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Audiovisual Design and Illustration Degree

Project by: Karol Velasco

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4 years


4 years


240 ECTS


Face-to-face in Madrid




September 2023




1st and 2nd year (morning), 3rd and 4th year (afternoon).


Last places available for the 2023-2024 academic year.

A pioneering degree in Spain that will train you as an illustrator and audiovisual designer to work in graphic, advertising or audiovisual communication.

More than 400 computers, graphic tablets with specific design software and virtual reality and augmented reality equipment, as well as 1,200 m2 of workshops to bring your projects to life.

We support you through workshops, seminars and personalised tutorials so that you can participate in national and international competitions.


Only University specialising in Design and Technology

Our University Campus located in the heart of Madrid is full of activities, masterclasses, catwalks, contests, fairs, events, etc. to maximise students’ creativity.

Pioneers. More than 20 years making history

Precursors in elevating design degrees to the university level, creating the first Official Degrees in Product Design, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Video Game Design and Development or Multimedia and Graphic Design.

International Vocation

We have numerous agreements with some of the best universities in the world of design so that our students can incorporate international and multicultural experience into their time at university.

Methodology and excellence

The very typology of our degrees allows us to use a learning methodology based on real projects. We seek your excellence.

Business connection

More than 2,200 agreements signed with leading companies in the sector for the professional practice of our students; advice and exchange of experiences and research.

State-of-the-art facilities

More than 13,000 m2 of specialised facilities with the best resources and equipment used by large companies in the sector.


The Audiovisual Design and Illustration Degree Curriculum consists of 240 ECTS credits divided into 4 courses.

Consult the Teaching Guides for the Audiovisual Design and Illustration Degree.

You will work with a set of projects that will help you to understand creative processes and put into practice, analogically and digitally, the knowledge acquired in subjects such as the application of colour, photography and illustration.

Subject Semester ECTS credits Hours
Applied creativity techniques A 6
English I A 6
Artistic drawing A 12
Colour and graphic creation 1 6
Photograph I 1 6
Fundamentals of Illustration 1 6
History of Art I 2 6
Vector illustration and its application to graphic design 2 6
Photo editing, collage and digital photomontage 2 6

The student will work on a series of techniques for graphic and narrative communication in an effective and imaginative way, such as story boards and comics. You will begin to express ideas graphically using techniques, sketches, photography, typography, effectively and professionally, and understand the psychological impact of perception.

Subject Semester ECTS credits Hours
Comic and storyboard I A 6
English II A 6
History of Enlightenment and comics 1 6
Applied narrative techniques 1 6
Applied Illustration I 1 6
History of Art II 1 6
Photography II 2 6
Psychology of perception and rhetoric of the image 2 3
Anatomical drawing 2 3
Typography, Calligraphy and lettering 2 6
Fundamentals of graphic design 2 6

You will work effectively and creatively with software applications to present a range of 2D and 3D graphic and professional video work, working with audio-visual material, manipulating it using advanced techniques. The course features numerous workshops on real graphic projects (advertising, brochures, publishing, packaging, etc.) and then it’s time for internships in companies. You will understand the fundamentals and importance of User Experience design and interface design.

Subject Semester ECTS credits Hours
External Internships A 12
Comic and storyboard II A 6
Applied Illustration II A 6
Graphic projects workshop I 1 6
Advanced typography 1 6
Audiovisual Design I: Editing and Post-production 1 6
Graphic design workshop II 2 6
UX/UI Fundamentals 2 6
3D Illustration 2 6

You will develop methods for the creation of multimedia applications and animations. You will be able to carry out the art direction of a complex communication or advertising project; to transform data into visual images and infographics; to develop an audiovisual branding project.

Subject Semester ECTS credits Hours
Final Degree Project A 12
Mobile application and webapp design 1 6
Audiovisual design II. Fundamentals of animation 1 6
Art direction 1 6
Infographic design and data visualisation 1 3
Audiovisual branding 1 3
Entrepreneurship 2 3
Applied marketing 2 6
Audiovisual Design III: Introduction to Character Animation 2 6
Sound recording and editing techniques 2 3
Experimental illustration (optional) 2 6
Audiovisual Design IV: Character Animation (optional) 2 6

Connecting with Businesses

The relationship between University/Business is vital for the professional success of the students, which is why professional internships are a fundamental aspect of the curricula of all our degrees. UDIT is constantly working to foster partnerships with companies, developing an ecosystem of companies and institutions that collaborate in the professional development of our students.

We have signed more than 2.000 active internship agreements with leading companies in the sector such as:

Feedback from students

Prizes and awards

The talent of our students has played a leading role in major national and international competitions over the years:







Our university campus has the best technological and professional equipment, that is also used in large companies. You will have at your disposal 13,000 m2, spread over three buildings, with state-of-the-art facilities designed for your learning and practice.

  • “A multimedia laboratory that brings projects to life”

  • "Turn your ideas into digital reality"


At UDIT we are constantly working to foster partnerships with the best universities and companies related to design and advertising. We seek to promote opportunities for our students, incorporating international and multicultural experience into your time at university.

You will have the opportunity to participate in workshops, courses or conferences in English, and take part in international trips, workshops, experiences and programmes.

Exclusive partnership agreement. ESNE students will be able to access special conditions in courses given by the prestigious Colleges of the University of the Arts London. We are the only university institution in Spain with this type of agreement signed with UAL. Further information

Career opportunities

Hundreds of our alumni in Audiovisual Design and Illustration are already working in the main companies in the sector in areas and positions such as:


  • Creation of illustrations and audiovisual projects for different customers
  • Creation of comics
  • Creation of illustrated books


  • Brand identity development
  • Creation of packaging
  • Typography development
  • Creation of graphs
  • Production of Motion Graphic


  • Art Management
  • Creative Direction


  • Editing and post-production of audiovisual content
  • Creation of Storyboards
  • Art direction
  • Event designer
  • Event decorator
  • Fashion films


  • Product photography
  • Fashion Photography
  • Photocollages


  • Responsible for the creation of graphic and audiovisual content
  • Brand manager
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Art director / graphic designer
  • Strategic design consultant.


  • Art Director
  • Layout
  • Illustration
  • Web content

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If you’re interested in this program, don’t hesitate to contact us. We will help you resolve your doubts and guide you through the process of choosing your future.

You can count on me to answer all your questions.


Student Advisor at UDIT



Mainly Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Autocad, Adobe Premiere for video editing, After Effects for sound editing, etc.

Quality Management System

Verification and modification reports

Verification report


If you have any questions or if you want to set up your access, please write or call us on +34 915 55 25 28.