3-year bachelor cycle (BDes) of L’École de design Nantes Atlantique
L’École de design Nantes Atlantique offers a wide range of undergraduate programs in design accessible after high school, to develop creativity and general culture, and to gain a solid professional culture in a design field.
Within the 5-year curriculum, the undergraduate studies taught in French are organized in three years:
› The 1st year of undergraduate studies is dedicated to the basic learning of design and creation.
Open to applicants holding a high school diploma and a French level B2.
› From the 2nd year, students choose from 8 specializations organized in 2 years (2nd and 3rd year levels of undergraduate studies).
Open after completion of one year in design and a French level B2.
The school also offers undergraduate studies taught in English within our DN MADE 3rd year / The International Class
Our foundation studies program is a one-year course to acquire basic skills in design and applied arts. Practical workshops in packaging, graphic design, spatial design, interactivity and product design allow students to become familiar with the different design professions.
The two years of our undergraduate program following the Foundation Studies give students the opportunity to specialize in graphic design (design of visual communication in print or electronic form, eg, corporate visual identity, brochures, posters, websites, TV or movie credits, packaging, signs…)
The two years of our undergraduate program following the Foundation Studies give students the opportunity to specialize in interaction design (design of interactive digital user interfaces, eg, web and telephone applications, information and knowledge management systems, graphic user interfaces…)
The two years of our undergraduate program following the Foundation Studies give students the opportunity to specialize in product design (design of consumer goods and equipment, whether industrially or craft manufactured, eg, furniture, toys, tools, packaging, transport…)