Additional courses for the Design department

Browse the list of additional courses you can apply for as an addition to the courses available in the Personal Development Program and select four that will advance your design skills in the best way. Click on the title of the course to read the description and the goal of the course.

In this course, you will learn all the details required for working in these programming languages, starting from the most basic concepts that will help you acquire a comprehensive notion of HTML and CSS. Understanding these languages will help you learn how the web functions and will provide you with computer literacy, which constitutes the most demanded skill of the 21st century.

Regardless of whether you are a beginner or already have some relevant knowledge, the course in HTML and CSS will provide you with a great background knowledge for learning PHP, JavaScript and other advanced programming language used on the web. In other words, getting to know the languages that constitute the basis of the modern web will significantly facilitate your every step towards the perfecting of your IT knowledge and opening of new professional opportunities.

You will learn how to create HTML tags and pages, what doctypes and all other elements that comprise this language are. After that, you will learn what CSS descriptions are, what they are made of and how they are used. Once you master HTML and CSS, you will be able to create web applications or enter into the code in order to customize or maintain the content of existing websites. In addition to that, you will be able to edit web pages created in WordPress, to stylize marketing emails and much more.

In this course, you will go through the concepts related to the tools available in this software, e.g. its CC version. The bases of these concepts are closely related to HTML and CSS, therefore, in the course of the lectures, you will study and use new approaches of these description languages that make the basis of the entire web. The functionalities you are going to learn are extremely important for the work of every professional, and with the way things are, this is not going to change in the next following years.

In this course, you will master the most modern methods for structuring and creating web pages. The goal is to provide you with the skills that will enable you to independently develop attractive websites, from their starting idea to fully functional projects. After you successfully finish this course, you will be ready to independently apply all the most advanced HTML and CSS techniques and make the right decisions concerning the approach and the mode of creating web sites for the demands of real-life situations.

*Please note: Adobe Dreamweaver CC is the follow up of the course Introduction to HTML and CSS, therefore, we recommend you to first select the latter, and then to acquire the new software knowledge of this course with ease.

In this course, you will study the basic tools for working in AutoCAD Architecture, including modeling and displaying objects, drawing layouts and making area calculations.

The goal of this course is to equip you for the basic display of architectural elements through layouts and spatial representations in AutoCAD Architecture.

*Please note: The course is designed for the students of Graphic Design, since the students of Interior Design already learn this matter as part of their curriculum.

The 3d Max Modeling course covers the basic tools for creating spatial models in Autodesk’s 3ds Max software. You will be acquainted with the look of the user interface, as well as with different palettes containing tools for modeling objects and scenes. You will also be introduced to the geometrical sublevels of objects, as well as different tools specific for these objects. This course covers work with 2D and 3D objects that help us create the desired objects and spaces.

The purpose of this course is to enable you for the functional use of Autodesk’s software 3ds Max 2016. With this course, you will also learn how to use the basic tools for creating both simple and complex 3D models, how to work with cameras and the basics of animation, and how to turn a design solution into a 3D model. In other words, to learn the basic principles of polygonal modeling and work with spline objects that we use to create linear drawings we can later turn into more complex geometry.

*Please note: The course is intended for the students of Graphic Design, since the students of Interior Design cover this subject as part of their study program.

In this course, you will have the opportunity of learning everything important that relats to the basic of photography, its origins, classifications, technical requirements for proper shooting, the principles of photo-camera functioning and additional equipment. In addition to this, the course deals with various creative solutions, modes of lighting and composition.

The focus of the course is on digital photography, however, for the sake of its easier understanding, it was necessary to create parallels to the basics of traditional analogue photography. Also, one part of the course will deal with post-production, i.e., the basic photo editing in Photoshop.

The main goal of this course is to provide an array of theoretical and practical lectures that will transform you from a photo amateur into an expert in photography.

Introduction to video production comprises lessons that introduce the students to the basic principles of video production. You will learn about various occupations in video production and their roles in the creation of a movie of a TV production, from an idea to a finalized production.

In this course, you will learn the basic technology of shooting and editing, various formats and the process of production. This course is the base for the understanding of the processes and the technological requirements that make possible the creation of a movie or a TV production.

The goal of the course is to make understandable the process of production in TV or film production studios, and also to enable you to independently communicate with other participants in production process. The course will provide you with a complete understanding of the entire set of elements related to film and TV video production.

Considering the fact that this is a beginners’ course that does not require any background knowledge, in order to facilitate learning the new knowledge, everything you learn here is divided into 9 modules. This way, everyone who wants to master numerous features of this program will be able to do so gradually and without difficulties. In this course, in addition to the Adobe Premiere environment, you will also learn the aesthetics of the audio-video production and post-production.

After going through the lessons and practicing the exercises provided in the course, the student will be ready to independently edit video-material, produce sound at a professional level and create graphics to incorporate it into their projects.

The course Adobe After Effects comprises lessons that cover an array of subjects: from importing materials into the computer, basics of video editing, effect creations, and photo editing to creating more complex compositions. Both basic and complex actions and post-production procedures are explained in numerous examples. There are groups of lessons dedicated to the application of specific video-effects, with numerous examples and procedures for realization.

The goal is to help you unleash your power and equip you for an independent work in Adobe After Effects. That means you will learn to independently import video materials, create texts, graphics and animations and apply video effects which you will later edit at a higher level of professional expertize and thus create a video format of your project suitable for broadcasting or further post-production.

You will learn to apply and modify a large number of video effects and photo correction effects, and also to add new elements to an image. The course will enable you to master the techniques that can be used in other Adobe and post-production applications, too, and can be applied in different production environments.

In this course, you will learn about what makes an entrepreneur, what dominant traits this personality type possesses and how they think. In this course, you will find out are you entrepreneurial and do your current personality traits and your education match the determined features of successful entrepreneurs.

You will study the role of entrepreneur in various phases of business development and the goal is to acquire an understanding of entrepreneur’s personality and their position, as well as the understanding of the demands they are faced with while managing a company or a project.

In this course, you will study a variety of areas, starting from learning how to even begin working on a project, through learning how to behave in a job interview, at business meetings, business dinners, presentations and many other things. The emphasis is put on conversation and the development of conversational skills.

The goal of the course is for you to learn the vocabulary of modern business, to train you in business correspondence and help you actively participate at business meetings and conferences that require proficiency in English.