Masters Programs in Graphic Design

Compare 30 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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Master in Graphic Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus Full time 10 months November 2018 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 speedily 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 a more 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 contexts 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.... [-]


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). [+]

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.... [-]


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.... [-]


Master Of Artistic Director In Graphic Design, Digital Design Option

Autograf
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 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 ... [+]

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.... [-]


3d Master

COCO - Escuela Europea para la Comunicación y Las Artes Visuales
Campus Full time September 2018 Spain Alicante

The 3D Master with a degree from the UCAM have a marked practical nature. The idea is to bring the student closer to the reality of the emerging 3D industry. For this in Coco School we have professors of the likes of Juan Carlos Navarro (Lead Animator in PIXAR), Graham Gallagher (Director of animation and VFX in FRAMESTORE), Aurelio Pozas (3D Generalist in Game of Thrones, Warcraft, A Monster comes to see me), Jose Manuel Linares (Blur Studio) and Salva Espin (Marvel cartoonist) among others. [+]

The 3D Master with a degree from the UCAM have a marked practical nature. The idea is to bring the student closer to the reality of the emerging 3D industry. For this in Coco School we have professors of the likes of Juan Carlos Navarro (Lead Animator in PIXAR), Graham Gallagher (Director of animation and VFX in FRAMESTORE), Aurelio Pozas (3D Generalist in Game of Thrones, Warcraft, A Monster comes to see me), Jose Manuel Linares (Blur Studio) and Salva Espin (Marvel cartoonist) among others.

In the 3D Master, the dynamics of the classes and the permanent communication with the teaching staff allow the student to progressively assimilate the whole syllabus. In addition, the proposed exercises continue to provide the student with the necessary ease for the performance of their future profession.... [-]


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. [+]

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.... [-]


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 rigor in a formula for success which boasts the experience of four previous editions of this programme.... [-]


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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master's Degree In Art Direction And Graphic Projects Management

Seeway - Barcelona
Campus Part time 9 months October 2018 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.... [-]


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.... [-]


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. [+]

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. ... [-]


Master in Graphic Design

Polytechnic of Leiria
Campus Full time 24 months October 2018 Portugal 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 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 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 ... [-]

Postgraduate In Madein - Space Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Sao Paulo
Campus Full time 300 hours October 2018 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. [+]

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's Degree In Graphic Design And Web

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

The Master in Graphic Design and Web allow us to acquire the knowledge necessary for the proper management of the tools used in graphic design and project to create visual messages (Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign ....), Always with a view to implementing these images on the web through the delivery of the second module of the Master consists of the Web Creation, where the ... [+]

The Master in Graphic Design and Web allow us to acquire the knowledge necessary for the proper management of the tools used in graphic design and project to create visual messages (Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign ....), Always with a view to implementing these images on the web through the delivery of the second module of the Master consists of the Web Creation, where students acquire the knowledge necessary for planning, design and development of static web pages and their subsequent publication and implementation.

CONTENT Advertising Design: Illustrator Image processing: Photoshop Design Publishing: InDesign Plain Text Editor Specialized Web HTML5 / CSS3 Responsive Design Introduction JavaScript / jQuery CHARACTERISTIC Contact classes Small groups Computer per student Internet connection Support material PDF for each of the materials. DURATION ... [-]

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

Universidad Pontificia De Salamanca
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year October 2018 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. ... [-]