BA Communication Design

The course

Communication Design is the target-oriented design of communication. The academic basis of the course is further strengthened by the ongoing practical design work which goes with it. Your insight into the social, ethical and media-related associations of target-oriented communication will be sharpened by these theoretical components: Communication Studies and Strategy, Psychology of Advertising, History of Art, Design and Media, Business Studies/Marketing, Media Law, Web Policy, Ethics in Design and Media.

Brochure Bachelor Communication Design


Our BA course Communication Design comprises 13 carefully coordinated modules which deal with the constantly changing challenges of media and aesthetic communication.
The BA Communication Design is a modularised first degree course.
Evaluation of modules and the Diploma supplement is carried out in accordance with the European-wide Bologna Guidelines and assures international mobility in Higher Education within Europe. The course is designed to support direct entry to the profession and at Masters level facilitates entry to state institutions, museums and further work in the Higher Education sector.

The course is accredited by Acquin.

Communication Designer

professional profile

Our graduates have the full range of modern, media roles open to them. These may be in the advertising department of a large company, advertising agencies, in multi-media communication agencies, in packaging design, in the media, in cultural and state organisations.
The job portfolio of a communication designer may include: Designer in multi-media, screen, internet and animation - Designer in packaging, brands, trade fairs and events - Designer in Film and Photographic Production, Editorial Designer, Typeface - Art and Creative Director.


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We offer space for inspiration and creative interaction. We place high value on spacious surroundings and the best possible technical facilities.

All our teaching rooms are equipped with digital and analogue presentation technology.
Our spacious film and photography studios meet all prerequisites for extensive digital, video, editing and photography work. Our photography and filming equipment may be hired free of charge for external productions. High-performance laptops are available for those working on the move.