The M.A. Communication Design is a future-proof program. It provides key competencies expected from creative heads in management positions, focusing on aesthetic production in advertising, marketing and visual communication. The aim is to master the entire design-oriented process of value creation both in theory and practice.
Integration of theory and practice of design:
The ability to carry out the roles and responsibilities associated with the position of Art Director and other management positions held by creative talents, within the framework of the ever-increasing convergence of print, online, broadcast and mobile media.
|Type||Full-time or part-time|
|Degree||Master of Arts (M.A.)|
|Location||Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt a. M.|
German (Campus Cologne, Frankfurt a.M.: M.A. Kommunikationsdesign), English (Campus Berlin)
(Written work can be submitted in either language of choice)
|Tuition fees||Full-time: 670,- € monthly | Part-time: 449,- € monthly|
Full-time: 4 semesters | Part-time: 6 semesters
Kathryn Lawrence studied M.A. Communication Design. Now she is working as Junior Frontend Developer.
Melina Mavromichali is studying for an MA in Communication Design at HMKW's Berlin campus. She is currently in her first semester.
Christy Ioannidou is in the second semester of the MA Communication Design at HMKW Berlin.
Please use our Online Application form and attach a PDF of your portfolio.
Please include in your portfolio:
– a title page (“cover”),
– your cv,
– a very brief summary of the written part of your Bachelor thesis (if available),
– motivation letter (max. 250 words),
– min. three comprehensive graphic design works created by you (or with a clearly indicated contribution from you),
– including a description of the work,
– and a documentation of the design process.
(all bundled in a multipage PDF)
A good or very good degree in design, fine arts or equivalent degree (university or university of applied sciences)
Please note: After your matriculation, we offer you a refund of the uni-assist fee in the amount of 75€ if you submit the original receipt to HMKW.