Courses & ECTS credits 2021-2022

The Bachelor Graphic Design programme amounts to 240 ECTS and lasts four academic years.

See below the curriculum overview for Years 1, 2, 3 and 4

Class A

Courses Semester 1ECTS
Moving & 3D Image6
Graphic Design 16
Printed Image

6

Theory & Research 13
Type Design3
Professional Practice Skills 12
Introduction1
Research 11,5
Discourse 11,5
Collective 10
Total ECTS credits30
Courses Semester 2ECTS
Typography 13
Graphic Design 26
Theory & Research 2

3

Interactive Media Design 16
Coding 16
Professional Practise Skills 22
Academy Wide Week1
Research 21,5
Discourse 21,5
Collective 20
Total ECTS credits30
Courses Semester 3ECTS
Design5
Typography 25
Interactive Media Design 2

5

Coding 25
IST6
Professional Practice Skills 33
Studium Generale1
Collective 30
Total ECTS credits30
Courses Semester 4ECTS
Image5
Theory & Research 35
Elective 1:
Letter Studio 1 or Moving Image

5

Elective 2:
Design Office or Design Inquiry Group
5
IST

6

Professional Practice Skills 43
Studium Generale1
Collective 40
Total ECTS credits30
Courses Semester 5ECTS
Design & Typography10
IMD & Coding10
IST

6

Professional Practice Skills 54
Collective 50
Total ECTS credits30
Courses Semester 6ECTS
Image & Philosophy10
Elective 15
Letter Studio 1 / Moving Image


Elective 25
Design Office / Design Inquiry Group
IST6
Professional Practice Skills 64
Collective 60
Total ECTS credits30
Courses Semester 7ECTS
Internship15
Concept Design Graduation5

Thesis Writing, Design & Coding 1

10

Collective 70
Total ECTS credits30
Courses Semester 8ECTS
Thesis Writing Design & Coding 210
Graduation Project20
Total ECTS credits30

Class B

Courses Semester 1ECTS
Typography 13
Graphic Design 26
Theory & Research 2

3

Interactive Media Design 16
Coding 16
Professional Practise Skills 12
Introduction1
Research 11,5
Discourse 11,5
Collective 10
Total ECTS credits30
Courses Semester 2ECTS
Moving & 3D Image6
Graphic Design 16
Printed Image

6

Theory & Research 13
Type Design3
Professional Practice Skills 22
Academy Wide Week1
Research 22
Discourse 22
Collective 20
Total ECTS credits30
Courses Semester 3ECTS
Image5
Theory & Research 35
Elective 1

5

Letter Studio 1 / Moving Image
Elective 25
Design Office / Design Inquiry Group
IST

6

Professional Practice Skills 33
Studium Generale1
Collective 30
Total ECTS credits30
Courses Semester 4ECTS
Design5
Typography 25
Interactive Media Design 2

5

Coding 25
IST6
Professional Practice Skills 43
Studium Generale1
Collective 40
Total ECTS credits30
Courses Semester 5ECTS
Image & Philosophy10
Elective 15
Letter Studio 1 / Moving Image


Elective 25
Design Office / Design Inquiry Group
IST6
Professional Practice Skills 54
Collective 50
Total ECTS credits30
Courses Semester 6ECTS
Design & Typography10
IMD & Coding10
IST

6

Professional Practice Skills 64
Collective 60
Total ECTS credits30
Courses Semester 7ECTS
Internship15
Concept Design Graduation5

Thesis Writing, Design & Coding 1

10

Collective 70
Total ECTS credits30
Courses Semester 8ECTS
Thesis Writing Design & Coding 210
Graduation Project20
Total ECTS credits30

OER 2021-2022

Education and Examination Regulations

You can find information about the regulations and provisions dealing with the organisation of the programme and the assessments and examinations related to it in the Education and Examination Regulations (in Dutch: Onderwijs- en examenregeling; OER)

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