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Many different people can find the value in taking summer courses. These courses can help individuals gain basic knowledge in a subject or expand their understanding of certain concepts. Summer courses typically impart the same amount of core knowledge that courses offered during the regular school year provide, but they do it in less time. What is a summer course in design studies? It is a progra… Read more

Many different people can find the value in taking summer courses. These courses can help individuals gain basic knowledge in a subject or expand their understanding of certain concepts. Summer courses typically impart the same amount of core knowledge that courses offered during the regular school year provide, but they do it in less time.

What is a summer course in design studies? It is a program that was created to give individuals background knowledge required to complete a design degree or certification program. In these courses, participants learn the basics of design that are applicable to disciplines ranging from graphic design to fashion. Each comes with its own set of criteria and offerings, and upon completion students are prepared with a proper foundation to dig deeper into the design specialty of their choice.

This summer course provides a foundation that allows students to focus on sharpening their skills when they get into more advanced coursework, rather than having to learn the concepts as they go. This can help them to advance more quickly in their studies.

There are a few different factors that must be considered when establishing the price for this program. The location of the school, average cost of attendance and whether students study in person or online are all different factors that contribute to the price. As such, it can vary from person to person.

The summer course in design prepares students to pursue degrees and certifications in a variety of fields. Each concentration provides a path into a particular career. For example, a graphic design program can prepare individuals for careers in the IT field or business and marketing, while a fashion design program could help students in the arts and fashion. The foundational skills developed through this education have no limits as far as their possible applications.

A summer course in design can be very beneficial to your pursuit of a career in design, no matter what avenue you choose. 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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SupBiotech Paris
Paris, France

Sup'Biotech is a private engineering school located in the Paris metropolitan area, that is specialized in various emerging biotechnology-related fields. Sup'Biotech is part o ... +

Sup'Biotech is a private engineering school located in the Paris metropolitan area, that is specialized in various emerging biotechnology-related fields. Sup'Biotech is part of the IONIS Institute of Technology cluster. -
Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
Jul 2022
15 May 2022
Campus
 
Universitat de Vic
Barcelona, Spain +1 More

For international students who wish to spend one semester in Vic at the University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia, studying a pre-established Engineering Study Abroa ... +

For international students who wish to spend one semester in Vic at the University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia, studying a pre-established Engineering Study Abroad program as an integrated part of their home studies. The programme consists of a set of courses of 30 ECTS that have a strong practical element, but they also cover the theoretical background needed to work on real case studies. -
Summer courses
Full-time
English
07 Feb 2022
Campus
 
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Milan, Italy

The course introduces the Italian design industry and current trends in interior design in order to enable you to develop the necessary skills to produce layouts for high-leve ... +

The course introduces the Italian design industry and current trends in interior design in order to enable you to develop the necessary skills to produce layouts for high-level showrooms and shops with an essential expressive value. -
Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
05 Jul 2022
30 Jun 2022
Campus
 

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European Centre for Career Education
Prague, Czech Republic

Join our unique vocational summer program training: learn from high-level professionals and go on tailor-made internships in the fields of Architecture & Design, Land Deve ... +

Join our unique vocational summer program training: learn from high-level professionals and go on tailor-made internships in the fields of Architecture & Design, Land Development, and Real Estate from July 4 to August 19, 2022. -
Summer courses
Full-time
3 - 7 weeks
English
Jul 2022
31 May 2022
Campus
 
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence
Florence, Italy

The Advanced Graphic Design Summer course provides you with the necessary skills and a solid understanding of the key areas of graphic design.

The Advanced Graphic Design Summer course provides you with the necessary skills and a solid understanding of the key areas of graphic design. -
Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
05 Jul 2022
30 Jun 2022
Campus
 
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Torino
Turin, Italy

Turin, a city with a unique charm, a world-class benchmark for a new culture of food and research into environmental sustainability, is the center of excellence and innovation ... +

Turin, a city with a unique charm, a world-class benchmark for a new culture of food and research into environmental sustainability, is the center of excellence and innovation in the automotive -
Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
05 Jul 2022
15 Jun 2022
Campus
 
Accademia di Belle Arti Aldo Galli - IED Network
Como, Italy

Textile designers are artists who dream up and design the look and feel of textiles, they are responsible for the aesthetic characteristics of fabrics, including patterns prin ... +

Textile designers are artists who dream up and design the look and feel of textiles, they are responsible for the aesthetic characteristics of fabrics, including patterns printed or woven into their surfaces. Through this education path, we provide you with an overview of the textile industry, including the basics of fabrics, fibers, and techniques, while highlighting the important historical context and cultural influence. -
Summer courses
Part-time
2 weeks
English
28 Jun 2022
28 Mar 2022
Campus
 
Paris College of Art
Paris, France

The Paris College of Art Summer Program offers an exciting set of courses with a modern edge in the historically and artistically rich city of Paris. In these two-week long co ... +

The Paris College of Art Summer Program offers an exciting set of courses with a modern edge in the historically and artistically rich city of Paris. In these two-week long courses, introductory through advanced level students will explore art, design, culture, and language. -
Summer courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
16 Jun 2022
06 Jun 2022
Campus
 
University of Pisa Summer - Winter Schools & Foundation Course
Pisa, Italy

The course addresses the strategies and methods of communication inside a museum, focusing on the content, design, and technologies of labels and educational panels. The aim o ... +

The course addresses the strategies and methods of communication inside a museum, focusing on the content, design, and technologies of labels and educational panels. The aim of the course is to provide participants with the main notions about the production and display of texts in museums, as well as an overview of the most up-to-date research in museum communication and technologies. -
Summer courses
Full-time
English
06 Jun 2022
30 Apr 2022
Online
 
SCI-Arc
Los Angeles, USA

Design Immersion Days (DID) is an immersive four-week summer program that introduces high school students to design and architecture. It is intended to inspire curiosity about ... +

Design Immersion Days (DID) is an immersive four-week summer program that introduces high school students to design and architecture. It is intended to inspire curiosity about the world of design, introduce basic design knowledge and critical thinking skills, and familiarize students with the expansive architecture and design culture of Los Angeles. -
Summer courses
Full-time
4 weeks
English
Jun 2022
Campus
 
The Florence Institute of Design International
Florence, Italy

The four-week course is an intensive introduction held in Florence for those interested in starting their studies of graphic design. The graphic design process, theory, and ap ... +

The four-week course is an intensive introduction held in Florence for those interested in starting their studies of graphic design. The graphic design process, theory, and application are covered. It is also a great opportunity for working professionals in the fields of marketing and advertising to expand their knowledge and skills of visual design. -
Summer courses
Full-time
4 weeks
English
Oct 2022
Campus
 
Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design
Copenhagen, Denmark

Explore the nature and aesthetics of interaction design. Practice creativity in a hands-on studio environment. This five-day workshop focuses on interaction design foundations ... +

Explore the nature and aesthetics of interaction design. Practice creativity in a hands-on studio environment. This five-day workshop focuses on interaction design foundations, history, critique, aesthetics, and contemporary issues in a studio environment. It provides a great intro to new practitioners as well as an in-depth exploration of interaction design foundations for experienced designers. -
Summer courses
Full-time
5 days
English
Online
 
Arts University Bournemouth - Summer Courses
Bournemouth, United Kingdom

An ideal introduction to British architecture and design, this course is based on the creative processes of ‘thinking and making’ to enhance your understanding of architectura ... +

An ideal introduction to British architecture and design, this course is based on the creative processes of ‘thinking and making’ to enhance your understanding of architectural design. -
Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
Campus
 
Accademia Riaci
Florence, Italy

You will posh your artistic sensibility in color, advertisement, illustration space conception unique to Italian life. You will nurture your individual creativity using vivid ... +

You will posh your artistic sensibility in color, advertisement, illustration space conception unique to Italian life. You will nurture your individual creativity using vivid colors. -
Summer courses
Full-time
2 - 12 weeks
English
Campus
 
RUBIKA
Valenciennes, France

ISD Rubika’s students are well known for a design methodology that goes beyond aesthetics and/or functionality, into a multidisciplinary approach for all projects.

ISD Rubika’s students are well known for a design methodology that goes beyond aesthetics and/or functionality, into a multidisciplinary approach for all projects. -
Summer courses
Full-time
4 weeks
English
Campus