Summer Courses in Digital Design

Acquiring a degree is a lofty endeavor for many students, but summer courses can make the experience a bit easier. These courses take place outside of the normal year’s semester or trimester schedule. Instead, scholars complete course work during the traditional summer vacation period. What is a summer course in digital design? These classes generally follow the standard curriculum for the s… Read more

Acquiring a degree is a lofty endeavor for many students, but summer courses can make the experience a bit easier. These courses take place outside of the normal year’s semester or trimester schedule. Instead, scholars complete course work during the traditional summer vacation period.

What is a summer course in digital design? These classes generally follow the standard curriculum for the students’ degree program but simply take place in the summer months. Digital design curriculums usually focus on two important elements: drawing physical media and completing projects. Scholars will complete portfolio-ready work for fashion, children’s books, publishing, etc. Depending on the program, students may work with computer software that is also used in the professional workplace.

Taking summer courses serves to lighten the workload during the traditional semester, because scholars can afford to sign up for fewer hours. Conversely, students can get ahead and graduate in shorter periods of time. Older students are often freer in the summer and may find these courses more accessible.

The cost of the summer course will vary depending on the institution, type of instruction and overall length of the course. Longer and in-person classes typically require more monetary investment, while online classes can be more cost-effective.

After taking summer courses in digital design, you’ll be well on your way to completing your degree. Graduates can find work in a wealth of market and design niches, particularly in advertising, graphic design, art directing, web developing and multimedia artistry, which are in high demand. Advertising institutions hire degree holders as marketing managers, commercial designers and public relations specialists. Scholars can make a career within agencies and firms or branch out into a more freelance trajectory.

Many institutions offer a full gambit of online digital design courses both domestically and internationally. 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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ELISAVA Barcelona School of Design and Engineering
Barcelona, Spain

Creativity and innovation are conventionally limited by the possibilities of traditional production methods. In recent years, new technologies have modified different approach ... +

Creativity and innovation are conventionally limited by the possibilities of traditional production methods. In recent years, new technologies have modified different approaches within design. As part of this summer school, we explore new ways to bring aesthetic innovations to life while expanding knowledge about new production tools. You will understand the advantages of different additive manufacturing technologies and learn how to use them, taking advantage of their full potential in the field of design. Let your project be designed sustainably for the future instead of redesigning the past. -
Summer courses
Full-time
5 days
English
13 Jul 2020
Campus
 
St Clare's Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom

Improve your Art and Digital Design skills this summer. This course is designed for students who want to develop their techniques, perspectives, and portfolio for their curren ... +

Improve your Art and Digital Design skills this summer. This course is designed for students who want to develop their techniques, perspectives, and portfolio for their current studies or for students who would like to try something new this summer. -
Summer courses
Part-time
2 weeks
English
12 Jul 2020
Campus
 
The Florence Institute of Design International
Florence, Italy

This intensive four-week program is designed for students of graphic design and advertising or marketing professionals. This introductory course teaches students the process o ... +

This intensive four-week program is designed for students of graphic design and advertising or marketing professionals. This introductory course teaches students the process of digital illustration and prepares them for working in various styles. -
Summer courses
Full-time
4 weeks
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Accademia di Belle Arti Aldo Galli - IED Network
Como, Italy

Through this course, you have the opportunity to deepen and experience the digital design processes and to comprehend the possible creative interaction with the most tradition ... +

Through this course, you have the opportunity to deepen and experience the digital design processes and to comprehend the possible creative interaction with the most traditional design techniques. -
Summer courses
Part-time
2 weeks
English
29 Jun 2020
Campus
 
Summer School at Bauhaus University Weimar
Weimar, Germany

The course is made up of three parts and aims at interdisciplinary experiences of design principles like balance, tension, contrast, proportion, variation and so on.

The course is made up of three parts and aims at interdisciplinary experiences of design principles like balance, tension, contrast, proportion, variation and so on. -
Summer courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Campus
 

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