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DESIGN and Visual culture

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MASTER'S DEGREE IN DESIGN AND VISUAL CULTURE

Flávio Almeida

Coordinator

Flávio Almeida

Description

In the Master program in Design and Visual Culture students learn to effectively transform content into impactful visual objects, in a professional approach to clearly present to contemporary audiences.
Students discover and practice elements of the visual design process, from conception to research to the development of dynamic visual content. The program is based on the facilities of IADE: Print Lab, Media Lab and Photo Lab.
We have professors with businesses’ expertise and professors with a PhD in design leading this program.
The master is divided mostly in Visual Culture projects and Graphic Design projects and we also have a 4 weeks’ unit in Identity Design taught by Domus Academy.

 

 

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International Experience

In addition to the partnership with Domus Academy, by being a part of the largest global group of Higher Education - Laureate International Universities, IADE brings to its students global insight with a local perspective, creating a truly multicultural career-oriented learning experience.

The preparation of IADE students aims at making them the Global Professionals of the future, equipping them with all the tools they need to achieve professional success anywhere in the world.

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Real-World Business Experience

During the Master’s course, students will have constant contact with the professional world, both through seminars with renowned leaders and professionals, workshops, projects with companies and immersion in the School Agency.

Message from the Coordinator

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Using an interdisciplinary approach, we aim to train professionals for current and future visual communication (visual designers, art directors, visual artists and photographers) in a wide range of professional contexts and functions, in industries as diverse as advertising, publishing or culture. Masters in Design and Visual Culture will also be prepared to begin a career in teaching or university-based research.

 

Schedule / Duration

Morning and Afternoon / 4 Semesters / 120 ECTS

 

COURSE START

September 2017

Campus

Santos - Lisbon

 

1st YEAR

1st Semester


COURSES HOURS ECTS
Visual Culture Project 60 9
Typography 30 6
Photography 30 6
Art and Visual Culture 30 6
Research Methodology 30 3

2nd Semester


COURSES HOURS ECTS
Optional I 30 6
Optional II 30 6
Optional III 30 6
Optional IV 30 3
Visual Design 60 9

 

OPTIONAL COURSES
Optional I Art Direction Visual Perception and Ergonomics
Optional II Illustration and Comics Information Visualization
Optional III Animation Motion Design
Optional IV Graphic Production Digital Interfaces

2nd YEAR

3rd Semester


COURSES HOURS ECTS
Dissertation / Project / Internship Report 15 18
Theory and Criticism of Design 30 6
Workshops 30 6

4th Semester


COURSES HOURS ECTS
Dissertation / Project / Internship Report 15 30
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