38 Masters Programs in 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, co… Read more

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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POLI.design
Milan, Italy

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 e ... +

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. -
Master
Full-time
English
Apr 2020
02 Mar 2020
Campus
 
Academy of Art and Design FHNW, Visual Communication Institute
Basel, Switzerland

The combination of iconic practice, iconic theory, and iconic research forms the profile of the MA in Visual Communication and Iconic Research.

The combination of iconic practice, iconic theory, and iconic research forms the profile of the MA in Visual Communication and Iconic Research. -
MA
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 
Rome University of Fine Arts (RUFA)

You will perfect your knowledge base, positioning yourself at the very heart of communication design, learning to master thematic areas of visual design, from advertising and ... +

You will perfect your knowledge base, positioning yourself at the very heart of communication design, learning to master thematic areas of visual design, from advertising and the highly structured world of multimedia communication, bringing together in these areas design techniques and digital innovation. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English, Italian
Campus
 
RM Milan - International Fashion and Design School
Milan, Italy

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 di ... +

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. -
Master
Full-time
10 months
English, Italian
Campus
 
CSVPA
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Our MA Visual Communication: Graphic Design course is an intensive studio-based programme that combines creative and professional development. Offering opportunities for work ... +

Our MA Visual Communication: Graphic Design course is an intensive studio-based programme that combines creative and professional development. Offering opportunities for work placements with industry partners including Hearst Magazines UK, the course is focused on developing industry-ready skills for careers in graphic communication design and related fields -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw
Wrocław, Poland

MFA in Visual Arts is a 2-year, interdisciplinary study program, where students can choose as a major, one of the fields of study we currently offer. Each student will be able ... +

MFA in Visual Arts is a 2-year, interdisciplinary study program, where students can choose as a major, one of the fields of study we currently offer. Each student will be able to develop their knowledge and artistic skills at their own pace, making use of the expertise of our teachers and state of art facilities of the academy. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Oct 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design AAAD
Prague, Czech Republic

Visual Arts is a follow-up MA programme that combines practical studio-based seminars and workshops with theoretical lectures on art theory and history Visual Arts Curricula a ... +

Visual Arts is a follow-up MA programme that combines practical studio-based seminars and workshops with theoretical lectures on art theory and history Visual Arts Curricula and Teachers. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2020
31 May 2020
Campus
 
London School of Design and Marketing (PT)
London, United Kingdom

In a complex and competitive environment like the one that companies are currently integrating, design has become an important strategic and competitive advantage because it b ... +

In a complex and competitive environment like the one that companies are currently integrating, design has become an important strategic and competitive advantage because it brings innovation and differentiation. The Master of Science (MSc) in Design offers a very comprehensive higher education, including contributions from the main areas of training in Design. -
Master
Full-time
12 months
Portuguese, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Portuguese
Online
 
Estonian Academy of Arts
Tallinn, Estonia

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: cerami ... +

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. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Feb 2020
29 Feb 2020
Campus
 
London School Of Design And Marketing
London, United Kingdom

In a complex and competitive environment, as the one companies currently integrate, the design has become an important competitive and strategic advantage, as it provides inno ... +

In a complex and competitive environment, as the one companies currently integrate, the design has become an important competitive and strategic advantage, as it provides innovation and differentiation. London School of Design and Marketing's Master in Design represents the opportunity of turning professionals into experts of several design areas, by improving their fundamental, critical and procedural skills, not only to understand the corporate reality but also to contribute to the process of value creation. -
MA
Full-time
12 months
English, Spanish, Portuguese
Online
 
Universitatea De Vest Din Timisoara
Timișoara, Romania

The Image Morphology and Visual Art Experiment Masters Programme, taught în English, offers the frame for researching and developing contemporary art conceptions and to experi ... +

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
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
New York, USA

Prepare for leadership positions with arts institutions – both non-profit and for-profit. Learn new approaches for encouraging art access and participation, acquire business s ... +

Prepare for leadership positions with arts institutions – both non-profit and for-profit. Learn new approaches for encouraging art access and participation, acquire business skills through courses at the NYU Stern School of Business or the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and gain hands-on experience through the extensive network of arts organizations in New York City. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
06 Jan 2020
Campus
 
Lingnan University
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

Visual Studies at Lingnan is a stand-alone department focusing on the following core sub-disciplines: art history, cognitive film studies, and philosophical aesthetics. The em ... +

Visual Studies at Lingnan is a stand-alone department focusing on the following core sub-disciplines: art history, cognitive film studies, and philosophical aesthetics. The emphasis on -
Master
Full-time
18 months
English
Campus
 
East London University
East London, South Africa

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 o ... +

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. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Applied Sciences Europe
Berlin, Germany +2 More

In our Visual & Experience Design master’s program, students will gain an understanding of innovations in digital, computational and physical interactions that permeate ou ... +

In our Visual & Experience Design master’s program, students will gain an understanding of innovations in digital, computational and physical interactions that permeate our daily lives. All topics will be delivered in sequential clusters, allowing the students to acquire and apply theories to real contexts, as well as to envision entirely new scenarios. -
MA
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Campus