Master's in Visual Design in Europe

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Visual Design

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Students who are artistic and want to develop their skills may want to study visual design. Many programs focus on developing a visual process, language and synthesis. Students may often be able to work on designs in order to build a portfolio.

In all, there are over 4000 Higher Education Institutions in Europe offering a wide range of courses at Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate level. With more and more of these organizations offering English as the language of education for at least some of their degree programs, universities in Europe are now of higher quality than ever before. Universities in Europe offer a friendly welcome to foreign students and to give a course of knowledge that meets their profession needs in today’s global demand.

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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 2018 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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Master in Visual Arts for the Digital Age

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus Full time 1 year November 2018 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 Visual Design

Raffles Milano - International Fashion and Design School
Campus Full time 10 months November 2018 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's degree in visual design

Raffles Milano | Istituto Moda e Design
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 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 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 in Visual and Web Design

Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Milan

The Master in Visual and Web Design provides overall competence in both Visual Design and Web Design. [+]

-- One year Master's course


-- Starting date: October 20th, 2014


-- Academic training + internship

The Master in Visual and Web Design provides overall competence in both Visual Design and Web Design.

It is intended for students who are interested in two masters of the same area, to provide them with the possibility to attend a Master course with a double specialization.

This kind, of course, foresees a higher number of lessons per week and a strong commitment during project works, but it’s also an interesting chance to specialize in two different subjects.

Duration


The Visual and Web Design Master's course lasts for one year (from October to December, with a summer break in August).There will be a minimum of 30 hours of lessons per week. Attendance is compulsory and full time.... [-]


Master in Visual Design

Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD
Campus Full time 15 years October 2018 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.... [-]


Intensive Master Product Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Online & Campus Combined Full time 10 months February 2019 Spain Madrid

In this course students will learn to create from the heart aided by all the tools and experience of an enthusiastic team, with the sole purpose of getting the best out of each one and showing what they are capable of offering to a society always in need of good innovative ideas. [+]

COURSE LANGUAGE: SPANISH

Everything that surrounds us is the result of a person's design and reflection. The responsibility of a designer is so great that, when a design is well executed, it contributes actively to improve the dignity of those who use it, as well as to exponentially increase their quality of life.

Designing is the concern that we want students to develop, so that their future contribution to society leaves an indelible mark that lasts over time. The profession of product designer is more important than what people believe and that is where their greatness lies, in that the things we do for others are almost imperceptible, they are understood as something natural and intuitive and fulfill their function: to make them life easier, dignified and comfortable.... [-]


Master in Video Game Design and Development

VIU - Universidad Internacional de Valencia
Online 1 year October 2018 Spain Barcelona Valencia Madrid Colombia Bogotá Peru Lima Ecuador Quito + 7 more

The video game industry is constantly booming, and not coincidentally. Technological advances facilitate the development of more and better experiences, with multiple platforms-consoles, computers, mobile devices, etc.-occupying different niches that reach more people. [+]

There are Scholarships and Aids options

The video game industry is constantly booming, and not coincidentally. Technological advances facilitate the development of more and better experiences, with multiple platforms-consoles, computers, mobile devices, etc.-occupying different niches that reach more people.

Definition of the program

This Master prepares you to enter the labor market in a competitive way in the multiple roles required by videogame creation studios. Through the two specializations offered, Art and Programming, you will acquire a global perspective in the production of digital products for entertainment.

What makes this master unique?Game Engine subject aligned with the official certification of Unity.Improvement of the videogame development process through different tools and automation.Consideration for new trends such as eSports, gamification and technologies such as virtual reality to maximize impact.Two specialties: Art and Programming.Intense relationship between the knowledge acquired and its applicability in the videogame industry.Active teaching team in the video game industry.Professional outings... [-]

Máster Oficial Universitario en Creación de Videojuegos*

ESNE - Escuela Universitaria de Diseño, Inovación y Tecnología
Campus Full time 10 months October 2018 Spain Madrid

Fórmate en la industria del entretenimiento digital en la primera Escuela Universitaria en impartir formación del sector con las especialidades con más futuro en Diseño y Desarrollo de Videojuegos [+]

Fórmate en la industria del entretenimiento digital en la primera Escuela Universitaria en impartir formación del sector con las especialidades con más futuro en Diseño y Desarrollo de Videojuegos.

La industria del videojuego está viviendo un nuevo impulso como consecuencia de tres fenómenos que se analizan en las especializaciones únicas que ofrece este Master:

• Videojuegos para dispositivos móviles• E-Sports• Videojuegos para la educación

Los participantes en el programa podrán capacitarse en la Creación y Diseño de Videojuegos trabajando la concepción de la idea del juego, el diseño, la planificación, la producción, el desarrollo y las pruebas. Se trata de un Master apasionante por la diversidad y profundidad de los contenidos impartidos, que abarca tres especialidades de muy alto potencial de crecimiento, tremendamente novedosas en nuestro país.... [-]


Master’s Degree in Visual Effects Creation for Cinema, Television and Publicity (VFX)

U-Tad Centro Universitario de Tecnología y Arte Digital
Campus Full time 600 hours September 2019 Spain Madrid

The U-tad's Master's Degree in Visual Effects Creation for Cinema, Television, and Publicity (VFX) unifies the theoretical and practical knowledge needed for students to specialize in creating and integrating next-generation visual effects into audiovisual projects for the film, television and publicity industry in one program. [+]

Master’s Degree in Visual Effects Creation for Cinema, Television, and Publicity (VFX)

The U-tad's Master's Degree in Visual Effects Creation for Cinema, Television, and Publicity (VFX) unifies the theoretical and practical knowledge needed for students to specialize in creating and integrating next-generation visual effects into audiovisual projects for the film, television and publicity industry in one program.

During this Master’s Degree, students will learn the theoretical pillars that rule audiovisual language and use the latest technology in real-world projects. They will also broach the human and material resource management skills associated with estimates.

The Master’s Degree concludes with a Final Project, that will be to create a professional quality short film as part of the student’s demo reel, a key element for finding a job on graduation.... [-]


Master of Visual Design and Culture

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

This master's degree focuses on visual design in a comprehensive and multidisciplinary perspective, developing works in areas as diverse as visual design, graphic design, illustration, cinema, motion design, photography, typography, editorial design, BD and animation. [+]

This master's degree focuses on visual design in a comprehensive and multidisciplinary perspective, developing works in areas as diverse as visual design, graphic design, illustration, cinema, motion design, photography, typography, editorial design, BD and animation.

The Master of Visual Design and Culture Focuses on a creative and contemporary project activity, with an intense practical load accompanied by reflection and critical analysis, thus promoting "know-how" and "knowing to think".

Throughout this masters course it is intended to prepare the student for the production of his portfolio, self-promotion and management of his career.

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. ... [-]