+++ PLEASE NOTE: This program is not running in the Winter Semester 2021/22! +++
The Minor Program Visual Communication is available every winter semester with the subject of interface and interaction design. Students will get an introduction into the structure of user interfaces, acquire methodological knowledge in user-centered design, design interfaces for desktop or mobile systems, as well as learn basic skills of scripting languages. Lectures in information technology and psychological processes in the field of the visual communication between man and machine will extend the state of knowledge.
In this Minor Program students will have the possibility to develop their own interfaces based upon a scenario or use case. They will learn the fundamentals of user-centered design and the philosophy of user experience. They will work on exciting projects and workshops, and the lectures will enhance their knowledge and theoretical skills to develop outstanding solutions.
Requirements To be able to join this Minor, it is required that you already have technical and design skills with Photoshop and Illustrator. Please also bring your own device with you (Mac or Win). A variety of teaching methods (e.g. project- and problem-based learning, tandem groups, traditional classroom) are aligned with the objectives of the courses and the content. Also the assignments and deliverables differ from design and concept prototypes to drafts & sketches, scientific papers, presentations or exams.