively? How do you a strategy that improves communication? How do you create awareness or change? How do you create a holistic service or experience through interaction? To create designs with value focus the subject at the post-conceptual phase: strategy, validation and design and of course on what lies before the very concept namely: research, analysis and development of ideas. During your undergraduate education will among other things develop your individual skills in drawing, sketching, note-taking, writing, storyboarding, coding, prototyping, etc. You will be working both analogue and digital, and you get the opportunity to work with conventional, time-based and new media. At the undergraduate degree program gives you a broad insight into either socially design (including welfare design), sustainability, play & design or management & design (in collaboration with the University of Southern Denmark). At graduate program is the broad approach was replaced by an immersion in one of these areas. We have an interdisciplinary focus and supports multidisciplinary research. Communication Design is a global design discipline, and you as a designer have a clear profile by exploring your individual skills, while you have an eye for the whole, you are... [-]

Bachelor Digital Media

Leuphana University of Luneburg
Campus Full time 6 semesters October 2017 Germany Lüneburg

Do you want to help shape the digital future? Are you convinced that our culture will be defined and transformed by digital media? Whether it's net culture or the media economy: in the digital media Bachelor’s program you will analyze the ideas, approaches and history [+]

Do you want to help shape the digital future? Are you convinced that our culture will be defined and transformed by digital media? Whether it's net culture or the media economy: in the digital media Bachelor’s program you will analyze the ideas, approaches and history, as well as the technical foundations and tools that define digital media. Simultaneously, you will develop and implement your own hands-on project in video, audio, games, apps or mash ups. In the Bachelor’s degree program you will study the theoretical foundations of digital media, analyze digital media critically and test its applications in real life. STUDYING IN DIGITAL MEDIA BACHELOR'S PROGRAMM The digital media degree program combines a theoretical engagement in media studies and history with a hands-on introduction to the foundations of programming and the creative application of digital media. Over the course of your studies, you will acquire academic expertise in the field of digital media as well professional qualifications. You will learn not only about the newest theories, analyses, tools and trends, but our well-grounded program also will give you the newest, most creative and critical means to follow and push the pace of change in digital media. LEUPHANA AND THE HAMBURG MEDIA SCHOOL Roughly half the courses are taught in the Hamburg Media School with the other half taught on the Leuphana University of Lüneburg campus. The faculty teaching in the digital media major belong to the 100+ researchers at Leuphana University of Lüneburg working on the future of digital media.... [-]

Bachelor in Writing

William Peace University
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Raleigh

The Writing curriculum combines courses from the English and Communication programs to produce graduates who are skilled at creating rhetorically sophisticated documents and prepared to put them to immediate practical use in high-tech companies. [+]

Bachelors in Communication Design. Even in the increasingly technological and often mechanized workplace, employers continue to identify mastery of language as the skill most lacking in recent college graduates. A 2013 report written by The Chronicle and American Public Media’s Marketplace claimed that “written and oral communication skills” was identified by more than 700 employers as the leading skill deficit among graduates. The Writing major combines a focus on close reading and argument with a contemporary application of such skills to digital media to prepare WPU graduates for careers in emerging fields that demand linguistic precision in technological contexts. The Writing curriculum combines courses from the English and Communication programs to produce graduates who are skilled at creating rhetorically sophisticated documents and prepared to put them to immediate practical use in high-tech companies. [-]

Bachelor in Lifestyle

Willem de Kooning Academy
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

Lifestyle takes an important place in the commercial market of fashion and interior, but the market is far more diverse. Art and culture, nutrition and health, media and politics are part of it. [+]

Lifestyle is everything. It is a term of which the expression is not limited to specific products, but in which the context is key. Its expression is used to map individuals, a culture or a sub-culture in terms of style. Identity is therefore a key concept in the lifestyle major while the term ‘daily life’ is at its heart. What do you eat? What do you wear? How do you transport yourself? Defining ‘daily life’ is a methodology to develop ideas to expand your focus from your own ‘domestic domain’ to ‘worldwide communities’ and to analyse their characteristic codes. Lifestyle takes an important place in the commercial market of fashion and interior, but the market is far more diverse. Art and culture, nutrition and health, media and politics are part of it. The market is a meeting place for opportunities. This is the place where the lifestyler sets change in motion at both micro and macro levels, locally and globally. Important traits in this subject are curiosity, affinity with style, interest in recent history and antennas for Zeitgeist. You also need to be able to read and write and be willing to bury yourself into a subject in order to develop intuition. Only then will you hopefully attain the courage to position yourself as an expert and to advise to and about a market that has not yet reached the masses. The term ‘lifestyle’ has developed from a fashion related term into an active anthropological term, a medium which helps... [-]

Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication)

Western Sydney University
Campus Full time Part time 4 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) degree will provide you with fundamental skills and knowledge to communicate ideas and information across a wide range of visual media. [+]

Bachelors in Communication Design. The Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) degree will provide you with fundamental skills and knowledge to communicate ideas and information across a wide range of visual media. With an emphasis on studio-based practice, you will study areas such as image design, typography, layout design, branding, design history, research methods, and web-based design. From year two, there are opportunities to engage with live community or industry projects, and you will choose two practical specialisations from the following pairs: motion design and data visualisation; game and app design; illustration; and photography. You may also choose electives from outside of design such as advertising and media production. Throughout the program you will engage with individual and team-based projects, develop your conceptual thinking skills, use a variety of traditional and emerging technologies, and expand your creative practice. In year four you will take a position in our award-winning teaching design studio where you will gain experience in a professional learning environment, preparing you for work in an exciting and evolving industry. Students may exit with 1624 Bachelor of Design Studies after successful completion of the first three years of the program. Details The rapid changes brought about by globalisation and new developments in information and media technology are reshaping visual communication design, and raising exciting challenges and opportunities for those playing a creative role in this design area. The Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) degree gives you fundamental skills and knowledge in the exciting and constantly changing area of visual... [-]

Bachelor in Communication Design

Miguel Torga Institute of Higher Education (ISMT)
Campus Full time 6 semesters October 2017 Portugal Coimbra

The 1st cycle in Communication Design aims to train individuals capable of designing visual communications media, in terms of image identity [+]

As this program is taught entirely in Portuguese, candidates must be able to speak and write Portuguese or be willing to learn the language. The 1st cycle in Communication Design aims to train individuals capable of designing visual communications media, in terms of image identity, advertising design (posters, ads, videos, etc..) Editorial design (newspapers, magazines, books, catalogs, brochures, etc..) and packaging design for companies and institutions. The graduate must acquire specific skills to be able to perform activities in the fields of design and research of cultural action under the Communication Design. PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES - Departments of Communication Design and Image - Consulting Companies in Communication Design and Image - Graphic Arts Companies - Departments of Marketing Communications Applications International candidates must fulfill one of the following conditions: - To hold a qualification that gives them the right to apply and access to higher education in the country where it was obtained. The document to be submitted must state the final classification and must be validated by the competent authority of that country. - To hold a diploma of Portuguese secondary education or an equivalent degree. The latter case requires the submission of a document that proofs the equivalence of the non-Portuguese course to the Portuguese education system, stating the final classification. The following applies only to local Portuguese candidates: The candidature mark results from the following: - Final classification from Secondary School: 50% - Classification of the Admission Exam: 50% List of admission exams (national exams in the following... [-]

European Double Degree Program In Graphic Design And Pubblicitaria Comunicazione

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Campus Full time 4 years October 2017 Spain Madrid

The objective of this program is to train communication professionals in a new Europe. In this scenario, the graphic design and advertising are totally linked. They can not be understood without each other. [+]

Bachelors in Communication Design. The objective of this program is to train communication professionals in a new Europe. In this scenario, the graphic design and advertising are totally linked. They can not be understood without each other. Thus, the Double Degree in Graphic Design & Comunicazione PUBBLICITARIA, Is a differential value on all programs that delve into one or another discipline independently. Two countries and cultures (Spain and Italy), three languages ​​(Castilian, Italian and English) and an innovative and ambitious educational curriculum, build oriented students who want to develop their career in an international environment program. This title is enriched with materials that initiate the student in art direction, the study of the Italian language and attending workshops and seminars international character in the field of design and advertising. This title is completed with practical work in leading companies in the sector in Italy, which can implement the acquired theoretical and practical knowledge as well as Italian. Admission Requirements to Higher Degrees in Design, University Official Grade level: Possess a bachelor's degree or equivalent: Maturity test for over 19 years or Test Access to University for over 25 years. Selectivity is not necessary. Overcome Test Access Higher Degrees in Design, Degree Official University level. Calls for 2016 to be confirmed. If you want more information, answer your questions or start the registration process, you can contact the Information and Guidance Service IED Madrid Duration 3 years in Madrid + 1 in IED Milan [-]