Masters Programs in Visual Design

Compare 21 Masters Programs in Visual Design

Visual Design

A masters degree in visual design entails the imparting of design knowledge to students that is geared towards the designing in any kind of visual communication or media. Use of visual channels in the transmission of messages to users is taught; they inform the users and focus on making the users interested in a certain service or subject. Visual design uses various signs, drawings, typography, colors and drawings in order to suit an audience’s comprehension. Though the usage of the term visual is wide; the visual design program may sometimes be accompanied with other kinds of signals such as sounds. The masters program in visual design is often connected with photography or brand designing. While branding deals with the creation of an attractive and rich environment to enable the customers appreciate the value of the brand in question, the visual design program focuses on the consumer’s psychology, the design techniques, how the market place works and the marketing techniques. However, the most important goal of the program is to blend all the aspects to achieve a perfect campaign. The career opportunities for graduates of a masters degree in visual design are endless.

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Master in Color Design & Technology

POLI.design
Campus Full time 1 year April 2019 Italy Milan

The Specializing Master in Color Design and Technology, held in collaboration with Associazione Italiana Colore, aims to provide advanced training to professionals, so as to enable them to understand and manage the many technological and design issues, often across many disciplinary areas, typical of all those professional and research sectors in which the use and management of color are essential. [+]

The Specializing Master in Color Design and Technology, held in collaboration with Associazione Italiana Colore, aims to provide advanced training to professionals, so as to enable them to understand and manage the many technological and design issues, often across many disciplinary areas, typical of all those professional and research sectors in which the use and management of color are essential. Examples of such production areas include industrial product design, interior architecture, communication, fashion, entertainment and urban planning. Particular attention will be paid to analyzing and summarizing utilization, control, ideation, organization and planning through the use of color. Consequently, color is not treated as a simple attribute of objects or surfaces, but as a means of expression and design underlying perception and interaction with reality.... [-]


Master in Photography and Visual Design

NABA - Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti
Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 Italy Milan Rome + 1 more

The Master in Photography and Visual Design program integrates theoretical study with laboratories and project workshops. Your coursework in visual theory and the history of photography will be enriched by guided visits to research centers, performance spaces, audiovisual production facilities, publishing houses, theatres, artists’ studios, museums, and contemporary art galleries. [+]

MASTER IN PHOTOGRAPHY AND VISUAL DESIGN

Our ‘Learning by Doing’ approach combines traditional visual disciplines with new digital technologies and synthesizes individual study with group project work. We establish numerous collaborations and projects with Italian and international companies and institutions to give students hands-on work opportunities to develop their critical thinking, conceptual problem solving, and practical artistic and design skills.

WHY NABA To study in Milan, recognized as the world’s capital of fashion, arts, and design. To collaborate with over 1,000 companies, working on real-world projects and complementing your studies with unique internship opportunities. To obtain a multidisciplinary and multi-cultural learning experience, with a focus on direct experimentation. To learn from an outstanding faculty of inspiring industry professionals and mentors. To attend cutting-edge programs held both in Italian and English, that will give you an internationally recognized degree. To study in an award-winning academy, selected by leading publications such as Frame Publishers, Domus Magazine, and Business of Fashion, as one of the world's top schools for art and design. ... [-]

Master in Visual Brand Design

Domus Academy
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 Italy Milan

In the Master in Visual Brand Design, you will gain the skills to identify a company’s core assets. To cultivate a deep understanding of the product and the best way to communicate its values, both in the physical and the social media worlds. To bring it all together into a consistent brand vision, voice, and environment. [+]

Master in Visual Brand Design - Re-model Brands

‘Learning by Designing’ is how Domus Academy will boost your career. Not only it is a place where the designers of tomorrow can produce wonders and surprises, it is also a place where students can discover new realities and invent professional trajectories aligned with tomorrow’s market demands.

WHY Domus Academy Experience Milano, World Capital of Fashion and Design. Design your Master in a highly ranked Academy offering a globally recognized degree. Improve your knowledge and know-how thanks to real projects. Build your own Multicultural and Global Network. Boost your career with our unique Professional Experience.

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International Master Graphic Design and Visual Communication

L'Idem Barcelona
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Spain 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 professional in the different branches of visual communication: graphic design, web design, advertising, UX Design, etc. The curriculum is directed by an international and active academic team that gives the necessary tools to successfully face any assignment of graphic design from real practical cases. [+]

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)

Creativity is one of the main keys to access outstanding works of great responsibility in such avant-garde sectors as graphic design.

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 professional in the different branches of visual communication: graphic design, web design, advertising, UX Design, etc.... [-]


Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Visual Studies

The College At Brockport State University Of New York
Campus September 2019 USA Rochester

A Master of Fine Arts (MFA) is offered through a joint program with The College at Brockport and the Visual Studies Workshop, providing a unique opportunity for graduate studies. [+]

A Master of Fine Arts (MFA) is offered through a joint program with The College at Brockport and the Visual Studies Workshop, providing a unique opportunity for graduate studies. All of the courses for the MFA program are held at the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, NY. This interdisciplinary program reflects the diverse and hybrid nature of the field of Visual Studies with roots in art practice, history, and theory, film and museum studies, philosophy and psychoanalysis. The Visual Studies program emphasizes studio work in photography, digital imaging, film, video, multi-media, installation, and visual books and critical studies in the history and theory of these media.

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Master's degree in visual design

RM Istituto Moda e Design Milano
Campus Full time 10 months September 2019 Italy Milan

Ten extraordinary months. Ten great classroom lessons a month, with their key figures. Ten unique opportunities to learn directly from the protagonists. Master of Raffles Milan. Finally somebody thought of us. If the world is a geography of communicating vessels, what tools do we need to be sure that messages are not lost on the road? Visual design is the discipline of designing large streams of information and content. Every sign follows a reaction. At each step, it follows an exchange. The important thing is that they are constructive, correct and interesting. [+]

Ten extraordinary months. Ten great classroom lessons a month, with their key figures. Ten unique opportunities to learn directly from the protagonists. Master of Raffles Milan. Finally somebody thought of us. Because?

If the world is a geography of communicating vessels, what tools do we need to be sure that messages are not lost on the road? Visual design is the discipline of designing large streams of information and content. Every sign follows a reaction. At each step, it follows an exchange. The important thing is that they are constructive, correct and interesting.

Professional Opportunities

Visual designers find employment in those areas where businesses relate to a public, such as news agencies, product companies, startups. And of course in the design and communications industry, freelance, or in the galaxy of local and international graphic and branding, advertising, digital and service design agencies and agencies. From the interface of a cash machine to TV subscriptions, from biscuit packs to excessive speed fines, from the newspapers we read to the events we participate in, to the stockings we wear, the world is a great project opportunity mine.... [-]


Master in Visual Design

RM Milan - International Fashion and Design School
Campus Full time 10 months November 2019 Italy Milan

Why? If the world’s geography is made up of intercommunicating vessels, which tools do we need to be sure that our messages do not fall by the wayside? Visual design is the discipline practiced by those who develop major flows of information and content. Each sign is followed by a reaction. Each step forward is followed by a trade or an exchange. What’s important is that they are always constructive, fair and interesting. [+]

Ten amazing months. Ten top-level agencies in the lecture theatre, one every month. Ten unique chances for learning by doing, elbow-to-elbow with the best. The Raffles Milano Masters: someone has come up with them at last. Why?

If the world’s geography is made up of intercommunicating vessels, which tools do we need to be sure that our messages do not fall by the wayside? Visual design is the discipline practiced by those who develop major flows of information and content. Each sign is followed by a reaction. Each step forward is followed by a trade or an exchange. What’s important is that they are always constructive, fair and interesting.

Professional opportunities

Visual designers find employment in areas where firms have to relate to the public, such as in editorial offices, production companies, and start-ups. And also, of course, in the design and communication industry, as freelancers or in the galaxy of local and international graphic design, branding, advertising, digital and service design offices and agencies. From an ATM user interface to television title credits, from biscuit packages to speeding fines, from the newspapers we read to the events we attend to the socks we wear, the whole world is a huge mine of opportunities for design.... [-]


Master in Visual Design

Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD
Campus Full time 15 years October 2019 Italy Milan

From identity to editorial design, from information graphics to digital communication: the designer is called on to take care of all the graphic and visual aspects of the communication process. The programme of the Master’s course caters to the complexity of this scenario and allows profound experiences in the various areas of graphic design. The programme develops in an ongoing relation among these disciplines... [+]

From identity to editorial design, from information graphics to digital communication: the designer is called on to take care of all the graphic and visual aspects of the communication process. The program of the Master’s course caters to the complexity of this scenario and allows profound experiences in the various areas of graphic design. The program develops in an ongoing relation among these disciplines in order to promote a higher level of professionalism and enhance the technical proficiency of the designers. The studio classes draw up the students’ design thinking and their graphics abilities by reproducing the challenging dynamics which are peculiar to the professional practice. Format, layout and composition, typography and visual elements are closely investigated as key elements of the language of the graphic representation. The plan of studies includes advanced training in all the professional tools and up-to-date technologies.... [-]


Master in Film & Visual Arts

East London University
Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 South Africa East London

The East London Visual Arts and Film program is designed for a new generation of storytellers: artists who share a passion for visual and performing arts across a wide array of media and want to learn by making their own projects in a hands-on, intensive program. [+]

The East London Visual Arts and Film program is designed for a new generation of storytellers: artists who share a passion for visual and performing arts across a wide array of media and want to learn by making their own projects in a hands-on, intensive program.

Our programs balance the study of the craft with practical experience to train students to be the best filmmakers and visual artists and performers they can be. This is achieved by a rigorous schedule of classroom instruction, hands-on workshops, and immediate practical experience.

The program prepares the next generation of smart screen creatives. It builds creative and technical skills essential to succeed in today's film, television, and new media industries. Our professional tutors and high-caliber guest speakers teach the fundamentals of storytelling, production, and screen business skills.... [-]


Master in Image Morphology and Visual Art Experiment

Universitatea De Vest Din Timisoara
Campus Full time September 2019 Romania Timișoara

The Image Morphology and Visual Art Experiment Masters Programme, taught în English, offers the frame for researching and developing contemporary art conceptions and to experiment inter-medium forms of visual expression and communication through creativity, theoretical and technical skills, in between installation, graphic arts, sculpture, and painting areas. [+]

Master: Image Morphology and Visual Art Experiment in the English Language

1.Study programme title

Image Morphology and Visual Art Experiment

2. Number of available places

20 students

3. Short description

The Image Morphology and Visual Art Experiment Masters Programme taught in English, offers the frame for researching and developing contemporary art conceptions and to experiment inter-medium forms of visual expression and communication through creativity, theoretical and technical skills, in between installation, graphic arts, sculpture, and painting areas.

4. Main subjects

Marks of the two-and three-dimensional drawing semestrul I; semestrul II Installation and Ambient semestrul I; semestrul II Visual experiment between ludic and authentic semestrul I; semestrul II Practical Research semestrul I; semestrul II Plastic sign and object semestrul III; semestrul IV Axiological culture of the Visual semestrul III; semestrul IV Colour and volume semestrul III; semestrul IV Practical Research semestrul III; semestrul IV ... [-]

Master of Design and Crafts

Estonian Academy of Arts
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Estonia Tallinn

The Estonian Academy of Arts offers a Master's programme in Design and Crafts, delivered in English. The students enter a common programme but also select a discipline: ceramics, glass art and design, jewellery and blacksmithing, textile design, leather art and accessory design, or fashion design. [+]

The two-year Design & Crafts MA programme prepares students for professional practice and helps them identify their own positions as artists — within their communities, society, design field, global economy, natural environment and other contexts. The programme provides students with as many real-world, hands-on situations as possible by giving them access to practising professionals and diverse opportunities. The programme also develops and changes with the students. With each new group, we start with roundtable discussions to find out what our students actually want. What experiences do they value? What is the focus of their interests? What are their professional dreams?

The students enter a common programme but also select a specialisation. Students who study in the Design & Crafts programme remain closely connected with their chosen discipline. Regardless of the specialisation, the MA programme focuses on collaboration. This includes group tasks that cross disciplines so that students with different backgrounds and study experience work together. A significant part of the coursework takes place in the form of workshops (supervised by international lecturers), which aim to break the routine and provide inspiration.... [-]


Master in Visual Arts for the Digital Age

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus Full time 1 year November 2019 Italy Milan

The Master in Visual Arts of the Digital Age brings together students with artistic, technical in the audiovisual field and humanistic profiles. The goal is to design, create and communicate contemporary art events and exhibitions having a connection with new technologies, performative arts and edutainment. Learning partners of the course are Karmachina, Limiteazero and Studio Azzurro studios, which are among the most respected players in the field of multimedia visual design. Each student, according to their own attitudes, personal interests and previous education, develop the ability to manage a complex project in its entirety, specializing in several roles such as Visual Artist, Curator, Project Manager, Visual Designer. Title - The Master is recognized by MIUR as Academic First Level Master’s Degree and it allows to get 60 CF to continue studies in Italy or abroad. [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ITALIAN LANGUAGE.The Master in Visual Arts of the Digital Age brings together students with artistic, technical in the audiovisual field and humanistic profiles. The goal is to design, create and communicate contemporary art events and exhibitions having a connection with new technologies, performative arts and edutainment.

Learning partners of the course are Karmachina, Limiteazero and Studio Azzurro studios, which are among the most respected players in the field of multimedia visual design. Each student, according to their own attitudes, personal interests and previous education, develop the ability to manage a complex project in its entirety, specializing in several roles such as Visual Artist, Curator, Project Manager, Visual Designer.... [-]


Master in Informatics and Visual Contents (joint study programme with Dongseo University, South Korea)

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Lithuania Vilnius

The aim of the programme is to prepare the specialists in the field of informatics, capable of creating visual effects (VFX), using and evaluating digital media systems and tools, thus enabling the application of interdisciplinary knowledge through technical and creative interactions for VFX and other digital production. [+]

The aim of the programme is to prepare the specialists in the field of informatics, capable of creating visual effects (VFX), using and evaluating digital media systems and tools, thus enabling the application of interdisciplinary knowledge through technical and creative interactions for VFX and other digital production.

Dongseo Univerity (DSU) ranks among the top-50 universities in Asia for internationalization and is a leading university in Korea in its areas of specialization, including Film & Imagery, IT, Design, and Digital Contents.

Students of Informatics and visual contents study programme will gain two diplomas - MRU and DSU and during compulsory mobility in Korea, they will be able to use all DSU infrastructure and equipment. DSU has established different LABs and incubators of 3D Animation Fusion and VFX. Other facilities – professional soccer field on the roof of the University building, professional swimming pool and ect. ... [-]


Master in Design and Visual Culture

IADE
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2019 Portugal Lisbon + 1 more

In the Master program in Design and Visual Culture students learn to effectively transform content into impactful visual objects, in a professional approach to clearly present to contemporary audiences. Students discover and practice elements of the visual design process, from conception to research to the development of dynamic visual content. The program is based on the facilities of IADE: Print Lab, Media Lab and Photo Lab. [+]

No mestrado em Design and Visual Culture, totalmente lecionado em inglês, os estudantes aprendem a transformar eficazmente o conteúdo em objetos visuais impactantes, numa abordagem profissional para apresentar ao público dos dias de hoje.

Os estudantes descobrem e praticam elementos do processo de design visual, desde a a pesquisa e conceção até ao desenvolvimento do conteúdo visual dinâmico. A aprendizagem neste curso de mestrado é potenciada através das instalações do IADE - Print Lab, Media Lab e Photo Lab - e também pelos professores especialistas no mercado e professores doutorados em design.

O mestrado é dividido principalmente em projetos de Cultura Visual e projetos de Design Gráfico e tem uma unidade de 4 semanas em Identity Design lecionada pela Domus Academy.... [-]


Master of Animation and Visualisation

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 Australia Sydney

The UTS Master of Animation and Visualisation has been developed in partnership with Animal Logic and is offered through the UTS Animal Logic Academy. The course develops collaborative problem-solving skills and expertise through creative and technical collaborative work in a custom-built studio with real-world production work structures and creative and technical projects, under the guidance and mentorship of practitioners and creative leaders from the industry, including Animal Logic. [+]

The course provides challenges and opportunities that encourage exploration and skills-building across the spectrum of roles in digital production, animation, visual effects and emerging visualisation disciplines. Collaborative work practices guide the development of strong competencies in critical thinking, problem-solving, design thinking and effective communication in a production environment. Graduates are able to work productively and effectively in a professional workplace environment.

Graduates gain skills that can be applied across a range of roles, from animation and software development to data visualisation, data science and across emerging technologies. They are also able to innovate in traditional professions as well as drive the development of new industry sectors.... [-]