bachelor visual communication

The Bachelor Visual Communication is a program developed in collaboration with the University of Northampton for exceptional SintLucas alumni. Here you can obtain your bachelor diploma in merely one year after you have completed your mbo diploma. The bachelor is executed by SintLucas in Eindhoven.

A portfolio assessment will determine whether your visual skills are sufficient to participate in the bachelor. As a SintLucas alumnus, you have to complete a bridging module before you can start with the bachelor in November. The graduation ceremony is in Northampton, complete with cap and gown. Do you want to distinguish yourself? Then join us today.

what students have to say...

bridging module

  • intermediate step mbo level 4 to bachelor level 6
  • 10 weeks full time: 3 days classes, 2 days self-study
  • period to find out if the bachelor will be suited for you
  • focus on research skills and English skills
  • focus on creative thinking
  • classes at and by SintLucas in Eindhoven


  • start september 2020
  • duration: 1 year
  • fulltime learning
  • includes bridging module
  • personal coaching
  • only for SintLucas alumni
  • investment: €15.750,-
  • student financing possible through DUO
  • classes at and by SintLucas in Eindhoven
  • graduation ceremony with cap and gown in Northampton


You can engage with four different pathways, depending on your previous studies at SintLucas: graphic design, iillustration, photography or audiovisual media production.

During the program, you will obtain your IELTS-diploma, proving that you are proficient in English. In addition, there are design projects and you can participate in international competitions. Expect guidance and classes from amazing teachers who come from both SintLucas and the University of Northampton. 

after graduation

After graduating, you can get to work as an all-round designer, concept developer, visualizer, or become an entrepreneur and work for your own studio.

who are we looking for?

The Bachelor Visual Communication is suited for SintLucas alumni who:

  • could use a challenge and want to continue their educational career
  • are determined and know how to work hard
  • have an interest in design, trends, and the history of the creative industry
  • want to build on their previous SintLucas’ studies and elevate their portfolio to a new dimension

I thought it would be a great challenge to obtain an extra diploma

Meyke Werdmölder, student

with the bachelor it is more about recognizing a problem as a designer, without there being an immediate solution. I am pushed to think further and beyond

Gijs van de Veerdonk, student

a unique opportunity to obtain a bachelor diploma in a year and elevate your portfolio to give your future career a head start

Donna Rijkers, U.NXT

choose the right bachelor

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Are you a SintLucas alumnus and feel like you could use a challenge? Are you looking to elevate your portfolio to another level? Do you want to continue your studies and obtain your bachelor diploma in merely one year? Then the Bachelor Visual Communication will suit you best.

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