Study plan Bachelor's Degree in Design

Study guides

Timetables

Mornings (from 8.30 am to 3.00 pm)

Table of credits for each course

  Basic training Compulsory Optional Final Project
1st year 48 12    
2nd year 12 48    
3rd year   48 12  
4th year   12 36 12
Totals 60 120 48 12

Period of study

Annual, with some semester-long subjects

Part-time or full-time

Full-time, with a slow track available: 30 credits per academic year.

Specialisations

General training
Specialisation in Product Design
Specialisation in Design of Spaces
Specialisation in Graphic Design
Specialisation in Visual Creation
Specialisation in Design Culture

Basic and compulsory training

1st year 2nd year

- Drawing Strategies
- Digital Representation
- Technical Drawing
- Art, Design and Society
- Image Workshop
- Projects 1
- Dimensions of Shape and Colour
- Visual Communication
- Design Theories
- Projects 2

- Projects 3
- History of Modern Art and Design
- Typography
- Digital Representation Applied to the Design of Text and Image (1)
- Digital Representation Applied to the Design of Spaces and Volumes (1)
- Open Source Digital Representation
- Design Project Management 
- Audiovisual Resources for Design
- Scale Models and Prototypes
- Design for Identity
- Projects 4
- Self-Production (2)
- Graphic Production (2)
- Construction Materials and Techniques (2)
- Industrial Transformation Processes (2)

3rd year 4th year
- Project 5
- Contemporary Art and Design
- Performance Design
- Creation Laboratories 1
- Creation Laboratories 2
- Use and Interaction
- Proejct 6
- Motion Image
- Object Modelling
- Representation of Spaces
- Web Design
- Business for Designers
- Critical Studies Seminar
- LAtest Trends in Design
- Analysis and Criticism
- Bachelor's Degree Final Project

(1) One of these two subjects must be chosen.
(2) One of these three subjects must be chosen.
(3) One of these three subjects must be chosen.

 

Optional subjects

3rd and 4th years
- External Work Placements


In order to obtain a specialisation, a minimum of 30 credits belonging to the pathway must be taken:

Specialisation in Product Design Specialisation in Design of Spaces
- Equipment and Context
- Packaging
- Furniture and Contract
- Design and Mobility
- Design of Lighting Elements
- Design, Health and Wellbeing
- Design of Commercial Spaces
- Design of Domestic Spaces
- Intervention in Existing Spaces
- Rehabilitation
- Design of Workspaces
- Space Lighting
Specialisation in of Graphic Design Specialisation in Visual Creation
- Motion Graphics
- Typographic Creation
- Design of Interfaces and Digital Interaction
- Systems of Identity
- Graphic Art Applied to Space
- Campaign Design
- Photographic Project
- Audiovisual Research Laboratory
- Contemporary Edition
- Illustration
- Curator
- Artistic Intervention Placements
Specialisation in Design Culture  
- Design in Catalonia
- Design Pedagogies
- Design and Cultural Institutions
- Strategic Design
- Design Research
- Infographics and Data Visualisation
 

All optional subjects are worth 6 credits.