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Visual Communication Design

Rochester Institute of Technology

24 months
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About

The Visual Communication Design program of Rochester Institute of Technology gives designers exciting opportunities to shape interactive experiences by integrating graphic design, user experience design, design studies, motion graphics, and 3D digital design into their work.

Overview

The Visual Communication Design program of Rochester Institute of Technology provides a learning environment for advancement in innovative research, user-centered design, and professional practice focusing on the creative potentials of visual communication through a full spectrum of media. Students may advance their design knowledge and technical skills by choosing an option in communication design, interaction design, or motion and 3D digital design.

The cross-disciplinary nature of the program offers a greater potential to foster innovation and creativity in visual communication design. The program reflects the current views and changes occurring in the professional design field. The skill sets required of graphic, interactive, and digital design have now crossed over and are interrelated.

Typical Job Titles

  • Consulting Art Director and Visual Designer
  • Type Designer
  • UI/UX Designer and Developer
  • UX and Visual Designer
  • Designer/Animator
  • I-JI/IJX Designer
  • User Experience Designer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design History Seminar
  • 3D Modeling and Motion
  • Web and Ul Design
  • Typography
  • Digital Design in Motion
  • Design Studies Seminar

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete a graduate application.
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent) from an accredited university or college.
  • Submit official transcripts (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work.
  • Submit a portfolio of work demonstrating strong design skills, visual sophistication, and aesthetic awareness. (Refer to Graduate Portfolio Guidelines for more information.)
  • Submit a personal statement of educational objectives.
  • Submit three letters of recommendation from academic or professional sources.
  • International applicants whose native language is not English must submit scores from the TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE.

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Rochester

925 - 1350 USD /month
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Funding

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