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How To Join Design Universities

Published at 02/15/2012 16:37:02


For those who aspire to become designers, choosing the right design universities is very important. Design universities can be found around the world. Some these design universities are the Art Center College of Design that is located in Pasadena, California, Parsons School of Design in New York, NY, Pacific Design Academy in British Columbia Victoria, Canada, Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island, Central St. Martin’s College of Art and Design in London, United Kingdom, Florence Design Academy in Florence, Italy and a lot more from around the world.

These Design universities have been producing amazing and prominent designers. The design schools offer different design program that you can choose and decide and some specialize in Advertising, Graphic Design, Illustration programs, Fashion to Art history. There are also schools that focus on how to prepare the students to apply their design skills in real life situations.

Step 1

There are Five Steps to Join Design universities:

Research and evaluate which design school you want to join based on their offerings and specializations. Some of the universities have different offers so it’s good to know the course that they offer.

Step 2

Decide upon and apply to your chosen design universities. Consider the following in making decisions: accreditation of the school, the curriculum, whether internship training is offered and the flexible scheduling.

Step 3

Be the best student you can be. It is very important to attend and participate in your classes and in any activity that the school has especially when it is about designing.

Step 4

Check their design courses offerings if these courses can be utilized in finding a job or to become a designer.

Step 5

When joining the design school, make it sure that you are equip with knowledge on what designing is all about and whether you choose this course because you want this a career instead of a hobby.


In choosing Design universities, choose a university that offers design programs that are applicable to the modern times. Before enrolling to design schools, make it sure that you choose designing because it is your passion rather than choosing it because you just want to follow your parents’ advice or your friends’ convincing power. Make it sure also that the design school includes application to the real life situations when it comes to their and an internship training is offered. It is best to ask those who graduated from the university that you wanted to enroll and ask if these design universities are updated and has a complete course curriculum on design.

These are just some of the tips in choosing design schools. It is not hard to choose design schools when you have already background knowledge about designing and has met and talked to some famous designers. Though the design schools offer different design courses and have strategies to draw the attention of the students, but the ultimate goal of the Design universities is to apply what the students have learned to their own learning challenges and to be able to utilize these learning in their future design projects after they graduated and passed the design course.


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