The Master's degree in Creative Direction - Leadership in the Context of Creative Processes (MA) is aimed at people with a first academic degree in the form of a bachelor's or diploma who want to acquire a further academic degree in addition to their profession or other, for example, family commitments. As a consecutive course, the master’s course is primarily aimed at graduates of the bachelor’s degree in graphic design from DIPLOMA University, who receive comprehensive design training from bachelor’s to master’s degrees. In addition, designers with degrees from other universities are expressly addressed who are aiming for a master's degree in order to further their professional and interdisciplinary qualifications.
Distance learning prepares students for responsible positions in design, media and business. It is designed to expand, deepen and specialize design, management and management tasks in the field of graphic design and creative production.
The Master's degree in Creative Direction - leadership in the context of creative processes is predominantly carried out as a virtual distance learning course with interactive online lectures on Saturdays. The exams for the distance learning master's degree can be taken at the numerous nationwide study centers of the DIPLOMA University.
The standard period of study is 5 semesters . If necessary, for example heavy workload, the study time can be extended by up to 4 semesters without further tuition fees.Career prospects after the master's degree in Creative Direction - leadership in the context of creative processesThe graduates of the distance learning course Creative Direction - Leadership in the Context of Creative Processes (MA) are enabled by the courses of the master's program to perform functions of management, project and process management as well as mediation and advice in the entire range of requirements of graphic design and creative production.
A primary field of action is aimed at management positions in national or international companies, offices or agencies. A second field of activity is entrepreneurial independence. The contents of the master's degree program prepare you specifically for your own business start-up or help you to strengthen and optimize it.
Other fields of action lie both in the consulting and training sector, e.g. B. in the moderation of quality development processes or in the form of consulting services or training of companies.Normal periodDistance learning: 5 semesters / 120 ECTS
The actual study period can be extended free of charge for up to 4 semesters over the standard period of study.baselineWith a sufficient number of participants in the winter semester (October) and summer semester (April).accreditationAccredited by the accreditation agency FIBAAtuition feeDistance learning: € 317.00 / month (total € 10,495.00 plus one-off examination fee of € 985.00)study formDistance learning with online face-to-face events via the DIPLOMA University's online campus; Part-time studiesadmission requirementsPassed bachelor's degree (or diploma) at DIPLOMA University or another university or technical college (in the fields of graphic design, visual communication or comparable mentions) or an at least equivalent foreign degree in the same subject with a standard period of study of at least six semesters .
Proof of design qualification through a portfolio of own work.
A separate procedure is provided for applicants from subject-related courses such as fine art, architecture, etc.
The previous professional qualification must have been completed with a grade of at least 2.5. Applicants with a poorer final grade will demonstrate their suitability for a master's degree in a placement interview with the selection committee.degreesGraduates receive a master's certificate with a certificate, a "Diploma Supplement" in English and a "Transcript of Records" (overview of grades), which identify them internationally as academics with a master's degree. After the Bologna decisions, the master's degree is the prerequisite for starting a doctorate.