Our mission is to provide a stimulating and complete design education that lives up to the latest market demands, leading to a rewarding and well sought after profession. We aim to develop all the necessary skills needed for you to solve the wide variety of real-life design challenges that are faced by professional designers today.

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • Marbella Design Academy offers more than just a great education in design, it is also a great lifestyle!
  • The programmes are taught in English and are validated and quality assured by our partner institution who awards our students Bachelor of Arts degrees.
  • Our mission is to provide a stimulating and complete design education that lives up to the latest market demands.

About

History

  • Marbella Design Academy opened the doors to its first students in October of 1995.
  • In August 2008 the Academy moved from Marbella to its current location in the tranquil town of Monda, occupying a new venue purposely built to fulfil the requirements expected of an official higher education institution.

Education

The maximum number of places available is 230, so students receive a great deal of personal attention and one-to-one tuition from their teachers.

We are constantly expanding and improving our curriculum to the latest marked demands. The atmosphere is energetic, creative and inspiring. We encourage our students to collaborate and experiment with their designs, in either smaller groups or with one-to-one tuition sessions with their tutor. Although the work is intensive, everybody collaborates in a casual, warm and informal atmosphere.

Career

Our graduate students have an employment rate of nearly a hundred percent, a clear indication of the quality of education they have received.

Our mission is to provide a stimulating and complete design education that lives up to the latest market demands, leading to a rewarding and well sought after profession. We aim to develop all the necessary skills needed for you to solve the wide variety of real-life design challenges that are faced by professional designers today. We also prepare the students for the increasing demands of the market with respect to quality of presentation, style, aesthetics and psychology relating to the design environment.

Bachelor's programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (4)

Services

Housing services

Student accommodation is very good and fantastic value for money. Placed in a lovely and inspiring environment in the picturesque village of Monda. The cost of living is one of the lowest in Europe. Being a student at Marbella Design Academy in the South of Spain is less of a financial burden as studying in many other parts of the world, and therefore most of the students can concentrate on their studies and do not need to waste valuable time on additional paid work after tuition hours. They can enjoy life and the Spanish atmosphere. You will probably have the best time of your life here.

ICT services

You will, for example, from your very first year of study be introduced to professional software applications that are vital to becoming a successful designer. Among other skills taught, the software applications utilised include Auto-Cad, 3D Studio Max, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Adobe Premier. The exact applications you will encounter vary according to the course that you have chosen.

Student Life

Campus life

Marbella Design Academy is located in Monda, just a short walk from the center of the village. Our students have a beautiful short walk to the Academy; they are not wasting time or money on public transportation. Monda is a charming, typically Spanish village, which is only 15 kilometers from Marbella. Monda has many beautiful small squares, restaurants and bars. 80% of students live in Monda which has given the village a university campus atmosphere.

The town is surrounded by the stunning Spanish countryside, offering a variety of local leisure opportunities, such as horse riding, hiking, motor cross, football, basketball, flamenco dancing and Spanish guitar classes, to mention just a few.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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