Professional Diploma in Graphics Design & UI UX

DURATION

1 Year (2 semesters)

STUDENT : TEACHER RATIO

1:6

ELIGIBILITY

10+2 /PUC Pass

(with English) from any Recognized Board

AFFILIATION

Bangalore School of Design

COURSE – OVERVIEW

With an emphasis on Design, this course helps students develop a creative, innovative and unique approach to graphic design. Our learning methodologies and industry tailored curriculum help students develop design skills and a form of artistic expression that is compatible in a new-age scenario. The course is designed with an equal emphasis on all the core functions of graphic design & UI UX design. Students who take this course are provided with a one-stop solution to efficiently tackle design obstacles while simultaneously figuring out advanced strategies to augment their visual communication skills.

The program starts with a basic overview of design that is established to embed the foundation for one to become a Design Thinker or Strategist. It aims to develop one’s fundamentals and build a strong base across various key modules like ‘Principles of Design’, ‘Design Thinking’ & ‘Interface Design’ will introduce and provide conceptual, theoretical, and applied knowledge for Graphic Design & UI UX. Students will also learn the basics of Communication Design, Advertising and its impact across industries, along with key research methods, the analytical ability to investigate consumers & markets, and attaining broad understanding of techniques involved in the analysis of markets & usability.

The diverse faculty brings the opportunity to learn distinct cultural perspectives, boost in employability, and it’s unique curriculum approaches through theoretical frameworks combined with applied learning. This method not only informs and enhances the practice but also encourages students to question the norms and scale traditional boundaries. This multi modal approach provides a coherent conceptual base and insights that can work effectively to address rapidly changing global and local markets.

Tools Learnt in the Program – Adobe, Photoshop, Adobe XD, Adobe Indesign, Adobe, After Effects, 3DS Max, Figma, Sketch, Axure and Balsamiq

WHY DIPLOMA @ BSD
  • Focus is given to both creative growth and ideation as well as sound technical skills
  • Portfolio building is tackled from day one to equip the students with an impressive portfolio to land their dream internships and jobs
  • Advance Design software are taught in real time with expert advice and guidance to make the students proficient to work in today’s market 
  • Countless workshops, guest lectures, interactive sessions, visits and a varied teaching methodology that gives students a well rounded learning experience like no other. 
  • Multiple opportunities of industry connect through visits, seminars, events etc., that help students build their professional network during their course.
CURRICULUM

Our students begin to consolidate their learnings from Graphics Design & UI & UX modules and apply it to solve design problems and bring solutions to real world problems. The program revolves around multiple projects and project-based learning is practiced throughout the program. Industry leaders are linked through the curriculum to ideate on live projects & contribute their design solutions to the industry. This will give a unique opportunity to students, who can critically evaluate, reflect, and perform effectively in a professional environment.

Theory of Graphic Design
This course introduces the process of communication in everyday life. Understanding the evolution and history of print media of communication using verbal, non-verbal, audio/ visual in general. It also specifies in the usage of symbols and signage. Evolution of communication methods and mediums.

Drawing for Graphic Designers
This course covers basic drawing skills required for designers. Course introduces basic drawing skills, technical drawing, visualization skills and presentation methods. Students will be able to visualize design concepts, understand visual elements and use them appropriately, demonstrate and analyse their design skills and concepts.

Typography
This course will introduce the basic type forms, terminologies, specifications. Application of type to layout design with respect to purpose and context. Students will be able to understand and apply typography in their designs, experiment and use expressive styles and explore creative type sets. Application of Types in various contexts

Digital Media
This course introduces softwares. Course allow students to expertise in the tools and application in the Design art works and rendering the images, image manipulations, Color corrections etc.

Graphic Design Communication
This course introduces the idea of the design approach and design process involved in Graphic Design. By using basic design principles, composition techniques and layout organization on different surfaces and typologies considered in the industry. Introduces Graphic design for a contemporary communication process.

Design Project I
This course implements the subject knowledge into practice. The course deals with a hypothetical project and follows a design process while inter-relating the topics that develop along with the design process.

UI UX Modules
The semester covers the UI UX modules that includes Fondation of Design, User research and methods, Information and Interaction Design, Visual Design, User Interface Design, Design Thinking and Usability Evaluation. 

Theory of Advertising
This course will introduce some of the important milestones and aspects of Advertising in the last hundred years. The course will discuss about the impact of Industrial revolution on society and Advertisement in-relation with Marketing. Different features of Advertisements and qualities and its relevance to the Modern Business trends.

Visual Communication and Media
This course covers basic of Visual Communication required for designers. Course introduce us for different forms of Communication skills and presentation methods. Students will be able to visualize design concepts, understand visual elements and use them appropriately, demonstrate and analyse their design skills and concepts

Advertising and Printing Design
This course will brief the advertising layout designs for the purposes of Institutional needs like Educational, Hospitals etc.

Illustration Techniques
This course introduces Adobe Illustrator software. Course allow students to expertise in the tools and application in the Design art works and rendering the images, Vector art etc.

Packaging and Interaction Design
This course introduces package design including various media, typography, and colour analysis. Provides field trips and interaction with industry resource people.

Design Project II
This course implements the subject knowledge into practice. The course deals with a hypothetical project and follows a design process while inter-relating the topics that develop along with the design process.

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