General Description
Objective(s) of a study programme:

New Visual Communication Design master study programme is to educate visual communication design specialists in compliance with the international standards and  master’s qualification requirements, who are able to effectively transmit verbal and visual information using the means of new media in the field of interdisciplinary design, to carry out artistic research, to critically- analytically evaluate and interpret design phenomena and processes in local and international cultural contexts , to apply innovative methods solving the problems, pursuing strategic visual communication  goals and conceiving new interdisciplinary projects.
Learning outcomes:
Visual communication design programme graduates will apply knowledge, carry out research and having required special, social and personal skills will be able:
Knowledge and its application
to generate cutting edge visual communication knowledge and activity models, accumulate, critically evaluate, systematically analyze and apply the most contemporary science, art and visual communication design knowledge to creative work and scientific research; to think contextually and conceptually, to choose and employ up-to-date technological knowledge and innovative design methods to attain specific goals.
Ability to carry out researches
to independently carry out artistic design research  employing the most advanced methods and sources of information, to interpret and synthesize the results of the research in practical - activity pursuing strategic goals of visual communication design.
Special and social skills
to assess the needs of the society and foresee the new ones, to search for innovative methods solving the problems, to expand the conception of visual communication design in the perspective of sustainable development of the society; to present creative ideas to the society and particular people, to effectively communicate, discuss in professional environment and public space in Lithuanian and foreign languages; to constantly grow, critically evaluate and analyse innovations in professional activity.
Personal skills
to work in the interdisciplinary environment, to manage team work and be leaders, act independently, generate new ideas, communicate and cooperate with clients, colleagues, mass media; to be guided by the principles of social justice, equal opportunities, morality, responsibility and professional ethics, to satisfy diverse sustainable environment needs of the society and individual, to create harmonious environment; to continue studies in design PhD studies or work in the area of design education.
Access to professional activity or further study
Access to professional activity:
Graduates will be able to work as creative directors in network adverising agencies, publishing houses, editorial offices, in the internal  company design and marketing divisions, will be competetive not only in local but international market as well, will develop private business, will work in the field of interactive  new media and creative industry and will be able to work in design education area.
Access to further study:
Upon completion of this degree program may include:
• To study the Vilnius Academy of Arts non-degree pedagogical studies;
• To study the design of the Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts in the doctoral program. (The third cycle studies)

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