Language

Italian

Start date

October 2022

Frequency

Full time

Fruition

On Campus

Duration

3 Years

Credits

180

Course coordinator

Emanuele Tarducci

Learn how to shape digital content and develop people-oriented project activities with the Media Design Undergraduate Programme at IED Cagliari

The three-year Undergraduate Programme in Media Design at IED Cagliari will introduce you to understanding and creating strong relationships with digital media systems, environments and products. You will learn how to design and implement context-sensitive solutions, to fully understand and meet people’s needs and desires. Studying project design, along with multimedia communication and interactive systems, you will gain insights into how to provide people with intuitive, fulfilling and enjoyable experiences.

This programme will develop you into a professional who knows how to connect ethics with aesthetics, technology with sustainability, carrying out structured projects based on a people-centred design approach.

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Learn the basics and techniques of multimedia and interactive design, coming to understand how to best approach your creative vision, with a specific focus on design culture and technological innovation.
 

The Undergraduate Programme in Media Design at IED Cagliari covers interactivity, image and sound as the key areas of application for web programming, mobile and desktop devices or systems. 

The aim of the Media Design Programme at IED Cagliari is to train professionals who know how to develop multimedia products and create innovation, exploring new ways of interaction between digital content and physical environments.

Throughout your studies, you will be highly involved in hands-on activities and classroom projects, to practice your knowledge and skills in developing high-quality multimedia content experiences.
 

The Media Design programme delivered at IED Cagliari is intended for students who have an interest in designing multimedia related projects but also for anyone wishing to expand creative skills and know-how. 
If you think innovation is important as it involves a new design approach with a focus on people's needs and desires, the Media Design programme at IED Cagliari is definitely your best option. 
Over the three years of your course, you will be working on some highly challenging projects, getting in touch with professionals with so much to learn from and ready to help you find your very own original style.  
 

Taking the Media Design programme at IED Cagliari means that your skills and know-how will be immediately usable on the market, thus taking full advantage of the potential of our strong local business vitality and capacity for growth.
Through a variety of workshops, seminars, special projects and events with professionals from the industry, you will have the opportunity to broaden your practical skills. You will also develop a full understanding of how best to use your know-how to create and manage people-centred and meaningful experiences.
You will take on the challenge of working independently and as part of a team on some important projects carried out in cooperation with both medium/large companies and public institutions. These are all great opportunities for you to get in touch with new working environments that will contribute to enhancing your knowledge of multimedia design.
When you graduate, you will be able to work as a Media Designer, Interaction Designer, Experience Designer, Graphic & Visual Designer, Web & App Designer, Audio Visual Specialist.
 

Syllabus

first year

On your first year, you will start learning about project design methods and become familiar with a variety of technical and cultural tools to manage your creative flow and bring your ideas to life. Along with academic lessons providing the basis for your education, you will have the opportunity to start learning more practical subjects such as multimedia communication, video editing and multimedia graphic design.

HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART
THEORY AND ANALYSIS OF CINEMA AND AUDIOVISUAL COMMUNICATION
ARTISTIC COMMUNICATION: TOOLS AND METHODS
THEORY OF PERCEPTION AND PSYCHOLOGY OF FORM
COMPUTER GRAPHICS 1
VIDEO EDITING
MULTIMEDIA PROJECT DESIGN 1
MULTIMEDIA GRAPHIC DESIGN
SEMIOTICS OF ART
MULTIMEDIA COMMUNICATION
 



second year

On your second year, you will be applying the methods and tools previously learned into hands-on project activities. You will expand your awareness and increase your skills. You will explore in more depth what you learned on the first year, becoming more familiar with key areas of your specific education, such as net marketing, sociology of communication and innovative media.

COMPUTER GRAPHICS 2
MULTIMEDIA PROJECT DESIGN 2
PHENOMENOLOGY OF CONTEMPORARY ARTS
TECHNIQUES OF NEW INTEGRATED MEDIA
NEW MEDIA AESTHETICS
INTERACTIVE SYSTEMS 1
NET MARKETING
DIGITAL MODELLING TECHNIQUES WITH 3D SOFTWARE
SOCIOLOGY OF COMMUNICATION
 



third year

On your third year, you will focus on advanced project design, enhancing your knowledge of technical tools, and developing the skills needed to successfully use your critical thinking skills across the profession. You will be working on your dissertation project, with support from your lecturers who will be there to provide valuable input and research insights.

MASS MEDIA THEORY AND METHOD
MULTIMEDIA PROJECT DESIGN 3
INTERACTIVE SYSTEMS 2
MULTIMEDIA COMMUNICATION
MULTIMEDIA PROJECT DESIGN 4
 

Faculty

Emanuele Tarducci

Architect and Interaction Designer    

Course Coordinator

Alessandro Cortes

Graphic designer

Gabriele Peri

General Manager    

Romeo Scaccia

Musician

Fabrizio Secci

Video Maker    

Marco Peri

Art Historian    

Luigi Sardiello

Director, screenwriter, writer

Margherita Usai

Maurizio Bosa

Architect    

Luigi Corda

Photographer    

Luca Pinna

Photographer    

Gianpierluigi Secci

Engineer    

Andrea Pisanu

Web designer

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