Diseño Gráfico | © Proyecto:  Call Me Leon Estudiante:  David Fiene

Language

Spanish

Start date

October 2022

Frequency

Evening

Fruition

On Campus

Duration

9 Months

Credits

60

Armed with a critical mind and multidisciplinary approach, the graphic designer is able to provide a range of solutions to the market’s graphic needs and visual communication requirements.

The Master in Graphic Design lays out the fundamentals, methodologies and tools that apply to this specific field of design, equipping students with management skills and preparing them to think up and adapt graphic and communication solutions for a wide variety of needs.

In a context where we are seeing more and more communication channels under constant transformation, the role of graphic designers is crucial. Armed with a critical mind and multidisciplinary approach, as well as specific know-how from a variety of disciplines, these designers are able to provide a range of solutions to the market’s graphic needs and visual communication requirements.

The course includes a final assignment that consists in conceptualising and rendering a complete graphic design project. This gives students the chance to experience and learn about every stage of the design process whilst becoming familiar with the idea of working with different creative teams. 

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Objectives

  • To explore deep into the current concept of design with a cross-sector, multidiscipline approach.
  • To teach students the fundamentals of design by studying the main iconographic references and styles.
  • To equip students with the methodologies, techniques, physical elements and digital software that make up the visual communication toolbox.
  • To explore the various professional options that graphic design and visual communication offer from an eminently practical and project-based perspective.
  • To enhance the student’s profile with management skills linked to planning and organising design processes and teams.

The masters is structured as a theory and practice programme that revolves around carrying out a series of projects. The subjects in the syllabus are divided into five sections:

  • Know-how and research
  • Techniques and development
  • Applications and management
  • Digital Environment
  • Ideas and solutions

 

  • Graduates in different disciplines and professionals looking to steer their career towards graphic design and visual communication development and management.
  • Graduates in Photography and Fine Arts. 
  • Professionals who wish to focus on areas related to the development and / or management of graphic design and visual communication.

Professional Opportunities

At the end of the course, depending on each student’s profile and prior experience, career options may include:

– Working in multimedia: TV channels, newspapers, magazines

– Working as an information designer in multidisciplinary projects

– Working for advertising agencies and press offices

– Working for design studios

– Working in information design departments in official institutions and organisations, agencies and companies

– Developing infographics, information boards, wayfinding, instruction manuals, etc

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