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Miriam College is a premier women's college in the Philippines. Founded in 1924, Miriam College offers programs at the basic, tertiary, post-graduate and adult education levels.

The institution supports specialized centers engaged in curriculum development, research, community outreach and advocacy in the fields of social development, peace education, environmental studies and women’s empowerment.

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BACHELOR OF

Design

The Bachelor of Design is the ideal training ground for a design profession in these creative industries: advertising graphics, animation, brand development, creative photography, digital applications, events production, fashion wearables, furniture, multimedia production, packaging and product design, retail space design, typography, visual communication, visual merchandising and web design. The program provides students a strong understanding of art, design and culture so that they may learn to develop creative and innovative design thinking strategies in producing effective and innovative solutions to various design challenges using their aesthetic skills in multimedia platforms, both in classical drawing techniques and in new digital media formats.

The program offers these four (4) major tracks:

Interior + Public Spaces

This is a research-based design program that aims to provide solutions to global societal concerns by way of spatial design. Students are mentored by professionals and industry experts in learning materials, processes, prototyping techniques, structure and form development. They will also take on case studies of real companies or individuals who are in the business of designing livable interiors, public outdoor spaces, store display and visual merchandising, exhibitions and events design.

Product Innovation

This is a research-based design program that aims to provide solutions to global societal concerns by way of product design. Students are mentored by professionals and industry experts in learning materials, processes, prototyping techniques, structure and form development. They will also take on case studies of real companies who are in the business of package and print design, bag design, furniture, lighting, toys, game and sports design.

Sustainable Wear

This is a research-based design program that aims to provide solutions to global societal concerns by way of sustainable material for clothing design. Students are mentored by professionals and industry experts in learning pattern making, clothing construction, and surface ornamentation. They will also take on case studies of real companies or individuals who are in the business of fashion illustration, costume design and makeup, as well as in the creation of both casual wear and formal wear.

Visual Communication

This is a research-based design program that aims to provide solutions to global societal concerns by way of visual communication. Students are mentored by professionals and industry experts in learning animation, digital modeling, video and motion graphics, multimedia production, and web design. They will also take on case studies of real companies who are in the business of brand development, typography, user-centered/user-interfaced design, mobile applications, educational technologies, and games and entertainment production.

Why take up Bachelor of Design at MC?

  • This program is the ideal training ground for a design profession in these creative industries: advertising graphics, animation, brand development, creative photography, events production, fashion design, furniture, multimedia production, packaging and product design, retail space design, typography art, visual communication, visual merchandising and web design.
  • The program provides students a strong understanding of art, design and culture so that they may learn to develop creative and innovative design thinking strategies in producing effective and innovative solutions to various design challenges using their aesthetic skills in multimedia platforms, both in classical drawing techniques and in new digital media formats

Standard Completion Time: 4 years


  • Total Program Units: 178 units

    General Education, Institutional Courses, and Electives: 82
    Major Courses: 96

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What will I study?

Here are some of the topics you will encounter as a Design student:

  • Livable Interiors, Store Display Design, Visual Merchandising, Public + Outdoor Spaces, Designing for the Environment, Exhibition + Events Design, Spatial Design Research; Creative Industry + Intellectual Property, Indigenous Art and Culture, Ergonomics, Design Entrepreneurship
  • Package + Print Design, Bag Design, Footwear Design, Lighting Design, Furniture Design, Toys + Games + Sports Design, Product Innovation Research; Creative Industry + Intellectual Property, Indigenous Art and Culture, Ergonomics, Design Entrepreneurship
  • Fashion Illustration, Pattern Making, Clothing Construction, Surface Ornamentation, Casual Wear, Formal Wear, Costume Design + Makeup, Fashion Accessories + Styling, Sustainable Wear Research; Creative Industry + Intellectual Property, Indigenous Art and Culture, Ergonomics, Design Entrepreneurship
  • Print Media Design, Signs + Wayfinding Design, Animation + Digital Modeling, Video + Motion Graphics, Multimedia + Web Design, Brand Development + Typography, UI/UX + Mobile App Design, Educational Technologies, Games + Entertainment, Visual Communication Research; Creative Industry + Intellectual Property, Indigenous Art and Culture, Ergonomics, Design Entrepreneurship

Career Paths

A graduate of the Bachelor of Design will be highly employable in the top industries of the country, as well as in the digital economy via online business platforms across the globe.

Interior + Public Spaces

  • Designer of condominium interiors and retail spaces
  • Visual merchandiser
  • Exhibitions and events designer
  • Production designer
  • Installation artist
  • Design researcher, educator
  • Design entrepreneur

Product Innovation

  • Packaging designer
  • Product designer of bags and footwear
  • Furniture & lighting designer
  • Prototype designer
  • Designer of toys, games and sports equipment
  • Design researcher, educator
  • Design entrepreneur

Sustainable Wear

  • Fashion designer
  • Costume designer
  • Designer of fashion accessories
  • Fashion stylist
  • Design researcher, educator
  • Design entrepreneur

Visual Communication

  • Graphics designer
  • Visual
  • Communication designer
  • Animation artist and visualizer
  • 3D Modeler
  • Photographer
  • Video editor
  • Multimedia designer
  • Web designer
  • UI/UX designer
  • Brand strategist
  • Typography artist
  • Design researcher, educator
  • Design entrepreneur

Activities

  • Art Fairs & Exhibits

  • Workshops & Talks

  • Competitions

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