Graphic Design Diploma

BTS qualification, specializing in communication and printed media.

Objective: To become a designer, master communication strategies, create and produce products on a variety of media and  supports in the fields of graphics, publishing, advertising etc.

Validation: National Higher Diploma in Technical Studies and graphic Design (Second level plus 2 years of higher education).

Status, organization and length: first qualification, 2 years.

Targeted Public: Second level students with arts subjects or students with a post-secondary upgrade (similar to MANAA) in applied arts as well as students with a B.T. (Technical Cert.) or  second level students with professional subject passed in the areas of visual communication and graphic design.

Requirements: Creativity, multi-faceted technological awareness, communication skills, knowledge of the I.T. environment and relevant software (Illustrator, Photoshop, Xpress), contemporary and artistic culture.

Language Requirements: French C1 ( minimum).

Career Opportunities: Freelance Graphic Artist, consultant or employee working in the artistic section of an advertising agency, a creative studio (independent or in-house), an institute, an association, regional authorities.

Further study possibilities: Courses leading to Higher Applied Arts Qualification (e.g., DSAA) or equivalently qualified courses in universities and schools of art and design. In parallel to the upgrade courses and  the BTS qualification, Autograf offers a Bachelors qualification (based on curriculum equivalence) in Graphic design which allows students to  access a Masters course to become an artistic Director in Graphic Design (validated by IDEL art-culture).

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75020 Paris

Phone: +33 (0)1 43 70 00 22
Fax: +33 (0)1 43 77 00 66

Application Form and Fees

Please check out our application form and course fees here.