Group: Architeccture and Design
Graduate School of Visual Communication
Design offers instruction intended to develop skills and competence in
students and prepare them for careers in planning and executing
sophisticated visual communication design projects. The heightened speed
of communication in the digital age and the sheer volume of cultural
innovations bring forth the need for an integrated approach to design
There are four major aspects:
Display Innovation Aspects: Commercial advertisements, packaging, editing,
exhibition, identity system, etc.
*Integration of Digital Images and
Sounds: Photography, video and audio, internet, computer animation,
interactive multi-media, etc.
*Implementation of Exhibition Planning:
Systematic integration of visual communication design, video and audio and
the related resources mentioned above, as well as public
*Study of Design Theories: Principles of visual perception
including the psychology of vision, aesthetic theory, humanistic and
classical perspectives on design, and the effect of computers and
telecommunications on the execution and dissemination of art.
The school strives to offer students a
balanced curriculum, wherein they have opportunities to explore
theoretical issues while gaining practical knowledge. Also the school
cooperates with businesses and organizations in society so that students
will have valuable workplace experiences. Throughout its program, the
school concentrates on developing each individual student’s skills and
talents through a program of mentoring.
Students, generally speaking, choose either a
career track or a post-graduate education track upon completion of visual
communication design program of Ling Tung University. Some students enter
a Ph.D program in the disciplines of Visual Communication Design, Applied
Art, and Art Creativity. Students who enter the workforce find positions
in advertising, packaging, photography, and multi-media production.
Proposed Ph.D. Program
A graduate level program is under
consideration with an emphasis on theoretical research in visual
Nov 6, 2009