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Faculty of Arts & Humanities



Faculty of Arts & Humanities

 

Multimedia Design via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Multimedia Design Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - Multimedia Design Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - Multimedia Design Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Multimedia Design Online via distance learning

 

This program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary to develop a profession in the field of multimedia and graphic design. It stresses on the design, advertisement, illustration, conceptual planning and development, as well as digital and multimedia preparation of printed, promotional, and electronic materials.

 

Academic Supervisor : Carlos Gil Buendía
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...

 

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

Web Design & Programming
Creativity
Copy, Layout & Design
Art Direction
Visual & Graphic Design
Logo & Packaging Design
Multimedia Design
Digital Media Production
E-Commerce Solutions
Internet Ethics & Legal Issues
Multimedia Communications
Visual Arts
Artistic Design
Audiovisual Communication

 

 

Multimedia Design via distance learning

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Multimedia Design Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Multimedia Design via distance learning = 42 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Multimedia Design Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Multimedia Design via distance learning = 42 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - Multimedia Design Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Multimedia Design via distance learning = 42 Academic credits + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Multimedia Design Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Multimedia Design via distance learning = 42 Academic credits + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments.

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

Duration - Multimedia Design Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.

 

 

Multimedia Design via distance learning

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).
This course is suitable for company training. More info...

 

Web Design & Programming
This course evaluates web design tools, discusses technology standards and programming, and explores incompatibility issues surrounding current browsers, design software, and programming. It teaches the competencies necessary for designing, developing, publishing, and hosting multimedia web sites. It includes various tools for web design, e-commerce sites development, shopping carts, and payment methods.
Academic Supervisor : Ricardo Miralles

Creativity
This course presents the principles of creativity. It examines the process of idea generation using different techniques such as association, brainstorming, sense connecting, closures, opposites, verbal plays, clocks and calendars, personalization's and so on. It shows how to discipline thoughts and ideas according to the creative strategy and communication goals.
Academic Supervisor : Carlos Gil Buendía

Copy, Layout & Design
This course explores the principles and processes of effective writing with particular emphasis on the structure and form of persuasive writing. It shows how to use copywriting and design techniques in various forms in advertising, and how to recognize good and bad designs. It shows the difference between trendy, sophisticated, youthful, classic, aggressive, contemporary, and attractive designs.
Academic Supervisor : Carlos Gil Buendía

Art Direction
This course explores the role of art directors in managing the efforts of graphic designers, illustrators, photographers, and producers. It covers the design, production, and financing of advertisement for a variety of media including magazine, newspaper and direct mail, television, and the Internet. It critically evaluates typography, line, color, texture, size, sound, and space in designing.
Academic Supervisor : Carlos Gil Buendía

Visual & Graphic Design
This course reviews the history of graphic design and its evolution into the new media age. It shows how to create clear, intelligent, and powerful graphic designs for any graphic media. It reviews design techniques, visual thinking, visual persuasion, concept development, composition, and typography. It aims at developing personal visual and graphic design styles and visions.
Academic Supervisor : Ricardo Miralles

Logo & Packaging Design
This course studies how to design logos as well as corporate identities, presentations, and/or packaging to be distinguished and identified in the market. It shows how to create a logo and presentation that will strengthen the visual image, branding and identity of a client, a company, a product and/or a service.
Academic Supervisor : Ricardo Miralles

Multimedia Design
This course is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills necessary to qualify in the multimedia and graphic design profession. It emphasizes the design, advertising, illustration, and digital and multimedia preparation of printed and electronic promotional materials. Students will be trained in the development and design of concepts for promotional, printed, and electronic media materials.
Academic Supervisor : Ricardo Miralles

Digital Media Production
This course examines the use of multimedia material (audio, MIDI, graphics, and video) from a production point of view. It explains how to undertake a digital multimedia production and the manipulation tasks to create or modify a multimedia project.
Academic Supervisor : Ricardo Miralles

E-Commerce Solutions
This course reviews online business and economy environment and strategies. It provides solutions for the online purchasing and selling of different products and services. It explains how to do business electronically and considers the electronic commerce hardware and software requirements as well as the legal issues regarding Internet usage.
Academic Supervisor : Alvaro Venegas Zamorano

Internet Ethics & Legal Issues
This course defines cyberculture and the policies currently discussed to ensure proper web conduct. It provides readings and web references on various ethical and legal issues that are shaping the future of our cybersociety. It also provides an enhanced appreciation of the legal issues affecting the development of E-commerce.
Academic Supervisor : Ricardo Miralles

Multimedia Communications
This course provides an appreciation for using the Web and other multimedia for effective communication. It examines both the technology and the principles underlying the use of multimedia resources to enhance the communication process. It explains the business use and development procedures involved in incorporating multimedia into communications.
Academic Supervisor : Ricardo Miralles

Visual Arts
This course explains how visual arts have been influenced by, and how they have influenced, interacted with, defined, and been defined by other media, arts, technology and cultural trends. It examines how visual arts have moved from a marginal to a mainstream art form. It explores the nature of visual perception in everyday life and how the elements of visual imagery may combine to deliver a persuasive message.
Academic Supervisor : Ricardo Miralles

Artistic Design
This course is a philosophical examination of artistic creation and design. It discusses the impact of art on everyday life, and evaluates different design styles, approaches, and interpretations. It also addresses the problems encountered by design artists including the idea of talent, the artist's personality, and creative blocks, and shows creative tools and inspirational resources for the artistic designer.
Academic Supervisor : Ricardo Miralles

Audiovisual Communication
This course addresses ongoing changes in audiovisual communications and new developments in mass communications theory. It explores the key elements of audiovisual messages creation and production with current examples from broadcasting, television, film, Internet, and multimedia.
Academic Supervisor : Ricardo Miralles

 

Admission - Multimedia Design Online via distance learning

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For official admission status at Bircham International University distance learning higher education degree programs, you need to send in a filled out, dated and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from our website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to the corresponding BIU Office and allow ten business days for processing. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in PDF Format.

Allow ten business days for processing.

ALL applicants must:
* Fill out the application for admission;
* Submit one ID-sized photo; and
* Date and sign the application.

ALL Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate applicants also must:
* Attach biodata in the form of a Curriculum Vitae (Resume);
* Submit Registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details);
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents; and
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

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Recognition - Multimedia Design Online via distance learning

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Non formal and independent education leading to degrees not formally recognized by a Ministry of Education.
Acceptance of these distance learning higher education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution or company policy and country legal framework.

 

 

Recommended Professional References

Multimedia Design Online via distance learning

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume on each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides this list of recommended memberships and professional references because we consider that joining the proper association(s) is the best way to become an updated professional. Contact directly the ones you select.

 

ABD - Associação Brasileira de Designers de Interiores

ABEDESIGN - Associação Brasileira de Empresas de Design

ABRAWEB - Associação Brasileira de Webdesigners e Webmasters

ABTG - Associação Brasileira de Tecnologia Gráfica

ADG - Associação de Designers Gráficos do Brasil

ADP - Associação de Designers de Produto

AFA - American Federation of Arts

AFD - Alliance Francaise des Designers

AIADS - Association of Independent Art & Design Schools

ALADI - Asociación Latinoamericana de Diseño

APD - Asociação Portuguesa de Designers

AWID - Association of Women Industrial Designers

CFSD - Centre for Sustainable Design

DAS - Decorative Arts Society

FAA - Fine Arts Association

ICOD - International Council of Design

ICSID - International Council of Societies of Industrial Design

IDSA - Industrial Designers Society of America

IXDA - Interaction Design Association

NADFAS - National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies

READ - Red Española de Asociaciones de Diseño

RLD - Red Latinoamericana de Diseño

SBID - Society of British and International Design

SEGD - Society for Experiential Graphic Design

UAAMP - Universal Association of Arts And Management Professionals

 

 

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