Diploma in Graphic Design

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Language of instruction: English

The objectives of the programme are:
- To develop the students' communicative and expressive skills, promoting creative and innovative attitudes towards the solution of complex visual   designs.
- To provide students with a clear understanding of the graphic designer's role as a creative visual communicator.
- To prepare students with strong skills needed for employment in the advertising or graphics industries.

Advantages for the holders of the Diploma in Graphic:
- Possess an accredited diploma.
- Operate and manage their own Graphic Arts Agency.
- Pursue direct employment in Advertising Agencies, Publishing Houses, Printing Houses, Newspapers, Television Stations, etc.
- Continue and complete the four year programme of study at FU and acquire the BA Degree.
- Continue their studies for a BA Degree at established universities abroad.


ECTS

Required Courses

116

General Education Electives

4

TOTAL

120


REQUIRED COURSES

HOURS

ECTS

Code Description

 

 

AART 101 - Introduction to Studio Art I

5

6

AART 102 - Introduction to Studio Art II

5

6

AART 103 - Drawing I

5

6

AART 104 - Drawing II

5

6

AART 109 - Photography I

2

3

AART 111 – Art History/Cult. Studies I

4

3

AART 112– Art History/Cult. Studies II

4

3

AGDS 1O3 – Printing Techniques

3

6

AGDS 105 - Design for Package

3

6

AART 119 - Photography II

2

3

AART 204 – Illustration Techniques I

3

3

AGDS 200 – Graphics for Digital Media I

3

5

AART 208 - Photographic Design I

2

3

AART 209 - Photographic Design II

2

3

AGDS 210 – Design for Promotion I

3

5

AART 204 – Illustration Techniques II

3

3

AART 215 – Art History/Cult. Studies III

4

3

AART 225 – Art History/Cult. Studies IV

4

3

AGDS 100 - Graphic Materials

4

6

AGDS 102 - Typography I

4

6

AGDS 201 – Graphics for Digital Media II

3

5

AGDS 240 – Editorial Design

5

6

AGDS 213 - Marketing for Graphics I

2

3

AGDS 214 - Marketing for Graphics II

2

3

AGDS 226 - Typography II

5

6

AGDS 211 – Design for Promotion II

3

5

TOTAL

 

116


English Language *

HOURS

AENG     101 Basic English

3

-

AENG     102 Intermediate English

3

-

AENG     213 English Composition

2

-

AENG     214 Advanced Writing

2

-


General Electives

Students should choose one course from Group A and one course from Group B

 

Group A – Cyprus Students

HOURS

ECTS

AECH 111 Cyprus in the 20th Century

2

2

AECH 101 Introduction to the History of Cyprus

2

2

Group B – Greek Language and Literature

 

 

AEGL     111 Modern Greek Literature

2

2

AEGL101 Introduction to Greek Language

2

2

* Courses for students whose level of English language is not satisfactory

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