Bachelor Programs in Visual Design

Compare 32 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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Three Year Course In Visual Design

Raffles Milano | Istituto Moda e Design
Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Italy Milan

Learning to do this is the underlying principle of the three-year courses at Raffles Milano, a training path that structures the mind, provides a solid technical baggage and makes you want to broaden your horizons of life. Designing means turning the world, starting from the simplest to the most complex. Design is not just a discipline that teaches to invent and improve material life: it is a model that teaches us how small and big plans are bound by invisible wires. It is the art of change, responsibility and commitment. [+]

Bachelors in Visual Design. Learning to do this is the underlying principle of the three-year courses at Raffles Milano, a training path that structures the mind, provides a solid technical baggage and makes you want to broaden your horizons of life. Because? Designing means turning the world, starting from the simplest to the most complex. Design is not just a discipline that teaches to invent and improve material life: it is a model that teaches us how small and big plans are bound by invisible wires. It is the art of change, responsibility and commitment. Professional Opportunities The visual designer is a designer able to coordinate the skills of collaborators in various disciplines and knows how to deal with - as a "director" - the complex themes of institutional, service and product communication. The course allows you to acquire a methodology in the various phases of the project, in its realization and in the proposal for positions of designers (in professional studios, agencies, organizations), creative consultants for industrial or commercial companies, or - opening their own studio - To undertake a personal business journey. Who is The course is aimed at those who hold a high school diploma and students from Italian or foreign universities. A clear interest in the project's disciplines (visual, graphic, exhibit and digital design, lettering, photography and video), social sciences (anthropology, theories of communication and mass media, sociology and semiology) and in the visual arts culture (History of art and design). The participants are future designers... [-]

Bachelor in Visual Effects Animation

SAE Institute Berlin
Campus Full time Part time 24 - 42 months March 2018 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. [+]

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 CG Generalist Rigger... [-]

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. [+]

Bachelors in Visual Design. 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... [-]

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. [+]

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 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... [-]

Bachelor in Audiovisual Design

Willem de Kooning Academy
Campus Full time September 2018 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. [+]

Operational and artistic dimensions go hand in hand Audio-visual media play a key role in providing information, in education and in entertainment. The major Audiovisual Design teaches you to design using image and sound. You will be learning audio and camera techniques, software techniques, production methods and concept development. Our tutors all have a solid theoretical and professional background: they are researchers, script editors, audio-visual designers, motion graphic designers, interactive designers, visual artists, editors, and camera or audio technicians. The student is expected to have a basic level of prior knowledge in the field of audio-visual design and working with images, as well as an interest in storytelling. Students are expected to explore and take risks, to accept (and even embrace) failure. You will be learning to reflect upon your own work and that of your fellow students. The assignments you will be working on will partly be defined by a client, and partly by your own areas of interest. You will be developing your own visual language. You will be learning to work collaboratively within a team. You will be learning to pitch and to communicate your ideas to clients, to a crew and to the public. Eventually you will be working on the realisation of a final product suitable for a public showing. In the first part of your studies, you will learn to develop audiovisual productions. You will make one-minute productions for release on the internet or on TV, shorts for cinemas, audiovisual installations for VJs or... [-]

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 Visual 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 in Visual Communication Design

Kadir Has University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey Istanbul

The Visual Communication Design Department aims to raise individuals who will work as expert communication designers in Internet media, television, art and design related fields. Alumni Profile: Graduates are able to produce works in creative areas such as photography, video, interface and interactive design, service design, game design, motion graphics, art and design events. [+]

The Visual Communication Design Department aims to raise individuals who will work as expert communication designers in Internet media, television, art and design related fields. Alumni Profile Graduates are able to produce works in creative areas such as photography, video, interface and interactive design, service design, game design, motion graphics, art and design events. Why Khas Visual Communication Design Our department provides students with the ability to solve problems by immersing students in a wide array of the theories and practices of art and design. To widen their expertise our students may receive double major or minor degrees from other departments. Our leading advisory commission compiled from the pioneers of the sector contributes significantly to the content and structure of our ever-developing program of communication design education. We also closely monitor and respond to the growing and changing demands of the sector with workshops led by designers, artists and directors. Study Abroad Opportunities Our department has a double degree agreement with Coventry University (CU) in the UK. Our students are able to graduate with a double-degree after completing their senior year in a related department of CU. Career Opportunities In their four years of education, our students acquire a rich portfolio of work produced using various media tools, techniques and theories helping our graduates to find job opportunities in the fields of: Design (motion graphics, mobile application interface, game design, service design, web design, animation); Creative direction (advertisement, art and photography); Production, post-production, planning and organisation, project administration; Management (art... [-]

Graphic - Professional Training Program

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Venice
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Venice

The program aims at providing professional training for students to be able to design and develop communication tools using the various languages of graphics: editorial products, signage, promotional ads, together with interactive and multimedia communication systems, such as the web and all that is digital. [+]

Bachelors in Visual Design. The program aims at providing professional training for students to be able to design and develop communication tools using the various languages of graphics: editorial products, signage, promotional ads, together with interactive and multimedia communication systems, such as the web and all that is digital. The program allows participants to acquire the knowledge of technologies of digital production, to experiment with specific projects, and to develop one’s own competence regarding the various stages of production. Professional profiles: at the end of the program, students will be able to manage different activities related to the design, the development, and the execution of any visual communication project. They will be especially trained for the new technologies of the digital era. [-]

Degree in Audiovisual and Multimedia (DAM)

Escuela Universitaria ERAM
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Spain Salt

The official title of the Degree in Audiovisual and Multimedia (DAM) of the University of Girona has the objective of forming professionals with a polyvalent profile, claimed by certain strategic segments of the audiovisual industry in the period of the new demands. These professionals are the multimedia designer, the audiovisual producer and the director of audiovisual projects and multimedia. [+]

The official title of the Degree in Audiovisual and Multimedia (DAM) of the University of Girona has the objective of forming professionals with a polyvalent profile, claimed by certain strategic segments of the audiovisual industry in the period of the new demands. These professionals are the multimedia designer, the audiovisual producer and the director of audiovisual projects and multimedia. After finishing the studies, the graduates can elaborate entirely audiovisual products: from the idea envisioning, going through the tools and technique, to the expressive transmission of the content. 10 reasons to study the DAMC Because our profession continues to grow. You will work in a strong sector that hardly knows the crisis and has significant growth rates. Because the profile transmedia provides many opportunities. You can apply for various jobs related to audiovisual communication and multimedia with its specialties, such as video games, advertising, film, photography, etc. So you get a double degree: Top-up. You can do a fifth year at a university in the UK or Denmark. Because we have all the necessary technology and infrastructure. The new, Cultural Factory Coma-Cros, the Science and Technology Park, Bloom center 3D and emerging technologies and the Business Incubator Salt, among others, guarantee infrastructure perfectly adapted to the needs of demanding studies in this regard. Because we are pioneers in multimedia education. The ERAM College, founded in 1998, distributes audiovisual and multimedia studies since 2001, as the title itself, and from 2009 as an official degree. Because our teaching staff are experts. The... [-]

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. [+]

Bachelors in Visual 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 Of Arts And Design, Cartoon Concentration

Université Du Québec En Outaouais UQO
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 Canada Gatineau Saint-Jérôme + 1 more

This program allows and encourages openness to the visual world by interaction between the mastery of formal language and its application in the different modes of expression in the visual arts, graphic design or comics. [+]

The comic is an art both literary and graphic. Composed of a succession of pictures with text, it helps to tell a story real or imagined. To make a cartoon, the artist must establish the synopsis, specify the cutting action, write dialogues, create the characters and the environment in which they operate. He must also choose viewpoints, framing and layout of thumbnails, perform a first draft of the design, conduct inking, the color development and ultimately transcribe the dialogues and comments. Once published, the comic can be presented in various formats (eg. Headband, board, book, album). OBJECTIVES This program allows and encourages openness to the visual world by interaction between the mastery of formal language and its application in the different modes of expression in the visual arts, graphic design or comics. In addition, it facilitates, stimulates and encourages the student to the student or the discovery of modes of personal expression and promotes development in a gradual process of integration in different disciplines.Il also provides a structure which provides knowledge offers possibilities of experimentation and allows to walk in the creative process, from conceptualization and communication. Finally, it proposes an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach to the visual arts, graphic design and comics, either: theoretical training aimed independence of thought, aesthetic knowledge and critical articulation; practical training that covers the application of formal language and mastery of expression through different mediums; and synthesis training aimed professional autonomy, the ability to establish a practical and an ability to function within established... [-]

Bachelor of Creative Arts and Design (Graphic Design)

Charles Sturt University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2018 Australia Wagga Wagga Port Macquarie + 2 more

The Bachelor of Creative Arts and Design (Graphic Design) prepares you to work as an independent artist and designer or industry-employed practitioner. [+]

Bachelors in Visual Design. Tailor your degree with CSU’s Bachelor of Creative Arts and Design (Graphic Design). Developed and delivered in response to the demands of industry and the aspirations of highly motivated students, this degree prepares you to work as a graphic designer in advertising, publishing and other creative industries. It focuses on building creative, theoretical and technical skills with a focus on aesthetic and professional understanding. Diversity underpins the structure of the Bachelor of Creative Arts and Design (Graphic Design), with a cross-section of specific subjects covering all aspects of design, advertising and new media – including web and video applications. Available for full-time, part-time or online study, CSU’s course is delivered with flexibility in mind, allowing you to study while at the same time meeting your work and lifestyle commitments. Why study this course? The Bachelor of Creative Arts and Design (Graphic Design) aims to develop graduates who combine discipline-specific knowledge and skills with an understanding of the cultural, conceptual and technological perspectives that are transforming the creative industries. They will have the attributes required for reflective professional practice and a commitment to ongoing professional learning and development. The teaching principle we adopt is simple: actively promote all our students to think first, and worry about the technology second. Students complete a suite of core subjects which provide foundational and contextual knowledge and skills. One-third of the degree is made up of specialist graphic design subjects. A minor or elective sequence adds breadth, enabling you to select... [-]

Bachelor in Design and Graphic Arts Technology

Polytechnic Institute of Tomar
Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Portugal Tomar

The Design and Graphic Arts Technology programme is designed according to a multifaceted consistent profile and covers a wide range of subjects from graphic technologies and communication design. [+]

Objectives The Design and Graphic Arts Technology programme is designed according to a multifaceted consistent profile and covers a wide range of subjects from graphic technologies and communication design. It aims to deliver designers and top managers for institutions or enterprises involved in the design, production, management and research of graphic objects. Understanding technologies and graphic processes, management systems and methods and budgeting, information and communication technologies and multimedia is a crucial condition for the designer and graphic technician profile inherent to this academic cycle. This programme was designed so as to facilitate access, not only to the labour world, but also to second-cycle programmes of study, namely the Master’s degree in Editorial Technologies from ESTT. Professional Goals professionals for graphic companies: top management positions in sectors such as production, commercial, quality, planning, budgets and stocks. professionals for graphic design related areas: communication designer, webdesigner and multimedia designer. Learning outcomes On completion of the bachelor's degree in Design and Graphic Arts Technology the students must have acquire the following skills: Academic skills: Communication and representation abilities in such areas as traditional, digital, and multimedia graphics. Be familiar with project and work organisation methods. Have general knowledge of graphic culture, social sciences and exact sciences. Have a good command of graphic technologies. Have consolidated knowledge of production planning and organisation as well as quality control and management. Have analysis and synthesis skills in the context of communication design . Have professional development skills. Instrumental skills: Understand and be able to use... [-]

European Double Degree Program In Product Design

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

The European Double Degree Program in Product Design offers an innovative and ambitious curriculum developed in two reference countries (Spain and Italy) and in two languages ​​(Castilian and Italian). You will study the first two years in Madrid, the third in Milan and the last again in Madrid. [+]

Bachelors in Visual Design. This program is designed to train future designers of products, services and systems that demand a European level: professionals committed to the sustainable, transmitters design culture, highly skilled in the use of new technologies, able to anticipate their weather. Through this international experience the student how interactive design, self-production, public utility design, virtual reality, design for all, etc. Studying in two major European capitals, immersed in the largest international design network and acquiring the know-how of IED, prepares the future designer to position itself at the forefront of their field. The European Double Degree Program in Product Design It offers an innovative and ambitious curriculum developed in two reference countries (Spain and Italy) and in two languages ​​(Castilian and Italian). In this way, the student creates a solid base that adds up new technological systems of image representation, including virtual reality, which serve to project their creations through marketing strategies and effective communication. This allows students to acquire a privileged experience that will enable him as an agent of change with prospective vision. In addition, the program implements educational training workshops and seminars with international and special projects with companies. Thus, students complete their preparation and build a portfolio that place them into the labor market and highly skilled designers. 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.... [-]