Master in Graphic Design
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The Master’s programme in Graphic Design covers the specific areas of graphic design in terms of objectives, anyalisys, planning, resources and materials, as well as objectives and project administration and management.
The master comprises two post graduate diploma that can be followed independently:
- Postgraduate diploma in design of graphic elements (30 ECTS)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Web design (30 ECTS)
- Master's in Graphic Design
- Edition and course
Ninth, 2018-2019 academic year
110 €/ECTS (10% discount for former students)
Anna Fuster, Lluc Massaguer
From 25th September 2018 to 27 September 2019
Monday to Thursday from 4 pm to 8 pm
500h onsite and 1250h independent work by the student
Spanish (Catalan 5%)
minimum 15 - maximum 24
- Course location
EINA University School of Design and Art of Barcelona
Open, until all places are filled.
- Teaching Staff
The Master’s course is vocational in orientation and completes the general qualifications courses (Graduate, Higher Graduate and Design Graduate), and those of students who have studied a different specialisation, itinerary or mention from graphic design (design of spaces, product design, fashion or textile design). The contents of the Master’s course are aimed at professionals who use graphic design applications intensively and who feel the need to take an active part in the formalisation, management and/or production processes of projects. In this sense, the Master’s course provides professional competence in the different tasks of responsibility in graphic design processes, be it as self-employed work or as part of agencies and studios offering graphic design services, or also in the graphic design departments of companies and institutions.
To gain admission to EINA’s masters or postgraduate courses, you must first pass a selection process and meet the academic and administrative requirements. To apply send us your CV and portfolio through the online application form. Learn more about the process of acceptance, academic requirements and other relevant data at Access.
Academic Guide (in Spanish)
Module: Graphic Design Resources
Typography (40 h)
Introduction to the architecture of lettering, typographic composition and critical analysis and assessment of typographic lettering.
IT Resources (40 h)
Familiarisation with the use of the software (Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop) specific to the design process and graphic production.
Module: Management and Production in the Graphic Design Process
Graphic arts (40 h)
Study of the supports, printing processes and techniques and learning how to prepare originals for their reproduction. Knowledge of the professional relationship between the graphic designer and the printer.
Design project analysis and management (40 h)
Study of the creation, production, organisation and management conditions of graphic design projects and processes, from their beginnings to their final delivery.
Module: Graphic Design Projects
Graphic applications projects (40 h)
Completion of graphic design projects integrating the conceptual, creative and technical elements that involve different types of graphic applications.
Graphic identity projects (40 h)
Concept and conception of corporate identity projects as a communication phenomenon that affects all types of messages issued by a company or institution.
Module: Web Design Resources
Digital Video and Animation (40 h)
Learning the techniques and resources for the creation of videos and animations for the internet: characteristics of digital video, editing, interactivity, 2D animation (Flash), introduction to 3D animation and introduction to audio treatment.
Introduction to Programming (40 h)
Module: Web Design Processes
Analysis and Management of Digital Publications (40h)
Analysis of the work process in the web sphere: specific features. Phases of a digital project. Interactive project management. Interactive scriptwriting. Information architecture. Usability. Accessibility. Indexing and positioning. Licences: Copyright, Copyleft, Creative Commons.
Design for CMS Content Managers (40h) The CMS Content Management System as a standardised tool for complex web project management. Introduction to the work process with content management systems. Web layout with HTML + CSS. Working with content management systems: Indexhibit, Wordpress and Drupal.
Module: Digital Design Processes
Web Projects (40h)
Web project development practice: from the concept to obtaining a working prototype, through the graphic proposal, layout and installation on the server. Introduction: Specific features of design for the digital medium. Briefing, interaction design and information architecture. Concept of the graphic layout (Fireworks). Web layout in HTML + CSS (Dreamweaver). Installing the website on the server. Website indexing and positioning.
Rich-Media Projects (40 h)
Module: Final Master’s work
- Final Master’s work
TFM "Rediseñando la experiencia de leer noticias en línea" by Jóse Navarro
TFM "Nombres de guerra" by Laia Gabriel