During this two-year Master programme, students from various disciplines learn how to provide meaning to the world outside of the studio. In an interdisciplinary learning environment, students will explore how to take environmental, social, cultural and political factors as the basis for design processes.
Through exposure to a variety of design methodologies and practices, students learn to iterate design concepts and are able to analyze, inform and shape their projects from concept to final project. Students learn to design with emerging technologies and creative software to create new perspectives and innovative forms of design and user experiences.
On the basis of partnerships with commercial, governmental, scientific and cultural organizations, the Master programme offers a range of real-world challenges to engage with. Working on these challenges, students develop the skills, experiences and critical mindset required for design after the situated turn. The programmed is led by core tutor, Ollie Palmer.
The Master Institute of Visual Cultures (MIVC) is part of St. Joost School of Fine Art & Design, which is part of the Avans University of Applied Sciences. All Master programs of the MIVC are housed within a single campus location, close to the heart of the City of 's-Hertogenbosch.
Graphic designers, illustrators, urbanists, communication & digital cultures, electronics and software engineers, filmmakers, visual storytellers, artists, data scientists.
The programme is open to Bachelor of Graphic Design graduates and practicing professionals in the field, and in some cases applicants from other disciplines and backgrounds. Admission requirements include a portfolio, artistic statement and research proposal.
For all our English-taught degree programme, the minimum English language prerequisite is an academic IELTS test or equivalent with an overall band score of at least 6.0. This means you must have successfully passed the 'speaking and writing' and 'listening and reading' components. As a degree-seeking student you must provide evidence of your language competences in the form of an official certificate: IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC or Cambridge ESOL.
The full tuition price for local/EU students is 2,083.00 EUR. Tuition fees can be paid all in once or in 9 installments.
The price for International/Non-EU students is 7,969.00 EUR. Tuition fees can be paid all in once or in 9 installments.
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