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A masters degree in graphic design imparts graphic design knowledge to students enrolling for the program. The program is offered in several universities across the world. Graphic design is a process that requires creativity and a host of many other skills.The field of graphic design is growing in importance everyday; such as illustrations in textbooks as well as making advertisements more appealing and effective. Therefore, the role of a graphic designer is central to any product and in determining how a specific product will perform in the market. Graphic design encompasses visual art, typography and illustrations and how to manipulate all these aspects to make the product as visually appealing as possible.

A master in graphic design student gets to learn the various aspects that play complementary roles in making graphic design such an effective tool as far as the promotion of a product is concerned. Various types of typography such as manual, experimental, web and art; editorial design, the packaging of products, designing of logos, and the branding of the product are just some of the aspects that students of the program are taught.

Students of a masters program in design gets hands on experience while still undertaking the program; they get a chance to undertake many projects as part of the program and get to work with real clients. This presents them with an opportunity to get exposure and to learn practical skills important in the building of their careers. Probable careers for graduates include jobs in such fields as: typography, graphic, print, identity design, entertainment industry, and package industry.

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27 Results in Graphic Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan

13th edition - The role of Graphic Designer has changed a lot thanks to the evolution of communication technologies and to the change of commercial strategies of companie ... [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ITALIAN LANGUAGE.

The role of Graphic Designer has changed a lot thanks to the evolution of communication technologies and to the change of commercial strategies of companies; today a Graphic Designer needs cultural and organizational skills that allow to set up and manage communication projects in all round, coordinating their application for tools and markets ever wider. A solid methodological approach is therefore necessary to manage inputs from different contexts, harmonising them and creating visual strategies that can be declined in different contexts and formats.

Some of the partner companies students have developed projects with in previous editions are: Brancamenta, Casa Circondariale San Vittore Milano, Value Retail, Municipality of Castelnuovo del Garda, DMC, Durex, Fà la cosa giusta, ING Direct, Mediaset, Panorama, Qn- Il Giorno, Altroconsumo, Fratelli dell'Uomo.... [-]

Italy Milan
November 2019
Italian
Full-time
10 months
Campus
L'Idem Barcelona

In this title we propose an academic program, with a solid technical and artistic training, in which the student can develop their creative potential and become a 360º pr ... [+]

European qualification

Duration: 1 yearCredits: 60 ECTSHours: 6 hours a dayEnglish languageEntry profile: University graduatesPrice:

Cash payment: € 9,900

Place reservation: € 500 € 9,400 before 16/7/2019

Payment in 4 installments: € 10,200

Place reservation: € 500

50% before 15/7/2019 (€ 4,850)

25% before 6/12/2019 (€ 2,425)

25% before 01/4/2020 (€ 2,425)

Student selection process :

Send the requested documentation with the attached documents:

Registration dossier completed (IT IS ATTACHED TO THE MAIL)Assessment notes or degree of higher studiesDocument DNI / PASSPORT / NIEpassport photoPortfolio of creative works.... [-]
Spain Barcelona
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
The University of Waikato

The Master of Computer Graphic Design (MCGD) is an advanced degree focusing on graphic design theory, technology and original research. It builds on the unique combinati ... [+]

Master of Computer Graphic Design

The Master of Computer Graphic Design (MCGD) is an advanced degree focusing on graphic design theory, technology and original research. It builds on the unique combination of design and coding skills developed during the Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design (BCGD).

The MCGD provides an opportunity for you to plan, develop and carry out a large-scale design research project. This will enable you to collaborate with other students and academics and to work with members of the professional design industry. The MCGD research is represented by both a written thesis and an exhibited design realisation.

Research topics are tailored to suit your interests, providing an opportunity for you to hone a particular aspect of graphic design further, which could be a pathway to your chosen career. You will also have the full support, guidance and expertise of your supervisor during your research project.... [-]

New Zealand Hamilton
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Full-time
12 - 18 months
Campus
CEV - Escuela Superior de Comunicación, Imagen y Sonido

The Master in Graphic Design and Web will offer you a solid base of knowledge so that you can learn how to manage every detail of a printed and digital graphic product. F ... [+]

The Master in Graphic Design and Web will offer you a solid base of knowledge so that you can learn how to manage every detail of a printed and digital graphic product. From the development of strategies and campaigns to the basic visual standards to carry out any project. This qualification is taught exclusively in SPANISH and PRESENTIALLY.

You will strengthen your strategic vision and you will improve your skills to manage future projects. You will create creativities to organize workspaces and the final arts for the definitive impression.

You will obtain a new professional profile capable of meeting new business needs . We will teach you how to handle the most widespread software of the sector so you can use them at the highest creative level . You will be able to develop and implement projects in a web environment and design an effective digital strategy putting the focus on the brand and the user experience .... [-]

Spain Madrid
November 2019
Spanish
Full-time
700 hours
Campus
Vistula University

Graphic Design at the Bachelor’s level is dedicated to learning graphic techniques and gaining a basic knowledge of the arts. The Master’s program at the European Faculty ... [+]

Program description

Graphic Design at the Bachelor’s level is dedicated to learning graphic techniques and gaining a basic knowledge of the arts. The Master’s program at the European Faculty of Art of Vistula University will enable you to greatly expand your knowledge of the subject. The Master’s program also provides a great opportunity to learn how to consciously plan your professional career, in a world where vast knowledge and skills are the name of the game.

Graphic Design at the European Faculty of Art of Vistula University is a program designed for all those who want to be independent, and are not afraid of artistic experiments. It also provides the perfect space for those interested in experimental work, using their imaginations, their own drawing skills, photography, and the latest in digital printing.... [-]

Poland Warsaw
October 2019
Polish
Full-time
Part-time
4 semesters
Campus
Seeway - Barcelona

Art direction is at the source of message creation, combining the various design disciplines to achieve effective visual communication and optimal results. ... [+]

Art direction is at the source of message creation, combining the various design disciplines to achieve effective visual communication and optimal results.

The Master in Art Direction and Graphic Project Management is based on a perspective of project execution in which you must understand, conceptualize and project functional and attractive graphic solutions that are adapted to the real needs of each case.

A specialized training, taught by active professionals and referents from the world of graphic design, and guided by criteria present in the workplace, with which you will acquire a wide range of perspectives, tools and specific resources under which you can raise, manage and execute completely any type of graphic project.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
October 2019
Spanish
Part-time
9 months
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona

In today’s world, understanding the communication sector is crucial in order to offer a range of solutions to meet the graphic and visual communication needs that the mar ... [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN SPANISH

In today’s world, understanding the communication sector is crucial in order to offer a range of solutions to meet the graphic and visual communication needs that the market demands.

Rising to this need, the Masters in Graphic Design trains professionals to build a multidisciplinary profile based not only on grasping the fundamentals, methodologies, and tools involved in graphic design, but also on acquiring management skills, enabling them to identify and adapt graphic and communication solutions to a host of different needs.

General objectives of the course 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 organizing design processes and teams. Methodology ... [-]
Spain Barcelona
September 2019
Spanish
Part-time
9 months
Campus
Academy of Fine Arts, Katowice

This innovative and unique two-year program of studies has been devised by the staff of the Faculty of Design of the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice with the assistance ... [+]

Overview

Inclusive Design: Health and Social Well-Being is a new program of studies which prepares its future graduates to face and tackle complex challenges related to the role of design in improving the quality of life, well-being and public health by including users in the design process.

This innovative and unique two-year program of studies has been devised by the staff of the Faculty of Design of the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice with the assistance and advice of external experts from such institutions as the Helen Hamlyn Centre For Design, EIDD, TU Delft, University of Hasselt, Gehl People, and other experts active in the field.

The program will help you master the research methods and tools that will facilitate both a theoretical and hands-on approach to modern design. You will learn how to define key conceptual issues, how to select the right tools and methods for the users of your work and how to engage and include them in the whole process. In doing so, you will benefit from the most recent approaches of User-Oriented, Human-Centred and Inclusive Design. You will also explore the potential behind the application of Integrated Product Design, Experience and Interaction Design, and of the Social and Service Design.... [-]

Poland Katowice
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Polytechnic of Leiria

The program aims to provide students with the conceptual and practical skills of a high professional level in specific areas of graphic design and communication for multi ... [+]

Master in Graphic Design

The Masters in Graphic Design ESAD.CR aims to provide students with the conceptual and practical skills of a high professional level in specific areas of graphic design and communication for multiple platforms, which feature contemporary visual culture.

Access conditions Holders of a bachelor’s degree or legal equivalent in Communication Design, Graphic Design, Multimedia Design, Product Design, Fine Arts, New Media, interested in pursuing studies in the area of Graphic Design; Holders of a foreign academic bachelor’s degree following the 1st cycle of studies organized according to the principles of the Bologna process in Graphic Design and related areas; Holders of a foreign bachelor’s degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of a degree by the Scientific-Technical Council of ESAD in Graphic Design and related areas; Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum which is recognized as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the Scientific-Technical Council of ESAD. Study plan ... [-]
Portugal Leiria
October 2019
Full-time
24 months
Campus
Accademia di Comunicazione

The Master in Graphic Design arises from the need to fill the gap that is often created between the training paths commonly available on the market and the increasingly d ... [+]

The Master in Graphic Design arises from the need to fill the gap that is often created between the training paths commonly available on the market and the increasingly demanding requirements, in terms of skills and experience acquired, by the professional world.

That of the Graphic Designer, using for once an Italian name, is today a very complex profession but, at the same time, extremely stimulating. The fields of application are always those of the visual language, even if the ways in which the messages are conveyed have evolved and have changed considerably thanks to digital media.

Therefore, the Graphic Design professional is not only an expert in visual languages, but also a director of communication strategies based on the sign, which are expressed on physical media, in real places or virtual environments.... [-]

Italy Milan
October 2019
Italian
Full-time
8 months
Campus
IADE

The Master in Design & Advertising is based on the convergence of knowledge in the areas of design and marketing, bringing together in a single program the two areas ... [+]

The Master in Design & Advertising Is based on the convergence of knowledge in the areas of design and marketing, bringing together in a single program the two areas of training in which IADE has stood out the most.

Through research and the use of active pedagogical models, students are able to understand the dynamics of advertising creation, to critically analyze and evaluate different proposals, and to think about the agency models and the creative direction of the future.

International experience

In addition to the international partnerships that IADE has, the global network of Laureate International Universities offers 80 universities in 29 countries where students can make international mobility. ... [-]

Portugal Lisbon
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Portuguese
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Escuela Superior de Diseño de Barcelona

Specialize in Graphic Design and discover in depth all the elements that compose it. ... [+]

Speaking of graphic design and different spheres of influence-confluence, not spend more than 10 seconds to start thinking about what their most complex and important disciplines are. And as you go along this stream thinker in your head, increasingly entrenched in it is the idea that the Editorial Design is 100% graphic design.

We look at other disciplines and we see a series of cross that lead us to her ways; but when we get in front of the editorial discipline, we know that it is part of graphic design. From design or choice of typeface to work until submission of the final art, through discussion with the art direction on which photo or illustration must accompany that or another layout, any decision taken is pure graphic design. ... [-]

Spain Barcelona
November 2019
Spanish
Full-time
12 months
Online
The Florence Institute of Design International

The Graphic Design Master program is intended for graduates already holding a degree in graphic or a related design. It is also recommended that they have had some profes ... [+]

Overview

The Graphic Design Master program is intended for graduates already holding a degree in graphic or a related design. It is also recommended that they have had some professional training in graphic design. The course assists students in developing their professional, conceptual and creative thinking. Throughout the course, students improve their group responsiveness, become more sophisticated problem solvers and increase their technical skills.

Faculty

The faculty is made up of both locally Italian and international professors who all speak and teach in English. Additionally, the professors are all professionals working in their field. This is to ensure that the faculty is aware of what is happening in their field so that they do not give their students outdated information. The school’s intimate class sizes allow for each student to receive a premium individualized education.... [-]

Italy Florence
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid

The Master of Motion Graphics Design is concluded with the production of a reel in which students compile all the work they have carried out during the course, becoming a ... [+]

Motion design requires a set of varied technical knowledge to propose, develop and successfully complete each project.

In this master, you will learn to do lighting, to move a camera, animate, edit and do postproduction work, to take a project from start to finish. Get ready to bring to life what you have inside you and start your career in the exciting world of motion design.

Goals

Motion design requires a set of varied technical knowledge to propose, develop and successfully complete each project.

In this master, you will learn to do lighting, to move a camera, animate, edit and do postproduction work, to take a project from start to finish. Get ready to bring to life what you have inside you and start your career in the exciting world of motion design.... [-]

Spain Madrid
October 2019
Spanish (Spain)
Full-time
9 months
Campus
Sida Group Management Academy

The Executive Master of Web Marketing, Social Media Marketing &Graphic Design aims at encouraging the rapid acquisition of knowledge and updated skills in the great d ... [+]

Background & Situation

Communication has undergone an important evolution passing by traditional media to the new digital media, therefore the use of online communication tools becomes crucial for every business across by sector, product or size.

Since 2011, in collaboration with companies and important co-branding, Sida Group organizes an Executive Master course entirely dedicated to the acquisition of theoretical and practical skills in order to have an efficient and effective operation. The professional figure that the master intends to form is the Web Marketer and Digital Manager. A professional who has knowledge of every online communication tool and it is able to process integrated plans and Media Planning, managing strategic development projects for the company. A professional figure with capacities in web marketing, social media, and graphic design has become crucial to seize the opportunities of the network by identifying new business, managing the internal communications, monitoring ideal suppliers for the company and increase the assets of the company.... [-]

Italy Ancona Bologna Rome Naples Milan  + 2 More
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Italian
Full-time
144 hours
Campus