M.A. Communication Design and Creative Strategies

General

3 locations available

Program Description

The M.A. Communication Design and Creative Strategies is a future-proof program. It provides key competencies expected from creative heads in management positions, focusing on aesthetic production in advertising, marketing and visual communication. The aim is to master the entire design-oriented process of value creation both in theory and practice.

Features

Integration of theory and practice of design:

  • latest developments in research and analysis of design and creativity
  • practical work and art direction projects

Learning outcomes

The ability to carry out the roles and responsibilities associated with the position of Art Director and other management positions held by creative talents, within the framework of the ever-increasing convergence of print, online, broadcast and mobile media.

Type Full-time or part-time
Degree Master of Arts (M.A.)
Location Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt (Main)

Language

German (Campus Cologne: M.A. Kommunikationsdesign und Kreative Strategien), English (Campus Berlin, Cologne and Frankfurt)

(Written work can be submitted in either language of choice)

Tuition fees Full-time: 670,- € monthly | Part-time: 449,- € monthly

Duration

Full-time: 4 semesters | Part-time: 6 semesters

Ideal candidates

Applicants: Graduates of creative study programs, especially those who majored in design or fine arts
Target jobs: Designer (self-employed or in employment), Art Director, Communications Designer, Creative Director

Modules

General modules: Media Law, Media Asset Management, Media Psychology, Intercultural Management

Specific modules e.g.: Critical & Creative Thinking, Design & Social Research, Creative Design Processes, Advertising Technology, Design Management, Creative Leadership

Entry requirements

  • A good or very good degree in design, fine arts or equivalent degree (university or university of applied sciences)
  • plus internal assessment process

Please note: After your matriculation, we offer you a refund of the uni-assist fee in the amount of 75€ if you submit the original receipt to HMKW.

Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

All of its degree programs are additionally accredited by FIBAA (international agency for quality assurance in higher education). HMKW is active at three locations across Germany: in Berlin, Cologne a ... Read More

All of its degree programs are additionally accredited by FIBAA (international agency for quality assurance in higher education). HMKW is active at three locations across Germany: in Berlin, Cologne and in Frankfurt (Main). Read less
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