Graphic design has established itself as a vast professional field integrating different strands which are reflected in the variety of specialized career paths in the market.
The Master’s Course in Visual Design covers a wide range of areas: from visual identity to editorial design, from information graphics to digital communication. The designer’s role is to understand and oversee all graphic and visual aspects that arise in the communication process. The study of graphic design opens up a range of job opportunities and specialized career paths.
The course explores all aspects of this multifaceted discipline, immersing students in each of the inspirational areas of graphic design. This develops students’ professional skills and enhances their technical competence. By replicating the stimulating dynamics found in a professional environment, studio classes help stimulate the right mental approach to design and fine-tune the student’s graphic design skills.
In the Master’s program in Visual Design, all the elements that make up graphic language are studied: format, layout, composition, typography and visual elements.
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Our students participate in a course whose goal is to prepare them in the most comprehensive way, providing them with a testing ground to express skills from concept to execution.
The faculty supervises students individually; designers, professional figures from different fields and visiting professors are at your disposal throughout the academic year.
Teaching sessions vary between intensive workshops, studio classes, lectures, seminars and external visits. We also involve you in research initiatives carried out together with brands such as Adidas, Beiersdorf, Samsung, EMI Music e con La Triennale di Milano e il Comune di Milano.
The Master’s course in Visual Design is organized in collaboration with major industry leaders and other universities. Certificates and academic credits are awarded according to the ECTS system.
After successfully completing the Master’s programme, students will receive the First Level University Master’s Diploma and the equivalent of 60 ECTS credits.
Graduates in Visual Communication, Graphic Design, Advertising or their equivalents, plus students from Fine Arts Academies can be selected for the Master, as well as candidates who have previously gained significant professional experience in the field.
Selection is based on the following criteria:
The number of places is limited.
The Master runs for 15 months from October to December of the following year with a break throughout August.
Attendance is mandatory and the presence is full time: it corresponds to 1500 hours of lessons, class exercises, internship and individual study.
At the end of the classes, a 3-month internship at a company in which to put your skills into practice is always guaranteed.