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Design Studies

Courses are academic classes taught by qualified instructors that are intended to enhance participant’s knowledge of a given area or training in a particular discipline. Courses vary broadly in terms of length, size, content and duration.

With the growth of digital media, design jobs are in high demand. If you are good with technology and have an eye for designs, masters program in design could be for you.

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User Experience Lab

Hyper Island
Campus Full time 3 days October 2018 Singapore United Kingdom Manchester London Sweden Stockholm USA New York UK Online + 7 more

Understanding how users interact with technology/digital is key in the digital world. Through this 3 day course, you will better understand your consumer’s behaviour and decision-making process about using a particular product or service. You will learn how to implement better user journeys, how to evaluate the quality of user experience and understand how to relate your business objectives to the user needs. [+]

Designing Digital Experiences for Humans: A Hyper Island Lab

Understanding how users interact with technology/digital is key in the digital world. Through this 3 day course, you will better understand your consumer’s behaviour and decision making process about using a particular product or service. You will learn how to implement better user journeys, how to evaluate the quality of user experience and understand how to relate your business objectives to the user needs.

This course has been designed for anyone! You can either be experienced in digital, or that completely new. The tools and methods taught in this course is suitable for all levels, and transferable to other areas as well.... [-]


Undergraduate Course in Industrial Design Intensive

Umeå University, Umeå Institute of Design
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Sweden Umeå

Industrial Design Intensive is a one-year course package that runs over a whole study year, from autumn to spring term. The autumn term is dedicated to basic methods in industrial design with focus on the product design process, while the spring term includes [+]

Course Package - Industrial Design Intensive (Undergraduate)

Industrial Design Intensive is a one-year course package that runs over a whole study year, from autumn to spring term. The autumn term is dedicated to basic methods in industrial design with focus on the product design process, while the spring term includes basics in interaction design, service design and design management.

The goal of the course is that the student should acquire basic knowledge about, and understanding of, the methods and proceedings that are used within industrial design. Special attention is given to the product development process but other areas of industrial design are also integrated in the course, such as interaction design, service design and design management. The course is mainly focused on methods for analysing problems, methods for ideation and creativity and methods for visualisation, presentation and communication.... [-]


Course In Cinematographic Costume

Roma Film Academy
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Rome

The Cinematographic Costume is a two-year course, which covers all industrial and business topics related to the costume department. The course typically requires around 950 hours, varying according to the expected production. [+]

The Cinematographic Costume is a two-year course, which covers all industrial and business topics related to the costume department. The course typically requires around 950 hours, varying according to the expected production.

I Year - History and Techniques

The cinematographic costume is a fundamental element of the creation and construction of the characters and the story, as well as the look and the way a movie is filmed. As for people, the costume can never be generic, as it is the result of reality; this is why the work of the costume designer can be assimilated to that of an anthropologist. The first year, therefore, focuses on the basic elements and foundations of the history of the cinematographic costume, the organization of the department, the manual skills and the tailoring techniques, parallel to the literacy of the cinematographic language of all departments and basic computer science.... [-]


Contemporary Architecture

European Cultural Academy
Campus Full time 1 - 3 weeks June 2018 Italy Venice

You love art, design, and architecture. You want to connect with people that move creative ideas forward right now. Experience Venice and the Venice Biennale together with like-minded students from all over the world. Here, you and your peers are immersed in the inspiring environment led by the renowned faculty and industry experts. Gain new skills to create a greater impact on your work immediately. [+]

About the course

You love art, design, and architecture. You want to connect with people that move creative ideas forward right now. Experience Venice and the Venice Biennale together with like-minded students from all over the world. Here, you and your peers are immersed in the inspiring environment led by the renowned faculty and industry experts. Gain new skills to create a greater impact on your work immediately.

Start any Monday, stay for any number of weeks:

Join for 1 week to focus on a particular topic; Join for 2 weeks to cover wider field of subjects; Join for 3 weeks for in-depth all-round experience and extra opportunities.

OR Join a 3-day Venice Biennale intense Crash Course... [-]


Solution Consulting

AMD Akademie Mode & Design
Campus Full time October 2018 Germany Hamburg Düsseldorf Munich Berlin + 2 more

Are you creative and are you interested in a design degree program? A creative folder is required for the application - but which work samples do you want to show? What is artistically convincing, what is not? How do you prepare the folder in the best case? [+]

Are you creative and are you interested in a design degree program? A creative folder is required for the application - but which work samples do you want to show? What is artistically convincing, what is not? How do you prepare the folder in the best case?

Come to the AMD and bring along your portfolio or work. These can be drawings, collages, photos, designs with writing (flyers, school papers, birthday announcements, etc.) or websites - everything that expresses your creativity.

We will give you feedback on your portfolio and will be pleased to advise you. Which works have potential? Which aspects can be improved? How can you optimize the folder as such? We take our time and offer both group and individual talks.... [-]


User Experience (UX) Design Program

V School
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Salt Lake City

Never before has the design + education communities come together in a more electric way! Introducing V School’s User Experience Design Course. We have literally assembled the founders/creators at some of the best creative agencies in the country, to create a curriculum + teach the design concepts that are leading the industry. V School’s skill-builder (part-time) course is engineered for the individual within the design or frontend development fields looking to make a switch to UX Design or level-up their overall skills. [+]

Never before has the design + education communities come together in a more electric way! Introducing V School’s User Experience Design Course.

We have literally assembled the founders/creators at some of the best creative agencies in the country, to create a curriculum + teach the design concepts that are leading the industry.

V School’s skill-builder (part-time) course is engineered for the individual within the design or frontend development fields looking to make a switch to UX Design or level-up their overall skills.

As a Designer

You will learn the essentials of wireframing, prototyping, testing and how the UX process fits into the design and development workflow.... [-]


Intensive Program in Interior Design

Domus Academy
Campus Full time 30 weeks September 2018 Italy Milan

Domus Academy’s Intensive Program in Interior Design will teach you the fundamentals of interior design theory and practice. The program consists of five modules, each of which lasts six weeks. Modules 1 and 2 are lecture-based and focus on design culture and basic design principles. Modules 3, 4, and 5 are workshop-based and center on design practice and execution. [+]

Intensive Program in Interior Design

‘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 Audience

The Intensive Program is addressed to candidates from diverse backgrounds, career changers, including ones without any design background, to enable them to experiment and master the basic tools of the Interior Design and Styling industry.... [-]


Graphic Design Program

Florence Classical Arts Academy
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Italy Florence

The program is meant for those who would like to make design their profession and for those aiming for a successful career in a design studio, advertising or branding agency and publishing house. One can as well pursue a career as an illustrator or story-board artist in the cartoon/animation film industry. [+]

The program is meant for those who would like to make design their profession and for those aiming for a successful career in a design studio, advertising or branding agency and publishing house. One can as well pursue a career as an illustrator or story-board artist in the cartoon/animation film industry.

What makes it a unique course?

Hands-on training:

Sketches, calligraphy, application of profound knowledge in the field of artistic anatomy and watercolor techniques, including intense training in drawing and painting.

Goals of the program

To prepare individuals for a professional career, capable and fully competent for a wide range of projects in the field of graphic design, as well as production, planning, management and communication.... [-]


Short Course Design Thinking

London School Of Design And Marketing
Campus Full time 5 days June 2018 United Kingdom London Spain Madrid Portugal Porto + 4 more

Design thinking is an innovative methodology based on a human-centered approach that tries to solve complex and uncertain problems with the design. It is focused on finding unique solutions everyday challenges. [+]

Design thinking is an innovative methodology based on a human-centered approach that tries to solve complex and uncertain problems with the design. It is focused on finding unique solutions everyday challenges.

Vacancies: 20

Duration: 5 Days (35h) with a practical component

Overview

Designed and created for creatives, artists, managers, entrepreneurs, and people interested in a practical education, with real-world applicability in the Design Thinking field.

Our Design Thinking course program will present definitions and concepts related to creativity and design. It will allow participants to explore what creativity in design is and it will also allow them to relate creativity methods to different concepts, namely people’s needs, consumer needs and user interface. Throughout the course, participants will carry out group work and implement creative processes using several techniques related to the development of creative skills.... [-]


Specialist In Design And Production Of Shows - Face-to-face And Online

ESODE Business School
Online Campus Part time Open Enrollment Spain Madrid

Specialist in Design and Production Shows, EDPE, offers students the necessary knowledge and techniques in the production of shows to develop them and manage them from start to finish. [+]

PRESENTATION

Design, coordinate and manage a live show. Paid and guaranteed practices in leading companies. Own financing. REGISTER NOW AND BONIFY YOUR TRAINING!

Acquires the necessary skills in the different functions and responsibilities related to audiovisual production, to participate in the creation, production, management and marketing of any kind of live show.

OBJECTIVES Acquire the necessary knowledge and techniques in the production of live shows . Develop necessary skills in the different functions and responsibilities related to audiovisual production, from the creation, production, management and marketing of any kind of live show: concerts, galas, theater, musical tours, macro-events, etc. DIRECTED TO / REQUIREMENTS Graduates and university graduates. Higher Vocational Training Technicians (FP2). Professionals from the world of audiovisual communication, entertainment and leisure. NO DEGREE: certify 1 year of work experience. TEMARY ... [-]

Advanced Diploma in Photoshop

Shaw Academy
Online Part time 12 weeks Open Enrollment Ireland Ireland Online

Learn essential skills such as advanced image compositing, retouching, and outputting techniques. You will be on the right path, on your journey in the field of image editing and take your Photoshop skills to a whole new level. [+]

Learn essential skills such as advanced image compositing, retouching, and outputting techniques. You will be on the right path, on your journey in the field of image editing and take your Photoshop skills to a whole new level. Interaction is the key to learning any new topic, and our live webinars make it easy to understand and learn in-depth concepts and skills. We will give you the advice and support you need to succeed so register now to master Photoshop.

Course Details 24 Lessons - 12 Weeks - 3 Semesters

Tuesday: Learn New Skills

Thursday: Practical/Application Webinars

The Thursday webinars are very interactive and are often student-led. As long as you’re a member, you will be registered for them indefinitely, so you can log in anywhere in the world to practice and apply the skills you have learned.... [-]


Course: Introduction to Stage Management and Technical Theatre

The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin.
Campus Full time 5 days April 2019 Ireland Dublin

This course is also suitable for people who work within amateur theatre and are interested in improving their stage management and technical knowledge. The areas covered in this course will reflect the key subjects covered in the Bachelor in Stage Management and Technical Theatre course at The Lir including [+]

Overview

This course is also suitable for people who work within amateur theatre and are interested in improving their stage management and technical knowledge. The areas covered in this course will reflect the key subjects covered in the Bachelor in Stage Management and Technical Theatre course at The Lir including Managing the Stage This one day workshop will introduce participants to the roles of the Stage & Production Manager and will identify how the team of CSM, DSM and ASM are divided into roles and responsibilities. It will detail the basics of running a rehearsal room, of blocking, prompting and reporting and participants will also create a prompt copy. Technology and the Stage Exploring stage technologies, lighting and sound. A one day workshop covering the principles and practices in lighting a small theatre production including rigging and focusing theatre lanterns and programming the operating desk. The course will include practical sessions as well as presentations from the tutor. There will also be a focus on sound design covering what sound is and how it can be managed, systems and equipment and how to use them and the basics involved in setting up the sound for a theatre production. Making the Stage This two day workshop is broken down into Designing the Stage and Constructing the Stage. Designing the stage looks at the considerations to be taken into account when starting out the design process including access, resources, size of the space etc., creating design concepts and the importance of model... [-]


Course in Interior Design - Academic year - Fall intake

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus Full time 30 weeks September 2018 Italy Milan

In the last years the field of Interior Design has witnessed a continuous growth, for this reason professionals in the field need to be more flexible and in touch with the new technologies, methods, and materials. Through the Interior Design Academic year program students get an in-depth and practical introduction to Italian design and the ‘Made in Italy’ concept with particular attention to contemporary trends, while being equipped with all the necessary instruments to enter this field. Students will learn to design interior spaces both for commercial and residential use, from the initial concept and first sketch to the 3D view, and to realize a model representing a public space. Furthermore the course develops students awareness of colour, shape and form and gives them the necessary skills to choose interior finishes. The program is structured around the major international trade shows in Italy which provide insight on the latest contemporary trends and become starting point for a broader debate on design and its current language: formal and expressive. [+]

In the last years the field of Interior Design has witnessed a continuous growth, for this reason professionals in the field need to be more flexible and in touch with the new technologies, methods, and materials.

Through the Interior Design Academic year program students get an in-depth and practical introduction to Italian design and the ‘Made in Italy’ concept with particular attention to contemporary trends, while being equipped with all the necessary instruments to enter this field. Students will learn to design interior spaces both for commercial and residential use, from the initial concept and first sketch to the 3D view, and to realize a model representing a public space. Furthermore the course develops students awareness of colour, shape and form and gives them the necessary skills to choose interior finishes.... [-]


Introduction to User Experience Design

Columbia College Chicago Online
Online 8 weeks June 2018 USA USA Online

Understand how to develop a successful, customized design experience by understanding user-centered interactions. During this course, you will be introduced to concepts in design thinking, empathy, and context that will allow you to create innovative environments. [+]

INTRODUCTION TO USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN Overview

Understand how to develop a successful, customized design experience by understanding user-centered interactions. During this course, you will be introduced to concepts in design thinking, empathy, and context that will allow you to create innovative environments. A toolkit of processes, documentation, and products will be explored to allow you to effectively advocate for users and justify your work. This course will provide you with the foundation to develop an engaging user experience immediately applicable to your own business or career.

Collaborate with students across multiple industries to gain a diverse perspective of different user experiences. Create an overall digital experience while developing a prototype—on your own schedule. Learn from active industry experts with experience in interaction design. ... [-]

Online Course: Culture Sensitive Design

TU Delft Open & Online Education
Online Part time 7 weeks November 2018 Netherlands Netherlands Online

This course will take participants beyond the obvious into the unexplored. It will expand their view and move their research from the realm of the traditional user-product environment into the cultural context. [+]

OVERVIEW

Cultural sensitivity and understanding can stimulate the potential for innovation in new product and service design. This course will show you how!

Could a valuable (and healthy) innovative idea, such as the use of hot air technology to fry food be adopted worldwide? Can indigenous patterns and other forms of native art be used to decorate products regardless of their context and meaning? Can the way we look at and compare cultural differences and practices be a source of inspiration in product and service design?

This course will take participants beyond the obvious into the unexplored. It will expand their view and move their research from the realm of the traditional user-product environment into the cultural context. Cultural sensitivity will help, not only to avoid mismatches between designs and intended users, but it will also prove a great source of inspiration and opportunities for new product design.... [-]