3 months
7120 USD/full
7120 USD/full
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The Graphic and Digital Design program from Parsons places you ahead of the curve. Courses enhance your basic skills in concept, type, layout, and color while providing training in industry-standard software. 

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Students complete a total of six to eight courses: one core course (Graphic Design Basic Core) or three core courses (Color Theory, Graphic Design I, and Digital Graphics with Illustrator I), then five additional courses, including three electives.

What You’ll Gain

  • Basic design skills including concept, type, layout, and color
  • An understanding of the relationship between photography, type, color, and other elements that yield a legible, compelling composition
  • Training in industry-standard software
  • Fluency in the process of conceptualization, design development, and execution

How You'll Learn

  • Engaging video lectures and interviews with industry experts
  • Direct interaction with faculty practitioners at the top of their fields
  • In-person and online collaboration in small classes, supported by video conferencing
  • Project-based learning focused on developing real-world skills and portfolio assets
  • The ability to review course content and complete assignments at any time

Why The New School ?

The professional landscape as we’ve known it has changed dramatically, and ongoing learning is more important now than ever before. At The New School, we champion every student’s creativity and growth. By combining integrated disciplines with collaborative problem solving, we deliver an immersive, transformative learning experience. With the leadership of Parsons School of Design — ranked #1 in the United States* — our faculty imparts the critical expertise students need to advance their careers or pivot to new ones in a constantly evolving world.

*Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings (2022).

Programme Structure

Total Courses: 5 required courses plus a minimum of 3 electives

Courses include:

  • Color Theory
  • Graphic Design 
  • Digital Graphics with Illustrator 
  • Digital Imaging with Photoshop 
  • Graphic Design History


  • Students interested in visual communication
  • Graphic designers who want to master current best practices and software programs
  • Other design professionals who are interested in incorporating graphic design, illustration, multimedia design, and package design into their work
  • Digital designers and Web developers who need to learn the basics of graphic design and explore print formats

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 3 months

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  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7120 USD/full
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    Based on the tuition of 7120 USD for the full programme during 3 months.
  • National

    7120 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7120 USD for the full programme during 3 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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