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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Communication Design is an international design curriculum for the next generation that integrates art and design practices, creative vision, and interaction technologies. Students gain professional practice through real case studies in digital imagery and graphic design while applying marketing experiences into creative businesses. The program inspires students to become resourceful designers engaged in visual communication through real-world design opportunities and entrepreneurship in response to social responsibility and contemporary culture in the digital age.

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Creative Communication Design

The program aims to develop the ability to articulate a creative vision and communicate ideas visually by exploring the relationship between design, business, society, technology, and culture. Students with a communication design degree will be creative and highly adaptable practitioners in the ever-changing field of design.

Creative Communication Design department offers two major concentrations:

  1. Digital Imagery – explores the art of moving image and focuses on the technological tools and creative skills required in the fields of film, animation, and game design
  2. Graphic Design – focuses on a commercial art practice to create compelling graphic identities and multi-dimensional branded experiences

CCD supports the creative process and professional development through real-world design opportunities and entrepreneurship in response to social responsibility and contemporary culture in the digital age. Graduates of the program will leave Albert Laurence School of Communication Arts prepared to forge careers in the creative design space.

Career Opportu- nities

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the BFA Creative Communication Design take on roles of creative agencies, tech giants, start-ups, and cultural institutions.

Digital Imagery alumni make their mark as creative professionals in a wide range of 2D and 3D techniques to invent new realities and conceptualize within the parameters of a given story. They work in the field of animation, film, video games, and advertisement as entrepreneurs or at award-winning studios. Potential career paths are Animator, Traditional Animator, Director, Character Designer, 3D Modeler, Storyboard Artist, Animatic Artist, Conceptual Artist, Motion Graphic Designer, Digital Artist, Film Compositor, SLR Artist, Environment Design Artist, Texture Artist, and Compositor.  

Graphic Design graduates leave ABAC prepared to work in a wide range of individual paths, including running their own design studios, working for large corporations, and specializing in both physical (print, objects, and environments) and virtual (interactive and time-based media) design areas. Potential career paths are Graphic Designer, Editorial Designer, Lettering and Type Designer, Brand Identity Designer, Package Designer, Environmental Graphic and Exhibition Designer, New Media and Interactive Designer, Illustrator, Photographer, UI & UX Designer, Advertising Graphic Designer, Producer, Motion Graphic Designer, and Printmaker.

Learning Experience

1St year

Establish a strong foundation of art and design fundamentals and business orientation, from which to develop excellence in creative problem solving. Explore and discover a range of art and design concepts, skills, and critical practices to all creative challenges.

2ndyear

Build a range of analytical, formal, sensory, and technical design experiences. Investigate visual literacy and engage with studio practice, visual culture, and professional practice in communication design.

3rd year

Advance on design applications and entrepreneurship with a range of electives in specific areas of graphic design and digital imagery. Enhance professional design practice and network in an internship to gain industry-ready skills and experience from a full spectrum of creative employment.

4th year

Apply a comprehensive theoretical and practical visual understanding in conceptual development, design execution, technical production, and aesthetic creation in a mentored independent study. Demonstrate professional and effective design processes and strategies that connect and advance a career in the creative design industry.

Teaching and Learning Philosophy

The undergraduate program in Creative Communication Design provides a multidimensional approach to education, fostering practical and theoretical knowledge essential for success and leadership in the emerging creative economy. The program cultivates creative thinking, along with social and cultural awareness, through real-world design opportunities.

CCD majors work in dedicated studios in Albert Laurence School of Communication Arts, where they have access to a wide array of digital and traditional resources and specialized facilities. Each year visiting artists, designers, and critics spend time with students offering alternative design perspectives from around the world. Design coursework is complemented by a series of professional design competitions, art and design fieldtrips, as well as collaborations within and beyond the discipline.

Internship

Students will have an opportunity to intern during the summer semester. Internship placement would be dependent on aligning the student’s interest with the organization.

Admissions Requirement

  • Admissions Requirements
    Students need to submit the follow documents:
  • Transcript 5 semesters
  • Portfolio containing basic art and design works in the form of: portraiture, drawing, painting, logo, photography, character design, illustration and/or mixed media
  • Copy of Citizen ID (for Thai students) or Passport (for International Students)
  • Copy of House Registration (for Thai students)
  • Photograph
  • IELTS or TOEFL results (not compulsory)

Frequently asked questions

Q. What are the admission requirements?

A. Applicants must pass a portfolio review and scheduled interview session organized by the BFA Student Admission Committee to examine the applicants’ capability in art and design skills together with their attitude and behavior

Q. Is IELTS or TOEFL required for admission?

A. The scores are not compulsory. However, students with good scores can waive English courses.

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Q. How to apply to the program?

A. Students can apply at both of the campuses in Huamak or Suvarnabhumi or apply online at AU admission website

Undergraduate Admission Schedule

 Academic year 1/2023

Information Date
Application Form Available
November 15, 2022 - March 21, 2023
Examination Date
March 23, 2023
Induction Program
March 25, 2023
Intensive Courses
March 27, 2023 - May 12, 2023
Au Orientation
Online www.freshmenorientation.au.edu
Registration Period
To be announcement (via AU Spark)
Classes start
June 6, 2023

Q. Is scholarship available?

A. Yes, this program is eligible for scholarship.

Q. Are there international internship opportunities?

A. Yes, there are international internship opportunities. The decision to allow such internships depend on the alignment between the student’s interest and the company accepting the intern.

Albert Laurence School of Communication Arts

Assumption University (Suvarnabhumi Campus)
88 Moo 8 Bang Na-Trad km. 26, Bangsaothong,
Samuthprakarn, Thailand 10540

Albert Laurence School of Communication Arts

Assumption University (Suvarnabhumi Campus)
88 Moo 8 Bang Na-Trad km. 26, Bangsaothong,
Samuthprakarn, Thailand 10540