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Audiovisual Design

Learn to communicate with images and sound in 2D and 3D. In four years you will be able to conceptualize an audiovisual design project to be able to communicate it in different formats and through various channels: video editing, filmmaking, web storytelling, TV, music videos, documentaries, advertising, immersive experiences, art installations, AR, VR, MR and XR.

Syllabus

Structure

The Official Undergraduate Degree in Design has a four-year structure. The first two are made up of core subjects and basic training, where students develop work and tasks from the syllabus.

Specialized subjects start to be delivered in the third year, which help to deepen the theoretical knowledge and specific practices of each track.

  • Art Theory and History I (6 ECTS)
  • Design Theory and History I (6 ECTS)
  • Sociology (6 ECTS)
  • Representative Drawing (6 ECTS)
  • Technical Drawing I (6 ECTS)
  • Project Basis (4 ECTS)
  • Computing I (6 ECTS)
  • Photography I (6 ECTS)
  • Form Theory and Workshop (6 ECTS)
  • Introduction to Projects (6 ECTS)
  • Art Theory and History II (6 ECTS)
  • Design Theory and History II (6 ECTS)
  • Communication (6 ECTS)
  • Literature and Communication (3 ECTS)
  • Business I: Organization and Processes (6 ECTS)
  • Projects I (8 ECTS)
  • Comprehensive Projects I (8 ECTS)
  • Professional Ethics (5 ECTS)
  • Materials and Technology I (6 ECTS)
  • Computing II (6 ECTS)
  • Projects II (8 ECTS)
  • Comprehensive Projects II (8 ECTS)
  • Design Issues (6 ECTS)
  • Business II: Organization and Processes (6 ECTS)
  • Materials and Technology II (6 ECTS)
  • Elective Subjects (26 ECTS):
    • · Digital Sound Treatment I (3 ECTS)
    • · Digital Image Treatment (3 ECTS)
    • · Graphic Design for TV (3 ECTS)
    • · Critical Theory and New Media (4 ECTS)
    • · Computerized Animation I (6 ECTS)
    • · Audiovisual Installations (5 ECTS)
    • · Narratives, screenplay & audiovisual models analysis (6 ECTS)
    • · Departmental Intensification (4 ECTS)
    • · Free-choice Credits (2 ECTS)
  • Internships (14 ECTS)
  • Final Degree Project (16 ECTS)
  • Elective Subjects (30 ECTS):
    • · Audiovisual Creation (6 ECTS)
    • · Interactive Systems Design and Programming (8 ECTS)
    • · Projects III (6 ECTS)
    • · 3D Alternative Techniques (4 ECTS)
    • · Graphics for Advertising (4 ECTS)
    • · Departmental Intensification (4 ECTS)
    • · Free-choice Credits (2 ECTS)

Internships

⟶ At ESDi, we have collaboration agreements with all kinds of businesses in the audiovisual design and communication sectors: production companies, festivals, apps, agencies, design studios, etc.

⟶ Our audiovisual design students have completed placements at companies such as: Takpay, Windowsight, Flic Festival, MusicVideos by Manuel Mira, or Tantagora Serveis Cuturals, among many others.

Career
opportunities

⟶ vj
⟶ tv
⟶ mapping
⟶ production
⟶ documentary
⟶ art director
⟶ video designer
⟶ interactive / electronic art installations

⟶ motion graphics
⟶ post-production
⟶ interactive narration
⟶ transmedia projects
⟶ virtual and augmented reality
⟶ web, app and multimedia design
⟶ video design for live performances

Workshops

ESDi has more than 14,000 m² of facilities including studios specialized in engraving, printing and graphic design, tech labs, a media center and video/photography sets.

© Photography

Final Degree Project in Design. Specialty in Audiovisual Design: "YOLO" by Albert Puig.

Mobility

At ESDi, we encourage our students to travel through our exchange programs with international universities who are leaders in the different disciplines of design. We have more than 50 agreements with various institutions across Latin America, Asia, the Middle East and Europe, including some universities specialized in audiovisual design such as: Holon Institute of Technology (Israel) or Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences (Finland).

We put our trust in mobility programs, both for students and (teaching) staff, as a way to exchange resources, knowledge and methodologies that will enrich and complete the international experience of studying design at ESDi.

The Final Project is the last educational task to evaluate the knowledge that students have acquired during the course of their studies. It's a project that should make use of skills in planning, conceptual thinking and production. The work is carried out individually, with the help of a tutor. Each specialization has its own specific regulations.

Testimonials

Faculty

marianna de nadal, grado en diseño, diseño audiovisual barcelona, smart design

Marianna de Nadal

Head of Visual Communication Department
carlos cabezón, diseño ui/ux, curso de verano, diseño y creatividad, disseny i creativitat

Carles Cabezón

Coordinator of UI/UX Master
dani hernández, grado en diseño esdi

Dani Hernández

Head of Visual Lab
fran pinel, diseño audiovisual, disseny audiovisual, audiovisual design

Dr. Fran Pinel

PhD in Image and Design. Audiovisual designer
ivan marino, smart design, artist & researcher, diseño ui/ux

Dr. Ivan Marino

Audiovisual artist and investigator

Rubén Castejón

Audiovisual and graphic designer

Albert Puig

Multimedia designer

Lalo Quintana

Graphic designer specialised in Corporate Image, Editorial Design and Packaging
carlos gómez caballero

Carlos Gómez

Composer and sound artist

Xavi Bové

Visual composer and artistic director
victoria sacco

Victoria Sacco

Research and production of artistic and cultural projects

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