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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.

Description of the curriculum

  • 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.

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Teachers

Fran Díaz, Doctorand. Architect and Master in City and Sustainable Architecture
Rebecca G. Mutell, PhD in Fine Arts. Bachelor of Fine Arts (Image)
Rebecca G. Mutell, PhD in Fine Arts. Bachelor of Fine Arts (Image)

Rebecca G. Mutell

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

Nico Juárez, PhD student. Audiovisual Designer and Architect

Nico Juárez

PhD student. Audiovisual Designer and Architect

Elisenda Fontarnau, Bachelor's Degre in Fine Arts

Elisenda Fontarnau

Bachelor's Degre in Fine Arts

Joan Martorello, Fashion design and artistic direction

Joan Martorello

Fashion design and artistic direction

Raúl García, Licensed in fine Arts. Cinematography

Raúl García

Licensed in fine Arts. Cinematography

Laura Tordera, Architect

Laura Tordera

Architect

Roger Vicente, Bachelor's Degreee in Graphic Design

Roger Vicente

Bachelor's Degreee in Graphic Design

Mariona Moncunill, PhD. Artist. Researcher

Mariona Moncunill

PhD. Artist. Researcher

Núria Costa, Co-founder of ZER Collection brand

Núria Costa

Co-founder of ZER Collection brand

Jordi Galobart, Freelance developer of websites and digital applications

Jordi Galobart

Freelance developer of websites and digital applications

Jorge Luis Marzo, PhD in Visual Arts

Jorge Luis Marzo

PhD in Visual Arts

Isa Quiles, Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts

Isa Quiles

Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts

Mónica Rikić, Degree in fine arts. Electronic art and creative programming

Mónica Rikić

Degree in fine arts. Electronic art and creative programming

Joan Ros, Fashion designer. Coordinator of the Fashion Department of the Degree in Design

Joan Ros

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

Serafín Álvarez, PhD Candidate. Master in Artistic Productions and Research

Serafín Álvarez

PhD Candidate. Master in Artistic Productions and Research

Gabriel Ventura, Bachelor's Degree Humanities

Gabriel Ventura

Bachelor's Degree Humanities

Alejandra L. Gabrielidis, PhD. Degree in Philosophy. Art and digital technologies

Alejandra L. Gabrielidis

PhD. Degree in Philosophy. Art and digital technologies

Montse Casacuberta, Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts

Montse Casacuberta

Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts

Fran Díaz, Doctorand. Architect and Master in City and Sustainable Architecture

Fran Díaz

Doctorand. Architect and Master in City and Sustainable Architecture

Cristina Goberna, Licenciada en Arquitectura. Investigación

Cristina Goberna

Licenciada en Arquitectura. Investigación

Carlos Nogueras, 3D, VFX & Motion Graphics Artist

Carlos Nogueras

3D, VFX & Motion Graphics Artist

Carla Boserman, PhD. Coordinator of the Department of Composition and Languages

Carla Boserman

PhD. Coordinator of the Department of Composition and Languages

Jesús Morentin, Bachelor's Degree in Design

Jesús Morentin

Bachelor's Degree in Design

Joan Maroto, Architect Doctor. Specialized in relational design and digital manufacturing

Joan Maroto

Architect Doctor. Specialized in relational design and digital manufacturing

Raül Maldonado, Graduate in Design

Raül Maldonado

Graduate in Design

Citlali Hernández, Doctoranda. Licenciada en Diseño Industrial. Artista multidisciplinar

Citlali Hernández

Doctoranda. Licenciada en Diseño Industrial. Artista multidisciplinar

Mariona Ribas, Graphic Designer

Mariona Ribas

Graphic Designer

David Martín, Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design

David Martín

Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design

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

Marta Camps

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

Marta Morralla, Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design

Marta Morralla

Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design

Fran Pinel, Phd in Advanced Studies in Artistic Productions (Image and Design)

Fran Pinel

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

Cris Noguer, Designer and researcher

Cris Noguer

Designer and researcher

Micol Rispoli, Doctor. Bachelor of Architecture. Researcher

Micol Rispoli

Doctor. Bachelor of Architecture. Researcher

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

Elisa Amann

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

Mireia P. Carbonell, Master’s Degree in Graphic Design

Mireia P. Carbonell

Master’s Degree in Graphic Design

Diego Suárez, Technical Engineer of Telecommunication, specialty in Electronic Systems

Diego Suárez

Technical Engineer of Telecommunication, specialty in Electronic Systems

Josep Pagà, Grado en Diseño mención Moda. Investigación. Patronaje

Josep Pagà

Grado en Diseño mención Moda. Investigación. Patronaje

Paula Bruna, Doctor, artist and environmentalist

Paula Bruna

Doctor, artist and environmentalist

Fran Casado, Fashion Designer

Fran Casado

Fashion Designer

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

Mònica Mestanza

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

Pierino dal Pozzo, Master's Degree in Philosophy

Pierino dal Pozzo

Master's Degree in Philosophy

Pau Pericas, Master's Degree in Cinema and Audiovisual contemporary studies

Pau Pericas

Master's Degree in Cinema and Audiovisual contemporary studies

Crisal Rodríguez, Graduate in Biology

Crisal Rodríguez

Graduate in Biology

Nadia Speranza, Graduada en Diseño Gráfico Editorial. Metodología de investigación y análisis

Nadia Speranza

Graduada en Diseño Gráfico Editorial. Metodología de investigación y análisis

David Ortega, Interior designer

David Ortega

Interior designer

Mariona García, Bachelor's Degree in Teaching and Graphic Design

Mariona García

Bachelor's Degree in Teaching and Graphic Design

Lúa Coderch, PhD in Fine Arts. Degree in fine arts. Artistic production

Lúa Coderch

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

Ricard Marimón, Bachelor’s Degree in Art and Design

Ricard Marimón

Bachelor’s Degree in Art and Design

Camila René Maggi, Architect

Camila René Maggi

Architect

Lucía Segurajáuregui, Diseñadora y artista multidisciplinar

Lucía Segurajáuregui

Diseñadora y artista multidisciplinar

Jorge. Caballero, Director and Producer

Jorge. Caballero

Director and Producer

Pau de Riba, Master's Degree in Graphic Design

Pau de Riba

Master's Degree in Graphic Design

Glòria Deumal, Bachelor's Degree in Humanities

Glòria Deumal

Bachelor's Degree in Humanities

Sílvia Rosés, Phd in Art History

Sílvia Rosés

Phd in Art History

Marina Salazar, Master's degree in research and experimentation in design

Marina Salazar

Master's degree in research and experimentation in design

Adrià Molins, Titulado Superior en Diseño Gráfico

Adrià Molins

Titulado Superior en Diseño Gráfico

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

Frank María

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

Mariona Genís, Doctor Architect. Specialized in educational spaces

Mariona Genís

Doctor Architect. Specialized in educational spaces

David Torrents, Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts

David Torrents

Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts

Claudio Marzà, Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design

Claudio Marzà

Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design

Carles Baiges, Architect. Urban sociology.

Carles Baiges

Architect. Urban sociology.

Anna Carreras, Master's Degree in Audiovisual Media

Anna Carreras

Master's Degree in Audiovisual Media

Nataly dal Pozzo, PhD in Art History

Nataly dal Pozzo

PhD in Art History

Anna Clemente, Architect

Anna Clemente

Architect

Roc Albalat, Graphic designer and audiovisual producer

Roc Albalat

Graphic designer and audiovisual producer

Adriana Dumon, Designer and creative director

Adriana Dumon

Designer and creative director

Arnau Pi, Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design

Arnau Pi

Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design

Mariel Fuentes, Master's Degree in Interior Design

Mariel Fuentes

Master's Degree in Interior Design

Josep Maria Marimon, Master's Degree in New Media Art Curators. Coordinator of the Department of Materials and Technologies

Josep Maria Marimon

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

Mireia Feliu, PhD in Fine Arts. Degree in fine arts. Coordinator of the Department of Projects of the Degree in Design. Final Project Degree Coordinator

Mireia Feliu

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

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

Pía Fontana

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

María Fernanda Moscoso, Phd of Anthropology

María Fernanda Moscoso

Phd of Anthropology

Paloma G. Díaz, PhD History of Art. Degree in Information Sciences

Paloma G. Díaz

PhD History of Art. Degree in Information Sciences

Jordi Álvarez, Digital Communication & Branding

Jordi Álvarez

Digital Communication & Branding

David Ortiz Juan, Master in Visual Arts. Artistic production.

David Ortiz Juan

Master in Visual Arts. Artistic production.

Xavier Maixenchs, Industrial and Audiovisual Designer

Xavier Maixenchs

Industrial and Audiovisual Designer

Mª Àngels Fortea, PhD in Design. Coordinator of the Department of Cultural Contexts

Mª Àngels Fortea

PhD in Design. Coordinator of the Department of Cultural Contexts

Laura Gual, Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

Laura Gual

Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

Ricardo Iscar, Bachelor's Degree in Laaw and Higher education in image

Ricardo Iscar

Bachelor's Degree in Laaw and Higher education in image

Kike Macías, Interior Designer

Kike Macías

Interior Designer

Sol Prado, Textile designer and audiovisual artist

Sol Prado

Textile designer and audiovisual artist

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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