Bachelor Programs in Visual Design

Compare 43 Bachelor Programs in Visual Design

Visual Design

If you are interested in the world of graphic design and creative arts, you may be asking yourself the question: “What is a Bachelor in Visual Design?” This degree is a versatile professional qualification that can set you up for a career in many different industries.

 

A Bachelor in Visual Design is an undergraduate degree that gives you a thorough grounding in visual and artistic production. You will study basic design principles, computer-aided graphics, sketching, filmmaking, animation, stage and screen design, industry-standard software and a variety of other important skills. This program normally takes three to four years. By the time you graduate, you will be fully qualified to take on a well-paid position as a graphic designer or marketer.

 

Even if you are already experienced in the area of visual design, a bachelor’s degree in the field can help you find a lucrative position in one of the many modern industries that require a high level of design expertise. Many careers have been launched by choosing the Bachelor in Visual Design.

 

Different institutions have different costs for their visual design courses. To find out more about the approximate expense of pursuing this degree, you can inquire with the particular college or school where you would like to study.

 

After completing a Bachelor in Visual Design, artists and designers go on to a wide variety of different careers. Many graduates choose to take jobs in video gaming or web design. Other graduates pursue typography, animation, filmmaking or book production. Some visual designers produce their own creative works such as movies or graphic novels. You may also find a successful career in the advertising industry. This degree opens the door to many possible roles in the modern design world.

 

Are you interested in applying for a Bachelor in Visual Design? You can discover more about the programs available to you by exploring the options on our website. 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 Visual 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 Graphic Design

Lane Community College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Eugene

If you like to work with computers to solve visual and spatial problems and create exciting designs for publication in print or on the web, a career in graphic design can be yours. When you complete our two-year program you will have the foundational skills to join our other graduates in exciting fields like advertising, graphic design, publications, commercial printing and the internet. [+]

If you like to work with computers to solve visual and spatial problems and create exciting designs for publication in print or on the web, a career in graphic design can be yours. When you complete our two-year program you will have the foundational skills to join our other graduates in exciting fields like advertising, graphic design, publications, commercial printing and the internet. You will learn new technology, strong communication and organizational skills and will round out your design study with Cooperative Education internships that provide training in the field and often lead to new and fulfilling job opportunities. Do you spend hours in front of your computer and can't wait to get your hands on the latest design software... Why not turn your hobby into a career? The Lane Graphic Design program will teach you the skills to design your destiny. About the Graphic Design Program Graphic design often refers to both the process (designing) by which the communication is created and the products (designs) which are generated. Graphic Design can refer to a number of artistic and professional disciplines which focus on visual communication and presentation. Various methods are used to create and combine symbols, images and/or words to create a visual representation of ideas and messages. Common uses of graphic design include magazines, advertisements, product packaging and web design. With Lane's Graphic Design program, you get a solid grounding in graphic design fundamentals and print work, but you also create projects in a multitude of fields like... [-]

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication

Northern Arizona University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Flagstaff

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Visual Commuication is designed to produce graduates who are skilled in using art, design and technology to creatively communicate ideas and transform messages into visual communication. [+]

Bachelors in Visual Design. Available Emphasis Areas: Motion Design - Emphasis Graphic Design - Emphasis The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Visual Commuication is designed to produce graduates who are skilled in using art, design and technology to creatively communicate ideas and transform messages into visual communication. Through the rigorous coursework, students will develop skills in using aesthetic and conceptual judgment, color, type, symbols, digital images, multi-media, interactivity, motion graphics, photography, and project management to produce messages that clearly inform, effectively communicate brand experience, and persuade viewers. What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication? Do you like to solve problems, sketch, and create? Do you have an eye for detail? If images and visual technology delight and inspire you, then careers in the expanding universe of media are calling. The Visual Communication program can teach you to think critically and convey ideas with precision and impact. You will sharpen your creative thinking and analytical skills in the School of Communication's core studies while you boost your tech-savvy in cutting-edge laboratory and studio courses. Learn to use color, form, type, and symbols to craft powerful messages. You'll develop your personal voice while seeking a universal message in your work. By harnessing aesthetic judgment with project management skills, you'll learn to persuade viewers and forcefully communicate your client's message. Our alumni have started successful independent design practices and work for some of the country's leading firms, including Body Glove, Yahoo! Games, Teva, and Nike. Career... [-]

BDes (Hons) Graphic Design

Edinburgh Napier University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom Edinburgh

Join award-winning students and gain practical work experience to shape the world around you on our accredited and industry recognised graphic design course. [+]

Join award-winning students and gain practical work experience to shape the world around you on our accredited and industry recognised graphic design course. Course introduction This course offers a broad design education, drawing on a rich theoretical and practical history and is forward thinking in the way visual language is applied to a wide spectrum of design disciplines in professional practice. As a graphic designer, you'll help shape the world around you. More and more, designers are working in diverse industries to create our visual environment, from branding and packaging to book covers, clothing and signage. You'll have the opportunity to apply your learning on an optional work placement, which may be undertaken overseas at one of our linked European universities. We also have a placement scheme with StudioLR. What you'll learn This course emphasises the importance of ideas and originality of content as key elements and the fundamental cornerstone of the graphic design process. It encourages creativity, integrity, social and ethical responsibility and a sense of challenge in the work undertaken. Sharing its first year with the Product Design and Interior Architecture courses, this course will expose you to design in its broadest sense, including media, motion and spatial applications, and you'll study and create work that transcends the 2D format. Previous students have won a number of design awards, receiving 11 commendations and one category winner at the Roses Creativity Awards in 2014. This recognition culminated in one of our student winning a Yellow Pencil at the prestigious... [-]

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 Visual 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... [-]

Bachelor - Game Design & Development

Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, the Netherlands
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Netherlands Groningen

The international Game Design & Development Major (GDD) revolves around game design, game development and how games are implemented to reach a specific purpose. You will work on game concepts, 2D and 3D artwork, game development and game evaluation, adjusted in line with current developments in the curriculum. While working in a team, you learn how you can turn a game concept into a final product and how to involve the end user in the development of the product. There is extra emphasis on research, innovation, intercultural communication and entrepreneurship. Furthermore, you will work on developing specific professional skills needed as a game designer, game artist, game developer or game evaluator. [+]

Game Design & Development: www.hanzegroningen.eu/gdd Games can be seen all around us, from popular mainstream games on consoles and PCs, to mobile and tablet-based games that are played for entertainment. Moreover, they are increasingly used as learning tools, in the form of so-called serious games. You may like playing games, but you’re particularly curious about what it takes to make a game work: its looks, its mechanics, and its internal technical system. This four year international major in Game Design & Development prepares you for an international career in the field of game design and development. Throughout the programme, you will work on defining and promoting game concepts, creating 2D and 3D artwork, as well as developing the code for gameplay. After completing this programme, you will be able to work in the international game industry as a game designer, game artist, or game developer. Programme overview Throughout the programme, you will work on defining and promoting game concepts, creating 2D and 3D artwork, as well as developing the code for gameplay. Every student receives basic training in these elements throughout the first year, while specialising in one of them during the rest of the programme. While working in a team, you learn how to turn a game concept into a final product and how to involve the end user in the development cycle. With an emphasis on research, innovation, intercultural communication, and entrepreneurship, it is both a generalist and a specialist training programme for the creative industry. During the... [-]

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 Visual 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 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 in Multimedia and Visual Communication

RIT Kosovo™
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2017 Kosovo Prishtina

Multimedia and Visual Communication concentration at RIT Kosovo™ (A.U.K) is designed with the future in mind. The course sequencing prepares students with targeted aspects of web design and development, print design and multimedia production, communication techniques and digital asset management. [+]

Bachelors in Visual Design. Multimedia and Visual Communication Concentration (24 credits) Multimedia and Visual Communication concentration at RIT Kosovo™ (A.U.K) is designed with the future in mind. Students are prepared with the theoretical framework and hands-on technical skills needed to organize, design and communicate ideas and information in the 21st century global market and to meet the projected national market needs in the greater Kosovo region in the fields of IT and communication. It is also an excellent compendium to RIT Kosovo™ (A.U.K)'s other concentration offerings and provides a useful skill set for private and family business operations. The course sequencing prepares students with targeted aspects of web design and development, print design and multimedia production, communication techniques and digital asset management. A student successfully completing the Multimedia and Visual Communication concentration will have developed vital skills in the fields of IT, graphic design, media management, communications, as well as developed essential skills for the private business sector. Required courses: TCOM – 270 Effective Web Design 1 TCOM – 271 Effective Web Design 2 Electives: ISTE – 140 Web I ISTE – 141 Web II ISTE – 260 Designing the User Experience* TCOM – 380 Design for Print and Web TCOM – 383 Designing Vector Graphics TCOM – 365 Video Productions *These courses have prerequisites or co-requisites as noted in parentheses. [-]

Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication)

Western Sydney University
Campus Full time Part time 4 years January 2018 Australia Sydney Bankstown Campbelltown Lower Hawkesbury Blacktown Rydalmere Penrith + 7 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. [+]

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 communication. Underpinned by a... [-]

Bachelor in Audiovisual Design

Willem de Kooning Academy
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

Audiovisual media play a major role in information provision, education and entertainment. In our department you will learn to develop images and sound. You will learn about sound and camera techniques, software techniques, production methods and concept development. [+]

Bachelors in Visual Design. Audiovisual media play a major role in information provision, education and entertainment. In our department you will learn to develop images and sound. You will learn about sound and camera techniques, software techniques, production methods and concept development. These elements will bring you to the heart of the AV profession – to tell a story through narrative film. You learn, together with a crew, to develop a production. In this work, it is not only the operational side that is important, but especially the artistic content. You analyse assignments and develop original concepts for them. You will develop into an author with a personal vision of reality. Our tutors have backgrounds in both theory and professional practice. They are researchers, script-editors, AV designers, motion graphic designers, interactive designers, autonomous artists, editors, camera and sound people. We expect from you some basic knowledge on how to use imagery and of the audiovisual profession. You also have the drive to tell stories. Experimentation and risk taking are essential, and mistakes are permitted. You learn to reflect on your own work and the work of your fellow students. You will work on assignments given by clients and on assignments that you generate yourself from your own fascinations. You will explore your own imagery, and learn to work in a team. You will learn to pitch your ideas and to communicate with clients, crew and the audience. Ultimately, you will work on an end product that will be shown to... [-]

Bachelor in Design Arts

University Of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Green Bay

The Design Arts major is geared towards students who are interested in Graphic Design, Environmental Design and the broadening field of Visual Communications. The program provides a formal education in design with an emphasis on promoting the development of problem solving and design skills that are practical, portable and enduring in rapidly changing, technologically driven, creative fields. [+]

The Design Arts major is geared towards students who are interested in Graphic Design, Environmental Design and the broadening field of Visual Communications. The program provides a formal education in design with an emphasis on promoting the development of problem solving and design skills that are practical, portable and enduring in rapidly changing, technologically driven, creative fields. The Design Arts major consists of Studio Art, Graphic Design, Environmental Design, Communications and English Composition courses. The breadth of the curriculum reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the program and is structured to promote intellectual and esthetic understanding of visual communications, environmental design and promote the development of problem solving skills. Students enrolled in upper-level courses will learn how to apply design principles to a variety of media including graphic design for print and publishing and web design. Studio courses integrate technology use and skills development in a problem-based learning environment. Students learn to use standard professional design software as tools of the design process. The environmental design studios develop design skills through the exploration of human scale problems. The studio courses have typically been centered on a variety of real-world projects that have included the design of business and living spaces, the redesign of industrial river frontage into green space and urban renewal projects to name a few. The studio projects typically have actual clients, with students responding to important community issues that require creativity based in design and problem solving methodologies. The ultimate goal of the program is to equip students... [-]

Bachelor in Product & Lifestyle Design (Industrial / Accessories)

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

The 4 Year UG Pathway in Product & Accessory Design is designed to produce competent, creative and ethical product designers/entrepreneurs who are intellectually mature, ecologically sensitive, and socially responsible. [+]

Bachelors in Visual Design. Duration: 4 Years Eligibility: 10+2, or equivalent, in any discipline, with minimum 50% marks. NATA 2015 - 2016 scores accepted Location: Delhi NCR (West), Jaipur and Mumbai TU accreditation Course Overview The 4 Year UG Pathway in Product & Accessory Design is designed to produce competent, creative and ethical product designers/entrepreneurs who are intellectually mature, ecologically sensitive, and socially responsible. After a year of basic design exploration in Foundation, the pathway focuses on human-centered activities, functions, and aspirations, and works towards creating employable graduates who are well balanced in their knowledge and skills in products, designs, aesthetics, forms, craft & manufacturing and communication aspects of the discipline. After a fundamental study of human-centered design and design process, students take advantage of a flexible curriculum that covers a wide range of product and accessory specializations. The focus of the course is to provide a graduate learning pathway through distinct levels of subject competencies and differentiated areas of in depth learning in the field of Product & Lifestyle Design. The intake of students for the design specialisms is from diverse backgrounds. Initial level exposes students to design concepts, experience of visual communication or practice in working with materials. The structure and content introduce and develop a broad spectrum of skills and concepts which develop sequentially to prepare students to take up the challenges of degree phase of the study. In the next stage the learning concentrates on the basic understanding and skills significant to Product & Lifestyle Design.... [-]

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. [+]

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 and the beginning of... [-]

Official Undergraduate Degree in Interior Design

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

The Official Undergraduate Degree in Interior Design trains students with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of designing spaces and defining perceptive, physical and functional characteristics of the environment. [+]

Bachelors in Visual Design. THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN SPANISH The Official Undergraduate Degree in Interior Design trains students with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of designing spaces and defining perceptive, physical and functional characteristics of the environment. The program is based on the project process, where creativity meets technique in order to effectively resolve different situations, keeping in mind the user’s relationship with space on an emotional and physical level, as well as social elements that condition the environment, employing accessibility and sustainability as design tools. Interior Design: conceptualisation and design of indoor and outdoor spaces, adopting values such as functionality, comfort, aesthetics, accessibility and sutainability. Professional Profiles: Interior designers develop new construction projects and renovation works for houses, shops, offices and exhibition spaces, directly influencing the wellbeing of people and improving their surroundings. The Official Undergraduate Degree in Interior Design offers students a solid base in interior design and defines the perceptive, physical and functional characteristics of the environment closest to man: interior and exterior spaces. The academics of the first year of the Degree in Interior Design focus on the acquisition of basic design knowledge (color, drawing), culture (the history of art and design) and project methodology, all of which are essential in establishing the foundations of a competent professional capable of working in any of the different fields of design. The second year’s academics probe further into knowledge that is essential for product designers, such as representation tools, production material and systems technology, among others,... [-]