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CAS Digital Literacy

With the increasing spread of digital tools and communication channels, the question of how to design them is becoming more and more important. The CAS Digital Literacy imparts knowledge, competences and skills that enable the design of diverse digital communication channels. Courses on Creative Coding, UX/UI, Immersive Environments, AI/Deep Learning, Digital Participation, Video Documentation and Moving Graphics provide an up-to-date insight into the applied practice and theoretical reflection of digital design in this CAS.

Key data

CAS FHNW Certificate of Advanced Studies
ECTS points
Next start
After successfully participating in at least 5 weeks of either the Summer or Winter Workshops of HGK FHNW
Teaching language
German / English
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Choice mandatory modules

Generative Design

Next Start: 15 July 2024

to Generative Design

Moving Graphics

Next Start: January / February 2025

to Moving Graphics

Generative AI in the context of art and design

Next Start: January / February 2025

to Generative AI in the context of art and design


Next Start: January / February 2025

to From-Web-To-Print

Elective Modules

Perception Studies

Next Start: 2025

to Perception Studies

Institute Digital Communication Environments (IDCE)

Through digital media and the democratisation of communication channels that goes hand in hand with it, the critical handling of their visual and interaction-based design has become decisively more important, because the social relevance of information and communication has thus fundamentally changed.

visit the Institute

Institute Digital Communication Environments IDCE

FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland Basel Academy of Art and Design, Institute Digital Communication Environments (IDCE) High-rise: D 5.03 Freilager-Platz 1 CH - 4142 Münchenstein near Basel