Distance learning Master's Degree in Design Studies

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Design Studies

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

Design is a specialty discipline with a vast array of applications. Constructing an object or process is key to meeting clients’ needs. Unique thinking, research, analysis and problem solving combine to fabricate products in corporate, education, government, and not-for-profit environments.

 

Distance education or distance learning is a way of delivering education and instruction, often on an individual basis, to students who are not physically present on campus.

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Master Degree in Interface and User Experience Design (UI / UX Design)

ESDi - Design School
Campus or Online Full time 1 year Open Enrollment Spain Barcelona

The Master Degree in Interface and User Experience Design (Master UI / UX) is projected as a result of the need to train qualified professional staff in the field of information systems design for the different interactive devices on the ITC market. There is currently a great demand for professionals who can design more useful, more effective and simpler products that make rich experiences for users. [+]

The Master Degree in Interface and User Experience Design

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Master in Animation & Visual Effects

Academy of Art University
Campus or Online Full time 2 - 3 years September 2018 USA San Francisco

The MFA in Animation & Visual Effects program focuses on developing skills in any one of the many areas of expertise within the animation and visual effects industry. The program educates students in all aspects of animation and visual effects, from ideation to post-production. [+]

The MFA in Animation & Visual Effects program focuses on developing skills in any one of the many areas of expertise within the animation and visual effects industry. The program educates students in all aspects of animation and visual effects, from ideation to post-production. Communication, collaboration, and time management skills are emphasized throughout the program to ensure graduates are acclimated to the intense professional culture that awaits them.

MFA Animation & Visual Effects Unit Requirements Major 27 units Directed Study 18 units Graduate Liberal Arts 12 units Electives* 6 units

TOTAL 63 units

*Per director approval

MFA Animation & Visual Effects Degree Requirements Successful completion of Final Thesis Project. Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA. A minimum grade of C in all required 63 units. MFA Program Learning Outcomes ... [-]

Master in Set Design and Exhibition Spaces

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Campus or Online Full time Part time 9 months October 2018 Spain Madrid + 1 more

The Master of Scenography Design conveys to students the ability to visually and verbally structure a range of spaces, expanding the meaning of stage design, taking it to interior spaces, exhibition spaces, stands and temporary architecture, TV and, of course, live performances. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN SPANISH

The design and resolution of a stage space require, as well as creative concepts and techniques, a range of multidisciplinary notions that help materialize the space. Stage design, along with lighting, wardrobe design, sound space, movement, etc., configures the visual and sensitive language proposed in a staged proposal, producing a consistent project that arouses the desired reaction in the audience.

The Master of Scenography Design conveys to students the ability to visually and verbally structure a range of spaces, expanding the meaning of stage design, taking it to interior spaces, exhibition spaces, stands and temporary architecture, TV and, of course, live performances.... [-]


Master in Interior Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Campus or Online Full time Part time 9 months October 2018 Spain Madrid + 1 more

The Master of Interior Design defines and develops the essential concepts of interior design in order to understand the relationship between the user and space around him or her, a space that has evolved along with new trends and lifestyles. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN SPANISH

The Master of Interior Design defines and develops the essential concepts of interior design in order to understand the relationship between the user and space around him or her, a space that has evolved along with new trends and lifestyles.

Experimentation through our five senses is an essential part of the Master’s approach, which delves into concepts such as volume, materials, light, transparencies and the spatial journey and rhythm as elements that create sensations and experiences, creating a solid foundation for innovative solutions.

The Master in Interior Design proposes a research process that materializes into projects on the various kinds of spaces, lending them an open approach, experimenting with a range of spaces: residential, commercial, exhibition, multi-use, ephemeral, etc., to offer students a comprehensive view of their future professional activity.... [-]


Master in Lighting Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Campus or Online Full time Part time 9 months October 2018 Spain Madrid + 1 more

The Master of Lighting Design offers training on the manipulation of light in space, adding something beyond the mere response to a purely functional or aesthetic demand. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN SPANISH

The Master of Lighting Design offers training on the manipulation of light in space, adding something beyond the mere response to a purely functional or aesthetic demand.

With the Master of Lighting Design, students will work on the ways of combining the technical aspects of light sources and their accessories in order to obtain artistic, visual and emotional results, generating spaces by means of the manipulation of light.

AIMED AT: Postgraduates or graduates in the field of Art and Design, Architects and Interior Designers. Professional experience will be valued.

OBJECTIVE: The Master of Lighting Design trains designers who see light as an element that creates spaces. Lighting is one of the most important factors to create an atmosphere; it has direct connotations on the place, dimensions, subjective burden, quality, etc.... [-]


Masters In Design And Art Direction

Escuela Superior de Diseño de Barcelona
Online Full time 12 months May 2018 Spain Barcelona

With this program you will learn to visualize creative and convincing ideas, as well as understand who you are addressing, the medium in which you communicate the message, and the emotional load that this message must guarantee. [+]

With this program you will learn to visualize creative and convincing ideas, as well as understand who you are addressing, the medium in which you communicate the message, and the emotional load that this message must guarantee.

The Art Direction, as an essential part of any commercial communication action, is in constant transformation. The evolution of the media, technology and social networks make it increasingly complex to determine the limits of this discipline.

This new environment can confuse the priorities when it comes to becoming a good Director of Art. It is not so much about being the latest in trends or technology, but rather the opposite. From this Master we want to claim why it is so important to know how to tell an idea at a visual level. Why it is basic to understand that behind any communication action there is an intention to influence, excite or convince someone concrete. Why an Art Director can become overshadowed by the superfluous and completely ignore the ultimate purpose of all his work.... [-]


Master in Interior Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus or Online Full time September 2018 USA Atlanta Savannah Hong Kong Sham Shui Po France Lacoste + 4 more

As a student at SCAD, you will have exclusive access to the university repeatedly rated number one for studying interior design by DesignIntelligence. Named among America's best architecture and design schools, both our undergraduate and graduate programs regularly receive acclaim in the industry. [+]

Artfully arrange your career

As a student at SCAD, you will have exclusive access to the university repeatedly rated number one for studying interior design by DesignIntelligence. Named among America's best architecture and design schools, both our undergraduate and graduate programs regularly receive acclaim in the industry. Through collaborative projects, you can work on groundbreaking new developments like SCADpad® — a micro-housing project that garnered global press for SCAD students — solving the design challenges of tomorrow.

Interior design mission

The SCAD interior design department exists to guide students to become innovative interior designers capable of critical thinking, effective communication, and collaborative teamwork, emphasizing professional ethics and values within the context of social, environmental, and global design practice.... [-]


Master in Interactive Design and Game Development

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus or Online Full time September 2018 Hong Kong Sham Shui Po USA Savannah Atlanta France Lacoste + 4 more

At SCAD, we take games seriously. Our interactive design and game development program has won the top prize in the E3 College Game Competition for two years running, along with receiving praise from The Princeton Review and Animation Career Review. [+]

It's not just a game — it's a career

At SCAD, we take games seriously. Our interactive design and game development program has won the top prize in the E3 College Game Competition for two years running, along with receiving praise from The Princeton Review and Animation Career Review. From participation in professional conferences to opportunities to collaborate with industry giants, our students have every chance to capitalize on their passion for interactive design. We'll provide the top-of-the-line tools, the outstanding faculty and the advanced curriculum you need — you just bring your A-game.

M.A. in interactive design and game development

Available at: - Hong Kong - Savannah - eLearning... [-]


Master in Graphic Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus or Online Full time September 2018 USA Atlanta Hong Kong Sham Shui Po Savannah France Lacoste + 4 more

As a graphic design student at SCAD, you'll become fluent in the visual language that defines today's powerhouse brands and top-flight organizations. Our holistic graphic design degree program doesn't just cover the fundamentals of design, it delves into product packaging, entrepreneurship, mobile technology, interface design and user experience. [+]

Graphic design and visual communication

As a graphic design student at SCAD, you'll become fluent in the visual language that defines today's powerhouse brands and top-flight organizations. Our holistic graphic design degree program doesn't just cover the fundamentals of design, it delves into product packaging, entrepreneurship, mobile technology, interface design and user experience. The result? An award-winning professional portfolio, real experience working for industry giants, and the opportunity to make a lasting mark on the ever-changing global visual landscape — all before you graduate.

M.A. in graphic design

Available at: - Atlanta - Hong Kong - Savannah - eLearning

GRDS 502 Visual Communication History, Research, and Discourse* GRDS 503 Typographic Communication* GRDS 504 Integrated Design Media* CLC 580 Collaboration† GRDS 701 Graphic Design Seminar: Methodologies GRDS 702 Graphic Design Studio: Methodological Practice GRDS 726 The Role of Graphic Design in Social Awareness GRDS 748 Graphic Design M.A. Final Portfolio ... [-]

Master in Design Management

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus or Online Full time September 2018 USA Savannah Atlanta Hong Kong Sham Shui Po France Lacoste + 4 more

As a student here, you can turn your passion for design into a vital professional asset, joining forces with major brands in collaborative projects, and landing coveted internships at progressive organizations hungry for your ideas. [+]

Bring design innovation to the world's biggest brands

SCAD is home to a robust design management program that is recognized industry-wide for producing outstanding graduates ready to excel in the professional world as advocates of design innovation and creative problem-solving. As a student here, you can turn your passion for design into a vital professional asset, joining forces with major brands in collaborative projects, and landing coveted internships at progressive organizations hungry for your ideas.

M.A. in design management

Available at: - Savannah - eLearning

SDES 501 Visual Communication and Presentation* SDES 502 The Human Factor, Design Thinking* SDES 503 Fundamentals of Graduate Research* BUSI 710 Financial Reporting and Analysis DMGT 702 History and Interpretation of Innovation DMGT 706 Idea Visualization DMGT 720 Design Innovation Development and Marketing Strategies DMGT 732 Facilitating Creative Thinking DMGT 748 Design Management M.A. Final Project IDUS 711 Methods of Contextual Research SDES 704 Applied Theory in Design ... [-]