Graduate Diploma Programs in Design Studies

A graduate diploma is usually pursued by students after they earn an undergraduate degree. A diploma furthers the skills and knowledge in a specific area to help improve the student’s career outlook. What is a Graduate Diploma in Design Studies? This design program integrates industry collaboration, research, and design culture through the delivery of core and specialist subjects. Every prog… Read more

A graduate diploma is usually pursued by students after they earn an undergraduate degree. A diploma furthers the skills and knowledge in a specific area to help improve the student’s career outlook.

What is a Graduate Diploma in Design Studies? This design program integrates industry collaboration, research, and design culture through the delivery of core and specialist subjects. Every program will vary, but focus may be placed on innovative integration of new technologies, design evolution, experimentation, and practice. The areas may include lighting design, text and image, fashion, media, space and materials, sustainable design, strategy and enterprise, and techno-textiles. Students learn to explore conceptual challenges and develop usable, useful, and resonant designs.

Along with further developing your design skills, one of the benefits of earning this diploma is that you will be able to showcase your creative talent at events and exhibitions. You also will build a strong portfolio that will help you land some of the best jobs.

The costs involved with earning a graduate diploma will vary and depend on several factors. The reputation and location of the institution, as well as the length of the program affect how much a student will pay. Students are encouraged to get in touch with their favorite schools to find out what will be expected financially.

Many career opportunities open to you with a design diploma. Depending on the focus of study, you can look for work in a number of different industries. These include fashion, communication, product development, interior design, and architecture. Specific titles may include accessory designer, graphic designer, film-maker, web developer, architect, illustrator, and industrial designer. Graduates may also choose to teach art or become an independent artist.

 Don’t waste any time finding the right design school. Using our extensive online database, 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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CSVPA
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
English
Sep 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
 
Accademia di Comunicazione
Milan, Italy

The three-year post-diploma course in Graphic Design of the Accademia di Comunicazione , one of the first in the Visual Communication sector in Italy, today boasts a long trad ... +

The three-year post-diploma course in Graphic Design of the Accademia di Comunicazione , one of the first in the Visual Communication sector in Italy, today boasts a long tradition and a showcase of prestigious national and international prizes awarded to students for their projects. In addition, the course also has the merit of having trained several generations of Graphic Designers immediately appreciated for the quality of their preparation and their experience. Many are now owners of their own professional studios and some have succeeded in establishing themselves abroad. -
Graduate Diploma
Full-time
3 years
Italian
Oct 2020
Campus
 
RUBIKA
Valenciennes, France

The objective of the Bachelor Rubika cycle is to enable our students to discover all areas of digital creation, to specialize in the field of their choice (industrial design, ... +

The objective of the Bachelor Rubika cycle is to enable our students to discover all areas of digital creation, to specialize in the field of their choice (industrial design, animation or video game), to acquire solid knowledge bases academic necessary to create, to master the technical tools and know team work by project. -
Graduate Diploma
Full-time
3 years
French
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
 

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