Courses in Design Studies

Design studies courses are an excellent way to help advance your career. There are many academic institutions across the globe offering top-notch design courses with a variety of program and schedule options. Often, design courses can complement other degree programs or are offered as separate certificate or diploma programs. There are a variety of courses in several different design industries, s… Read more

Design studies courses are an excellent way to help advance your career. There are many academic institutions across the globe offering top-notch design courses with a variety of program and schedule options. Often, design courses can complement other degree programs or are offered as separate certificate or diploma programs.

There are a variety of courses in several different design industries, such as fashion design, interior design, multimedia, graphic design, visual, sound, and industrial design, with each discipline having specialized areas of study. Design courses can be studied online, through distance learning, or in a traditional classroom setting, allowing for flexibility in scheduling as courses range from a few days to over a year.

Whether you are seeking new skills, professional development, or a change of career, there are design courses that can help you meet your goals. Take a look through the programs below to find the design courses that you are searching for!

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Umeå Institute of Design - Umeå University
Umeå, Sweden

Industrial Design Introduction 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 ind ... Read more

Industrial Design Introduction 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 Read less
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01 September 2020
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Roma Film Academy
Rome, Italy

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 h ... Read more

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. Read less
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01 October 2020
Full-time
2 years
30 September 2019
Italian
Campus
 
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

The CSP (Continuing Study Program) in Lighting for Retail and Commercial Spaces explores the use of light as an instrumental tool for design and expression in commercial space ... Read more

The CSP (Continuing Study Program) in Lighting for Retail and Commercial Spaces explores the use of light as an instrumental tool for design and expression in commercial spaces, this being an increasingly competitive and changing sector. Read less
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January 2020
Part-time
3 months
English
Campus
 
UC Berkeley Extension
Berkeley, USA + 1 More

Our UX Design Immersive breaks down the entire user-experience design process from researching and gathering requirements to integrating a product or service with cutting-edge ... Read more

Our UX Design Immersive breaks down the entire user-experience design process from researching and gathering requirements to integrating a product or service with cutting-edge design. Through various hands-on projects, you'll develop a portfolio that will impress a future hiring manager. Learn how to design applications and websites by applying user-experience concepts, research, methods, and strategies. Receive a certificate upon completion and be eligible for an internship. Read less
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04 September 2020
Full-time
22 July 2019
English
Campus
 
Accademia del Lusso
Milan, Italy

The Intensive Course in Interior & Retail Design at Accademia del Lusso Milan prepares students to become professionals who are able to invent and create graphic design fo ... Read more

The Intensive Course in Interior & Retail Design at Accademia del Lusso Milan prepares students to become professionals who are able to invent and create graphic design for interior spaces using both manual and digital representation tools. The course aims to give students the in-depth theoretical knowledge and practical abilities that mean they will be able to identify and coordinate the styles, trends and materials... Read less
Courses
01 September 2020
Full-time
Italian
Campus
 
In Florence Academy
Florence, Italy

The course is aimed at students who are interested in interior design and who want to understand technical and constructional aspects of interior spaces, the methodologies of ... Read more

The course is aimed at students who are interested in interior design and who want to understand technical and constructional aspects of interior spaces, the methodologies of elaborating the concept of a project and its appropriate representation. The approach is not only technical, but creative, artistic and intuitive. Read less
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01 October 2020
Full-time
Part-time
English, Italian
Campus
 
Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD
Milan, Italy

The course of a year expertise in product design is structured as follows: integrated cycle of lectures with work, projects and workshops. Students gain a consistent cultural ... Read more

The course of a year expertise in product design is structured as follows: integrated cycle of lectures with work, projects and workshops. Students gain a consistent cultural background, methodology and practice to be able to join the Master of Industrial Design the Interior. Read less
Courses
03 October 2020
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Insenia Design School Madrid
Community of Madrid, Spain

This course is aimed at all kinds of people initiated or not in the fields of construction, architecture or reforms that are interested in deepening in the field of store and ... Read more

This course is aimed at all kinds of people initiated or not in the fields of construction, architecture or reforms that are interested in deepening in the field of store and restaurant design, and in addition, of any public space. Read less
Courses
01 October 2020
Full-time
20 weeks
Spanish
Campus
 
Universitat de Vic
Barcelona, Spain

For international students who wish to spend one or two semesters in Barcelona, the University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia offers elective courses in the fields o ... Read more

For international students who wish to spend one or two semesters in Barcelona, the University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia offers elective courses in the fields of business, design, and innovation. On completion, students receive a UVic-UCC certificate with academic credits that their home university may recognize. Read less
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January 2020
Full-time
29 November 2019
English
Campus
 
IUAD Accademia della Moda
Naples, Italy + 1 More

The industrial CAD pattern maker course will improve your skills without losing the beauty of making and placing patterns in the traditional way.

The industrial CAD pattern maker course will improve your skills without losing the beauty of making and placing patterns in the traditional way. Read less
Courses
01 October 2020
5 months
Italian
Campus
 
Centre for Arts and Technology
Kelowna, Canada + 1 More

You don’t just want to design a functional space…your goal is to create a masterpiece. You see beauty and potential in every room…waiting for just the right blend of know-how ... Read more

You don’t just want to design a functional space…your goal is to create a masterpiece. You see beauty and potential in every room…waiting for just the right blend of know-how and imagination (yours!). You understand that every line, every curve, every colour come together as a symphony to form the desired look and mood. Interior design is in your future, and Centre for Arts and Technology, one of the leading interior design schools in Canada, will help take you there. Read less
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01 September 2020
Full-time
15 months
English
Campus
 
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence
Florence, Italy

Through the Spring Semester Introduction to Design, you experience the design methodology, learning to design interior spaces for residential use, starting from the analysis o ... Read more

Through the Spring Semester Introduction to Design, you experience the design methodology, learning to design interior spaces for residential use, starting from the analysis of domestic spaces and development of the initial concept, to the 2D view and up to the realization of models so to define the idea and check its validity. Read less
Courses
March 2020
Full-time
4 months
English
Campus
 
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Milan, Italy + 2 More

The Fall Interior and Spatial Design Fall semester enables participants to acquire the basic knowledge and skills used in the field of interior design.

The Fall Interior and Spatial Design Fall semester enables participants to acquire the basic knowledge and skills used in the field of interior design. Read less
Courses
01 September 2020
Full-time
15 weeks
English
Campus
 
STAR Studium ArchitecturAe Florence Design School
Florence, Italy

Wake up to beauty. A new concept of interior and furniture design school. The characteristic of these courses is that Academic theory is combined with practice on real jobs si ... Read more

Wake up to beauty. A new concept of interior and furniture design school. The characteristic of these courses is that Academic theory is combined with practice on real jobs site. This part of our design school in Florence brings the students into direct contact with the reality of interior design. The students will participate in a real project within our firm. Read less
Courses
01 October 2020
Full-time
Part-time
English, Italian
Campus
 
First Media Design School
Singapore

This course is specially designed to teach learners a holistic approach to appreciate and apply design basics, brand building and product packaging in 2D and 3D formats.

This course is specially designed to teach learners a holistic approach to appreciate and apply design basics, brand building and product packaging in 2D and 3D formats. Read less
Courses
01 August 2020
Full-time
65 hours
English
Campus