Guided by

knowledge

Information design is all about turning data into meaningful visual representations.

 

This cross-disciplinary concentration draws from the fields of visual communication, computer science, cartography, business, journalism, interaction and service design. 

 

Learn how to scrape and interpret data, code, make dynamic visualisations and deliver data-driven content. Build your own skillset to make the world a bit more understandable.

Sweet spot

 

Aalto ARTS is ranked 13th in the World and considered the best Art & Design school in the Nordic countries (QS University Ranking).

 

Visual Communication Design programme at Aalto has a very rich history, spanning over 90 years.

Structure

of MA Studies

2 years full‑time

Major Studies

57 ects

Joint courses for the whole programme. Deepen your understanding of contemporary design discourse and experiment with project studies.

Alternative studies

33 ects

Concentration-specific courses. Information design students will learn to develop compelling visualisations out of a wide range of data.

 

Elective Studies

30 ects

Dig deeper into courses offered by Aalto ARTS or explore the limitless possibilities of other Aalto schools.

Questions?

Ask a friend!

ID Student, 1st year

Heini

ID Student, 2nd year

Laura

Alumni

Safa

Aalto

Admissions

Inspired by

stories

Visual narrative is all about creating and sharing your stories through emerging visual media.

 

This multidisciplinary concentration combines skills from the fields of visual communication, interactive media, film and games while putting emphasis on self-expression.

 

Learn how to blend creative writing  and storytelling with cutting-edge digital technologies. Build your own set of narrative and artistic tools to become a storyteller of tomorrow.

Sweet spot

 

Aalto ARTS is ranked 13th in the World and considered the best Art & Design school in the Nordic countries (QS University Ranking).

 

Visual Communication Design programme at Aalto has a very rich history, spanning over 90 years.

Structure

of MA studies

2 years full‑time

Major Studies

57 ects

Joint courses for the whole programme. Deepen your understanding of contemporary design discourse and experiment with project studies.

Alternative studies

33 ects

Concentration-specific courses. Visual Narrative students will learn to employ visual skills and narrative tools to support self-expression.

 

Elective studies

30 ects

Dig deeper into courses offered by Aalto ARTS or explore the limitless possibilities of other Aalto schools.

Questions?

Ask a friend!

VN Student, 1st year

Sofia

VN Student, 2nd year

Lukasz

Alumni

Jenna

Aalto

Admissions

Information Design
Visual Narrative