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Graphic design

Vistula University

Mode

Full-time

Level

Bachelor’s Degree Programme (3-year)

Language of studies

English, Polish

Location

Warsaw

Number of specialities

2

Price from

2000 € / year

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About studies

The market of art has been growing dynamically both in Poland and abroad and reconstruction of the value of the market of advertising has become a fact. If you are interested in art and have artistic flair which you would like to develop, studies in the field of Computer Engineering, Graphic Design and Architecture at the Vistula University in Warsaw are what you are looking for. In the course of bachelor’s degree studies in the field of graphic design, you will gain practical knowledge and skills which will allow you to become a graphic designer in the branch of advertising or develop your gift towards the performance of artistic projects. The demand for creative graphic designers who are competent in using advanced tools, including specialised computer software, keeps growing.

Studies in graphic design will make you get involved in the fast progressing digital revolution. You will combine traditional artistic techniques with advanced techniques based on photographic and digital workshop. As much as 70 percent of classes are practical in character while professional placements and outdoor painting constitute an integral part of the studies. You will gain useful skills thanks to which you will be able to make conscious use of artistic techniques. You will develop your passion as well as competences sought by employers.

In the course of studies, you can focus on artistic graphic design. You will master the workshop of drawing, painting or illustrating. You will learn to make use of selected forms and instruments of transfer. You will develop your artistic independence and readiness for independent creative work. You will understand the specificity of both the market of art and the branch of advertising. You will also become acquainted with the regulations and principles of the protection of intellectual property rights.

Studies at the Vistula University in Warsaw will also give you an opportunity to focus on interdisciplinary graphic design owing to which you will gain knowledge necessary in the branch of advertising.

You will gain competences and experience necessary to design visual communication. You will learn how to use graphic design in advertising and marketing. You will get acquainted with the specificity and the technical, substantive and artistic requirements of commercial tasks implemented in the design market. You will find out how to create in different techniques, how to prepare and process graphic materials into their digital version, ready to be printed, how to design multimedia projects. You will also learn how to create animated films, pictures and illustrations. Thanks to all of this, you will enter the environment of professionals. You will find fulfilment and achieve professional success.

Graphic design at the Vistula University in Warsaw is a field extremely creative and inspiring. In the course of studies, you will enjoy freedom of speech and expression as well as benefit from the individual approach of your lecturers.

Requirements

If you want to apply for admission to bachelor’s degree studies in the field of Graphic design at the Vistula University in Warsaw, you must satisfy the following requirements:

  • have a maturity, school-completion certificate;
  • submit a set of works confirming basic artistic competences;
  • receive a positive opinion of the qualifying board as regards the set of works referred to.

Specialties in the field of Graphic Design

Thanks to this specialty you will develop as an independent graphic artist. You will receive solid grounds in the area of drawing, painting and illustrating. You will come to know at least 10 graphic techniques: linocut, colour linocut, dry point, mezzotint, copperplate, etching, aquatint, lithography, serigraphy and algraphy. You will learn how to make use of the selected media and tools to achieve the desired goal. This is a good starting point for independent creative work.

This specialty will allow you to develop computer graphic designer’s skills. You will learn Adobe CC programmes: Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, Premiere Pro, After Effect, Animate Pro. You will find out how to work in various techniques, make animated films or how to create a project combining image and text. You will get familiar with digital photo and film processing techniques.

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Graphic design – Programme of studies

The programme of studies in the field of Graphic design, bachelor’s degree studies, at the Academy of Finance and Business in Warsaw has been designed so as to best include a broad diversity of means of expression which a graphic designer might want to use, also to meet the expectation of contemporary recipients of graphic design products.

Advantages of studies in the field of Graphic design

Graphic design

You will learn how to develop and prepare graphic materials for printing in different techniques. Your imagination, plastic knowledge and adequate technical skills will help you in this respect.

Graphic design

Preparation of DTP computer graphics

You will learn to prepare and process all and any graphic materials into their digital version ready for being printed – all with the help of specialist software and peripheral equipment.

Preparation of DTP computer graphics

Multimedia preparation

You will learn to design and prepare graphic elements used in multimedia projects. You will gain knowledge necessary to compile and implement a multimedia project.

Multimedia preparation

Professional photography

You will make use of your knowledge, skills, photographic equipment and specialist software to create all and any types of photographs, e.g. coverage photographs, advertising photographs or artistic photographs.

Professional photography

Professional illustrations

You will find out how to make use of plastic knowledge, practical skills and knowledge of graphic software. You will learn how to create, independently and on your own, professional illustrations being an interpretation or completing verbal transfer conveyed in materials prepared for publication.

Professional illustrations

Lecturers – practitioners

In the course of studies, you will benefit from the support of outstanding lecturers who are also practitioners in the market of art and advertising.

Lecturers - practitioners

Career

Professional prospects after graduation from the field of Graphic Design

SPECIALTY IN ARTISTIC GRAPHIC DESIGN

SPECIALTY IN ARTISTIC GRAPHIC DESIGN

  • designer in cultural-artistic institutions (among others, galleries, theatres),
  • designer in publishing houses,
  • illustrator in firms and institutions,
  • instructor in art classes,
  • designer in artistic design studios and advertising agencies,
  • graphic artist in printing houses,
  • creative graphic designer,
  • DTP specialist,
  • art director,
  • computer games designer.
THE INTERDISCIPLINARY GRAPHIC DESIGN SPECIALTY

THE INTERDISCIPLINARY GRAPHIC DESIGN SPECIALTY

  • designer of graphics and multimedia,
  • DTP specialist,
  • illustrator,
  • photographer,
  • art teacher,
  • animator of culture,
  • employee of a cultural centre or artistic centre,
  • organiser of workshops for children, youths and adults.

Internships and student placements

Studies in the field of Graphic Design at the Vistula University in Warsaw provide an excellent opportunity for gaining practical knowledge. You will gain valuable experience taking up internships and practical placements. You will have them in leading firms which we cooperate with. They will let you take your first steps in the professions and enrich your CV. You will discover the specificity of work in the selected area. You will meet people and establish valuable contacts. This experience will open to you many new professional opportunities. You will gain prospects for an exciting and well-paid job.

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How to reduce your tuition fees?

Vistula Universities offer a rich scholarship system that will allow you to substantially reduce the cost of education. You can apply for a social scholarship, scholarship for academic performance, sports and artistic achievements and an allowance. We also offer various promotions. You can benefit from them.

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I am a student, I want to pay for next semester/year.

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I am a student, can I pay for my studies at the university?

Yes, you may come to the Bursar’s office, and pay there: by cash or by card.

I want a refund of my money, how do I arrange that?

Please, write to: refund@vistula.edu.pl. Also, please read the contract,  §4, abstract 8-16.

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