Media and Communication Design (B.A.)

General

Program Description

⚡️ Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Students who are unable to travel can start online in virtual learning classrooms, which includes live sessions with the lecturers and professors. Then, students can travel to Germany later and continue studying on-campus.

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In the digital media world, creative ideas are only the starting point. Designers need strong conceptual thinking, cross-media skills, user orientation, and efficient workflows to turn ideas into great products.

This bachelor’s specialisation in Media and Communication Design gives students the tools to master the whole spectrum of visual design to become an all-rounder with expert subject knowledge. The curriculum is designed to give students full proficiency across traditional and digital media design while fostering their abilities to think outside the box, work in interdisciplinary teams, understand business models and efficiently manage design projects.

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Contents of the Media and Communication Design (B.A.) programme

During your studies, theoretical knowledge is combined with in-depth technical production know-how and practical applications, using real tasks in graphic design.

You will learn the basics of conception and design, art history, semiotics and how to create media in order to develop concrete communication tools. Modules covered in this specialisation include:

  • Fundamentals of Animation & Modeling
  • Fundamentals of GUI
  • Communication Design
  • VFX, Motion Design
  • User Experience Design
  • Special Topics in Media Design

Internship

Macromedia cooperates with a large number of renowned companies where you will spend a full semester as an intern. You gain practical experience under the supervision of your professors and can start networking with the industry.

Fully accredited semester abroad

Students also spend one fully-accredited semester abroad at one of our worldwide partner universities and gain intensive international experience during their studies.

Degree awarded

Students on this B.A. programme are awarded one of the following bachelor's degrees:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Design with specialisation in Media and Communication Design
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Media and Communication Design

Future career opportunities

Your B.A. degree with specialisation in Media and Communication Design qualifies you for professional positions in a creative and challenging environment. Potential employers are companies and agencies in design-oriented industries such as advertising, fashion and architecture, but also international companies in the production and services sector. Some examples of potential professional roles for you could be the following:

  • Screen and Interface Designer
  • Web and Interaction Designer
  • User Experience Designer
  • Social Media Designer
  • Art Director
  • Creative Director
  • Corporate or Editorial Designer
  • Information Designer
  • Service Designer

Admission requirements

Admission requirements are as follows:

  • Recognised secondary school leaving certificate
  • English language proficiency certificate
    - TOEFL (at least 72 out of 120)
    - IELTS (at least 6 out of 9)
  • CV (curriculum vitae)
  • Letter of motivation
  • Personal interview (optional)

Fees

Tuition fees
5,300 € per semester

One-off registration fee

  • 500 € (EU students)
  • 750 € (Non EU students)

Last updated Aug 2020

About the School

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Choosing a university is a decision of a lifetime. It's the place where you lay the foundation for your future career network and where you discover your chosen area of work and start to mould your professional identity. We are delighted that you've taken an interest in Macromedia, a recognised private German university focusing on digital transformation, and would like to tell you more about how we can help to shape your future. Read less
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