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Undergraduate Degree in Design and Innovation

ELISAVA Barcelona School of Design and Engineering
Program overview
4 semesters
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Spanish, Catalan
Start dates
Barcelona
September 2022

Barcelona
September 2022

Barcelona
September 2023

Barcelona
September 2023

Program description

Undergraduate Degree in Design and Innovation

The Undergraduate Degree in Design and Innovation provides you with the necessary tools, knowledge and resources to maximise your abilities and to learn how to use design as a reflection and personal positioning tool.

At Elisava we want to train designers with a creative profile, with critical thoughts, with an exploratory vision of the world, who are capable of questioning and talking with other agents of the social, productive, scientific or cultural environment crosswise. We also want them to have a great decision-making capacity and influence in the strategy definition to create, develop and implement new elements of communication, services, products or environments for the society.

Program content

Course 1

Semester 1

  • Discover
  • Fundamentals of Product Design
  • Fundamentals of Space Design
  • Design processes
  • Introduction to Design

Semester 2

  • Build
  • Fundamentals of Graphic Design
  • Fundamentals of Interactive Experience Design
  • Introduction to the Transversal Project
  • Design History

Course 2

Semester 3

Context and User

Mention in Graphic Design

  • Workshop I. Typography and Technical Processes
  • Communication I. Formats
  • Project I. Graphic Design
  • Contemporary Art and Graphic Design

Mention in Product Design

  • Workshop I. Craft Materials and Processes
  • Communication I. Product Drawing and Representation
  • Project I. Product Design
  • Contemporary Art and Product Design

Mention in Space Design

  • Workshop I. Construction Materials and Components
  • Communication I. Representing Space
  • Project I. Space Design
  • Contemporary Art and Space Design

Mention in Design of Interactive Experiences

  • Workshop I. Creative Code
  • Communication I. Audiovisual Narratives
  • Project I. Interaction Design
  • Contemporary Interactive Art and Design

Semester 4

  • Design and Technology
  • New Social and Economic Models

Mention in Graphic Design

  • Workshop II. Typesetting and Materials
  • Communication II. Strategies
  • Project II. Graphic design

Mention in Product Design

  • Workshop II. Industrial Processes and Digital Manufacturing
  • Communication II. Product Photography and Art Direction
  • Project II. Product Design

Mention in Space Design

  • Workshop II. Construction Details and Systems
  • Communication II. Narrate the Space
  • Project II. Space Design

Mention in Design of Interactive Experiences

  • Workshop II. Tangible Interface Design
  • Communication II. Interactive Environments
  • Project II. Interaction Design

Course 3

Semester 5

  • Material Experimentation
  • Personal Identity
  • Personal project
  • Critical Theories

Semester 6

  • Visual experimentation
  • Crossover Project
  • Context Project

Course 4

Semester 7

  • Transversal Project
  • Research and Design
  • New Trends
  • Design Management

Semester 8

  • External Internships
  • End of Degree Project
  • Communication and Academic Writing

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Program delivery

The languages of instruction for this program are Spanish/Catalan, with some courses taught in English.

Tuition fees

Total cost of tuition: 157€/ECTS

Qualification

Undergraduate Degree in Design and Innovation, accredited degree awarded by Universitat de Vic – Universitat Central de Catalunya (UVic-UCC). Title verified by AQU Catalunya.

Credits: 240 ECTS (60 ECTS per academic year)

Competencies

At the end of the Undergraduate Degree in Design and Innovation you will have the necessary knowledge and competences to develop your working activity in a wide-range of sectors and to participate in all phases of the design process:

  • You will define your personal positioning of design from a social, environmental, political, ethical and aesthetic vision.
  • You will design scenarios to foresee future needs.
  • You will talk with professionals of other fields (Technicians, Artists, Scientifics…), and manage your own knowledge of other fields in a resolutive way.
  • You will experiment with materials, processes and techniques to give value to the design project.
  • You will develop design projects in different working fields, as a freelance or in any business or institutional model.
  • You will effectively inform in each one of the design project phases.
  • You will apply the knowledge of the different design fields adapted to the evolution and the needs of the professional context.

Career opportunities

Upon completion of the Undergraduate Degree in Design and Innovation you will have the necessary knowledge and skills to develop your work activity in a wide range of sectors and areas, participating in all phases of the design process:

  • Spatial Design (interior spaces - bars, restaurants, homes ... -, design of stands, exhibitions, interventions in public space, scenography, ephemeral assemblies, window dressing).
  • Product design and/or industrial design (furniture, lighting, automotive, packaging, objects and accessories, products, systems and services).
  • Graphic design and communication (art direction, corporate image, editorial design, web design, application design, information design, packaging, illustration, typography, signage).
  • Design of interactive experiences and interaction (web design, audio-visual design, multimedia, user experience, design of digital interfaces, product design and interactive environments).
  • Education and research in design (criticism, research, theoretical and pedagogical design development).

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ELISAVA Barcelona School of Design and Engineering

ELISAVA, Barcelona School of Design and Engineering, promotes education, knowledge and research in the fields of design, engineering and communication. With more than 50 years of experience, it has trained more than 17,000 students and it has established itself as...


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Why study at ELISAVA Barcelona School of Design and Engineering

If you want to study engineering or design, this is your home.

Of course, you're not just going to study here... you're going to discover theories and tendencies, you're going to question pre-established ideas, you're going to experience new ways and build alternatives. We will give you the best tools to achieve it; your creative energy sets the pace.

You are our present and the future. We want to empower your abilities, lead you and connect you with the professional environment to enable your dreams so that they come true. We believe in a better world and we believe we can transform it. We're ready.

Contact info

ELISAVA Barcelona School of Design and Engineering

La Rambla 30-32
08002 Barcelona Catalonia
Spain

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www.elisava.net

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