Study cover for Visual Communication Arts
Bachelor On Campus

Visual Communication Arts

Franklin University Switzerland

48 months
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Visual Communication Arts at Franklin University Switzerland offer an interdisciplinary course of study, encompassing the fine arts, graphic design, illustration, and photography, as well as courses from Communication and Media Studies, Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies, and film studies. 

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Visual Communication Arts at Franklin University Switzerland  focuses on communication and creativity as fundamental elements of human expression and encourages students to think critically about creative expressions within the context of and across cultures, ethnicities, race, and gender.

Key facts:

  • In the Visual Communication majors, students engage in the evolving field of fashion studies, exploring fashion as practice, theory, object, image, and text.  It focuses on studying fashion within the liberal arts curriculum, in terms of its histories, identities, and cultures in the contemporary world.  
  • The program prepares students for entry-level positions in careers of fashion re-search, including archives, museums, galleries, media, consulting, and the publishing sector; or retailing, distribution, and design.  Students may also choose to pursue design careers or advanced research of fashion towards an MA or PhD degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Graphics in Advertising
  • Intermediate Sculpture
  • Intermediate Printmaking
  • Intermediate Digital Photography
  • Intermediate Drawing
  • Intermediate Watercolor Techniques
  • Drawing Related Media

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Undergraduate admission to Franklin University Switzerland is selective, competitive and based primarily on the following:

  • High School Record
  • Personal Recommendations
  • SAT I or ACT Scores (Optional)

Tuition Fee

Swiss/EU/EEA:CHF 25,000 per year; US/Canada: $45,200 per year; International: CHF 49,100 per year

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Living costs for Lugano

1516 - 2134 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


70 percent of Franklin students receive financial aid. As an institution Franklin offers scholarships based on academic merit and financial need. Additionally, students may receive aid from various external programs based on citizenship, need, and other factors. Together we create a financial aid package and carefully guide you through your financing options to help you afford your education.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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