Masters Programs in Graphic Design

Compare 29 Masters Programs in Graphic Design

Graphic Design

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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Graphic Design Professional - Faculty Of Design

Universidad Privada De Ciencias Aplicadas
Campus Full time March 2018 Peru Lima

At the UPC, we will prepare to lead the communication of ideas integrating aesthetic, technical, economic and cultural aspects in four specialty lines of design: corporate, editorial, advertising and digital. UPC designer is a specialist in the management of technological tools and digital channels. [+]

Masters in Graphic Design. Because we know that an idea without a good design, it stays in intention, we are professional graphic designers capable of creating risky, shocking and compelling visual strategies to facilitate communication from the everyday to the extraordinary, to make everyone's life more easy. At the UPC, we will prepare to lead the communication of ideas integrating aesthetic, technical, economic and cultural aspects in four specialty lines of design: corporate, editorial, advertising and digital. UPC designer is a specialist in the management of technological tools and digital channels. Our methodology and courses and workshops on design, creativity and business permit from the first cycle create and generate tangible work, and our international agreements will give your training a global perspective, the level of the most important design schools in the world . The design is a lifestyle, a language for the greatest possible comfort. To achieve this, we give you the best theoretical, practical and technological and strengthen your management skills to you to lead creative teams and know to manage your own projects. We invite you to review the different careers offered by the Faculty of Business at the following link: http://pregrado.upc.edu.pe/facultad-de-diseno/ [-]

Master's Degree In Art Direction And Graphic Projects Management

Seeway - Barcelona
Campus Part time 9 months October 2017 Spain Barcelona

The art direction is at the source of creation of the message, combining the different design disciplines to achieve optimal results effectively and visual communication. [+]

The art direction is at the source of creation of the message, combining the different design disciplines to achieve optimal results effectively and visual communication. The Master in Art and Graphic Project Management It is seated on a project implementation perspective in which you must understand, conceptualize and project functional and attractive graphics solutions that suit the real needs of each case. A specialized training provided by active professionals and leaders of the world of graphic design, and guided under criteria present in the workplace, with which it will acquire a wide range of perspectives, tools and resources specific under which they can raise, manage and execute so complete any kind of graphic project. Summary Qualification: Master Degree from the University of San Jorge Credits: 40 ECTS Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 18:30 to 21: 30h Mode: Barcelona Language: Castilian Semester: October to June. observations: classroom training. 100% practical guidance. Small groups. GOALS As a student'll expand, and afianzarás will deepen your knowledge solidly professional graphic environment and its main disciplines: corporate identity, typography, editorial design, computer graphics, management and printing, illustration, ... You perfect your skills graphical execution when planning, conceptualizing and projecting pieces of graphic identity, typography and editorial design. You interiorizarás guidelines of professional work, responding to a logical procedure, scheduled and effective graphic creation. You will dive in the area of ​​management and administration of graphic work (organization, distribution and optimization) within the context of a professional labor structure (agency, study or self-employment). Addressed to This... [-]

Master of Computer Graphic Design

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 12 - 18 months March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton

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). [+]

Masters in Graphic Design. 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. Computing facilities at Waikato The University of Waikato offers students 24-hour computer lab access with all the latest computer software, and several labs fully equipped with Mac computers, commonly used in professional design environments. Graduate students have a dedicated lab space and access to all undergraduate facilities. Career opportunities Advertising Designer Computer Games Designer Interactive Designer Motion Graphics Designer TV Graphics Designer Web Designer Admission and enrolment To enrol in the MCGD you should have completed a Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design (BCGD) (or equivalent) and have achieved a B average over the course of your study. If... [-]

Master in Graphic Design

Polytechnic of Leiria
Campus Full time 24 months October 2017 Portugal Leiria

The programme 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. [+]

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 a 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 The Master of Graphic Design ESAD.CR focuses on preparing students with a set of theoretical and practical studies in contemporary graphic design, typography applied, graphic design for contemporary means of communication and branding. Courses are complemented by seminars and research methodologies that explore the communication design conceptually and operationally, approaching simultaneously experimental and professional dimensions. The last two semesters focus on the preparation of sustained practical design work that could be replaced by an internship. Other information Graduates in the Master of Graphic Design may work in the areas of... [-]

Master's Degree In Design & Advertising

IADE
Campus Part time 2 years September 2018 Portugal Lisbon

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 most stood out. [+]

Masters in Graphic Design. 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. Companies Throughout the master's degree, the student will have constant contact with the professional world, either through seminars with leaders and reference professionals, workshops, projects with companies and immersion in the School Agency. SYLLABUS 1st Year 1st Semester ... [-]

Master in Graphic Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus Full time 10 months November 2017 Italy Milan

The graphic design field is constantly developing. The professional areas and their specializations, the communication market and the companies work in, rise and evolve are speedly changing, as well as the technological scenario. [+]

The graphic design field is constantly developing. The professional areas and their specializations, the communication market and the companies work in, rise and evolve are speedly changing, as well as the technological scenario. The Master trains professionals able to properly manage a team, effective in managing an integrated work flow. A professional who can build, manage and finalize a visual communication project: from strategy, to concept, up to the most correct realization for press or social media. Career Opportunities - This profession is not limited to a group of hyper-specialized people subject to the reference media; people working on the design project come from different contests and backgrounds, work in an integrated way in terms of exchange and cooperation, express the different skills according to a strategic cooperation plan and in view of a common project. Target - As a matter of fact, the Master course is addressed to all those who studied communication, graphics and design and are looking for an advanced training to work in the field of graphics with ability and professionalism. Methodology and structure - The Master course - with its 10-month duration, 7 months in classroom plus 3 for internship/field project, and part time attendance - trains professionals in the communication field by developing managerial skills and a project culture rooted in the design history. But, most of all, it provides a method, a structure, and a process organized in a managerial way. The Master consists of three steps. The first step is aimed at... [-]

Postgraduate In Madein - Space Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Sao Paulo
Campus Full time 300 hours October 2017 Brazil São Paulo

The course stimulates the sensitivity to the materiality of the constructed spaces and the context in which they are inserted, preparing students to develop transdisciplinary projects based on the relation between user, space and materials. [+]

Masters in Graphic Design. BECAUSE? The course stimulates the sensitivity to the materiality of the constructed spaces and the context in which they are inserted, preparing students to develop transdisciplinary projects based on the relation between user, space and materials. FOR WHOM? The course is geared toward students with degrees in architecture, interior design, graphic design or product, visual arts and landscaping. The candidate must present a portfolio that proves his ability to manipulate the space. HOW IS IT? Students are encouraged to develop different project scales, in groups with people of different qualifications, in order to bring practical activities closer to the professional reality. MASTER PROFESSIONAL IED RIO The Master Professional IED Rio offers a course to build your professional goal, whether within a company or starting your own business. With its own methodology focused on the development of projects and mentoring activities, the Master Professional course allows a connection with the reality of the market, extending to the student the benefits of the IED network, the only international design education network with courses recognized in Brazil and in the Outside. + INTERNATIONAL MODULE In addition to a 300-hour class with professionals of reference in the market, in the course Professional Master the student can know the market outside Brazil, through an optional international module of 40h in one of the headquarters of IED in Italy and Spain. At the end of the module, the student receives a certificate of participation from the headquarters where the course was held.... [-]

Master in Graphic Design - Focus on New Media

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence
Campus Full time 10 months February 2018 Italy Florence

The Master in Graphic Design integrates the knowledge of the tools and technologies, the project culture and methodology with a sensibility towards Visual Communication and its representations. [+]

The Master in Graphic Design integrates the knowledge of the tools and technologies, the project culture and methodology with a sensibility towards Visual Communication and its representations. Particular attention is given to the new media and to the new frontiers of web communication, in order to create professional figures capable of acting within an evolving scenario. The Graphic Designer figure, today, is particularly dynamic; being not only an expert in Visual Languages, but also a director of Communication Strategies based on the sign that is expressed on physical support in both real locations and virtual environments. Career opportunities - The Graphic Designer works in advertisement and communication companies, web agencies, publishing houses or as a freelancer in his own facility ; he is able to interact with multiple clients in different fields thanks to a developed versatility. This professional figure, in fact, has the necessary tools to keep updated and anticipate the times, offering innovative solutions to his clients. Target - The Master is tailored for graduates or professionals in graphic, architecture, design, fine arts and advertising. Participants with a professional (two years minimum) experience in the fields of management, communication, marketing, public relations or visual communications (graphic, product, interior, advertising, photography, web or social) are also welcome. Methodology and structure - The Master has a complete and articulate program thanks to a balanced didactic structure, organized in three main areas: cultural, tools and techniques and project. The cultural area's main objectives include the acquisition of notions and an effective... [-]

Master Of Artistic Director In Graphic Design, Digital Design Option

Autograf
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 France Paris

Digital Designer is a graphic designer working in digital and interactive design supports: intranet and internet, DVD, mobile applications, creation of animated images, 2D or 3D ... [+]

Masters in Graphic Design. Digital Designer is a graphic designer working in digital and interactive design supports: intranet and internet, DVD, mobile applications, creation of animated images, 2D or 3D ... This training meets the conceptual and semantic learning, visual, technological and managerial. During the two years of the Master, besides personal work validating each subject studied, it is proposed to students individually carry out a project year and a specialty store. Students are also confronted with the project management agency, with the creation of collective second year. Each group created must achieve in year three real projects with real sponsors, customers who requested school or students belonging to the network. The training requires 25 weeks of mandatory training in the workplace. The digital and interactive creation option is to make the student able to develop applications and uses in the field of digital media. The teaching focuses on creativity, strategy and methodology for development of content and interactive services. It provides access to positions of responsibility in the media industry, the Internet and within companies in all industries. Formation's goal : Evolving applications and uses in the field of digital and interactive media. Validate a double degree: a title recognized by the State Level I (Bac + 5) and an international diploma. entry requirement: Hold a title or diploma level II (Bachelor, Bachelor) and have completed schooling of three years of higher education in the field of visual communication and graphic design, with solid knowledge of new technologies and... [-]

Intensive Master in Graphic Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 Spain Madrid

The Intensive MA in Graphic Design offers not only the most up-to-date and innovative training, but also an understanding of the foundations of graphic design, the basis of visual communication and the corporative identity of any institution or company. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN SPANISH The Intensive MA in Graphic Design offers not only the most up-to-date and innovative training, but also an understanding of the foundations of graphic design, the basis of visual communication and the corporative identity of any institution or company. Nowadays, a graphic designer must be resourceful in any of the specific realms in which he might work: packaging, editorial and website design, identity and brand design, advertising and communication. All of this training is given by important professionals who are active in the sector. The Intensive MA in Graphic Design shares with students the sensibilities required in the everyday work and trade of a graphic designer, combining professional knowledge and academic rigour in a formula for success which boasts the experience of four previous editions of this programme. The course program will enable the students to create, develop and communicate their graphic design projects, right from the moment of creativity and innovation. The students’ objective is to apply conceptual resources and optimal techniques, playing off graphic parameters such as the shape and colour, and other even more concrete parameters, in the graphic expression of an idea for an image or identity. The spirit of the Master is to transmit the know-how and skills vital for the professional design world through a series of theoretical and practical classes. As part of the academic course all students will prepare an end of course project in a team, making the project a reality. The presentation will be... [-]

Master of Graphic Design

The Florence Institute of Design International
Campus Full time 1 year Italy Florence

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 by developing their professional, conceptual and creative thinking. [+]

Masters in Graphic Design. 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 by 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. Location The school is located in the picturesque city of Florence. Florence is a living influence of some of the most influential architects and designers such as Brunelleschi, Da Vinci, Dante, and Michelangelo. FIDI is a unique school partially thanks to its incredible location. Classes have the opportunity to witness the historical masterpieces through walking tours with their professors and learn about art history on site. [-]

Master in Graphic Information Design and Media Branding

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona
Campus Full time 6 months January 2018 Spain Barcelona

The Masters Course in Graphic Information Design and Media Branding intends to tackle the changes in reading methods brought about by the emergence of new platforms and devices and by new reading and writing habits. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN SPANISH In today's scenario, designers are faced with a major challenge brought on by the need to quickly and easily understand excessive amounts of information. In addition to growing quantities of data and shorter processing times comes a constant pursuit for new devices, maps and codes. The Masters Course in Graphic Information Design and Media Branding intends to tackle the changes in reading methods brought about by the emergence of new platforms and devices and by new reading and writing habits. The course aims to explore new paths so as to conceive visual communication strategies with which to render content (information) in a clearer, more efficient and more attractive way on different platforms. The practical possibilities this masters course offers are so vast and (happily) undefined that Graphic Information Design and Media Branding rises as a tool with huge potential for use in today's world. With this in mind, the end-of-masters project is geared towards a TV channel and the multimedia devices that make up its content and branding. More and more companies and institutions are creating specific Graphic Information Design departments with specialists in the field in order to enhance and improve communication and a better understanding of their products and services. For instance, Barack Obama's US Government Recovery Independent Advisory Panel added Eduard Tufte to its team so that he could apply Graphic Information Design to the prevention of fraud and bad investment of gains, as well as to promote transparency and clarity... [-]

Master's Degree In Graphic Design And Advertising Video

CEI Escuela de Diseño
Campus Full time 360 hours September 2018 Spain Madrid Sevilla + 1 more

In the Masters in Graphic Design and Advertising Video students will learn the design, processing and editing of images and videos. On the one hand, students will acquire the knowledge necessary to eficazcamente handle the information we have, as well as its transmission using the best and most current illustration and desktop publishing software: Illustrator; Photoshop and InDesign ... [+]

Masters in Graphic Design. In the Masters in Graphic Design and Advertising Video students will learn the design, processing and editing of images and videos. On the one hand, students will acquire the knowledge necessary to eficazcamente handle the information we have, as well as its transmission using the best and most current illustration and desktop publishing software: Illustrator; Photoshop and InDesign. Second, the student assimilate the fundamentals of design and graphic production and learn the most widespread in the animation and publishing sector and video post-production applications; PREMIERE, audio editing with Adobe Audition and color correction with SpeedGrade CS6, postproduction and motion graphics with After Effects CS6, Cinema 4D R13 ... CONTENT Advertising design: Illustrator Image processing: Photoshop Editorial design: InDesign Theory preproduction Video editing in Premiere CS6: Audio editing with Adobe Audition CS6 and color correction with SpeedGrade CS6 Postproduction and motion graphics with After Effects CS6: CINEMA 4D R13 CHARACTERISTIC Contact classes Small groups Computer per student Internet connection Support material PDF for each of the materials. DURATION 360 hours (280 hours + 80 hours of Final Projects) [-]

Master's Degree In Graphic Design And Interface For New Devices

Universidad Pontificia De Salamanca
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Salamanca

The primary objective of this official Master is to train professionals specialized in graphic design new digital media that are able to respond to communication demands required by metamorphic socio-cultural environment in which we live. [+]

Program Description The primary objective of this official Master is to train professionals specialized in graphic design new digital media that are able to respond to communication demands required by metamorphic socio-cultural environment in which we live. As Icograda points out, (Ico-D) graphic design is an intellectual, technical and creative activity involved not only with the production of images, but with the analysis, organization and methods of presentation of visual solutions to problems Communication. Being an intensive master (class late Thursday and Friday all day), students can make practices between October and September if they wish. The practices are not part of the curriculum. That is, it is not a subject, but the possibility of a labor dive and a learning experience. The type of companies we work with are in the fields of Communication and Design or Software Development. GOALS Encourage reflective, analytical and critical capacity. Distinguish, meet and integrate the different phases of the processes of ideation, planning and development of a communication project. Encourage creativity and innovation. Produce messages and visual solutions for new communication devices. Professional profiles Professional profiles that are directed the Master are basically two: Creative Director oriented design and use of new technologies. graphic and interface for devices with screens designer. Although, depending on the orientation that each student can be better targeted to one of these forms: Designer mobile and tablet publications. Designer for mobile application projects and tablets Designer multimedia projects for digital signage Designer for digital signage projects Designer multi-platform... [-]

Master International Graphic Design And Visual Communication

L'Idem Barcelona
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Barcelona France Le Soler + 2 more

In this title we propose an academic program, with a solid technical and artistic training, in which the student can develop his creative potential and become a 360º professional in the different branches of visual communication: graphic design, web design, advertising, UX Design ... [+]

Masters in Graphic Design. Become a Graphic Design Expert The creativity is one of the main keys to access outstanding works of great responsibility in sectors as avant-garde as graphic design. In this title we propose a academic program, with a solid technical and artistic training, in which the student can develop his creative potential and become a professional 360º in the different branches of visual communication: graphic design, web design, advertising, UX Design ... The curriculum is led by a international academic team and active that gives the necessary tools to successfully handle any graphic design commission from real case studies. Target The aim of this title is to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve a optimal level of professional training. To achieve this, L'Idem Barcelona has a multidisciplinary training oriented to the world of work and with a wide international network of communication agencies interested in hosting our students in internships. Also with this title is to give a vision of the trade of graphic design as a creative discipline inserted in the production processes, based on the latest technological advances. Potential Audience Students with higher education in Communication, Marketing, Business, Fine Arts, Audiovisuals and other related disciplines. Methodology Theory-practical sessions L'Idem Barcelona presents students with real practical cases and gives them the tools to successfully handle any graphic design task. Stéphane Laissus, creative director of Crescendo Comunicación Content Artistic direction Typography Web design UX Design Photography Advertising Professional Software Real Practical Cases Practices (200h00): 7... [-]