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You can usually take higher education courses if you’re 18 or older. They’re regularly taught in universities, colleges and professional institutions such as art schools or agricultural colleges - nearly all of which have their own websites. You can get a wide range of skills, for example, diplomas, bachelor degrees, foundation degrees and post-graduate degrees.

With the growth of digital media, design jobs are in high demand. If you are good with technology and have an eye for designs, masters program in design could be for you.

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Umeå Institute of Design - Umeå University

Industrial Design Intensive is a one-year course package that runs over a whole study year, from autumn to spring term. The autumn term is dedicated to basic methods in i ... [+]

Course Package - Industrial Design Intensive (Undergraduate)

Industrial Design Intensive is a one-year course package that runs over a whole study year, from autumn to spring term. The autumn term is dedicated to basic methods in industrial design with focus on the product design process, while the spring term includes basics in interaction design, service design and design management.

The goal of the course is that the student should acquire basic knowledge about, and understanding of, the methods and proceedings that are used within industrial design. Special attention is given to the product development process but other areas of industrial design are also integrated in the course, such as interaction design, service design and design management. The course is mainly focused on methods for analysing problems, methods for ideation and creativity and methods for visualisation, presentation and communication.... [-]

Sweden Umeå
September 2019
English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona

The Lighting for Retail and Commercial Spaces study program teaches how to use light as a powerful tool for design and expression in commercial spaces, an increasingly co ... [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH

The Lighting for Retail and Commercial Spaces study program teaches how to use light as a powerful tool for design and expression in commercial spaces, an increasingly competitive and changing sector. Artificial lighting technology is nowadays in constant evolution, requiring specific knowledge and expertise in order to fully master its potential.

Whether natural or artificial, light has a strong connection with people and the way they experience the space around them: acting on perception and sensations and influencing people’s comfort, activity and the choices they make.

Lighting design is, therefore, a crucial part of the design of any space and experience. In Commercial Spaces, it is especially essential, as it determines the overall look and feel of the environment and the well-being and behavior of the actual users of that space. In hospitality, retail and offices, lighting are closely linked to the brand image, making it a key element to design a complete and consistent user experience, meeting all the commercial requirements.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
January 2020
English
Part-time
3 months
Campus
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Roma Film Academy

In general, we think of the costume department as a technical one, linked more to the sartorial than to the authorial aspect. Instead, it is one of the most important art ... [+]

In general, we think of the costume department as a technical one, linked more to the sartorial than to the authorial aspect. Instead, it is one of the most important artistic departments, because a good costume is often what gives shape to the character. Good costume designers must know how to read and analyze a script and use their art to dress the protagonists of the story of a personality, thus helping the actor to better embody the character. And we are not just speaking of historical costumes, those that most affect the attention of the general audience, but also the modern and urban ones, which are often not noticed but that give the characters their own identity.

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Italy Rome
October 2019
Italian
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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UC Berkeley Extension

Develop your user-interface (UI) design skills by creating innovative experiences; structuring, organizing and managing content; identifying user needs, and developing so ... [+]

Gain practical knowledge with our full-time studies in UX and UI and put your skills to work with an internship at a leading company in San Francisco or Silicon Valley. International students qualify for Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Through our immersive, which can lead to a full diploma, you'll master the UX and UI skills that employers are seeking. Start studying today for an exciting and demanding career in UX and UI.

"My internship was my first time working at a startup, and I liked the culture where my ideas and expertise were easily seen and valued."

—Jolin Wu, Taiwan

UI (User-Interface) Design Immersive

Develop your user-interface (UI) design skills by creating innovative experiences; structuring, organizing and managing content; identifying user needs, and developing social innovations. Through various hands-on projects, you'll develop a portfolio that will impress a future hiring manager.... [-]

USA Berkeley San Francisco
January 2020
English
Full-time
1 semester
Campus
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In Florence Academy

The course is aimed at students who are interested in interior design and who want to understand technical and constructional aspects of interior spaces, the methodologie ... [+]

The course is aimed at students who are interested in interior design and who want to understand technical and constructional aspects of interior spaces, the methodologies of elaborating the concept of a project and its appropriate representation. The approach is not only technical but creative, artistic and intuitive. The fundamentals of the course are aimed at providing knowledge of various interior styles, the study of solutions in furnishing, the materials used and the various possibilities in fabrics; patterns, colors, and shades.

Course prices and duration:

ELEMENTARY COURSE

Enrollment fee: 150 €

Tuition fee:

one month: 590 €

two months: 1100 €... [-]

Italy Florence
Open Enrollment
English,Italian
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 8 months
Campus
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Accademia del Lusso

The Intensive Course in Interior & Retail Design at Accademia del Lusso Milan prepares students to become professionals who are able to invent and create graphic desi ... [+]

The Intensive Course in Interior & Retail Design at Accademia del Lusso Milan prepares students to become professionals who are able to invent and create graphic design for interior spaces using both manual and digital representation tools.

The course aims to give students the in-depth theoretical knowledge and practical abilities that mean they will be able to identify and coordinate the styles, trends and materials that allow them to distinguish the concept of ‘contemporary living’ with originality. The course also provides students with methodological and professional skills in planning and design, meaning they will be capable both of communicating and presenting their ideas adequately, and of independently managing the choice of techniques and technologies in order to bring a design to completion.... [-]

Italy Milan
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Italian
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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Insenia Design School Madrid

This course is aimed at all kinds of people initiated or not in the field of interior design or decoration. We will teach you to face the interior design of all kinds of ... [+]

Who is it for?

Aimed at all kinds of people initiated or not in the field of interior design or decoration. We will teach you to face the interior design of all kinds of homes and the custom design of all your furniture.

We will rely on the history of art and furniture, as well as the most modern and rapid techniques of project representation.

We will focus on the achievement of ideas, their representation and presentation to the client, providing the tools to achieve interiors full of harmony and design.

Its curriculum, distributed over 6 weeks of face-to-face classes and 14 weeks of final project, covers from the zoning of the space, its distribution, its lighting, the choice of materials and complements, to the presentation of the final project to the client. Technical drawing, construction and decorative materials, lighting and infographics will be some of the classes you will receive throughout this intense training.... [-]

Spain Community of Madrid
January 2020
Spanish
Full-time
20 weeks
Campus
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Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD

The One Year course in Product Design is taught following a single theme approach with cycles of lessons on theory integrated with workshop exercises and subjects. In thi ... [+]

The One Year course in Product Design is taught following a single theme approach with cycles of lessons on theory integrated with workshop exercises and subjects. In this way students can acquire the solid cultural, methodological and operative foundations and can opt to pursue their education further by applying for following a Master’s course in Industrial Design or Interior Design.

CHARACTERISTICS AND AIMS

The One Year Course is aimed at providing basic training for product and interior designers. This aim is achieved through a well balanced teaching programme that solidifies the necessary methodological tools for approaching a project. Topics covered in the course are included in the study plan so as to consolidate historical and cultural backgrounds and provide a conceptual framework to refer to. This includes portrayal techniques, theory and the physiology of perceived phenomena. General training, on the other hand, aims to provide the mastery of technical and technological instruments, the understanding of operative supports, and the vocabulary of product design and product systems design. Lessons are directly relevant to the requirements and skills needed for the Master’s year, which is the ideal continuation of this course.... [-]

Italy Milan
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English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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The Design Ecademy - Online Design Courses

Interior Design Classes - Join online Classes for Interior Design. Video tutorials, online 24/7 & lifetime access for one low fee. Get your dream home or change caree ... [+]

Online Interior Design Classes – get your dream home and maybe start a new career

This Introduction to Interior Design course is a complete series of online Interior Design Classes that includes video tutorials, cheatsheets and exercises to help you to put what you learn into practice in your own home immediately.

Watching interior design shows and browsing magazines may be inspiring – but they still don’t show you what to do in YOUR home. That’s why these online interior design classes are filled with expert tips and insider knowledge that will teach you exactly that. In fact, the video tutorials that you will have access to have been taken directly from our professional interior design training course.... [-]

English
6 weeks
Online
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Universitat de Vic

For international students who wish to spend one or two semesters in Barcelona, the University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia offers elective courses in the fie ... [+]

For international students who wish to spend one or two semesters in Barcelona, the University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia offers elective courses in the fields of business, design, and innovation. On completion, students receive a UVic-UCC certificate with academic credits that their home university may recognize. These courses are strongly oriented towards practice but they also cover the basic theory needed to work on real case studies. Professionals from the world of business and design are invited to some of the course sessions.

The program includes a variety of courses (a minimum of four) from which students can choose to design their own pathway.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
January 2020
English
Full-time
1 semester
Campus
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IUAD Accademia della Moda

The industrial CAD pattern maker course will improve your skills without losing the beauty of making and placing patterns in the traditional way. ... [+]

Overview

Using CAD systems has sensibly increased the speed and reliability of pattern making.

The industrial CAD pattern maker course will improve your skills without losing the beauty of making and placing patterns in the traditional way.

This specialization programme is specifically designed for professionals and apprentices who want to learn CAD pattern making for the textile industry.

Your Academic Journey

Things you will learn

You will learn how to use a set of software to manage the whole production process of clothing, from pattern design to manufacturing:

LECT, software that collects all the basic information of patterns PGS to draw and develop the single parts of a pattern GENMA is a consultation database of all the existing parts MARKA helps to place patterns more effectively PLOT WIN is a plotter controlling system WINTRO manages the machines queue Experience, work and learn ... [-]
Italy Milan
October 2019
Italian
5 months
Campus
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First Media Design School

This course is specially designed to teach learners a holistic approach to appreciate and apply design basics, brand building and product packaging in 2D and 3D formats. ... [+]

Course in Graphic Illustrations & Design Fundamentals (Adobe Illustrator)

This course is specially designed to teach learners a holistic approach to appreciate and apply design basics, brand building and product packaging in 2D and 3D formats. Learners will be taught how to develop a brand/visual identity system using illustrator software as a rendering tool.

Entry requirement Basic computer operational knowledge and skills. Able to speak, read and write in English. Have an interest in arts and design.

Methods of assessment

All assessment is based on 100% coursework. Students are expected to demonstrate their design skills in the form of verbal and visual presentations and reports in preparation of portfolio work.... [-]

Singapore
August 2020
English
Full-time
65 hours
Campus
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Centre for Arts and Technology

You don’t just want to design a functional space…your goal is to create a masterpiece. You see beauty and potential in every room…waiting for just the right blend of know ... [+]

Centre for Arts and Technology has reached an articulation agreement with Yorkville University. Read our Press Release to find out how this could set you up for a Bachelor of Interior Design!

Receive interior design training from our industry experts at one of the leading interior design schools in Canada. The Centre offers 3 Interior Design Programs; a 15-month, an 18-month program and a 24-month program. Providing you with the tools and training you need to start a career in interior design. You don’t just want to design a functional space…your goal is to create a masterpiece. You see beauty and potential in every room…waiting for just the right blend of know-how and imagination (yours!). You understand that every line, every curve, every colour come together as a symphony to form the desired look and mood. Interior design is in your future, and Centre for Arts and Technology, one of the leading interior design schools in Canada, will help take you there.... [-]

Canada Kelowna
September 2019
English
Full-time
15 - 24 months
Campus
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STAR Studium ArchitecturAe Florence Design School

Wake up to beauty. A new concept of interior and furniture design school. The characteristic of these courses is that Academic theory is combined with practice on real j ... [+]

Wake Up To Beauty. A New Concept of Interior and Furniture Design School

The characteristic of these courses is that Academic theory is combined with practice on a real jobs site

This part of our design school in Florence brings the students into direct contact with the reality of interior design. The students will participate in a real project within our firm. In fact, we start with the clients' requests and we try to understand what they really want and we attempt to discover their true identity. The reason for this is that we need to create a universe in a given space ( residential or store or exhibition). In order to fully understand the fragmented desires and needs ( both ours and the client's), we must dedicate time to talk about them, in the office and on site.... [-]

Italy Florence
Open Enrollment
English,Italian
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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International Open Academy

Create harmony and a haven for happiness in your home by carefully organizing rooms to increase their positive energy. ... [+]

About this course

Create harmony and a haven for happiness in your home by carefully organizing rooms to increase their positive energy.

Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese philosophical way of living, where everything is harmonized with the environment. While Feng Shui covers much more than the home, learning to balance the elements of your home can help you to not just create beautiful spaces that you can enjoy, but also to create harmony, balance, and happiness in the careful and planned organization of spaces, shapes, colors, and focal points of your home.

What you'll learn

Whatever your reason for taking this course, you'll learn the following skills:

The basics of interior Feng Shui About forms and shapes The basics of Qi and its meaning in a home How to balance shapes and objects Why clutter matters How to apply Feng Shui in the kitchen How to Apply Feng Shui in the bedroom How to Apply Feng Shui to living spaces How to balance and harmonize your home What matters and what doesn't in Feng Shui Who is this course for? ... [-]
United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
English
Full-time
Part-time
60 days
Online
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