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A course is the study of a particular topic within a wider subject area and is the foundation of a qualification. A typical course includes lectures, assessments and tutorials.

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.

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe. The country consists of 16 states, and its capital and largest city is Berlin.

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DesignBuild Summer Studio

TU Berlin Summer & Winter University
Campus Full time July 2017 Germany Berlin

This DesignBuild Summer Studio focusses on the realisation of a small building project from the initial design to the process of building by the students themselves. This will be carried out in an academic environment, engaging in interdisciplinary collaboration between students of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Civil Engineering and other related fields. [+]

Best Course Studies in Design in Germany 2017. Summer University block 3: July 24th - August 17th, 2017 Course price: 1.850 Euros 18 hours of class sessions per week, 5 ECTS credit points Target group This DesignBuild Studio is aimed at students who want to gain creative and practical knowledge through making. This course is suitable for students of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Engineering and other related fields who are willing to leave the boundaries of their desks, and conquer real life scenarios. Skills in building crafts are of an advantage but not essential. Learning Goal/Output The participants will develop their creative, practical and professional skills through creative experimentation and the process of making. Course Components Firstly, creative experimentation in the form of site responsive land art and/or installations will enable the students to explore the spatial qualities of the site. The participants will then develop an idea from the design stage to the built project. An examination of the context and discussions with the clients and users will form the basis for the final design. In a competitive design workshop, the best and most feasible solution(s) will be selected and developed. In collaboration with the users and under the guidance of a craftsman, the design will be built and inaugurated. The course will include the following components: Lectures / seminars Berlin excursions Creative and practical workshops On site photography, installations and/or land art 3d design / model making Design/build studio Interdisciplinary critics Equipment: - Styrofoam cutter, 3D printer,... [-]

The Edible City

TU Berlin Summer & Winter University
Campus Full time 4 weeks June 2017 Germany Berlin

The course is suitable for students of all levels of study who want to gain theoretical and practical knowledge for the design of food-productive urban space. [+]

Summer University block 1: June 12th - July 6th, 2017 Course price: 1.850 Euros 18 hours of class sessions per week, 5 ECTS credit points Topic With a focus on urban space and urban space production, this summer course explores how food – in all is aspects from producing to marketing to selling to composting – could become a better-integrated part of our cities. Urban agriculture projects in Berlin will serve as case studies and sites for practical growing/building experience. Target group The course is suitable for students of all levels of study who want to gain theoretical and practical knowledge for the design of food-productive urban space. It is especially suitable for students of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, urban planning and product design who have an interest in the subject area. Learning Goal/Output Students will develop their theoretical knowledge of the emerging subject areas of urban agriculture and urban food systems and learn about methods to design urban space that has a food focus. They will also develop their skills in particpatory design and building processes by working with selected urban agriculture projects in Berlin. Students are encouraged to record and reflect on their learning by means of sketches, photographs and text. Course Components Teaching will be structured in 4 multi-disciplinary components, each running for 1 week and highlighting a particular aspect of the urban food growing theme. Each week will be introduced by context-setting lectures/seminars. These will be followed by practical/design excercises and workshops in and/or for... [-]

Introduction to 3D-Scanning and Printing

TU Berlin Summer & Winter University
Campus Full time 4 weeks June 2017 Germany Berlin

Hosted in the fully-equipped laboratory of the 3D Lab of the TU Berlin, this four-week course offers introduction to working with professional 3D printing technologies such as laser sintering with polyamide and powder printing with mineral powder (modified gypsum). [+]

Best Course Studies in Design in Germany 2017. Summer University block 1: June 12th - July 6th, 2017 Course price: 2200 Euros 18 hours of class sessions per week, 5 ECTS credit points Topic: 3D Scanning and Printing Target group Students with an interest in 3D printing, 3D scanning and who want to gain insight into work with professional 3D printing technologies. As this technology covers numerous application areas, this course could be interesting for students from scientific disciplines, engineering, design, fine art or art history. Short Description Hosted in the fully-equipped laboratory of the 3D Lab of the TU Berlin, this four-week course offers introduction to working with professional 3D printing technologies such as laser sintering with polyamide and powder printing with mineral powder (modified gypsum). The course provides an introduction to manufacturing 3D printed objects with the laser sintering system and the powder printer of the 3D Lab, as well as data generation and data preparation for it. Participants will gain basic knowledge of the use of two professional 3D printing technologies, structured light scanners and related software. The course starts with an introduction to the technologies used at the 3D Lab and selected projects from its portfolio, to give participants an impression of the various possible uses of 3D technologies. Ongoing course lectures will be accompanied by detailed practical units focusing on the use of the machines and the preparation of printable objects. Specifically, the practical training will develop student’s skills in the use of structured light... [-]

Transformation Deisgn

exMedia
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Cologne

found both in the cultural studies in research and in the design sciences, the "Knowledge in / Knowledge in the making" increasingly interested. The exteriority of thought is observed in their dynamic development and the remuneration of thinking and doing as well as the role of artifacts involved to be reassessed. [+]

found both in the cultural studies in research and in the design sciences, the "Knowledge in / Knowledge in the making" increasingly interested. The exteriority of thought is observed in their dynamic development and the remuneration of thinking and doing as well as the role of artifacts involved to be reassessed. This development meets the tasks of structuring knowledge work in organizations that is increasingly seen as a design object. Design Thinking Here, a charting thought, currently called "Design Thinking" has proven economy. Thus there are two good reasons to re-consider the knowledge-forming functions of the design: On the one hand it is necessary to determine the knowledge in design clearer so that self-understanding of the discipline to improve and to connect with technical cultivation research. On the other hand, the functions of the design for the knowledge processes are working out of third parties to meet the demanding tasks of future knowledge design requirements. Both areas of responsibility are increasingly recognizing a diversity of thinking and working styles, design and modes of knowledge, knowledge and representation types (cognitive diversity). The design can use this base to reposition itself in the design of action and imaginative spaces of knowledge work (enabling spaces). It is the integrated design of knowledge, media and space as cognitive design, profound innovation (radical innovation) allows. The under the impact of emerging digital media early formulated concept of "knowledge designs" (Bolz 1993) learns as an update and clarification. The cognitive dwelling - Design, Computers and Cognition... [-]

Media Design

exMedia
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Cologne

The Chair of Basics of media design deals with elementary dimensions of media design - color, shape, surface, geometry, material, movement, representation / composition and aspects of perception. Learning through experience is in the form of design-experimental study in foreground. [+]

Best Course Studies in Design in Germany 2017. The Chair of Basics of media design deals with elementary dimensions of media design - color, shape, surface, geometry, material, movement, representation / composition and aspects of perception. Learning through experience is in the form of design-experimental study in foreground. - Fundamental problems of visual design - Visual Grammar - Elementary semiotics, visual semantics, characters and notations - Visual perception, creative phenomenology - Medial typography and type design - Experimental Photography - light, color, projection - basic problems of cross-media design - Digital, analog and hybrid-shaping - and design methodology and practice - equipment, tools and technologies of image production and processing work on the basics of media design refers not only to the beginning of your studies. It finds its continuation on policy issues arising out of advanced media and design practice and the lead part in relevant research and development approaches and projects. [-]

Sound

exMedia
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Cologne

In Klanglabor the KHM is a project-oriented sound practice combines with current sound discourses in the form of seminars, lectures, practical exercises or work presentations. As interdisciplinary and modular organized place the sound laboratory provides both space for the development of artistic projects sound as well as for workshops on instrument making, musical production techniques or media archaeological topics. [+]

In Klanglabor the KHM is a project-oriented sound practice combines with current sound discourses in the form of seminars, lectures, practical exercises or work presentations. As interdisciplinary and modular organized place the sound laboratory provides both space for the development of artistic projects sound as well as for workshops on instrument making, musical production techniques or media archaeological topics. The range of seminars offered includes sound synthesis method in hardware and software (programming), the use of sensors, interface and app development, Radio Arts / Ars Acustica, Field Recording / soundscape composition, text-sound composition / Poetry Sonore, and theoretical reflection of auditory culture and music and art history. In addition, the sound lab offers with the annual basic seminar sound an introduction to the various themes for interested students that do not yet have little or no experience in dealing with sound. Moreover, curates and organizes the sound lab in the auditorium of the KHM the concert series "Nocturnes" that presents outstanding and exceptional artistic positions between music, sound art and lecture-performance in three events per semester. [-]

Hybrid Space

exMedia
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Cologne

A new interdisciplinary field of design, researching the transformations of architectural, urban/regional space of the emerging "information age", explores the dynamic interaction of architecture/urbanism and the space of mass media and communication networks. It develops scenarios for the interplay of public urban and public media space. [+]

Best Course Studies in Design in Germany 2017. A new interdisciplinary field of design, researching the transformations of architectural, urban/regional space of the emerging "information age", explores the dynamic interaction of architecture/urbanism and the space of mass media and communication networks. It develops scenarios for the interplay of public urban and public media space. The products of these alliances of urban/regional and media networks, of architectural and media space, are bastards: ambivalent spaces that are at the same time analog and digital, tactile and abstract, material and immaterial, expanding hyper-sensuality in the time- and placelessness of media flows. These hybrid spatial morphs act simultaneously in urban (local) and media (global) space and mediate between them, unfolding the undefined space between the local and the global, occupying the vacuum between local place and global space. Within the inversions of identity (communication), within the fluid ever-changing densities in the knitted networks, fused analogue/digital cultures are idensified. [-]

Experimental Computer Science

exMedia
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Cologne

The Experimental computer science at the KHM asks for the basic requirements and possibilities of today's design and manufacturing. In particular, the role of information processes and their interaction will be investigated with material processes. [+]

The Experimental computer science at the KHM asks for the basic requirements and possibilities of today's design and manufacturing. In particular, the role of information processes and their interaction will be investigated with material processes. Where do they occur at all information and algorithms, as they are produced, communicated, processed and integrated into planning and manufacturing processes? How does human reason and perception with physical materials and how they are mediated by semiotic processes? In short, the way in which they are mutually dependent reason and artifact and what role do the characters? The fact that so far no general science of artifacts exist, the so the "know-how" that go beyond mere questions of making, is regarded as one of the main reasons that our company has never really mastered the art intellectually. Not the technical "know-how" is therefore at the center of our thinking and experimental approach, but reflect on the conditions of the possibility producing action and the question under what stipulations we want to develop our resulting technologies at all and operate? Access to this complex issue is basically experimentally. With the help of artifacts, small structures and process-oriented installations field Poietischer actions is artistic and practically investigated and critically. [-]

Animation

exMedia
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Cologne

Animation is seen as an evolving concept to evolving art form, required by the handwerkliches- and design skills as well as have the will to experiment and artistic venture. [+]

Best Course Studies in Design in Germany 2017. Animation is seen as an evolving concept to evolving art form, required by the handwerkliches- and design skills as well as have the will to experiment and artistic venture. Each image form that involves movement, can be treated here. This includes all forms and materials of the visual arts, and its relation with other artistic disciplines such as theater or dance. Also a link to 3D animation is seen. Content and form are developed in parallel: from traditional narrative forms and documentary to pure abstraction, from the teleplay for performance. The presentation will be included in the design process. The sole production of canvas or screen is no longer selbverständlich. Even before this, the projects of the students were wide-ranging in terms of material and content. There were stories told, implemented in traditional character or stop-motion film, documentaries, 2D computer animation, abstract works, and lately increasingly installations. [-]

3D / Games

exMedia
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Cologne

Lab.D, which stands for Laboratory for Dimensional research, is a primary facility at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne, KHM for research and production of interdisciplinary projects dealing with 3D technologies and investigating space, time and play as a principal thematic field. [+]

Lab.D, which stands for Laboratory for Dimensional research, is a primary facility at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne, KHM for research and production of interdisciplinary projects dealing with 3D technologies and investigating space, time and play as a principal thematic field. We are equipped to assist with conceptual grounding and idea-testing of the projects. Our scope is quite wide ranging from character animation to mobile technologies and site-specific gaming. [-]

Introduction to Editing

Met Film School
Campus Full time 2 days September 2017 Germany Berlin Region Berlin + 1 more

Editing is a core part of the filmmaking process. This is a highly practical introduction to the art of editing, focusing on the core editing techniques available as part of the Adobe CS6 suite with a particular emphasis on Adobe Premiere Pro ®. [+]

Best Course Studies in Design in Germany 2017. Editing is a core part of the filmmaking process. This is a highly practical introduction to the art of editing, focusing on the core editing techniques available as part of the Adobe CS6 suite with a particular emphasis on Adobe Premiere Pro ®. All students will learn key techniques from an industry professional tutor. This course is ideal for beginners looking for some hands-on experience. LEARNING GOALS Effectively manipulate data within the CS6 suite of tools Be able to use basic filters, transitions, motion and create titles Have the ability to navigate Adobe software and understand workflow Know how to check broadcast safe levels for export Be able to import and export files Minimum Age: 18 at start of course Entry Requirements: The Introduction to Screenwriting course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements. [-]

Part Time Postproduction

Met Film School
Campus Part time 6 months April 2017 Germany Berlin Region Berlin + 1 more

Part-Time Postproduction is a course designed for those seeking specialist training in the latest digital filmmaking postproduction techniques. The course aims to provide students with highly marketable skills across a variety of visual media. [+]

Part-Time Postproduction is held on every Wednesday evening (7pm-10pm) and every other Saturday (10am – 5pm). Part-Time Postproduction is a course designed for those seeking specialist training in the latest digital filmmaking postproduction techniques. The course aims to provide students with highly marketable skills across a variety of visual media. Postproduction is the last stage in the film production pipeline where the film becomes a reality. A key part of this course is the study and practice of editing as a creative and technical craft. This course will cover the core skills and technology needed for today’s ever-changing filmmaking industry, including editing, colour grading and visual effects. LEARNING GOALS Develop an understanding of post-production workflows, processes and disciplines Demonstrate competency in editing to enhance the storytelling process Use colour to maximise the visual impact of films Apply core skills in visual effects production to the completion of films Deliver a film to market across a range of distribution platforms Minimum Age: 18 at start of course Entry Requirements: Our Part-Time Postproduction course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements. [-]

Three Week Editing

Met Film School
Campus Full time 3 weeks April 2017 Germany Berlin Region Berlin + 1 more

Editing lies at the heart of filmmaking and calls for knowledge of film grammar and storytelling techniques. [+]

Best Course Studies in Design in Germany 2017. Three-Week Editing is a full-time course (Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm). Editing lies at the heart of filmmaking and calls for knowledge of film grammar and storytelling techniques. Students will receive high-level instruction in how to use the editing interface of the professional Adobe Premiere Pro suite. They will then practice their editing skills, first by cutting the rushes to a complete, professionally made short, then by editing the rushes to scenes from a well-known feature film. Editing content is the last stage in the production pipeline where the film becomes a reality. Students will study and practice editing as a creative and technical craft, learning the core skills and technology needed for today’s ever-changing filmmaking industry. Students are taught by a full-time industry-professional tutor for the duration of the course, with 1:1 personal time every week. LEARNING GOALS Know how to operate Adobe® Premiere Pro effectively Understand the impact of genre on editing styles Be able to employ narrative techniques to create tension Gain awareness of the use of sound to enhance the narrative Minimum Age: 18 at start of course Entry Requirements: The Three-Week Editing course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements. [-]

Six Month Digital Animation

Met Film School
Campus Full time 6 months May 2017 Germany Berlin Region Berlin + 1 more

Our Six-Month Digital Animation course is designed for those wishing to acquire industry-leading digital animation skills, which are highly sought after in the filmmaking industry, and to develop a showreel as a calling card for future employers. [+]

Six-Month Digital Animation is a full-time course (weekdays, 10am-5pm). Our Six-Month Digital Animation course is designed for those wishing to acquire industry-leading digital animation skills, which are highly sought after in the filmmaking industry, and to develop a showreel as a calling card for future employers. Students are taught by a full-time industry-professional tutor for the duration of the course, with 1:1 personal time every week. The Digital Animation programme begins with a three-week introduction to Maya and Nuke and also touches upon other related software that will be used during the course. The topics covered are based on standard Character Animation Pipelines used within the industry. Students also benefit from school visits to Award-Winning postproduction and VFX facilities in London. Past visits have included industry-leaders Framestore and Blue Zoo Animation. It’s an intensive period of study where the students will be covering the main areas of 2D and 3D CG within software such as Autodesk Maya and Mudbox, The Foundry Mari and Nuke, HDR Lightstudio and Substance Designer. Please note, content and software are subject to change. Digital Animation requires a team-driven production and learning environment, intended to foster and reinforce the highly interdependent production processes used within the visual effects and film industries. ON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO: Model believable 3D characters/creatures Integrate the traditional principles of animation Add dynamic finishing FX such as CG cloth, fur and hair CAREERS IN VFX & ANIMATION Our students go on working with award-winning companies including:... [-]