Master Program in Communication Design

Best 30 Masters Programs in Communication Design 2017/2018

Communication Design

The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

In the communication design discipline, marketing and creative skills overlap to provide professionals with the special tools to craft effective messages and campaigns. This entire process covers everything from conception to channel delivery and requires professional-level capability and knowledge in writing, art direction, marketing, consumer behavior and media.

Master Degree in Communication Design

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Master in Business Design

Domus Academy
Campus Full time 12  January 2018 Italy Milan

The Master in Business Design program creates new connections between the worlds of business and design. You’ll work on projects relating to the business of design—and the design of business. [+]

Master Programs in Communication Design. Innovate. Oversee. Strategize. The Master in Business Design program creates new connections between the worlds of business and design. You’ll work on projects relating to the business of design—and the design of business. Enlightening and interdisciplinary, the program focuses on how to apply design methodology, sensitivity, and culture to any business. You’ll study design-driven company management as you learn to draft plans for business development, branding, marketing, and communication—for product lines, startups, and established businesses. Audience The program is designed for candidates who have a first-level degree in economics, humanities, design, or related subjects, and who are interested in acquiring organizational and management skills via a multidisciplinary approach. Outcome During this degree program, students will: Apply design-based methodologies within non-design fields. Present a creative project in an entrepreneurial way by demonstrating its validity and reliability, through tests, supporting evidence, and application scenarios. Demonstrate autonomy and originality in solving problems. Program The Master in Business Design program is workshop-based, supported by seminars, lectures, tutorials, and fieldwork. Industry professionals, the course leader, and project leaders guide students via individual coaching and project mentorship. The program consists of four main modules, each of which includes a two-week course and six-week workshop. The modules are followed by a two-month internship period and a final portfolio presentation. The modular structure is customizable, allowing flexibility and variety to better serve each student’s needs and goals. Structure Courses Coursework focuses on: Exploring the nature, languages, and values of the contemporary design scene... [-]

Master of Advanced Studies in Interaction Design

SUPSI
Campus Full time September 2018 Switzerland Lugano

The Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Interaction Design combines design thinking, prototyping techniques, digital fabrication, programming, and physical computing in one study program addressing the realization of projects in which the interaction between the design culture and the technological development allows to generate design-driven innovations. [+]

Master of Advanced Studies in Interaction Design Designing Advanced Artifacts, Environments and Services The Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Interaction Design combines design thinking, prototyping techniques, digital fabrication, programming, and physical computing in one study program addressing the realization of projects in which the interaction between the design culture and the technological development allows to generate design-driven innovations. The program places Interaction design at the center of an original curriculum where it serves as the key element in the design of Advanced Artifacts, Environments, and Services. The goal of the MAS is to train skilled professionals who play a key role within the most innovative industrial and design fields. Methods and Approaches The MAS educational model focuses on methods and processes to generate innovations. Students have the opportunity to acquire Human Centred Design methods for the analysis and the solution of design problems and to autonomously practice research methods. A pragmatic problem-solving approach to design is applied in a laboratory environment. Peer to peer learning, iterative processes and the rapid prototyping of digital and physical solutions qualify the students to pursue careers in industry, research and design agencies, wherever technological innovation and design meet. Topics and Contents The MAS courses are held by well-recognized lecturers and in collaboration with an established network of organizations, research centers, design practices and companies. Topics such as user experience design, service design, user interface design, open design, spatial design, and information visualization are taught through design-driven courses that allow students to develop digital... [-]

Master in Creative Advertising

NABA - Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Milano
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Milan

The Master in Creative Advertising is a joint initiative between NABA and Media Design School in Auckland, New Zealand. This one-year master’s program focuses on innovative and effective advertising techniques that get customers thinking, talking—and buying. The course covers all media in which advertising appears—from print, radio, and TV to the Web and social media. [+]

Master Programs in Communication Design. 5 SCHOLARSHIPS UP FOR GRABS SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION CREATIVE ADVERTISING. Deadline: 12 May The Master in Creative Advertising is a joint initiative between NABA and Media Design School in Auckland, New Zealand. This one-year master’s program focuses on innovative and effective advertising techniques that get customers thinking, talking—and buying. The course covers all media in which advertising appears—from print, radio, and TV to the Web and social media. You’ll prepare to enter the creative departments of advertising agencies by learning how to solve problems creatively and how to convey ideas to others in a concise and persuasive way. Both of these core life skills are transferable across any number of disciplines, particularly those associated with commercial creativity. In addition to a Certificate of Recognition from Media Design School, eligible graduates will receive an Academic Master’s Degree awarded by NABA and Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research. About Media Design School Media Design School is New Zealand’s most-awarded private higher education institute for the creative industries. The Auckland-based school offers specialist degrees in emerging creative fields, including bachelor’s degrees in 3D animation, media design, visual Eeffects, game art, and game programming. Media Design School alumni have gone on to employment with top companies such as DreamWorks, Pixar, BBDO, and Saatchi & Saatchi, and they have worked on major productions such as The Hobbit and Avatar. Curriculum Classes include: Advertising, Sociology of Cultural Processes, Project Design, Art Direction, Audiovisual... [-]

Master's Degree In Design

Universidade de Évora
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Évora

The Master's study program in design is enhancing scientific and professional autonomy of the student, focusing on knowledge and skills strongly grounded in the exploration of design methods and scientific research. [+]

PRESENTATION The study program Master in Design It is enhancing the scientific and professional autonomy of the student, focusing on knowledge and skills strongly grounded in the exploration of design methods and scientific research. This program combines new paradigms of social design, entrepreneurship, biomimetics and ecology, covering potentially either side of Product Design wants to shed design Editorial, depending on the specific training interest of the student. Careers The Masters in Design will be able to integrate research and technological development teams (R & D) in the design process with industry, workshops and services; integrating scientific research teams in the areas of Product Design or Communication Design as well as in related fields; qualify for access to other branches of postgraduate training at the level of the 3rd cycle, or functions that may require a higher education, including the teaching of different levels. [-]

Master in Communication Design

Designskolen Kolding
Campus Full time September 2017 Denmark Kolding

The objective of communication is to influence the knowledge, behaviour and attitudes of people. Therefore, we hack into city spaces, we create computer games for alcoholics, we change the way patients percevie waiting time, we design way-finding by use of sound, or we design posters for dyslexics. [+]

Master Programs in Communication Design. Communication Design connects not only with the school’s key values (social inclusion, sustainability, and cultural diversity), but also with its mission to create sustainable futures. All communication requires at least two people. In traditional media theory described as sender and receiver. During your study the main subjects are: how to inform in an objective way – to improve communication by strategy – to bring awareness or change behavior, or how to deliver an holistic service or experience by interaction. To load design effectively with value, the programme focuses on the post concept phase: strategy, validation and framing. That’s of course, beside the well known pre-concept phase: research, analysing/synthesising and idea generation. During the BA study you will explore: drawing, sketching, notation, writing, storyboarding, coding, prototyping, amongst others. The analogue, ánd the digital. Conventional, time based, and new media. If the bachelor is to broaden, the master is to deepen in either Social Design (including Welfare Design), Sustainability & Design, Play & Design, or Management & Design (in collaboration with the University of Southern Denmark). We are aware of the blurring boundaries between design disciplines and are encouraging cross disciplinary research. Since Communication Design is a global collaborative workshop, we position you at the centre, and encourage each of you to develop distinctive profiles by exploring specific individual competences. We expect you to be curious, empathic, and communicative. [-]

Master in Photography for Communication

IAAD Istituto D'Arte Applicata e Design
Campus Full time March 2018 Italy Turin

The main purpose of the Master’s Module is to develop a new generation of professionals who are able to imagine, design, build and spread their vision with all the necessary tools to deal with the fluidity of the market. [+]

Despite it’s relatively recent discovery, photography has gone through different evolutions changing itself and the world around it. On one side, it has helped us to better understand the many manifestations of reality. On the other side, photography has unhinged our certainties to reveal a metaphysical inner world. With the advent of digital photography, the photographer’s work- from pioneering alchemy in its infancy, to advanced computing today – has undergone a process of democratization that has broadened the basic skill base and raised the level of expectation at the top. To be an exceptional professional photographer today not only requires having technical expertise at shooting and printing but also a broader awareness of the entire creative and production processes. Familiarity with all technological aspects (shooting, editing, post production, presentation, distribution), the different areas and related parties involved are not enough to meet the market’s needs. Creativity and content design are the difference between the role of a person who merely does the work and of a potential creative director. A holistic approach is therefore essential to establish oneself as a leading professional in the industry. CONTENT AND OBJECTIVES The main purpose of the Master’s Module is to develop a new generation of professionals who are able to imagine, design, build and spread their vision with all the necessary tools to deal with the fluidity of the market. More experienced photographers are hired not only as technical experts, but as real creative directors. In this light, it is clear that a... [-]

Master's Degree In Design Management

IPAM
Campus Part time September 2017 Portugal Lisbon Porto + 1 more

The Master in Management Design encompasses the entire strategic and operational process within a business organization as a way to tailor offers tailored to the needs of consumers. [+]

Master Programs in Communication Design. Master degree developed in partnership with IADE - Creative University. Design Management is an activity that has as main objective the good incorporation of the design in the companies, adding areas of knowledge of the design and the management. Ability to design and plan creative processes in the research, analysis, conceptualization and execution phases, are key competences of a design manager, which translates into concrete results achieved by companies in the market. The Master in Management Design encompasses the entire strategic and operational process within a business organization as a way to tailor offers tailored to the needs of consumers. Companies Throughout the master's degree, the student will have constant contact with the professional world, either through seminars with leaders and reference professionals, workshops, projects with companies and the possibility of internships. International experience The global network of Laureate International Universities provides 80 universities in 29 countries where students can make international mobility. Main benefits Methodology of innovative teaching based on technology. Program developed in network at national and international level. Strong component of innovation and focus on entrepreneurship. Complementarity of two areas that allow the development of an integrated thinking about the entire creation process: design and management. Heterogeneous and collaborative course that allows generating rich outputs at the level of knowledge. Project developed in collaboration with international universities. [-]

Master's Degree In Design & Advertising

IADE
Campus Part time September 2017 Portugal Lisbon

The Master in Design & Advertising is based on the convergence of knowledge in the areas of design and marketing, bringing together in a single program the two areas of training in which IADE has most stood out. [+]

The Master in Design & Advertising Is based on the convergence of knowledge in the areas of design and marketing, bringing together in a single program the two areas of training in which IADE has stood out the most. Through research and the use of active pedagogical models, students are able to understand the dynamics of advertising creation, to critically analyze and evaluate different proposals, and to think about the agency models and the creative direction of the future. International experience In addition to the international partnerships that IADE has, the global network of Laureate International Universities offers 80 universities in 29 countries where students can make international mobility. Companies Throughout the master's degree, the student will have constant contact with the professional world, either through seminars with leaders and reference professionals, workshops, projects with companies and immersion in the School Agency. SYLLABUS 1st Year 1st Semester ... [-]

Master in Interior Design - Master di Primo Livello

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rome
Campus Full time January 2018 Italy Rome

The goal of the Master in Interior Design is preparing professional to develop the different steps of a project, ranging from concept to completion of a product (from industrial design to the living space) assessing all the aspects of a project. [+]

Master Programs in Communication Design. The goal of the Master in Interior Design is preparing professional to develop the different steps of a project, ranging from concept to completion of a product (from industrial design to the living space) assessing all the aspects of a project. The teaching methodology starts from the history of design and market (strategy & business) to the concept of a project characterized by a strong identity and the real chance of being carried out. Career opportunities - The designer can carry out his profession as a freelancer or working in design firms, companies’ creative department or communication agencies, being able to manage the complexity and coordinate the project design through an integrated approach involving creative, cultural, productive, marketing and communication aspects. The course is recognised as a 1st Level Master’s Degree (60 ECTS credits) that is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR). Target - The master in Interior Design is the right specialisation for graduates in Design, Architecture or related fields, who want to enrich their experience in design, but also for professionals with proven experience. Methodology and structure - The methodology of the Master in Interior Design is based on the project, with the participation of companies and professional firms whose representatives work as part of the faculty of the course. The Master in Design offers a training programme that, by integrating the methodological, technical and design aspects, gives participants the opportunity to enhance a complete professional approach, declinable... [-]

Graduate In Strategic Design And Innovation

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Sao Paulo
Campus Full time 18  September 2017 Brazil São Paulo

Strategic Design configures itself as a "big picture" understanding of society's demands, based on a new mindset and systemic vision, which redefines the approach to challenges, with a focus on identifying opportunities for action. [+]

BECAUSE? O Strategic Design Is configured as a "big picture" understanding of society's demands, based on a new mindset and systemic vision, which redefines the approach to challenges, with a focus on identifying opportunities for action. FOR WHOM? For professionals in various fields of knowledge and professional activity interested in the design thinking and its disruptive approach, with models capable of generating creative innovation and transform realities, whether in business or in causes. HOW IS IT? Students will be introduced to new business models, supported by a creative, sustainable, responsible and collaborative vision, translating human values ​​and aspirations into viable solutions, with Design as a catalyst for the value creation process. COURSE The course Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Design and Innovation of the Istituto Europeo di Design - IED São Paulo has the objective of developing skills and abilities and provide experiences focused on application of design thinking as strengthening strategy of the business value chain. The course addresses the culture of innovation and strategic thinking in the process of creating, managing and implementing new market solutions. In this sense, the course offers a learning experience geared toward professionals and entrepreneurs from various fields of training, interested in the creative approach to meet today's market challenges, especially in the areas of management, branding and development of new products and services. In this sense the course is based on a set of concepts, tools and innovation processes guided by the design and user-centric, such as Metadesign, Design Thinking, Human-Centered Design, Design... [-]

Master In User Experience

laSalle Barcelona Postgraduate
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The field of user experience, accessibility and usability have gained importance in recent years due to the great evolutionary leaps of products. The user-device relationship is constantly evolving and developing companies looking for new styles of interaction that surprise and fidelicen its users. [+]

Master Programs in Communication Design. The field of user experience, accessibility and usability have gained importance in recent years due to the great evolutionary leaps of products. The user-device relationship is constantly evolving and developing companies looking for new styles of interaction that surprise and fidelicen its users. To achieve a satisfying user experience technical quality of a product is not enough. The factors that motivate and satisfy users often depend on emotional, aesthetic or functional aspects that can be difficult to detect by trial and error. As he Master in UX (User eXperience) as the Graduate UX whose main objective is to form several profiles most demanded development in job vacancies in the sector: "UX Director", "Team Leader in UX", "Interaction Designer", "UI / UX Designer" "Architect Designer", "UX Consultant" or "User Experience developer". For this reason, the type of training provided is fully professionalized and focused on real projects for clients. The MUX and PUX have a professionalizing nature, so students will carry out a real project user experience for one of the companies listed. When you start the graduate students organized in small groups of multidisciplinary work and assigned a project. Training programs are designed for academic deliverables are really professional, so students will have to answer the same at his client. To do this, they will have the help of specialized tutors with extensive experience in such projects. The student learning therefore no technical and / or academic aspects is limited but live the experience of... [-]

MSc in Communication Design

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Campus Full time October 2017 Russia St. Petersburg

If you are really into communication and would like to learn more about the ways of rendering ideas, join us! You will be trained to get an advanced level in the area of communication, which includes publication design, web and mobile design, branding, advertising, information design, environmental design and others. [+]

If you are really into communication and would like to learn more about the ways of rendering ideas, join us!

You will be trained to get an advanced level in the area of communication, which includes publication design, web and mobile design, branding, advertising, information design, environmental design and others.

Our students will learn the art of successful communication by creating meaningful messages with different ways to express ideas and developing strategies to get messages across the public.

Key Points Cooperation between St. Petersburg Polytechnic University and Politecnico di Milano in Italy; The program is delivered in English, Russian and Italian; Students are encouraged to undertake real-world collaborative projects and pursue internships and other work experiences in Milan and Saint-Petersburg; Graduates of the program will have an opportunity boost their career in the areas of advertising, corporate branding, publishing, information visualization and infographics, interactive design and motion graphics, launch own successful design studios or follow a design research career; Online communication between students and teachers via intranet web-site based on moodle; Cross-cultural studies and extracurricular activities at SPbPU; Scholarships to study abroad in English in one of the European partner universities (a semester or a summer school). [-]

Master in Eco-Social Design

Free University of Bozen - Bolzano
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bolzano

This trilingual Master of Arts focusses on the potentials of local communities and economies, and on how to unfold them in a globalized world. Eco-Social Design is not only about more eco-efficient products and services, but is striving for more social good and good life with less material goods. [+]

Master Programs in Communication Design. This trilingual Master of Arts focusses on the potentials of local communities and economies, and on how to unfold them in a globalized world. Eco-Social Design is not only about more eco-efficient products and services, but is striving for more social good and good life with less material goods. Design is a catalyst of change. Cornerstones and characteristics Designers can help to envision and enable resilient projects locally, which can be adapted elsewhere – multiplied and networked globally. We use the region that we are placed in – the alps – to practice and teach ways of working, which can be applied in other regions, too. The Master enables young creative professionals to design for sustainable practices of production, consumption and living. With this aim the design of products, interactive applications and communications are approached as an integrated task. Students learn to work on design projects equipped with a transdisciplinary set of instruments beyond design, gathered from social and environmental sciences, economics and business, technology and crafts. Teaching and learning are organized in in multidisciplinary projects, where theory and practice are integrated in order to deal with complex questions and develop effective “answers” through the means of design. The master’s program works across several fields of design and provides possibilities to specialize in specific design disciplines, skills and/or areas of application. You will collaborate in teams, in beautiful spaces, and with external experts and stakeholders. The Faculty provides an environment that fosters creative, personal and... [-]

Master In Editorial Design: Print And Digital

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Campus Full time October 2017 Spain Madrid

Take to design all kinds of publishing formats and new digital media controlling the role of photography and illustration, composition, typography and the processes involved in the reading process. [+]

The Master of Design Publisher: Digital Print Media and trains students to work in today's publishing environment, both on paper and in new digital media. The professional market demands a professional specialized converge on editing for print and a solid background in the publishing environment in digital media knowledge today. The increase in selling publishing products, the proliferation of portable electronic devices and changing modes of access to information require the actual designer to perform a constant review of the languages ​​of visual communication in print media. For this reason, the Master of Design Publisher: Print Media and Digital not only involves the study of the various publishing formats, the role of photography and illustration, the principles of composition and typographic aesthetic, but investigates the cognitive processes involved in the reading process and technical interface design and user experience, to take advantage of the possibilities that brings the digital environment. Course Objectives The Master of Design Publisher: Digital Print Media and trains professionals in the publishing sector with a high degree of specialization. It raises the necessary goals for the work environment itself receives the results of qualified professionals. We can highlight among these objectives: To provide the necessary knowledge to identify the needs of the sector. Show the culture of publishing project, the dynamics that govern its processes and professionals within it. Differentiate the different types of publications and features. Teaching editing tools, both on paper and in the digital environment. Introduce professional practice in different areas of the... [-]

Advanced Master In Audiovisual Communication

CEI Escuela de Diseño
Campus Full time 540  September 2017 Spain Madrid Sevilla + 1 more

In the Advanced Master in Communication Studies, students will acquire an overview of the design and editing of audiovisual information through learning management tools Graphic design (Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign) and Video Editing and Post Production Motion Graphics with (Premier CS6, SpeedGrade CS6, Cinema 4D R13, Adobe Audition CS6 ...) and on the other hand, the student will learn to ... [+]

Master Programs in Communication Design. In the Advanced Master in Communication Studies, students will acquire an overview of the design and editing of audiovisual information through learning management tools Graphic design (Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign) and Video Editing and Post Production Motion Graphics with (Premier CS6, SpeedGrade CS6, Cinema 4D R13, Adobe Audition CS6 ...) and, on the other hand, the student will learn to channel this information through the Web Creation (HTML5, CSS3, Responsive Design, JavaScript, jQuery ...) CONTENT Advertising Design: Illustrator Image Processing: Photoshop Design Publishing: InDesign Plain Text Editor Specialized Web HTML5 / CSS3 Responsive Design Introduction JavaScript / jQuery Video editing in Premiere CS6: Audio editing with Adobe Audition CS6 and color correction with SpeedGrade CS6 Postproduction and motion graphics with After Effects CS6: CINEMA 4D R13 CHARACTERISTIC Contact classes Small groups Computer per student Internet connection Support material PDF for each of the materials. DURATION 540 hours (420 h. Face + 120 h. Final Projects) [-]