Graphic Design is an art of which areas of attendance have influenced all aspects of social and cultural life of people and it enjoys various majors and specialties. Although these majors are interconnected, each of them is applied for a specific field and type of message communication. In graphics, a message can be expressed in different tunes and ways. Considering type of message to be expressed, a specific major from among a collection of exiting majors in graphic art is chosen and used for message notification.
The goal of establishing the field of Graphic Design is to educate expert and capable manpower so that it will be able to implement the aforesaid principles and concepts. High speed of message exchange via images especially in the today’s world is of great importance. In the world where the visual media has comprised a great part of the daily life of people and revolution of communication has changed the world into a small village, an international and quick language is needed more than ever. The language that does not require education and/or it speaks fluently and has found more power and attraction as it has been combined with beauty. Concerning the fact that the field of graphic design is a very appropriate means of releasing the concerned messaged across a widespread area, definition of this field is quite necessary for a civilized society.
After completion of their studies and orientation with professional means in graphic design, the graduates of this field acquire unique abilities such as ability to present an idea and design in various subjects of graphic works, promotional poster design, logo design (stamps, banknotes, office papers, catalogues and the ones), choosing art works and technical management of promotional affairs.
Graduates in the field of Graphic Design may get engage in various jobs such as promotional design, billboard design, TV programs’ opening design, teaser and promotional movies design, or they may work as an illustrator, page designer, page layout and poster designer, photography (working at ateliers), designer and packaging, promotional consultant, designer and executive of graphic works, atelier art expert (poster development).
Non-continuous Bachelor’s Degree
Duration of Non-Continuous Bachelor’s Degree program in Visual Communication is two years comprising four semesters. Graduates in the field of Visual Communication may get engaged in various jobs such as promotional design, billboard design, TV programs’ opening design, promotional movies and teaser design, illustrator, page layout and poster designer, photography (working at ateliers), designer and packaging, promotional consultant, designer and executive of graphic works, and at expert of atelier (poster development).
Committed and skillful expert training plan in the field of Visual Communication majoring in General Visual Communication and Illustration has been codified at Art Department of the Supreme Council of Planning. The field of Visual Communication promotes the capabilities of students in cultural and commercial advertising. Meanwhile, cultural advertising comprises book illustration, poster development, advertising for journals and publications such as page layout and press ads. Commercial advertising encompasses commercial expos advertising such as pavilion development, pavilion arrangement or advertising for various goods. Furthermore, visual communication has other branches such as logo development, animation and environment sign design.
Duration of the bachelor’s degree program in visual communication is 4 years including 8 semesters of 17 weeks. Some specialized subjects that are attempted by students during the Bachelor’s Degree program in Visual Communication are given as basic design, fundamentals of visual arts, sculpture workshop, orientation with art in history, history of writing, calligraphy, basic photography, visual communication, manual printing, Islamic art and civilization, illustration, colored photos workshop (human, nature and design), analysis of plastic arts, orientation with contemporary arts, analysis of works in visual communication, machine printing, animation, integrated practical design.
The graduates in the field of Visual Communication may get engaged in various jobs such as ads and billboard design, title sequence design of TV programs, teaser and promotional videos design, illustrator, page layout and poster designer, photography (working at ateliers), designer and packaging, promotional consultant, designer and executive of graphic works, atelier art expert (poster development).