120 ECTS credits
During this 2-year cycle (M1 & M2), students build a portfolio that demonstrates their acquired design skills and technical abilities to work on design projects from initial concept through to final artwork.
The program ensures that students are able to practice their profession in one of the following sectors:
. Visual Communication
. Editorial (digital & print)
. Branding and Global Design
. Moving Image Arts (video, film & advertising fields)
. Residential Design
. Retail and Scenic Design
. Commercial Architecture
. Prospective Product Design
During this program each student has to complete an internship and they are also encouraged to network internationally and have an option to spend a part of their studies abroad through our international exchange programs, which in turn helps them to put together an impressive selection of international projects in their future design portfolio.
M1 / 4th year (60 ECTS credits)
During the 4th year, the student’s design work is focused on large-scale projects. Students develop their communication skills and learn how to present their design proposals, explaining how they overcame difficulties and demonstrating an ability to “sell” a design project. They also have to complete a 3-month internship at the end of the year and are strongly encouraged to participate in an international exchange programme if possible.
M2 / 5th year (60 ECTS credits)
The 5th and final year of studies is focused on research and design innovation and prepares students for a career in the design industry. Students must be autonomous in their work and demonstrate competency in all technical and creative skills applicable to Art Direction. They must also be able to analyse and evaluate information from multiple sources & diverse perspectives and present their design ideas clearly & objectively.
Master’s Degree Project
Throughout the second half of the academic year, students prepare and develop their final Master’s Degree Project that is presented in both French and English at the end of the year in front of an international jury, that includes renowned professionals in the industry. Obtaining a Master’s Degree in “Art Direction, Graphic and Digital Design” or “Interior Architecture & Spatial Design” recognized by the CFAI (The French Council of Architects).
The purpose of the Diploma Supplement, developed by the European Commission, Council of Europe and UNESCO/CEPES, is to provide sufficient independent data to improve international ‘transparency’ and fair academic and professional recognition of qualifications (diplomas, degrees, certificates etc.). It is designed to provide a description of the context, content, level and status of the studies pursued and successfully completed by the individual named on the original qualification.
« Certification Attestation »
This certification document, providing information on the appraisal, attestation and certification procedures, is given to each student when they obtain their Master’s Degree.
Art Director in Graphic Design & Digital Design, State-certified qualification is certified by the French government (established by Decree n° NSF 320v of 19/01/2012, under renewal).
Interior Architect & Designer, State-certified qualification recognised by the CFAI (French Board of Interior Architects) and certified by the French government (established by Decree n° NSF 233n of 19/01/2012).