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Bachelor Degree in Design

Adscribed to the Arts and Humanities branch, is built around content from culture, art, and tools. With optional mention to Graphic Design and Visual Communication, Audiovisual Design, Interior Design or Fashion Design.

  • Edition: 14th
  • Teaching period: from October 2022 to June 2023
  • Schedule: mornings from 9am to 2.30pm or afternoons from 3pm to 8.30pm
  • Modality: on site
  • Language: Catalan and Spanish
  • Price: 134 € / ECTS
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Qualification: Bachelor Degree in Design by the University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia
  • Credits: 240 ECTS
  • Academic calendar 2022-23

Presentation

 The purpose of BAU and its teachers is to train contemporary, questioning, creative, open-minded designers who are able to understand social, cultural and economic changes and are committed to sustainable development to respond to the changing needs of society.

The training model of BAU brings a solid humanistic, cultural, artistic, technical and methodological training that its characterized by up-todate teaching, connected to the real professional world from the culture of the project perspective.

BAU guarantees small classes to encourage comprehensive training, teamwork and personalized teaching, and is careful to watch over the research activity of both teachers and students as a basis for enhancing creative skills and innovation.

The BAU teaching team applies innovative, quality teaching practices based on the applicability of learning through the development fo the projects , and teaches students to work rigorously and systematically to achieve the professionalization of the creative process.

BAU aims to promote multilingualism for professional purposes, and particularly mastery of the English language, as the essential language for the competitiveness in the employment market in the field of design as well as for exercising the profession, and to contribute to the international reputation fo its students.

 

Differential characteristics
  • Accredited degree by the Agency for the Quality of the University System of Catalonia.
  • The entire institution is dedicated to the service of student learning.
  • Teaching staff involved, cohesive, committed and highly qualified.
  • Live and constantly evolving study plan and syllabus.
  • Continuous improvement of teaching quality.
  • Small groups and personalized teaching.
  • Human quality.
  • Spaces designed for research and design practice.
  • Infrastructure and equipment with advanced technology.
  • Internship program in institutions and companies.
  • Mobility and exchanges with universities in Europe, America and Asia.
  • Research as a growth engine.
  • Location in the 22@ of Barcelona, the district of innovation and design.

Study plan

Programme of studies

Credits by type of subject:
  • Basic training: 60 ECTS
  • Compulsory: 60 ECTS
  • Elective: 102 ECTS
  • External internship: 6 ECTS
  • Final project: 12 ECTS

TOTAL: 240 ECTS

Objectives

  • Ability to develop their own creativity through the learning of artistic languages.
  • In-depth knowledge of the socio-economic and cultural determinants events in the evolution of design and vision of the same from a critical perspective.
  • Command and management of specific tools for the development of the professional projectual process.
  • Creative, innovative, committed and responsable spirit, respect to the needs and demands of society.
  • Implementation of business, management and communication knowledge in the context of national and international design.
  • Ability to transmit, exhibit and communicate, in both orally and writing, the typical design proposals, in both the native language and in English.
  • Application of specific methodologies of research into the world of design.
  • Ability to develop design projects in teamwork and in structures of collaboration and cooperation.
  • Development of the profession from a committed attitude with sustainability and respect for the environment.

International mobility

Mobility programs are a fundamental line of action to facilitate the exchange of content, methodologies and resources, and to enhance the generation and transmission of knowledge.

From this perspective, student mobility is considered at BAU as a means of mutual knowledge between different countries and cultures that invites intercultural dialogue and an exchange of enriching educational experiences.

BAU promotes the mobility of its students, amd his international recognition as a design institution offersthe possibility of an international education under ERASMUS program regulations within Europe and with exchange programs with foreign universities prestige.

List of schools and universities with ERASMUS agreement and collaboration agreements.

Teachers

Anna Clemente
Anna Clemente

Architect

Joan Ros
Joan Ros

Fashion designer. Coordinator of the Fashion Department of the Degree in Design

Roc Albalat
Roc Albalat

Graphic designer and audiovisual producer

Jordi Galobart
Jordi Galobart

Freelance developer of websites and digital applications

Jorge Luis Marzo
Jorge Luis Marzo

PhD in Visual Arts

Isa Quiles
Isa Quiles

Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts

Josep Maria Marimon
Josep Maria Marimon

Master's Degree in New Media Art Curators. Coordinator of the Department of Materials and Technologies and of the End of Degree Project

Gabriel Ventura
Gabriel Ventura

Bachelor's Degree Humanities

Mireia Feliu
Mireia Feliu

PhD in Fine Arts. Degree in fine arts. Coordinator of the Department of Projects of the Degree in Design

Alejandra L. Gabrielidis
Alejandra L. Gabrielidis

PhD. Degree in Philosophy. Art and digital technologies

Montse Casacuberta
Montse Casacuberta

Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts

Jordi Álvarez
Jordi Álvarez

Digital Communication & Branding

Cristina Goberna
Cristina Goberna

Licenciada en Arquitectura. Investigación

David Ortiz Juan
David Ortiz Juan

Master in Visual Arts. Artistic production.

Carlos Nogueras
Carlos Nogueras

3D, VFX & Motion Graphics Artist

Carla Boserman
Carla Boserman

PhD. Coordinator of the Department of Composition and Languages

Ricardo Iscar
Ricardo Iscar

Bachelor's Degree in Laaw and Higher education in image

Citlali Hernández
Citlali Hernández

Doctoranda. Licenciada en Diseño Industrial. Artista multidisciplinar

Kike Macías
Kike Macías

Interior Designer

Mariona Ribas
Mariona Ribas

Graphic Designer

David Martín
David Martín

Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design

Elisenda Fontarnau
Elisenda Fontarnau

Bachelor's Degre in Fine Arts

Cris Noguer
Cris Noguer

Designer and researcher

Marta Camps
Marta Camps

Doctor in Educational Innovation. Degree in fine arts. Pedagogical and artistic researcher.

Mariona Moncunill
Mariona Moncunill

PhD in Information and Knowledge Society

Josep Pagà
Josep Pagà

Grado en Diseño mención Moda. Investigación. Patronaje

Fran Casado
Fran Casado

Fashion Designer

Elisa Amann
Elisa Amann

Doctoral student. Fashion design. Coordinator of the Master in Design, Technology and Innovation in Fashion

Mónica Rikić
Mónica Rikić

Degree in fine arts. Electronic art and creative programming

Nadia Speranza
Nadia Speranza

Graduada en Diseño Gráfico Editorial. Metodología de investigación y análisis

Mònica Mestanza
Mònica Mestanza

PhD in Communications. Graphic design, art direction and creative direction

Pierino dal Pozzo
Pierino dal Pozzo

Master's Degree in Philosophy

Serafín Álvarez
Serafín Álvarez

PhD Candidate. Master in Artistic Productions and Research

Lucía Segurajáuregui
Lucía Segurajáuregui

Diseñadora y artista multidisciplinar

Mariona García
Mariona García

Bachelor's Degree in Teaching and Graphic Design

Lúa Coderch
Lúa Coderch

PhD in Fine Arts. Degree in fine arts. Artistic production

Glòria Deumal
Glòria Deumal

Bachelor's Degree in Humanities

Jesús Morentin
Jesús Morentin

Bachelor's Degree in Design

Fran Díaz
Fran Díaz

Doctorand. Architect and Master in City and Sustainable Architecture

Adrià Molins
Adrià Molins

Titulado Superior en Diseño Gráfico

Pau de Riba
Pau de Riba

Master's Degree in Graphic Design

Mariona Genís
Mariona Genís

Doctor Architect. Specialized in educational spaces

Joan Maroto
Joan Maroto

Architect Doctor. Specialized in relational design and digital manufacturing

Raül Maldonado
Raül Maldonado

Graduate in Design

Carles Baiges
Carles Baiges

Architect. Urban sociology.

Frank María
Frank María

Bachelor Degree coordinator of the Audiovisual Design Department and Coordinator of the Master degree in Stop motion animation

Anna Carreras
Anna Carreras

Master's Degree in Audiovisual Media

Nataly dal Pozzo
Nataly dal Pozzo

PhD in Art History

Marta Morralla
Marta Morralla

Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design

Fran Pinel
Fran Pinel

Phd in Advanced Studies in Artistic Productions (Image and Design)

Adriana Dumon
Adriana Dumon

Designer and creative director

Arnau Pi
Arnau Pi

Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design

Mariel Fuentes
Mariel Fuentes

Master's Degree in Interior Design

Mireia P. Carbonell
Mireia P. Carbonell

Master’s Degree in Graphic Design

Diego Suárez
Diego Suárez

Technical Engineer of Telecommunication, specialty in Electronic Systems

Pía Fontana
Pía Fontana

Architect and Urban Planner. Specialized in the design of public, educational and exhibition spaces

Xavier Maixenchs
Xavier Maixenchs

Industrial and Audiovisual Designer

María Fernanda Moscoso
María Fernanda Moscoso

Phd of Anthropology

Paloma G. Díaz
Paloma G. Díaz

PhD History of Art. Degree in Information Sciences

Pau Pericas
Pau Pericas

Master's Degree in Cinema and Audiovisual contemporary studies

Crisal Rodríguez
Crisal Rodríguez

Graduate in Biology

Camila René Maggi
Camila René Maggi

Architect

Sol Prado
Sol Prado

Textile designer and audiovisual artist

Mª Àngels Fortea
Mª Àngels Fortea

PhD in Design. Coordinator of the Department of Cultural Contexts. Coordinator of the Master's Degree in research and design experimentation.

Laura Gual
Laura Gual

Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

Ricard Marimón
Ricard Marimón

Bachelor’s Degree in Art and Design

Marina Salazar
Marina Salazar

Master's degree in research and experimentation in design

Joan Martorello
Joan Martorello

Fashion design and artistic direction

Rebecca G. Mutell
Rebecca G. Mutell

PhD in Fine Arts. Bachelor of Fine Arts (Image)

Nico Juárez
Nico Juárez

PhD student. Audiovisual Designer and Architect

Sílvia Rosés
Sílvia Rosés

Phd in Art History

David Torrents
David Torrents

Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts

Núria Costa
Núria Costa

Co-founder of ZER Collection brand

Claudio Marzà
Claudio Marzà

Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design

Raúl García
Raúl García

Licensed in fine Arts. Cinematography

Laura Tordera
Laura Tordera

Architect

Roger Vicente
Roger Vicente

Bachelor's Degreee in Graphic Design

Career opportunities

  • Designer -Graphic, Space, Audiovisual, Fashion and / or Services-
  • Creative director
  • Art director
  • Marketing, Communication and Organization of Events
  • Investigator/Researcher
  • Multidisciplinary equipment
  • Strategist in innovation and research
  • Project manager and coordinator
  • University teacher/Professor
  • Occupations linked to the culture of design, art and creation: critic, analyst, curator of exhibitions, editor of publications, etc.


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Cost

The total cost of the course depends on the number of ECTS inscribed plus the student insurance, management fees and university fees.
The price of the ECTS credit for the 2022-23 course is 134 €.
The fixed cost of university fees, management fees and insurance for the 2022-23 academic year is 100 €.
The total amount of the course for 60 ECTS is 8.140 €.

Payment conditions:

  • Single payment: if you pay the full course upon enrollment a 3% discount is applied to the total amount of the ECTS .
  • Installment payment: consists of an initial payment of 3.010 € upon enrollment (includes university taxes) + 9 monthly installments of 570 € (from October to June).

Scholarships and grants

As a BAU Bachelor student, you can take advantage of different scholarships and grants throughout your academic life at the center, as well as special discounts and preferential internal and external financing conditions.

Access and registration

Access

The registration period for the Bachelor's Degree in Design for new students takes place according to the calendar established by the University Preregistration office of Catalonia (Oficina de Preinscripción Universitaria de Cataluña). For more information please consult the web page or the educational regulations of the Bachelor's programs which are found on the website: www.bau.cat. The registration is done at reception at BAU Design College.

Foreign students must process their admission through the UNED - www.uned.es

Students educated in Spain

Entrance

Through the official University Preregistration of Catalonia.

Quality

The quality of the BAU pedagogical system is guaranteed by various indicators and reports by the seals of (AQU, RUCT, ANECA, EUC ...). Visit the Quality section.

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