Bachelor in Design - Highly Qualified

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A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY

IE University, recognized internationally for its high-quality teaching and prestigious partnerships, enables graduates to compete for top positions globally, across all industries. We help our rich diversity of students to shape and launch their professional careers, equipping them with all the resources and skills they need to succeed in the job market of today and tomorrow.

Our unique learning environment facilitates professional and personal growth, empowering students to discover their full potential while guiding them down their personalized professional journey.

Our students develop highly sought-after profiles and are actively recruited by employers of leading corporations even before they graduate. Our extensive network and close ties with the business world offers endless opportunities, from important positions in major multinational companies to roles in smaller organizations and startups. Other students choose to develop entrepreneurial projects, either during or after their studies, building and managing their own companies.
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Liquid Learning at IE University

In this new reality, we understand it’s not always possible to attend class in person. That’s why we developed our Liquid Learning approach, which seamlessly adapts to individual needs and provides equal access to world-class education—whether on campus in Madrid or online wherever you are.

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OUR INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Having the chance to gain professional experience during your degree not only improves your technical formation, but gives you a global perspective of the profession.”

Real-world experience is a fundamental part of training to be an architect—the title alone is not enough. That’s why our Bachelor in Architectural Studies involves a unique and extensive internship program, ensuring that all of our students gain the necessary skills to flourish in the sector and determine the trajectory of their own career.

Second-, third-, and fourth-year students have the opportunity to work at outstanding practices, design firms, and architecture-related companies all over the world—from Studio Mumbai in India to Cloud 9 Architects in Barcelona. As a result, you will be developing your international network before even graduating, distinguishing your profile from others in your field.

You will gain over a full year of professional experience, giving you a huge advantage when entering the job market and further establishing yourself as a valued architect. Demonstrate your creative and practical capabilities, and start building your career now.

UNLIMITED OPTIONS

Whether you are inspired by technology & services, strategy management and communication, consultancy & entrepreneurship or objects & products as an IE University Design graduate, you will be more than prepared to use your expertise in fostering innovation to make a positive impact in your field and potentially beyond. Below you will find some of the areas you can specialize in.

TECHNOLOGY & SERVICES

If you choose this area, you will be able to work as a services designer, planning and organizing people, infrastructure, communication and material components of a service. You will also be able to work developing webs & apps developer or being in charge of UX design. Another options you will have are working as a software designer, video game designer or augmented reality designer, it’s up to you and your career choices!

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATION

If strategic management and communication is what you are passionate about, you will be doing visual communication design, working as a creative graphic designer, as an art director or even as a digital illustrator or brand manager.

CONSULTANCY & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

When it comes to consultancy and entrepreneurship, you will be able to found your own studio, be a design consultant, finding weaknesses in a brand and coming up with strategic solutions, or be a creative or design officer. You will also be able to work as a project manager or work as a freelance, managing your own timings!

OBJECTS & PRODUCTS

As an objects and products designer, you will be able to go into furniture design, fashion marketing and exhibition design. This area allows you to analyze and direct people through signaling design, as well as create a good user’s experience in which ergonomics and aesthetics combined, play a fundamental role.

BECOME HIGHLY QUALIFIED WITH A MASTER’S DEGREE AT IE

In an increasingly challenging and fast-paced world, the demand for professionals who can think on their feet and work across boundaries is perpetually increasing. At IE University we are more than aware that further study gives you the chance to not only advance your career, develop your skills and pursue your passions, but also helps you gain recognition and credibility, expand your knowledge of fields tangentially related to your current areas of specialization, improve your relative standing in a competitive field and stand out more in a challenging job market.

Some of the recommended Masters to combine with your Bachelor in Design:

BACHELOR IN DESIGN + MASTER IN DESIGN FOR WORK, RETAIL AND LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

For designers interested in creating people-centered environments, this master focuses on three of the most important spaces in our everyday lives: work, retail and education. These spaces are also the three realms where the most dramatic changes are occurring in terms of concepts, technology and cutting-edge innovation.

BACHELOR IN DESIGN + MASTER IN BUSINESS ANALYTICS AND BIG DATA

For those designers who wish to go deeper into business intelligence, this master provides intensive training in advanced methods for collecting and analyzing data, running tests, and using data and technology to drive innovation in an organization.

BACHELOR IN DESIGN + MASTER IN VISUAL AND DIGITAL MEDIA

For those who are passionate about the visual aspect of design, this master provides an intensive training on creativity and communication its impact in the business world.

BACHELOR IN DESIGN + MASTER IN MANAGEMENT

For designers who want to generalize their training across many areas of business, the MIM offers broad training in business functions including strategy, marketing and sales, human resources, operations, finance, accounting and IT.