Step into a booming audiovisual world, create innovative narratives for a multitude of sectors.
New tools for new scenarios: this Master’s Degree in Design for Virtual Reality takes an in-depth look at the impact immersive design has on how we create and the way we relate to others.
If you see yourself as one of the new generation of designers, this program gives you everything you need to create innovative experiences and solutions. You’ll use the most effective Virtual Reality tools and technologies in a multitude of professional fields (education, entertainment, engineering, architecture, in the audiovisual market and the automotive world, for the digitalisation of the urban environment or social action).
The first of its kind in Europe, this English-taught program is divided into theoretical and practical learning blocks: Design Studio, which covers the subjects in the theory module; Design Tech, on specific hardware and software; and Design Lab, an immersive laboratory for creating and developing projects and experiences in a variety of areas.
A master's degree that’s a real one-of-a-kind in Europe, to lead the field in immersive design.
This master´s degree gives you the knowledge and resources you need to use Virtual Reality in specific professional fields.
You’ll play the role of protagonist during the learning process, designing VR environments using state-of-the-art tools and technologies, breaking new ground in how we interact with others and our surroundings.
In technical sessions you’ll learn how to implement your newfound knowledge as you develop projects, choosing a key subject in applied theory classes to put what you’ve learned into practice.
What’s more, you’ll be managing real projects based on specific briefs prepared by clients (partner companies or institutions) as you acquire hands-on experience in this professional sector at international events and conferences.
This English-taught master's degree is for people who want to explore the creative frontiers of design using state-of-the-art technologies.
In particular, it’s for students who have already taken a creative program, or professionals with experience in audiovisual or technological fields, who want to take their passion for design to the next level with this specialisation.
It’s an excellent opportunity to add another feather to your cap if you’re a graphic designer, 3D animator, digital artist, digital product designer, architect or other creative professional, exploring the world of virtual reality as you discover its practical applications.
A master's degree to acquire a specialisation that’s in great demand, now more than ever. Gain experience developing your own projects designing immersive experiences. Open the doors to a wealth of career opportunities. Companies managing VR applications, organising virtual events, developing creative technologies for virtual reality and animation, ICT companies, and media and communication agencies are always looking for professionals specialised in this emerging field.
Studying this English-taught master's degree at IED Barcelona puts you right where the action is as you develop a profile much-coveted by leading European companies in the sector. Barcelona is a leading light in the world of design and home to many companies breaking new ground in the VR field, developing new projects and doing research into new virtual experiences.
What will you learn?
This master's degree is a personal learning experience in which you’ll learn the theory and acquire the know-how you need to put theory into practice, using the most effective professional tools to develop your own design projects.
DESIGN STUDIO – THEORY & RESEARCH
Tendências digitais e futuras
RV, AR e MR
DESIGN TECH – DIGITAL TOOLS
Spatial and 3D Audio
360º Interactive Video
DESIGN LAB – CONTEXT APPLICATIONS
360º VR Videos
Interactive VR Advertising
Building Info Modelling (BIM)
FINAL VR PROJECT – CONTEXT APPLICATIONS
Graziela Sousa is a Fashion Design Professor at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon, and Special Projects coordinator at ModaLisboa Association - Lisboa Fashion Week.
Stefan Sagmeister is one of the most important contemporary graphic designers: on November 29 he will present his latest book Now is Better at IED Firenze.
"An Act of Imagination - Doubts, Questions and Answers on AI and Creativity" is the title of a research project promoted by Lucca Comics & Games in collaboration with us.
Artribune commissioned us to produce its magazine covers for the second year in a row. Discover the new cover!
The most significant Tuscan festival dedicated to Queer culture continues its collaboration with the Grafica per la Comunicazione course at IED Firenze.
We are excited to announce the launch of the IED Dream Team, a group of alumni who have become leading professionals in their field, passionate about creativity and community growth: dedicated to endorsing our community projects and creativity
David Leon Fiene IED Barcelona graduate and Professor created a story of identity, community and collaboration—shedding light on our similarities and differences, looking at things anew to celebrate our individuality and bring us closer together
MMT organises Dialoghi Sonori on 15th and 16th of June at Fabbrica del Vapore in Milan, on this occasion IED presents Fragile Surfaces project.
Students in their final year of the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Arts (Hons), IED Diploma and Foundation Course in Global Design will bring their academic stage at the school to a close on 19 June at 6 pm at Aribau Multicines.
Alexis Ferrer, creator of the innovative hair printing technique, speaker of the second session of Mastering your Brain: Technology & Creative Direction.
The World’s most prestigious award show in advertising, design and marketing for students awarded IED with two Bronze Awards in the 2023 Young Ones Student Awards
IED decided to reward those students who commit up front with a special Early Bird discount.
An Open-Air exhibition with the drawings of the young Israeli artist Talia Zoref in 20 suburban areas of the city from April 24.
Memory, Transformation, Technology, Space and Materials. IED invites you to discover the links between between these powerful words and and the plentiful of events arranged for Milan Design week, the biggest annual design event in the world.
On the occasion of the inauguration of the fair, Josep Gonzàlez-Cambray talked with Andrea Marchesi, Director of the Design School.
A panel of experts moderated by IED Barcelona analysed the role that design energy has for people and the environment in the round table “Light and Energy: Habitat and city”.
After a very successful in person event we decided to expand the chance to have a friendly dialog with Rodion Usaev, IED Milano graduate in Product Design, who is an expert in the field of industrial design.
10 suggestions encapsulated in a manifesto designed by students for the entire IED community. Small actions and virtuous behaviour that are ironically transformed into everyday good practice.
The exhibition will be open until next February 26th at Fundación Francisco Giner de los Ríos
Slow Light by IED Barcelona is a collaborative proposal that works without electricity and delighted the festival’s jury.
57 scholarships to support young talents interested in attending a Master course in Italy or Spain.
Two more models of virtual reality glasses: the Pico Neo 3 Pro EYE and the Pico Neo 3 Pro.
Las Manuelas - Art Series is the newest edition of the Las Manuelas Project supported by IED
Five students from IED Madrid's Master's Degree in Digital Fashion show at HYPER HOUSE the results of the research they have developed during their studies at the school.
IED Barcelona has been consolidating its position as a driving force behind innovation and social well-being through design education. "A collective dream" is a faithful reflection of this spirit.
IED Milano Alumni in Photography. Frequent collaborator of the film director Lars Von Trier.
44 Scholarships for IED Undergraduate and Foundation Courses in Italy and Spain
Different visual identities for a pilot project at the Palau de la Música Catalana.
19 Scholarships and 5 Classroom Tutor positions available for IED Master Courses
A Ministerial Decree has published the modalities for applying the provisions of the new law.
Next September 22nd & 23rd, IED will participate in the sixth edition of the Visual Merchandising Workshop Latinamerica with the experts Anna Sabater and Marc Guitart.
After two years, returns IED Roma Graduation Ceremony, to celebrate the latest graduates in the presence of teachers, families and friends. Two hundred and sixty-one diplomas were awarded.
10 scholarships to promote the talent of young creatives.
25 candidate Development Plans 18 admitted to the evaluation 8 Development Plans awarded
Every year the ADG Laus Awards for Graphic Design and Visual Communication go to the best projects selected from over 50 entries in five categories: Graphic Design, Digital Design, Advertising, Audiovisual and Students.
Exhibition open to the public from 6 to 12 June 2022 at the Fuorisalone in the BASE Milano spaces.
“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home".
14 design, fashion, visual arts and communication creations are the protagonists of the new Amaze! app release
IED students will explore alongside members of ONCE possible responses to the difficulties faced by this community with relation to everyday objects.
Third IED Barcelona Master Talk 21/22
An interactive installation to create our own virtual identity and an immersive journey through a 3D “wonderland” are the proposals that IED Barcelona and IED Milan presented at the SónarCCCB 2021, driven by Sónar.
IED is a partner of the European project of professional training aimed at the development of entrepreneurial skills and competences in young musicians who work in string quartets.
A project focused on the current needs of cities and their citizens, the integration of technology and respect for the environment.
IED presented the MixCities and 2020+20 projects at the extraordinary edition of Sónar+D, which took place on September 18th and 19th at the CCCB.
Due to the pandemic on 2020 the digital exhibitions took the place of the classic end-of-year physical showcases: IED has made a virtue of necessity.
The short film '3 minutes to live', with which Emanuele Motti and Vittorio Ascolani graduated in Illustration and Animation, is competing at the prestigious 2020 Annecy Festival in the 'graduation films' category.
Virtual innovation is gaining increasing importance, and for creatives, it is a great tool to transform and improve society.
Sono by IED Barcelona students and A Swarm of Corrupted Seed by Federico Russo from IED Milano at Sónar+D
From 25 to 30 November 2023. We are waiting for you online and on campus!