Distance Learning Programmes in Arts, Design & Architecture

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Arts, design and architecture include disciplines that deal with imagining, designing and creating objects that add to the cultural value of society. Art studies focus on developing creativity or technical skill that result in works of art that can be categorised into visual arts, performing arts, decorative arts, interactive media, and others. Activities such as art criticism, art history, or aesthetics are also included in the broad area of art. Activities such as painting, sculpting, photography, music, theatre, film are just a few examples of forms of art that can be studies in academic contexts.

Design studies ways of creating and developing concepts and specifications that optimise the function, value and appearance of products and systems for the benefit of users. Architecture is concerned with the design and building of various constructions. Architecture is often considered one of the visual arts but, in addition to aesthetic elements, it also includes practical aspects related to the use of the designed objects.

Topics covered by arts, design and architecture degrees include: art history, visual arts, user experience design, interior design and landscape architecture.

Bachelors and Masters in Arts, Design and Architecture will equip students with visual creativity, drawing, painting, sculpting skills and the ability to integrate artistic theory in design processes. Students will also learn to express and communicate messages by using colours, artistic skill and technical knowledge.

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Suggested Online Programmes Arts, Design & Architecture

M.A. Graphic Design

MA Graphic Design is a Masters award within the MA Art and Design programme at the School of Creative Arts. Within the programme there is strong emphasis on professional practice and the real-world applications of art and design. This Graphic Design programme is offered by The University of Hertfordshire.

United Kingdom
M.A. Illustration

MA Illustration is a Master's award within the MA Art and Design programme at the School of Creative Arts. Within the programme there is strong emphasis on professional practice and the real-world applications of art and design. This Illustration programme is offered by The University of Hertfordshire.

United Kingdom
M.A. Lighting Design

The part time master programme Architectural Lighting and Design Management will be offered by the Wismar University - WINGS of Applied Sciences: Technology, Business and Design (Germany).

Germany
M.Sc. Green Architecture

The aim of professional studies course Master Green Architecture at Wismar University - WINGS is to provide the complexity and the technical knowledge necessary for "ecological building" designing.

Germany