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Campus
Putuo
teaching language
English
degree
MA
length
2 years

    The graduate program (Fine Arts Design) in School of Design, East China Normal University offers an interdisciplinary study and research platform, which includes 8 discipline directions: DESIGN: (Visual Communication and Multimedia Design, Product Design, Environmental and Urban Renewal Design, Public Art and International Curators, Animation and Video Design, Fashion Design, Science and Art Design), FOOD BRANDING AND PACKAGING DESIGN. Students are free to choose courses that interest them among these five different directions.

    Aiming to bridge the gap between academic research and professional practice, the courses in the Fine Arts Design Program are project-based, class is combining with realistic project. The program focuses on not only academic research but also cutting-edge practical technologies and skills.

The Fine Arts Design programs specializes in Chinese-featured Courses, including Chinese Traditional Art Analysis, Chinese Public Realm, Chinese Traditional Garden and Architecture, Chinese Art and Craft History etc. In addition to the academic features about Chinese tradition and history, the program also promotes research topics bout China contemporary issues in different fields, such as Public Art, Urban Renewal and Product Design.

    International collaborations play an important role in the Fine Arts Design program, which provides students with diverse international workshop, lectures and events.

For international students in non-Chinese language taught programs, they MUST pass HSK-3 (≥180) or pass the "International Chinese Proficiency Standard Test" arranged by the university before graduation.  

Major course

Course Category

Course Name

Requirement

Credits


Compulsory

Selective

General Education Course

Chinese Language


2

Introduction to Chinese Civilization


3

Total Credits



5

Compulsory Professional Course

Design documents index and study method


4

Material and form


3

Total Credits



7

Studio Practice Course

Studio Practice Course I


6

Studio Practice Course II


6

Studio Practice Course III


6

Studio Practice Course IV


6

Internship


6

Total Credits



30

Professional Optional Course
(5 courses must be chosen)

Animation Masters Research


2

Experimental Animation Creation


2

Case Study: Illustration Design


2

Case Study: Poster Design


2

Product Design Frontier


2

Methodology Study of Product Design


2

Culture Study of Product Design


2

Engineering Research of Product Design


2

Design Industry and Business Model


2

Brand Communication and Management


2

Analysis of Contemporary Art Works


2

Contemporary Image Art


2

Case Study: Landscape Design


2

Case Study: Interior Design


2

Case Study: Urban Renewal Design


2

Research and Practice of Space


2

Research and Practice of Art History


2

Theory And Methodology of Mass Communication


2

Curatorial Project Research and Practice


2

Exhibition Histories


2

Urban Open Space Research


2

Cognition and Space


2

Costume Design


2

Traditional Chinese Textile Redesign


2

Jewelry Design


2

User Experience Design


2

Research on Innovation of Chinese Traditional Handicraft


2

Research on Sociology of Product Design


2

Art Ecology Research and Practice


2

The Research of Iconology In China


2

Chinese Traditional Art Analysis


2

Chinese Public Realm Analysis


2

Made in Shanghai: A City Exploration Tour


2

Hybrid Drawing: Sensory Cities


2

Chinese Traditional Garden And Architecture:Measurement Formation and Reconstruction


2

Future Career Thinking: Dialogue with Professional Practices


2

Chinese Art and Craft History 


2


Total Credits



8

Total Credits for 2 Years



50


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