First Year of Bachelor’s Degree in Design (1st common year for any Bachelor degree) - Intensive Preparatory Course in Arts
This 1st year of the Bachelor in Design allows students to learn design and arts prior to picking a more specific field of expertise the following year.
Freshmen can enter in September and in January (late term start).
This year of Bachelor degree introduce students into developping their drawing and creativity skills in the various fields of Design (Graphic & Digital, Architectural, Video Games, Eco-friendly, etc.), with professionals. It will also allow students to acquire basic knowledge in theoretical and technical subjects, such as various drawing techniques (Illustration, Perspective...), the history of design, 2D / 3D computer graphics, English, visual culture, art history, etc.
Following-up this freshman year, students will have to specialise onto a sophomore year such as:
Intensive Foundation Degree in Arts
This training, teaches the basics of drawing, desktop publishing (DTP) and forges creativity. Therefore, it is an excellent preparation for the contests of the French Grandes Écoles in Art, Design and Architecture.
Training duration: 1 year.
There is no secret - to become a good drawer, you need to practise. Autograf encourages student volunteers by opening evening classes of life drawing. These classes are free and take place twice a week!
Bachelor Design freshmen are involved in several workshops with sophomores and junior students. Sorted into teams, students are managed by professionals who guide them into working on a common theme. At the end of the week, each team delivers an oral performance and presentation. These workshops are significant moments for integration, orientation, project management, learning to work in a agency, etc.