Graphic Arts - Multimedia MA

Description

Description 

The aim of the course is to provide specialized knowledge in field of Graphic Arts and Multimedia Technology.

The course harmoniously combines knowledge: a) in the field of visual communication and visual arts, communication design and creative design for print and digital media b) in the wider scientific and technological fields of graphic arts, publishing, printing, typography and packaging, and c) in the area of multimedia application design, interaction design and interface design.

The course offers students the opportunity to cultivate their creativity and acquire knowledge and skills in creative design for both printed and digital media. More specifically it aims to develop skills and knowledge in the administrative, managerial, technological and production processes of graphic arts, publishing, printing, design and production of packaging, as well as in multimedia design and the development of interactive applications and interfaces for digital media. During their studies, students develop critical-interpretative skills as well as analytical-synthetic skills, thus obtaining an interdisciplinary approach to problem solving. They are therefore able to cooperate within interdisciplinary workgroups, fully understanding the processes and skills involved in the area of design for multimedia and graphic arts.

Duration of the programme: The minimum duration of the programme is two (2) years.

Language: The programme is offered in Greek.


 

Learning Outcomes: The postgraduate student of the Graphic Arts - Multimedia MA will,
- have the creative skills related to concept design and synthesis of a visual project.
- understand the visual language, its role in communication and the semantics of an image
- know about the visual design and communication theories, semiotics and Art History
- assess a design proposal in terms of its overall aesthetic qualities and communication potential.
- be able to evaluate a digital application in terms of usability
- be able to design for visual communication for both printed and digital media
- understand the role of the medium, and the standards set by every means to design.
- have production skills for print media: knowledge of pre-press processes as well as the different printing methods, and the ability to organize and plan print production
- have design and production skills for multimedia applications


 

Programme ECTS credits: 120

Classification according to ISCED-2011 of Unesco:
based on the level of Education: 7   
based on the field of Education: 21 Arts

 

Course Structure

 

1st Year 

GTP50 Art and Communication in Graphic Arts (30 ECTS)
GTP51 Graphic Design (30 ECTS)

 
2nd Year 

GTP60 Printing Technology   (20 ECTS)
GTP61 Informatics - Multimedia (20 ECTS)
Masters thesis (20 ECTS)

Prerequisites

Applicants to the Graphic Arts - Multimedia course must possess an undergraduate degree from a Greek Public University, a Technical Educational Institute or an equivalent degree.

Knowledge of Greek and English language at Β2 level is required.

Note:

Where previously mentioned:

  1. Graduates of Universities or Technological Educational Institutes’ departments are all the degree holders of Greek Universities and Technological Educational Institutes’ departments as well as anyone with equivalent foreign degree recognised by the Hellenic NARIC (Hellenic National Academic Recognition and Information Center – DOATAP/former DIKATSA) or the Technical Training Institute (ITE), respectively, or holders of the first cycle of study of the above-mentioned departments of accredited foreign institutions*.
  2. Graduates of Universities or Technological Educational Institutes are all the degree holders of Greek Universities or Technological Educational Institutes, as well as anyone with equivalent foreign degree recognised by the Hellenic NARIC (Hellenic National Academic Recognition and Information Center – DOATAP/former DIKATSA) or the Technical Training Institute (ITE), respectively, or holders of the first cycle of study of accredited foreign institutions*.

The term “Universities” refers to University Schools, Technical Universities and the School of Fine Arts.

*N.B.: Pursuant to par. 7, art. 34 of Law No. 4485/2017 “No Postgraduate Diploma shall be awarded to a student whose first cycle degree from a foreign institution has not been recognised by the Hellenic National Academic Recognition and Information Center (Hellenic NARIC), under Law No. 3328/2005 (Α80)”.

 

Contact

Academic Director
Professor Dimitrios Zevgolis, Hellenic Open University

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