Why should you choose visual communication?

Visual Communication major

Visual communication can be studied at almost all universities of applied sciences in Switzerland. The courses in Bern and Lugano are generalist, the other universities of applied sciences offer specific specializations, some of which can only be studied at the respective school, such as Cast / Audiovisual Media in Zurich, Illustration Fiction and Digital Ideation in Lucerne or the specialization in Typography in Basel .

D. K., Visual Communication in the 6th semester Bachelor at the Bern University of Applied Sciences BFH.

"The course is not very theory-heavy, but rather practice-oriented."

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Whether someone is capable and motivated enough to study visual communication is clarified in a special and demanding admission procedure. The most important elements of this aptitude assessment are previously submitted work (workbook, portfolio), a homework and an aptitude interview or an entrance examination. Depending on the school, institute and subject, these elements are combined differently.

For admission to this aptitude assessment, a vocational, technical or high school Matura is usually required. In addition, attending a one-year preparatory course (preliminary course) or proof of at least one year of work experience is required, which imparts practical and theoretical knowledge in a profession related to the field of study. This proof does not have to be provided by those who have a basic education with a vocational baccalaureate in the area of ​​the desired field of study.

Admission, registration and start of studies

Information on admission to the various universities as well as on registration and the start of studies can be found under Admission, Registration, Start of Studies.