|Study location||Lithuania, Vilnius|
|Nominal duration||3 years (180 ECTS)|
|Awards||B.Sc. (Professional Bachelor’s degree of Graphic Design)|
|Tuition fee||€3,259 per year|
|Application fee||€40 one-time|
|Registration fee||€150 one-time
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High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Applicants must upload education documents in original language, as well as translations into English.
Please, upload in the system scan copies in good quality of your education certificates and diplomas.
Applications are NOT accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): Bangladesh, Iraq, Pakistan, Yemen.
One of next variants, if you have no any of this certificates you can pass University or Baltic Center Exams:
At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.
A relevant portfolio is required.
In the case of absence of a certificate proving language skills, the applicant shall take part in a live video interview in English with a member of the Acceptance Commission
Objective(s) of a study programme: To prepare graphic design specialist being able to design publications, packages, websites and corporate style, prepare projects for production and publishing, make individual decisions, work successfully in the competitive market conditions and develop in professional activity.
Graphic Design study programme is designed for people who have secondary general education, artistic abilities, and aspire to be graphic design specialists. The study programme is designed to allow students to pick one of the following specializations (if a group of 8 or more students forms): publication and print design, website design, or packaging design.
Graphic design specialists study information technologies, publishing software, the history of design, engineering graphics, artistic expression, drawing, painting, printing materials and technologies, pre-printing technologies, advertising, corporate style, package fundamentals, etc.
Practical studies are conducted in three stages: training practice and two-stage practice consisting of work with a computer and production practice in design companies, printing houses, etc. The duration of practical studies is 20 weeks. During these studies, design, drawing, painting, computer work skills, etc., are consolidated and improved.
Learning outcomes: Knowledge and its application: Will understand the basic graphic design concepts and definitions, historical and modern development of design branches, will be able to apply knowledge in the practical artistic activity. Will be able to apply knowledge and skills in Design field and interdisciplinary studies, professional activity, creatively use means of visual expression, the latest technologies and equipment in practical implementation of ideas. Will know design management principles, will be able to apply them in the implementation of creative projects. Will be able to apply knowledge about health and safety requirements related to the specific design activity.
Competences to carry out research: Will be able to recognise, compare and critically evaluate actual design phenomena and tendencies. Will be able to collect and analyse data for solving problems of artistic creation, referring to modern design practice and research. Will be able to analyse, evaluate and generalise information for decisions formulation, argumentation and conclusions making. Will be able to carry out design research and apply it for implementation of creative design ideas.
Special skills: Will be able to develop ideas for design projects, to present proposals and make decisions both independently and in a team, in a professional and/or in interdisciplinary context. Will be able to plan, organise, assess and implement practical requirements for design projects in concrete professional activities. In the light of personal creative experience and of the results of other designers‘work, will be able to experiment while developing design projects. Will understand characteristics of graphic design field and the ways it links to other art fields, will be able to apply knowledge of historical, ethical and conceptual contexts when developing design projects. Will be able to present creative ideas and (or) projects with the help of visual communication and digital information technologies on the national and international levels. Will be able to demonstrate theoretical knowledge and technological skills in practical activity. Will be able to apply means of artistic expression, of newly emerging media, innovative technologies, artistic innovations in projects of design practice. Will be able to comprise portfolio of creative work.
Social skills: Will be able to communicate with colleagues, potential clients and the general public solving professional tasks within Design study field branch. Will understand designer-client, business, consumer, contributors and collaborators relations and will be able to apply this knowledge designing, implementing and presenting the art work or design project in public. Will be able to communicate in community and public in oral or written form in state and foreign language(s). Will be able to work in a team, take responsibility for the quality of their and their subordinates‘ activity in accordance with professional ethics and citizenship.
Personal skills: Will be able to study individually, make decisions, solve problems, adapt to new situations, plan theirs activities, meet the deadline, will have entrepreneurship skills. Will comprehend moral responsibility for the results of theirs creative activities, their impact on society, economic and cultural development and environment. Will be able to motivate theirs strengths, will comprehend the importance of lifelong learning. Activities of teaching and learning: Lectures, consultations, practical tasks and course papers, individual work, practices of professional activities. Students accomplish practical tasks individually or in groups. Methods of assessment of learning achievements: The student‘s knowledge, skills and abilities acquired while studying subjects of a study programme are assessed after completing of individual assignments performed during the semester and exam session. The achieved learning outcomes after completion of subject/module studies are assessed attributing them to the levels of achievement: excellent, typical and threshold.