Online Diploma Programs in Design Studies 2020

Online diplomas may be given for higher education programs that individuals complete after secondary education. These courses of study often offer more convenience than on-site classes and may require less time and money to complete. They are often pursued in preparation for advanced degrees or as an alternative to degree programs. What is an online diploma in design studies? This type of qualific… Read more

Online diplomas may be given for higher education programs that individuals complete after secondary education. These courses of study often offer more convenience than on-site classes and may require less time and money to complete. They are often pursued in preparation for advanced degrees or as an alternative to degree programs.

What is an online diploma in design studies? This type of qualification is awarded in recognition of successful completion of a design program. A diploma in design indicates expertise in a specific area, such as graphic design, visual design, web design, or communications design. It generally takes one or two years to earn one of these diplomas. Online design programs are often available at technical design schools, community colleges, and some universities.

A diploma program can teach a variety of skills in such areas as graphic production, color theory, image editing, visual communications, design software, and other areas. These skills help designers create effective design products efficiently using contemporary knowledge and tools.

The cost of an online diploma may be less than for a traditional degree, but costs vary considerably from one program to another. Before committing to enrollment, make sure that your chosen course of study meets your educational needs and budget.

Many careers are enhanced with online diplomas that show expertise in a specific area. Advanced skills in design are desired by many employers, who may utilize these skills in product manufacturing, multi-media communications, marketing, sales, and numerous other creative areas. Graduates may work as designers, artists, consultants, or developers. Higher education through an online diploma program may also provide a competitive advantage that can lead to increased job opportunities, new responsibilities, career advancement, and increased salaries.

Many institutions around the world offer online diploma programs in design and other areas. To get started, 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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Emeritus Institute of Management
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Postgraduate Diploma
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9 months
English
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Toronto Film School
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Diploma
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24 months
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The Design Ecademy - Online Design Courses

Accredited Landscape Design course - Get Landscaping Design qualification in 2 yrs with potential for full BA. Online courses, no experience or qualifications required

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36 months
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10 months
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International Career Institute
London, United Kingdom

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Diploma
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MADIN USAL
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Diploma
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3 months
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Shaw Academy
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Diploma
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4 weeks
English
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National Design Academy
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Diploma
Part-time
10 - 12 months
English
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The Open Design School
Paris, France

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The graphic design profession has changed considerably. In a discipline related to printing, it includes exciting new possibilities of digital technologies. -
Diploma
Part-time
24 months
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ALISON
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Diploma
Part-time
10 - 12 hours
English
Online
 
Toronto Film School
Toronto, Canada

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Diploma
Part-time
24 months
English
Oct 2020
Online
 
The Design Ecademy - Online Design Courses

Accredited Interior Design Courses - you can be an Interior Designer in 2 yrs & continue up to BA Interior Design. Online courses, no experience or qualifications required

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Diploma
English
Online
 
MADIN USAL
Salamanca, Spain

The Modulo_diploma of interior design will enable the students to develop projects of Commercial Exhibition and window dressing.

The Modulo_diploma of interior design will enable the students to develop projects of Commercial Exhibition and window dressing. -
Diploma
Part-time
3 months
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MADIN USAL
Salamanca, Spain

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Diploma
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National Design Academy
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Diploma
Part-time
10 - 12 months
English
Sep 2020
Online
 

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