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Modes of study:

  • full-time first-cycle studies (BA 3 years)
  • full-time second-cycle studies (MA 2 years)

Description of the field of study:

The degree programme in Graphic Design at the Faculty of Graphic Arts and Visual Communication of UAP is based on a wide range of graphic design studios.

The interdisciplinary nature of curriculum is a response to the needs of modern world but at the same time inspires a search for innovative solutions. Our students have achieved numerous successes and realisations in Poland and abroad (reviews of graphic design, competitions, exhibitions). Cooperation with other students creates a space for exchanging experiences.

Our graduates possess skills and competences that allow them to work on individual and group creative projects. An important part of the educational process is focusing on knowledge, that is the key to  completing projects in a successful way.

Studios of graphic design often cooperate with external companies, create project on demand, submit works for various competitions and engage in socially-involved or interdisciplinary projects. Curriculum is aimed at teaching students basic standards of design but also at encouraging them to search for fresh and original ways of individual artistic solutions.

Types of courses:

The educational process of the degree programme in Graphic Design includes theoretical and practical courses.

Students of the first year of BA studies attend general courses, general art courses, basic courses in design and techniques of animation. It allows them to familiarize themselves with a number of basic techniques from the field of graphic design. This experience also enables them to select specialized studios of graphic design in the following years.

Another crucial element of the educational process of the degree programme in Graphic Design is the interrelation between art and design. This is why students of the first year of BA studies attend courses in Graphic Arts. Starting from the second year of studies, students select main and supplementary studios. By carrying out each studio’s individual programme, students become equipped with a unique set of skills.

Courses allow students to create original projects. By attending individual and group consultations, students can develop new skills.

Apart from core-curriculum courses, students attend courses in drawing, painting or sculpture. It allows them to gather new experiences, knowledge and skills necessary to develop their own artistic activity and to create a wider artistic context.

Throughout the course of studies, students have a chance to attend freely selected studios of art or design. This is what makes our offer unique nationwide.

MA studies offer a possibility to create advanced works that bring together techniques from different studios selected by students.  

The full-time degree programme in Graphic Design is based on ten studios.  Each of them has an autonomous, original programme aimed at cultivating traditions of graphic design but also at defining future trends.

  • Author: Szymon Dolata
  • Published on: 20.02.2019, 11:17
  • Last edit: 09.12.2022, 10:36