Bachelor's Degree in Digital Arts

A PIONEERING INTERNATIONAL DEGREE IN DIGITAL ARTS

A one-of-a-kind 3-year programme aimed at increasing the demand for technological creators and artists. It combines the best education in conceptual artistic-creative processes and an all-round knowledge of technology tools applied to the digital creation process.

It is aimed at students who wish to develop their creative potential to the full, working in digital environments.

The degree tackles business models and entrepreneurship and three fields that have grown exponentially: web, design and audiovisual production.

It has a marked  international character, both thanks to its progressive bilingual Spanish-English syllabus and to its different international experiences in Asia, Europe, North America and Latin America.

Stays at cutting-edge universities in the digital field and visits to leading international companies in digital creation.

Características

Studies

Official Bachelor's Degrees

TYPE

In-person

Duration

3 years

Field

Communication
Design
Technology

Credits

180 ECTS

Bachelor's Degree in Digital Arts

“An in-demand degree in the new digital economy”

INTERNATIONAL STAYS

The Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Arts has an eminently international outlook to meet the needs of a global market.
It is a progressive bilingual degree in Spanish and English, with stays at prestigious universities from around the world that afford students a one-of-a-kind experience.
This way you will be prepared to work in any environment and adapt to a changing and diverse society.
Theoretical classes are combined with workshops and masterclasses where we invite digital arts professionals and creators from around the world to explain their work and encourage creative discussions with students.

INTERDISCIPLINARY

It tackles interdisciplinary areas such as graphic design, photography, illustration, animation, vector drawing, visual effects, multimedia interactive media, digital imaging (2D and 3D) and movement.
An artistic and holistic education based on practical work, time management and team work.

INNOVATIVE

The implementation of the Digital Agenda for Europe is set to create 1.2 million jobs in the short term and 3.8 in the long term.
In 2020, there will be a dearth of trained professional for these new professions. The Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Arts produces highly-qualified, top-class professionals to lead this change.
The Digital Economy is opening the way for new business models in which the Internet has made certain forms of entrepreneurship and access to new markets easier. Digital technology is increasing economic competivity, productivity and innovation, contributing directly to countries’ GDP growth.

SPECIALISED AND GLOBAL

The programme covers design, programming and audiovisual production. Students will learn concepts regarding intellectual property rights, digital marking and entrepreneurship, graduating with a new visual digital artist profile.

MEDIALAB

Practical sessions in the best facilities

A multimedia space fitted with all the resources and technology currently used in real-life workplaces for you to learn in a simulated environment from the first day. A creative factory to invent, enjoy and learn. We have the technology for you to practice your skills.

  • A TV studio with control room.
  • Networked multimedia rooms with the following software: Final Cut, Avid Media, Composer, Protools and the full Adobe Suite among others
  • Radio booths and mixing tables.
  • HD and 4k recording equipment
  • Photography kit

THE HIVE® (La Colmena®)

We educate professionals capable of making their way in hybrid environments and of tackling complex work tasks.

Acquire knowledge beyond your specialisation and open your mind to the world and its possibilities.

Enhance your humanistic and enterprising spirit with skills related to interaction, solidarity, technology and languages.

Share classes with students from other degrees, in a totally multidisciplinary environment.

The best ideas stem from an understanding of the world, sport can be a vehicle for cooperation and digital technologies can be an essential tools for communication and teaching.

The Hive® (La Colmena®) programme is a fully developed syllabus for four-year degrees spaced out in 8 subjects.

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La Colmena®

Abre tu mente al mundo y sus posibilidades

En paralelo al transcurso de tus estudios de Grado, completas tu formación con el programa La Colmena®, desarrollando tu perfil a través de disciplinas necesarias en un mundo donde la flexibilidad y la transversalidad son cada vez más necesarias: Compromiso social, emprendimiento, tecnología, business english, deportes y humanidades.

Itinerarios

La Colmena® está integrada por 3 itinerarios. Tendrás que elegir de cuál de ellos formarás parte durante los próximos 4 años.

Un programa, que a través de la cercanía y la interacción entre profesores y alumnos de diferentes grados, favorece la existencia más allá de las aulas.

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Bachelor's Degree in Digital Arts

STUDENT PROFILE

Graduates to lead the change in 2020.

The Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Arts is aimed at students who wish to develop their creative potential to the full, working in digital environments. Its objective is to produce highly-skilled, versatile and interdisciplinary artists able to work in changing environments.

An all-round education in the design process, from concept to creation up to the presentation and roll out.

Students interested in this degree should show interest in a wide range of media such as painting, printing, photography and drawing, in different digital formats.

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Prácticas

¿Qué competencias confiere este Grado?

La vanguardia en la formación es la clave, adquirir unas habilidades y conocimientos innovadores adaptados a las nuevas necesidades y demandas del mercado laboral y el mundo empresarial.

Este Grado dota a sus alumnos de diversas competencias y habilidades que persiguen conformar perfiles profesionales con tres características:

  • POLIVALENCIA: formamos perfiles en el área del Arte Digital, caracterizados por su valor polivalente para poder ocupar y desempeñar diferentes tareas de la producción, realización y postproducción audiovisual.
  • MULTISOPORTE: formamos profesionales en arte digital capaces de desarrollar las mejores creatividades en todos los soportes: web, radio, prensa, televisión y cine;
  • EMPRENDEDORES: fomentamos la capacidad de emprendimiento de nuestros alumnos, transmitiéndoles los principales recursos necesarios para el autoempleo y puesta en marcha de negocios en el ámbito audiovisual.

El grado profundiza en 3 grandes áreas:
– Diseño hipermedia
– Programación
– Área audiovisual, tanto en producción como en postproducción

El grado está planteado para formar perfiles profesionales dotados, entre otras, de las siguientes capacidades:

  • Expresar ideas y conceptos mediante la puesta en práctica de los conocimientos adquiridos.
  • Aplicar los fundamentos creativos y estéticos (imagen, color, forma) en proyectos audiovisuales digitales.
  • Diseñar y aplicar métodos de evaluación en entornos digitales.
  • Asimilar en profundidad los conocimientos de proceso y la concepción creativa
  • Aplicar las técnicas y herramientas digitales: creación de personajes, representación tridimensional de formas, introducción de efectos visuales, etc.
  • Gestionar la imagen de marca a través del manejo y análisis de analíticas y métricas
  • Tomar decisiones escalables sobre sus proyectos digitales
  • Gestionar sus propios clientes
  • Definir la estrategia comercial y el posicionamiento dentro de su segmento de negocio

YOUR FUTURE

Take your place in the world of digital arts.

The interdisciplinary nature of this degree enables graduates to opt for creative roles in digital content design.
Students will be proficient in creative direction, interactive digital media, corporate videos, advertising, exhibitions, events, web design, marketing and graphic design, among other things.
The Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Arts prepares students to lead the change in 2020:

  • Creative Director
  • Art Director
  • Production Designer
  • Matte Painting
  • Gamification Designer
  • 3d Modeller
  • Rig & Skin Artist
  • Shadings and Textures Artist
  • 2D and 3D Animator
  • Special Effects Artist
  • Web Designer

  • Cross Media Specialist
  • Web Developer
  • Communications Director
  • Art Director
  • Photographer
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Digital Artist
  • Video Mapping Creator
  • Digital Marketing Director
  • Community Manager
  • Digital Layout Designer

Bachelor's Degree in Digital Arts

SYLLABUS

Total credits: 240 / Basic  60 Mandatory 132  – Elective 30  Practical 12  – End-of-degree project 6

TIMETABLE

  • First semester
  • Second semester
  • Exam calendar

SUBJECT CREDITS TYPE TERM
Fundamentals of Photography and Drawing (In Spanish) 6 Basic
Audiovisual Language and Expression (In Spanish) 6 Basic
Fundamentals of Creativity (In Spanish) 6 Basic
Fundamentals of Multimedia Programming 6 Basic
Advertising Law (In Spanish) 6 Mandatory
Usability, Interface and User Experience 6 Basic
Fundamentals of Marketing (In Spanish) 6 Basic
Computer Graphics in 2D (I) 6 Mandatory
Audiovisual Editing (In Spanish) 6 Basic
Interactive Audiovisual Narrative (In Spanish) 6 Basic
Total 60

SUBJECT CREDITS TYPE TERM
Design, Layout and Web Structure 6 Mandatory
Advanced Web Programming 6 Mandatory
Digital Audiovisual Postproduction I 6 Mandatory
Multiplatform Content Design and Management (In Spanish) 6 Mandatory
Audiovisual and Intellectual Property Law (In Spanish) 6 Mandatory
Digital illustration 6 Mandatory
Computer Graphics in 3D (I) 6 Mandatory
Matte Paintings 6 Mandatory
Publishing Typefaces and Layout (In Spanish) 6 Mandatory
Creative Industries (In Spanish) 6 Mandatory
Total 60
       

SUBJECT CREDITS TYPE TERM
Computer Graphics in 2D (II) 6 Mandatory
Computer Graphics in 3D (II) 6 Mandatory
E-commerce 6 Mandatory
Project Management (In Spanish) 6 Mandatory
Relational Marketing 3 Mandatory
Company Creation 6 Mandatory
Digital Audiovisual Postproduction II 6 Mandatory
Analytics, metrics and social networks 3 Mandatory
Academic recognition of credits 6 Mandatory
Final year project 6 End-of-degree dissertation
External on-the-job training 12 External on-the-job training
Total 60

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– First payment: to reserve a place.
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