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Bachelor's degree in Media and Communication DesignMacromedia University of Applied Sciences
Coronavirus (COVID-19) update
We have temporarily adapted programmes to virtual learning classrooms, so that all the scheduled training and support can take place online. Programmes will start in October 2020 and, if required, in virtual learning rooms and then change to on-campus learning.
In the digital media world, creative ideas are only the starting point. Designers need strong conceptual thinking, cross-media skills, user orientation, and efficient workflows to turn ideas into great products.
This bachelor’s specialisation in Media and Communication Design gives students the tools to master the whole spectrum of visual design to become an all-rounder with expert subject knowledge. The curriculum is designed to give students full proficiency across traditional and digital media design while fostering their abilities to think outside the box, work in interdisciplinary teams, understand business models and efficiently manage design projects.
Contents of the Media and Communication Design (B.A.) programme
During your studies, theoretical knowledge is combined with in-depth technical production know-how and practical applications, using real tasks in graphic design.
You will learn the basics of conception and design, art history, semiotics and how to create media in order to develop concrete communication tools. Modules covered in this specialisation include:
- Fundamentals of Animation & Modeling
- Fundamentals of GUI
- Communication Design
- VFX, Motion Design
- User Experience Design
- Special Topics in Media Design
Macromedia cooperates with a large number of renowned companies where you will spend a full semester as an intern. You gain practical experience under the supervision of your professors and can start networking with the industry.
Fully accredited semester abroad
Students also spend one fully-accredited semester abroad at one of our worldwide partner universities and gain intensive international experience during their studies.
Admission requirements are as follows:
- Recognised secondary school leaving certificate
- English language proficiency certificate
- TOEFL (at least 72 out of 120)
- IELTS (at least 6 out of 9)
- CV (curriculum vitae)
- Letter of motivation
- Personal interview (optional)
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Partial scholarships available
5,300 € per semester
One-off registration fee
- 500 € (EU students)
- 750 € (Non EU students).
Students on this B.A. programme are awarded one of the following bachelor's degrees:
- Bachelor of Arts in Design with specialisation in Media and Communication Design
- Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Media and Communication Design
Career prospects after graduation
Your B.A. degree with specialisation in Media and Communication Design qualifies you for professional positions in a creative and challenging environment. Potential employers are companies and agencies in design-oriented industries such as advertising, fashion and architecture, but also international companies in the production and services sector. Some examples of potential professional roles for you could be the following:
- Screen and Interface Designer
- Web and Interaction Designer
- User Experience Designer
- Social Media Designer
- Art Director
- Creative Director
- Corporate or Editorial Designer
- Information Designer
- Service Designer
About this institute
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences - Bachelor and Master Programmes
Developments in our society follow the rhythm of technological progress, between the cornerstones of globalisation and the unstoppable digitalisation. As the digital technologies drive changes in every aspect of our societies and economy, there is a need to train highly skilled digitally competent...
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