Department of Visual Communication (B.Sc) – Best Deemed University in Chennai
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Department of Visual Communication (B.Sc)

Vision & Mission

Vision To set global standards for media education research, training, and industry collaboration through highquality skill-based education and practical exposure for building a knowledge-driven student community and  therebyto contribute to  the development of entrepreneur skills along with universal values and ethics. Mission To create a skill-based learning environment that nurtures new ideas, creativity, and research, the department aims at cultivating an appreciation of media’s role in the development of leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs in the domain of media and mass communication.

List of Programmes

  • Ph.D
  • M. Phil 
  • M.Sc Visual Communication 
  • B.Sc Visual Communication 
  • Diploma in Visual Communication

Faculty-Student Ratio

1:35

About the Department

VISTAS,known for its academic brilliance and an Institute  with excellent infrastructure, took its first step into the arena of visual communication, in the year 2009, offering B.Sc., Visual Communication.

The Department of Visual Communication comes under School of Mass communication.. The B.Sc., Animation and M.Philprogrammes were  started  in 2012. M.Sc., and PhD.,programmes were started in  2017. Since these programmesencompasse highly creative and challenging fields such as  photography, videography, film making, multimedia, 2d Animation, 3d Animation, Vfx walls of a class room,  It requires a complete technical set up of various media production.

VISTAS school of mass communication has got the state of the art audio/ video studio, wherein the students can get hands on training on all aspects of these creative fields.

Program Outcomes

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES (PO)


PO1: To develop the ability to use critical, analytical, and deep in thought thinking and analysis in visual communication.


PO2: Media studies and its reflect on social and moral responsibilities in students professional life.


PO3: Work responsibly and creatively as an individual or as a member or leader of a team and in all the multidisciplinary environments.


PO4: To gain knowledge and self-confidence in the distribution of project/research outputs in the fields of Media Arts, Design, and Visual Effects.

Curriculum & Syllabus

Curriculum & Syllabus

Total number of Credits: 90 

SEMESTER 1  Hours/Week    Maximum Marks  
Code No.Course Lecture Tutorial Practical Credits CASEE Total
Core 1Approaches to Human Communication40044060100
Core 2Theories of Visual Analysis40044060100
Core 3Theories of Visual Analysis40044060100
Core 1 (P)Graphical Arts-I00424060100
DSEDiscipline Specific Elective - I02404060100
DSEDiscipline Specific Elective - II02404060100
SECSoft Skill 1/
Sector Skill Course
20024060100
Total1441224

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Eligibility Criteria

Program
Program Duration(Years)
Eligibility
Criteria for Merit
M.Sc. Visual Communication2 Years (4 Semesters)UG Degree in any DisciplineMerit based on percentage of marks secured in the qualifying examination
M.Sc. Animation2 Years (4 Semesters)UG Degree in any DisciplineMerit based on percentage of marks secured in the qualifying examination

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee per yearAdministration FeeRegistration FeeMisc.
(per sem)
Skill Enhancement Fee
(per year)
Exam Fee
(Per Sem)
At the time of admissionEven Sem
Odd Sem
75,0006,800
3,300
3005,000
3100
56,000
40,900
45,900

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