Diploma Programs in Visual Design

A diploma is earned by students who study a skill set in a particular field. Diplomas help students find desired work or can be used as stepping stones for further study. Students can also use diplomas to help them transition from one field to another. What is a Diploma in Visual Design? Visual design, often known as graphic design, is a field of study that merges art and technology. A visual desi… Read more

A diploma is earned by students who study a skill set in a particular field. Diplomas help students find desired work or can be used as stepping stones for further study. Students can also use diplomas to help them transition from one field to another.

What is a Diploma in Visual Design? Visual design, often known as graphic design, is a field of study that merges art and technology. A visual design degree gives students the skills to merge texts and pictures for a variety of visual fields. Students take courses related to layout, computer graphics, commercial illustration and promotional design, among others. They may also study typography, which can include its history and creation. Students are also often able to choose a specialization in order to give them an edge in the job market post-graduation.

Graduates of visual design programs are often very computer literate. They know how to manipulate programs and features for desired effect. Graduates from such a program often obtain a strong ability to focus and the skills required to think outside the box. For this reason, graduates are often sought after upon graduation.

The costs associated with a Diploma in Visual Design vary depending on which institution you plan to attend. Costs could also depend on how quickly you go through the program, as well as outside factors related to housing and other costs. To get the most accurate information, contact the admissions office of the school of your choice.

Potential careers for graduates of visual design include graphic design, corporate design, magazine design and brand and identity design. Graduates may also choose to work in such fields as computer finished art or environmental graphic design. Some become junior art directors or illustration and concept artists. Graphic design is an ever-increasing field that proves lucrative for many in the industry.

Diplomas for visual design are often available both on campus and online. Students may choose to attend full or part time, and there are often evening classes available. For more information, 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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Langara Centre for Entertainment Arts
Vancouver, Canada

The most well-designed and crafted visual effects shots bring your imagination and the impossible to life. They take you to unbelievable places through a seamless journey of d ... +

The most well-designed and crafted visual effects shots bring your imagination and the impossible to life. They take you to unbelievable places through a seamless journey of dazzling effects. Visual effects such as fire, water, destruction, green screens, CG models, and animation transport the viewer to another world altogether. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
14 May 2020
14 Apr 2020
Campus
 
Royal College of Art
London, United Kingdom

The Graduate Diploma Art & Design prepares you for Master’s study in Art and Design. We focus on developing proficiency in the independent learning methods and practices o ... +

The Graduate Diploma Art & Design prepares you for Master’s study in Art and Design. We focus on developing proficiency in the independent learning methods and practices of art and design, and on introducing you to the role and influence of art and design in the world today. We aim to make you better informed about the study options available to you, as well as the possible career paths that you might follow beyond graduation. -
Graduate Diploma
Full-time
30 weeks
English
Mar 2020
Campus
 
Toronto Film School
Toronto, Canada

Visual effects is the balanced amalgamation of the left brain and right brain thinking. Artists rely on technical skills and software knowledge to bring creative ideas to life ... +

Visual effects is the balanced amalgamation of the left brain and right brain thinking. Artists rely on technical skills and software knowledge to bring creative ideas to life and a filmmaker’s vision to the screen. -
Diploma
Full-time
24 months
English
Apr 2020
Online
 
Centre for Arts and Technology
Kelowna, Canada

You’ve always been creative and had your finger on the pulse of the latest trends in technology. Video games are a bit of an obsession, and a career that requires a suit and t ... +

You’ve always been creative and had your finger on the pulse of the latest trends in technology. Video games are a bit of an obsession, and a career that requires a suit and tie is just not what you have in mind. Working with a team of talented colleagues on the next blockbuster game or animated feature is where you see yourself in the near future. It’s time to bring your dreams to life. -
Diploma
Full-time
24 months
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Sida Group Management Academy
Ancona, Italy +5 More

Visual language expires through beautiful things. Discover the artist that is within you and test yourself with different languages.

Visual language expires through beautiful things. Discover the artist that is within you and test yourself with different languages. -
Diploma
Full-time
3 years
Italian
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Media Design School
Auckland, New Zealand +4 More

The Postgraduate Diploma is ideal for anyone who has completed a Bachelors degree in a design-related field or a Postgraduate Certificate in Design.

The Postgraduate Diploma is ideal for anyone who has completed a Bachelors degree in a design-related field or a Postgraduate Certificate in Design. -
Postgraduate Diploma
Full-time
30 weeks
English
Campus
 
Artidi Escuela Superior
Barcelona, Spain

The commercial, visual interior design course

The commercial, visual interior design course -
Postgraduate Diploma
Full-time
9 months
Spanish
Campus
 
First Media Design School
Singapore

Learn Brand building and designing marketing collaterals through Print Media. You will also uncover how to launch a successful campaign based on the principles of design such ... +

Learn Brand building and designing marketing collaterals through Print Media. You will also uncover how to launch a successful campaign based on the principles of design such as colour and font psychology. -
Diploma
Full-time
15 months
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
LCI Bogota
Bogotá, Colombia

Our program is a pioneer in the formation of the International Network of Schools of scenery, a platform to meet and implement European and other international standards trend ... +

Our program is a pioneer in the formation of the International Network of Schools of scenery, a platform to meet and implement European and other international standards trends in the academic year. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
Spanish
Campus
 
LABA Firenze - Liberal Academy Of Fine Art
Florence, Italy

The Visual Arts orientation at LABA, already structured on 3 +2 (new system): as all courses of the Libera Accademia di Belle Arti of Florence is characterized by a strong com ... +

The Visual Arts orientation at LABA, already structured on 3 +2 (new system): as all courses of the Libera Accademia di Belle Arti of Florence is characterized by a strong commitment to contemporary art, providing, in the study program, disciplines related to Video Art, Installation and Performance. -
Diploma
Full-time
3 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
South and City College Birmingham
Birmingham, United Kingdom

You will develop a fusion of creative and technical skills and understanding of these 3 related areas, one of the fastest growing and most exciting in the media, film and digi ... +

You will develop a fusion of creative and technical skills and understanding of these 3 related areas, one of the fastest growing and most exciting in the media, film and digital industries. You will learn everything needed to work in the visual effects sector for TV, film and games design/development. -
Diploma
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Oakfields College
Lynnwood Ridge, South Africa +2 More

In our 3D animation course, you will design and produce a portfolio of the work you have done during your studies at Oakfields College which will enable prospective employers ... +

In our 3D animation course, you will design and produce a portfolio of the work you have done during your studies at Oakfields College which will enable prospective employers to gauge your abilities and talent. -
Diploma
3 years
English
Feb 2020
Campus
 
New York Film Academy Australia
Southport, Australia

The New York Film Academy Australia's 3D Animation and Visual Effects program offered at our Gold Coast location gives students the chance to learn how to make animation using ... +

The New York Film Academy Australia's 3D Animation and Visual Effects program offered at our Gold Coast location gives students the chance to learn how to make animation using industry standard 3D animation software, that you will use to create and animate 3D models and immersive 3D animation. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 semesters
English, English
Campus
 
Artidi Escuela Superior
Barcelona, Spain

The window dressing course with postgraduate degree in Strategic Window dressing

The window dressing course with postgraduate degree in Strategic Window dressing -
Postgraduate Diploma
Full-time
4 months
Spanish
Campus
 
First Media Design School
Singapore

This Specialist Diploma is designed to impart the skillsets covering digital design, graphic design and graphic illustration, videography, web and mobile app development. It i ... +

This Specialist Diploma is designed to impart the skillsets covering digital design, graphic design and graphic illustration, videography, web and mobile app development. It is targeted for learners who wish to have an on-line design centric education. -
Diploma
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Campus