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Diploma programs can give students in-depth experiences to help them discover which topic of study would be most interesting as an area for further education. Some students use the skills gained to enter the workforce immediately with an advantage over those with less experience. What is a diploma in design? Students entering the program are often introduced to a blend of technical and practical s… Read more

Diploma programs can give students in-depth experiences to help them discover which topic of study would be most interesting as an area for further education. Some students use the skills gained to enter the workforce immediately with an advantage over those with less experience.

What is a diploma in design? Students entering the program are often introduced to a blend of technical and practical skills as they study the tactile and digital fields of design. Students can learn principles of engineering alongside the elements of design as they explore the art of visual communication. Design studies through various diploma programs include business strategies, entrepreneurial skills, fashion design, architecture or retail marketing, while others explore the digital realm of graphic design.

Students who complete a diploma in design often become skilled in project and time management through the many assignments they complete as they work on prototypes of their designs. Others gain strong visual skills that can help them create eye-catching designs.

Though earning a diploma may cost slightly more than earning a certificate, the benefits might make it worthwhile. There may also be government aid programs available to assist students working toward this goal. Students should inquire at the university or online program of their choice, as costs vary.

Diploma programs are a great way for students to decide if they are interested enough in a particular area to continue with a career that requires higher education, such as brand designer or animator. Those with diplomas can seek entry-level graphic designer or art director jobs or apply as a retail merchandiser with confidence that the hands-on skills acquired through earning a diploma sets them above the average applicant.

Opportunities for a diploma in design are worldwide. Students can learn the history of art in a country surrounded by centuries of art masters or study with the convenience of online learning. To begin, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts
Cambridge, United Kingdom

If you are student who wants to study an Art or Design programme at Master’s level but do not have a relevant undergraduate degree or if you are an international student who h ... +

If you are student who wants to study an Art or Design programme at Master’s level but do not have a relevant undergraduate degree or if you are an international student who has completed an Art & Design degree outside of the UK and are looking to study a Master’s in the same or related discipline with the UK, our Graduate Diploma course will help you to develop the skills needed for entry onto a Master’s degree. -
Graduate Diploma
Full-time
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Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Saskatoon, Canada

Imagine you could take an idea for a new smart product and bring it to life. Take a conceptual design, optimize it, do mechanical engineering analysis, and create a prototype ... +

Imagine you could take an idea for a new smart product and bring it to life. Take a conceptual design, optimize it, do mechanical engineering analysis, and create a prototype that may include user configurable options, intelligent control, and sensors. As you design and prototype, you also plan how it will be manufactured with the latest automation and robotic equipment. Work Integrated Learning methodology uses projects in many of the courses. Students have the opportunity to design and build products to reinforce the theory, rather than just theory and assignments. -
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80 weeks
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Aug 2022
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Milwaukee Area Technical College
Milwaukee, USA

Gain the skills in industry-recognized software required for entering the graphic design field. You will learn to prepare designs, layouts and make modifications according to ... +

Gain the skills in industry-recognized software required for entering the graphic design field. You will learn to prepare designs, layouts and make modifications according to production standards. Production artists use their technical skills to ensure that the finished design work meets the client’s expectations. They are typically the last people to work on a project before it is published. This growing segment of the creative industry offers entry into a variety of careers. -
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Full-time
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Campus Caraïbéen des Arts
Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique (Fr.)

The design option offers students the opportunity to understand the world and the environment, interpret them and design proposals for objects or object systems in line with c ... +

The design option offers students the opportunity to understand the world and the environment, interpret them and design proposals for objects or object systems in line with changing needs. -
Diploma
Full-time
3 years
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École Intuit.Lab
Mumbai, India

This course is a premium programme which provides students with an in-depth understanding of Advertising, Branding, Design, Digital and Communication Strategies.

This course is a premium programme which provides students with an in-depth understanding of Advertising, Branding, Design, Digital and Communication Strategies. -
Postgraduate Diploma
Full-time
18 months
English
Campus
 
Curtin College
Perth, Australia

Bring your creative ideas to life with the Diploma of Arts and Creative Industries. Bring your creative ideas to life with the Diploma of Arts and Creative Industries.

Bring your creative ideas to life with the Diploma of Arts and Creative Industries. Bring your creative ideas to life with the Diploma of Arts and Creative Industries. -
Diploma
Full-time
8 - 12 months
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Istituto Pantheon Design & Technology
Rome, Italy

The course in Design for the achievement of the First Level Academic Diploma aims to ensure mastery of artistic methods and techniques and the acquisition of specific discipli ... +

The course in Design for the achievement of the First Level Academic Diploma aims to ensure mastery of artistic methods and techniques and the acquisition of specific disciplinary and professional skills. The aim is to provide knowledge and design and expressive methodologies in the use of the tools of representation and artistic practices, with particular regard to Interior Design, Product Design and Garden Design. The Designer conveys innovation from a creative, aesthetic, social and technological point of view. -
Diploma
Full-time
3 years
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Nov 2022
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Open University
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

This general design diploma focuses on developing creative design thinking to address problems in every aspect of life. The design modules feature online design studios, socia ... +

This general design diploma focuses on developing creative design thinking to address problems in every aspect of life. The design modules feature online design studios, social networking and inspiring study materials alongside a practical component. As well as design, you’ll study modules in complementary subjects to gain skills and knowledge in an area that fits your needs and interests. -
Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
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Online
 
L’école de Condé
Bordeaux, France

Studying design means entering a fascinating world that combines aesthetic experimentation, research into new uses, and new ways of creating meaning. This course necessarily b ... +

Studying design means entering a fascinating world that combines aesthetic experimentation, research into new uses, and new ways of creating meaning. This course necessarily begins with a Preparatory Year (Bachelor 1) in Design which provides all the tools necessary for creative development. The student's design department of the School of Condé falls into four Bachelor: graphic design printed & digital, space design - interior design, product design - objects and fashion design - styling, and several Master's programs. -
Advanced Diploma
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German-Malaysian Institute
Kajang, Malaysia

Product Design & Manufacturing is a programme that focuses on product design concepts, presentation of new product ideas and advanced manufacturing applications for produc ... +

Product Design & Manufacturing is a programme that focuses on product design concepts, presentation of new product ideas and advanced manufacturing applications for production. -
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Monash College
Melbourne, Australia

Our Diploma of Art & Design prepares you for a degree in fine art, Architecture, Industrial Design, Communication Design, Spatial Design and Collaborative Design at Monash ... +

Our Diploma of Art & Design prepares you for a degree in fine art, Architecture, Industrial Design, Communication Design, Spatial Design and Collaborative Design at Monash University. -
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Bridgend College Penybont
Bridgend, United Kingdom

You will be assessed in a variety of ways which could include assignments, external examinations, case studies and continual class assessment. Progress to employment within Co ... +

You will be assessed in a variety of ways which could include assignments, external examinations, case studies and continual class assessment. Progress to employment within Construction as an apprentice/trainee Painter & Decorator with progression to L2 NVQ Diploma in Painting & Decorating. -
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