The program aims to offer courses of study that develop analytical capacities as well as the ability to adapt to the field of design. This program intends to bid a transformative experience, generating knowledge and stimulating self-discovery through creative thinking and especially through practice. The graphic Design program aims to prepare students with the skills needed to flourish in today’s marketplace. This involves professional skills in addition to an understanding and proficiency in graphic design. The program thus demands independent learning and research in addition to students’ taking a critical approach to design.
Upon successful completion of the BA in Graphic Design, students will be equipped with various skills such as knowledge and understanding of the courses they took, cognitive skills, practical and professional skills as well as transferable skills.
Upon successful completion of their program, graduates from this undergraduate program will be able to:
- think critically and analyze real problems
- find, evaluate, and use resources
- work collaboratively
- demonstrate versatility
- communicate effectively
- function well in a global community
- deal with uncertainty and diversity
- continue learning after graduation
|1||M||History of Art & Design||2||1||5|
|2||M||Intro to Drawing I||1||2||4|
|5||M||Intro to Graphic Design||1||2||6|
|3||M||Typography and Layout II||1||2||6|
|5||M||Fine Arts (Theory & Practice)||1.5||1.5||5|
|Digital Illustration (Photoshop)|
|3||M||Printing and Packaging Technology||1||2||6|
|5||M||Graphic Design and Multimedia||1||2||6|
|1||M||Branding and Visual Identity||2||1||5|
|2||M||Research Methods in Design||2||1||5|
|3||M||Web design and development||1||2||5|
|4||M||Digital Video Editing||1||2||5|
|Leadership and Negotiation|
|Ethics and Technology|
|1||M||Video effects and post-production||1||2||6|
|2||M||3D Computer Graphics and Animation I||1||2||6|
|Strategic Design and Management|
|Marketing for Creative Industries|
|1||M||Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation||2||1||6|
|2||M||Career Orientation and Internship||2||0||8|
|3||M||3D Computer Graphics and Animation II||1||3||6|
How to apply for an international scholarship?
WHO CAN APPLY?
All students who are enrolled at Universum College may apply for Erasmus+ Mobility Programs. Study exchange opportunities are available to each study cycle:
– First study cycle (Bachelor or equivalent)
– Second study cycle (Master or equivalent)
Please note that Erasmus Student Mobility is carried out in the framework of Inter-Institutional Agreements between home (Universum) and host institutions (universities where you wish to apply for a semester). This means that before being able to apply, you should check whether Universum College has a partnership with the university where you wish to continue your studies. To do this, have a look at the list of universities with whom we collaborate.
– At least 5 completed exams at Universum College
– Active participation in extra-curricular activities organized by Universum College
– English Language knowledge (B1 or B2, as set by the host university)
REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS
– English Language Certification (TOEFL or Anglia Examination)
– Transcript of records in English (to be taken from Student Services)
– Passport copy
– 1 photo (300pix; size – 3*4 cm; file – .jpg)
All sectors of the creative industry are undergoing rapid changes due to shifts in certain technological, social and cultural conditions. This is particularly true of the graphic design sector where new professions, roles and professional requirements abound. Dynamism, adaptability and flexibility are thus crucial to anyone wishing to develop a successful career in graphic design. Students of Universum College’s ‘BA in Design’ will learn how to stay abreast of the latest industry trends whilst acquiring the proficiencies required to innovate at the cutting edge of their profession.
Graduates of this program are qualified to pursue their careers in:
Graphic Designer, Creative Director, UX Designer, UI Designer, Product Designer, Art Director, Marketing Specialist, Multimedia Artist or Animator, Web Designer, Logo Designer, Advertising Designer, etc.
Universum College provides students with a range of resources and services to support their teaching and research. The library has a wide range of collections, services and facilities that support college-taught courses, including books, DVDs, magazines and a wide range of electronic resources.
Together with the library, students learn in practice in our Graphic Design Laboratories where computers are equipped with Illustrator, Photoshop, IN Design, Adobe Premier, Adobe XD, etc.
Universum College wants to do everything possible to help students stay active, happy and engaged both in and out of class.
Attached to classrooms and labs, students conduct various study visits. These visits include visits to various Graphic Design companies, Visits to the National Gallery of Arts and the National Museum, etc.
To gain different knowledge from the industry, the College organizes “Coffee Lectures” where well-known personalities from the creative industries are invited to chat with students and to tell about their experience in the profession.
In addition to these activities students are engaged in various exhibitions and competitions to showcase their work.
Students of Universum College from Dept. of Integrated Design visited the National Gallery of Art as part of activities within the course “LifeDrawing Principles”
Coffee Lecture Series
Universum College as part of its activities organized the “Coffee Lecture Series” with various experts in the field of graphic design. Students are learning from experts and experts’ experiences in the field of design.
Gifts for children in SOS village
Universum College students from the Dept. of Graphic Design delivered gift boxes to children in SOS Village. The students made some accessories, postcards and other gifts which were all handmade.
In addition to the academic staff, students are also assisted by tutors. The purpose of tutoring is to help students develop strategies that help them consolidate their knowledge, develop transferable learning skills, and achieve academic success. The role of a tutor is to enable Fashion Design students to acquire their knowledge using the best way of learning. The ultimate goal is to help students discover that they are learning better and to help students develop their skills to achieve better educational outcomes. In case students need additional support and academic assistance tutors are informed immediately. In this way the academic performance of the students is closely monitored.
The normal minimum entry requirements for a candidate to be eligible for admission to the College’s courses are set out in the General Entry Requirements contained in the Prospectus. However, the absolute minimum criteria for a student to be admitted to this academic program, is that all students are expected to have successfully completed high school and have passed the national test (matura). In addition, in order to be enrolled in our program, all applicants are required to bring the following documents:
- Birth certificate
- Diploma and secondary school certificate
- Legalized documents issued by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Kosovo for all those who have completed their education outside of the Republic of Kosovo
- Completing the application procedures at Universum College
- The contract of the study program if they meet eligibility criteria
Bachelor study programs offered at Universum College last for three years (3 years) and consist of 180 ECTS credits or 60 ECTS credits per year. Students can obtain Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BSc) depending on their study programme.