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CANVAS Bachelor in Graphic Design and / or Illustration

Bachelor in Graphic Design and / or Illustration

Lausanne, Switzerland

3 Years

English, French

Full time

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* 1st Year Annual Schooling: CHF 11'900.-; 2nd and 3rd years Annual schooling (diploma included): from CHF 11'100.- to CHF 15'300.-


Bachelors in Graphic Design and/or Illustration

The Bachelors in Graphic Design and/or Illustration is a 3-year program that prepares students for major professional work in the Visual Arts. The program offers a complete selection of courses that combine creativity, expertise and professionalism.

After completing the Bachelors in Graphic Design and/or Illustration, the student will master graphic design and illustration techniques and will be thoroughly familiar with creative design and illustration principles, particularly needed for logo and brand creation, advertising and marketing, illustration and animation.

The professional graphic design or illustrator is called upon to find graphic solutions, to imagine, plan and create illustrations and develop visual and graphic materials for marketing. The graduate in Graphic Design and/or Illustration will have acquired a professionalism, dynamism and versatility necessary in order to rigorously translate his/her ideas into shapes, colors and images.

The work of the graphic design consists among other things of creating and proposing different brand applications (such as logos, slogans, jingles etc.), marketing materials (flyers, brochures, press kits etc.), product presentations (book covers, packaging etc.) keeping in mind the evolution of aesthetic and artistic trends and movements. As for the illustrator, his/her work lies in creating characters for books, cartoons, children’s books, specialist fiction etc. as well as creating illustrations for websites, video games and graphic novels.


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