After learning the basics in Foundation year , students in years 2 and 3 of the Design curriculum are introduced to new techniques and tools, enabling them to carry out their first projects in publishing, visual identity, advertising and digital. In the second year, students discover new subjects such as motion design, typography and page layout. These will provide the vocabulary that is essential for visual communication applications.
The 3 rd year of the bachelor’s cycle in graphic design, taught entirely in English, allows students to deepen and synthesize the skills they have acquired. The core subjects of the Bachelor’s programme are still present, but the subjects are more complex and involve a more global approach to artistic creation. Students are required to work in teams, and to present and defend their creative projects in front of juries.
The 5-year programme leads to RNCP qualification no. 34364 Designer - Project Manager level 7 (Bac+5 level) registered by decision published on 16/12/2019 - EDC certifier
Examination pass rate
First year of the Bachelor in Graphic Design, it prepares students for the school’s higher cycle. It also prepares students for entry to the major art and design schools in France and abroad. It is during this period that students develop their structure and make the most spectacular progress. The success of their future studies depends on how well this preparatory year goes.
The aims of this preparatory year are to:
➝ Nurture their graphic culture
➝ Develop a critical eye
➝ Experiment with gesture
➝ Develop personal writing skills
➝ Assert your creative talent
➝ Analysis drawing / Live Model
➝ Illustration / Graphic design / Creative design approach
➝ Exterior sketches and perspective / Documentary studies
➝ Color / Volume
➝ Art history / English
The second year of the bachelor’s degree focuses on the discovery of new creative subject.
➝ Digital and web design
➝ Computer graphics
➝ Motion design
➝ Visual identity
➝ Layout and publishing
➝ Graphic design
➝ Specific culture
Open in English on the Paris campus, the courses in the third year are taught in English and allow students to deepen and synthesize the skills acquired by exploring areas such as art direction, packaging, copywriting, and marketing for an international career.
➝ Collaborative work on a creative project for the implementation of a global campaign. This test enables students to apply all the skills they have acquired during their Bachelor’s degree: brand identity, packaging, typography, layout, web design, etc. Students are asked to develop a creative attitude from the analysis of the problem to the presentation of the project in front of a panel of professionals.
➝ Internship period in a company in France or abroad with the possibility of spending a semester internationally
Two periods of work experience are compulsory in the Bachelor Design programme.
Following the international bachelor’s program in graphic design, students can continue with a Master’s degree and also take courses exclusively in English by joining the International Master program: Graphic Design for Art Direction!
Applications for the ECV are open from October. Places are limited until the end of September, subject to admission conditions. Admission to the ECV Master’s programme is based on an interview and presentation of an application file.
If you are a national of a country in the European Economic Area (EU plus Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein) or Switzerland, you do not need to obtain a student visa to study or do a work placement in France. You are free to enter France whatever the duration of your stay or studies.
You need a student visa to study or do a work placement in France. Your final admission is conditional on obtaining a VISA at the end of the admissions process. For more information: email@example.com
Following your request for an online or phone appointment, you will be contacted within 24 to 48 hours to schedule the date of your admission interview remotely.
Before the interview, you must prepare your complete application file with the requested documents:
The admission interview will allow us to assess your motivation, your project, your level of general and artistic culture, and to discover your creative universe.
After the admission interview, you will be informed of the decision within a maximum of 8 days. This decision is valid for all of our campuses.
An enrollment form will be sent to you by email with a link to the 100% online admission platform. To confirm your registration, simply complete your personal information, sign all the required documents, and pay the registration fee*.
*These administrative fees are collected in the first year of registration. They may be deferred to the following year in case of failure to obtain a necessary diploma for registration. They are non-refundable and remain permanently with the school, even in the event of cancellation.
Tuition fees can be paid in one, three, or six installments. Other payment arrangements may be agreed upon on a case-by-case basis. For apprenticeship programs, the company covers the tuition fees.