Design BA (Hons)


Why a Bachelor's Degree in Design?

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  • Award: BA (Hons)
  • Course Title: BA (Hons) Design
  • UK Credits: 360
  • Study Mode: 100% online
  • Language: English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Duration: 27 months aprox. (3 stages)
Course Overview
Our Bachelor’s in Design has been conceived for those who wish to acquire new skills, knowledge and find new solutions when developing new propositions for global issues in Design. Our course plan has been outlined based on a strategic decision through a multidisciplinary attitude in global markets.

The course prepares professionals for several Design areas, offering an advanced and comprehensive higher education, coordinated and supported by the latest developments in the scientific and technological fields.

Our teaching staff is composed of qualified, experienced and reputable teachers. Besides the Doctorate level academic degree, they present well-established professional careers, connecting the academic component with the job market.

LSDM’s students are supervised on a weekly basis through a Tutor Centre composed of a team of specialised tutors in Design, with Master’s degrees and several years of proven experience. Our Tutor Centre is also available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Our Bachelor’s degree in Design is intended for students, professionals, artists or freelancers with ambition or an established career in advertising (art directors, producers or designers), visual design, communication design, graphic design and interactive design (designers, producers, team leaders, art directors or creative directors). The students of our Bachelor’s in Design will have the opportunity to work in visual agencies (advertising, design) or companies of product design, communication design, and interactive design, among others.
Course Structure
Our Bachelor’s degree in Design is 100% online, designed for learning in accordance with our students’ availability, without a fixed timetable. In other words, LSDM’s students can define when or where they can access our contents. Only the final assignments and specific presentations will be scheduled in a fixed timetable, which will be reported in due time to LSDM’s students.



Visual Culture

Product DesignDesign Interactions

Science Applied to Design

Contemporary DesignInnovation and Design

Design Lab A

Design Lab C

Design Management

Observation DrawingErgonomics

3D Design

Design & Creative Theory

Spatial Design

2D Design

Visual Design and Communication

Industrial and Environmental Design

Final Major Project


Colour & Light Design
Design Lab B

Design Lab D

Visual Language

Multimedia Methods

Digital Drawing

Moving Images

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In about 27 months, LSDM’s students will have completed our Bachelor’s degree in Design accredited by the University for the Creative Arts, one of the top specialized universities in the creative industries in United Kingdom.

Teaching and learning methods used in this course:
  • Taught in English, Spanish and Portuguese;
  • Course with 3 levels and a total of 26 curricular units;
  • The unit’s content is asynchronous and organised by weekly topics;
  • You can access to the content whenever and wherever you want;
  • Our Tutor Centre functions as a support and interaction tool for our students;
  • Online resources (such as lectures, seminars and discussions, tutorials and feedback sessions, forums facilitation, online discussion groups and practical exercises).
Entry Requirements
Candidates can apply for a Bachelor’s Degree in Design through the following application options:

Applicants must have concluded Secondary Education in their country of origin attested by a certificate legally issued.

Applicants must have relevant and recent professional experience demonstrating their ability to study a Bachelor’s degree in Design, subject to the approval of LSDM based on the affinity and relevance of the student’s basic education, training and projects’ experience. A portfolio will be asked to the candidates revealing their professional experience in the area of Design.

STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS can also apply. Will be carried out an analysis between the student and the responsible for the LSDM’s student support about the specific needs of each case.
Language Certificates
Language certificates are only required for students who wish to attend the course in a language other than the native language. In this case, they shall provide their certificate:

You must provide the IELTS 6.0 or higher. Learn more here.

You must provide the Cervantes Certificate (DELE). Learn more here.

You must provide the Camões Certificate (PLE of CAPLE). Learn more here.
Enrolment Fee: £150.00
BA Degree: £8,550
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