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Best Online Certificates in Design Studies 2019

Online certificates are a wonderful choice if you have a busy lifestyle.  Attend classes at your own pace and work from home, the library, the coffee shop or anywhere with Wi-Fi when you choose an online program.  You’ll have nearly limitless options and possibilities without the strictures of a traditional classroom.

What is an online certificate in design studies? An online certificate in design can allow you to explore graphic design, using programs such as Photoshop and Illustrator. You may refine your skills in areas such as photo editing, poster design, logo design and magazine layout. While creating a foundation in the fundamentals of design, students can hone the technical skills that make design a marketable career choice.

Understanding the principles of design can help you refine your artistic interests and learning the technology to apply these principles can provide real-world experience. If you are interested in the visual arts, learning practical design skills can set you up for professional success.

The cost to students to complete a certificate in design online can vary widely depending on the program. However, the array of available certificate programs means that you should be able to find a program that works for you. Financial aid may be available.

Earning a certificate in design can create many career options. There may be opportunities to work in website creation and design, newspaper and magazine layout, book illustrations and layout and video production. This is a certificate that can open many doors for individuals interested in the visual arts. Many institutions will even allow you to use your course credits toward a full associate’s or bachelor’s degree.

If you are seeking an online certificate in design, there are many schools and programs from which to choose. This means you can find a program that works for you. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Adobe Premiere Pro is a powerful program for editing digital video. Premiere lets you create videos, as well as perform colour correction and work with audio. Delegates a ... [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake Zero to Premiere Pro Hero in just 5 days and gain the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)

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Adobe Premiere Pro is a powerful program for editing digital video. Premiere lets you create videos, as well as perform colour correction and work with audio. Delegates attending this Premiere Pro course will learn the fundamentals of non-linear editing techniques. You will also go on to learn more advanced features of the software.

This Premiere Pro course helps you understand and work with advanced concepts and features of this application. You will run through a typical series of steps for creating, editing and fine-tuning a series of video pieces. We also recommend this course for those planning to obtain the Adobe Certified Associate status.... [-]

United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius  + 3 More
August 2019
Part-time
5 days
Campus
Online
Academy Class

Adobe Premiere Pro is a powerful program for editing digital video. Premiere lets you create videos, as well as perform colour correction and work with audio. Students at ... [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

Adobe Premiere Pro is a powerful program for editing digital video. Premiere lets you create videos, as well as perform colour correction and work with audio. Students attending this course will learn the fundamentals of non-linear editing techniques.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

Students who need to know the basics of Adobe Premiere Pro and countless tips and techniques to help them become more productive with its new features. This course is for individuals who wish to learn how to edit videos to be used on a number of different platforms, including web and DVD. Amateurs with an interest in video editing will also benefit from attending this course.... [-]

United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius  + 3 More
August 2019
Part-time
2 days
Campus
Online
Academy Class

This course is for people new to After Effects. Perhaps someone who wishes to work in the video field or who currently works in the field, or an Adobe application user lo ... [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake Zero to After Effects Hero in just 5 days

This course is for people new to After Effects. Perhaps someone who wishes to work in the video field or who currently works in the field, or an Adobe application user looking to expand their skills and add effects to video projects.

Some Delegates may be mainly interested in creating video primarily for the Web, and others for film, but the majority are preparing more for work in broadcast video. During the latter part of this After Effects course, you will master the concepts and advanced features of this program. It includes many advanced features, including tips and tricks using the latest version.... [-]

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August 2019
Part-time
5 days
Campus
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Academy Class

Take your After Effects skills to the next level. Upon completion of this course, you will have mastered the key skills to bring your ideas to life and will be able to cr ... [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

Take your After Effects skills to the next level. Upon completion of this course, you will have mastered the key skills to bring your ideas to life and will be able to create visually stunning videos.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This course will help you master the concepts and features of the program. It includes many advanced features, including tips and tricks using the latest version. Graphics professionals who want to enhance their motion editing and compositing. Experienced users will also benefit from the many tips and tricks and special exercises.

ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE

Before attending this course, you should have already acquired skills from the After Effects 101 and 201 courses, or have equivalent knowledge.... [-]

United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius  + 3 More
August 2019
Part-time
3 days
Campus
Online
Academy Class

Adobe After Effects is the industry leader in Video Compositing that allows you to create QuickTime movies for output on the Web, CD ROM, Monitor, or full-motion broadcas ... [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

Adobe After Effects is the industry leader in Video Compositing that allows you to create QuickTime movies for output on the Web, CD ROM, Monitor, or full-motion broadcast quality video for television. You will learn how to mix a number of still images together to create a moving texture. Placing Compositions into other Compositions, using Keyframes & Layers, and Effective Rendering techniques will also be covered.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This course will help you master the concepts and features of the program. It includes many advanced features, including tips and tricks using the latest version. Graphics professionals who want to enhance their motion editing and compositing. Experienced users will also benefit from the many tips and tricks and special exercises.We also recommend this course for those planning to obtain the Adobe Certified Expert, ACE, status in After Effects.... [-]

United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius  + 3 More
August 2019
Part-time
2 days
Campus
Online
Academy Class

Bring your vision to life with blockbuster visual effects and compelling motion graphics in Adobe After Effects Professional software. Work with sophisticated tools and e ... [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

Bring your vision to life with blockbuster visual effects and compelling motion graphics in Adobe After Effects Professional software. Work with sophisticated tools and enjoy tight integration with Adobe’s leading design applications while you deliver stunning work to virtually any media type.

WHO IS THIS AFTER EFFECTS TRAINING COURSE FOR?

A person who wishes to work in the video field or who currently works in the field, or an Adobe application user looking to expand his or her skills, looking to add effects to video projects. Some students may be mainly interested in creating video primarily for the Web, and others for film, but the majority are preparing more for work in broadcast video. This course is for people new to After Effects.... [-]

United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius  + 3 More
August 2019
Part-time
3 days
Campus
Online
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Get ready to enter the world of 3D games with Unity3D! Unity is the ultimate game development platform to build high-quality 3D and 2D games, deploy them across mobile, d ... [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

Get ready to enter the world of 3D games with Unity3D! Unity is the ultimate game development platform to build high-quality 3D and 2D games, deploy them across mobile, desktop, VR/AR, consoles or the Web. This course also focusses on scripting, custom GUI controls, prefab customization, multiplayer networking features like chat, and optimizations that will make your gameplay better on mobile devices and desktops alike. Take a deep dive into Unity’s controls and learn how to build more interactive, high-performance 3D games.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This workshop is created for developers, teachers, and students that are new to Unity. In this project-based workshop, the disciple is introduced to the Unity 3 workspace and typical project work procedures.... [-]

United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius  + 3 More
August 2019
Part-time
5 days
Campus
Online
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Anyone wanting to develop their digital design skills and create accurate 2D images and 3D models to visualize space. This course is for beginners. Suitable for designers ... [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Anyone wanting to develop their digital design skills and create accurate 2D images and 3D models to visualize space. This course is for beginners. Suitable for designers from all backgrounds from interior designers, architects, theatre, and film as well as artists and craftspeople.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Creating 3D drawings quickly and easily is a valuable skill in any design practice and can significantly enhance your professional communication and presentation. Sketch Up Make is a free 3D modeling software, available as a free download, making it accessible for all. From 2D plans and elevations to 3D rendered objects and interiors. You will be taught the basic principles of Sketch Up, enabling to tap into its potential as you will be introduced you to its interface, tools, drawing floor plans and shapes in 2D and how to switch to a 3D working environment, to create interiors, importing furniture, materials, and textures.... [-]

United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius  + 3 More
August 2019
Part-time
2 days
Campus
Online
Academy Class

Fusion 360 pieces of training will provide the skills necessary to develop a basic knowledge of environmental management, 3D modeling, assembly connections and many other ... [+]

Fusion 360 pieces of training will provide the skills necessary to develop a basic knowledge of environmental management, 3D modeling, assembly connections and many other stills key for 3D printing. In addition to developing 3D models, this course will expose students to importing and manipulating data from other design systems and creating output to additive manufacturing systems. 18-month Free class retakes included.

Blended Learning

It’s the best opportunity to get the most out of your learning experience while blending technology with classroom instructions. We supply training videos, notes and/or reference texts.

18-month Free Class Retake

It’s the best opportunity to get the most out of your learning experience while blending technology with classroom instructions. We supply training videos, notes and/or reference texts.... [-]

United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius  + 3 More
August 2019
Part-time
2 days
Campus
Online
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In this 5-day Cinema 4D course we’ll cover how this intuitive 3D package can be used for creating amazing still images for print and breathtaking video for broadcast, TV, ... [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

Zero to Cinema 4D HERO in just 5 days!

In this 5-day Cinema 4D course we’ll cover how this intuitive 3D package can be used for creating amazing still images for print and breathtaking video for broadcast, TV, web, and film. This Cinema 4D course coupled with its easy interface and logical workflow, make it possible for those new to 3D artistry to be producing hi-end 3D scenes quickly. We will cover modeling techniques for creating bespoke models, typography & objects. You’ll also cover animation, lighting and camera techniques.

The Cinema 4D course covers an introduction to BodyPaint 3D and how best to texture your models and type. We’ll show you the software’s tight integration with Adobe products as well as other leading compositing and video products.... [-]

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August 2019
Part-time
5 days
Campus
Online
Academy Class

The 3ds Max Green Belt class focuses on learning the techniques and methods that will get the best results. Over 3 days you will be developing your skills and abilities w ... [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

The 3ds Max Green Belt class focuses on learning the techniques and methods that will get the best results. Over 3 days you will be developing your skills and abilities with, Modelling, Lighting, Animation, and Rendering.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

People who have preferably attended the 3DS Max Essentials Jumpstart or have a number of years experience working with 3D tools and have a solid understanding of modeling in the 3D environment.

ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE

You will have taken the 3ds Max Jumpstart zero to HERO course or have equivalent knowledge and experience

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

You will be able to design 3D environments with animated walking characters with realistic lighting viewed from a moving camera.... [-]

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August 2019
Part-time
3 days
Campus
Online
Academy Class

Zero to 3ds Max HERO in just 5 days! Learn 3DS Max and Get Certified as an Autodesk Certified User. ... [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

Zero to 3ds Max HERO in just 5 days! Learn 3DS Max and Get Certified as an Autodesk Certified User.

Academy Class is proud to present the five-day technical 3DS Max training course designed to help you learn everything you need to create 3D content. 3DS Max Jumpstart Zero to HERO will focus on learning the basics of modelling, material creation, animation, and scene generation. Learn the capabilities of the interface, how to work efficiently, and how to apply tool-sets in the workplace.

This class will take you past the basic level into an intermediate skill-set. The Autodesk 3DS Max Autodesk Certified User accredited exam is included as part of your training. The Autodesk 3DS Max Professional exam is available for an additional fee of £150.00 plus VAT.... [-]

United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius  + 3 More
August 2019
Part-time
5 days
Campus
Online
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The purpose of this UX Design course is to lead you through the stages involved in building a web or mobile application through to the end prototype ready for testing. Us ... [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

The purpose of this UX Design course is to lead you through the stages involved in building a web or mobile application through to the end prototype ready for testing. Using a series of engaging assignments, you will build a fully functional prototype.

All of these tools used on this UX Design course are meant to assist in learning the fundamentals of usability design without having to do any actual coding in HTML, CSS, JavaScript and other programs.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

Design practitioners, developers, product managers, marketers, usability professionals, and decision-makers who have some experience creating products but want to take their skills and processes to the next level.... [-]

United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius  + 3 More
August 2019
Part-time
5 days
Campus
Online
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During this two days course, you will learn how to export image assets and define HTML structure using an existing design. The basics of HTML syntax will be explained and ... [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

During this two days course, you will learn how to export image assets and define HTML structure using an existing design. The basics of HTML syntax will be explained and with the help of Dreamweaver the HTML file will be cleaned up and tweaked, so the HTML text matches the design. The finished HTML will be tested, validated and uploaded to distribution services so the entire workflow will be clearly presented. We encourage everybody to bring their designs for the second day as the course provides the chance of creating a finished HTML e-mail from them.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

Designers and Marketers.

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United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius  + 3 More
August 2019
Part-time
2 days
Campus
Online
Academy Class

Imagine how understanding how to use Captivate’s advanced features will revolutionize the way you work. Take your Captivate skills to the next level. ... [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

Imagine how understanding how to use Captivate’s advanced features will revolutionize the way you work. Take your Captivate skills to the next level. Adobe Captivate hands-on training provides students with the knowledge and hands-on practice they need to develop and build software demonstrations and interactive simulations with Captivate. In addition to learning key concepts, students also learn best practices for creating and publishing Captivate projects.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This course is for intermediate Captivate users who would like to create software demonstrations and interactive simulations. Captivate appeals to a wide variety of audiences, typically grouped in training and education, sales and marketing, or technical support and documentation.... [-]

United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius  + 3 More
August 2019
Part-time
1 month
Campus
Online