Courses in Visual Communication and Opportunities


A number of graduate, postgraduate, diploma and certificate courses are available in the field of Visual Communication. Courses are available in the Arts, Technology and Science streams. It encompasses a wide range of fields like Portfolio Development, Digital Video Editing, Magazine Editing and Publishing , Graphic designing, Digital Photography, Digital communication, Creative Video making, Web Designing, Commercial and Business Advertising, etc. Opportunities in media, publishing and design houses are available for aspirants who have completed the course. Further specializations can also be done in related areas.

Courses in Visual Communication in India

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Visual Merchandising
  • Diploma in Visual Merchandising
  • Diploma in Visual Communication Design
  • Certificate in Visual Merchandising
  • Certificate Course Visual Basic
  • Bachelor of Visual Communication
  • Bachelor of Science in Visual Communication (Electronic Media)

Courses in Visual Communication Abroad

  • Advanced Diploma in Visual Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Illustration and Visual Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Visual Communication (Graphic Communication)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Visual Communication (Moving Image)
  • Bachelor of Design (Hons) in Professional Design (Visual Communication)
  • Bachelor of Design in Visual Communication
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication Design
  • Bachelor of Multimedia - Visual Communication Design
  • Certificate Program in Visual Communication
  • Diploma in Visual Communication and Media Design (DVMD)
  • Master in Art and Design (Visual Communication and New Media)
  • Master of Arts in Visual Communication
  • Master of Fine Arts in Visual Communication Design
  • Master of Philosophy in Visual Communication
  • Ph.D. in Visual Communication
  • Postgraduate Diploma Design for Visual Communication

Opportunities after pursuing Visual Communication course

Opportunities are available in electronic and print media, publishing houses, production houses, digital studios, Event management companies and digital media sectors. Employment is relatively high in the private sector than in the public sector.  Some of the job profiles for Visual Communication graduates are as follows:

  • Business Development Manager
  • Copywriter
  • Corporate Communication Manager
  • Creative writer
  • Customer Service Executives
  • Desktop Publisher
  • Digital Photographer
  • Editor
  • Graphic Artist
  • Instructional Designer
  • Manager
  • Media Marketing Executives
  • Photojournalist
  • Production Assistant
  • Videographer
  • Web designers

Entrepreneurial opportunities too are available in plenty. Candidates who have completed a Visual Communication course have tremendous scope in successfully establishing design studios at relatively low cost and less man power.

Specializations can be done in specific areas like Photography, Journalism, fashion Photography, Videography, Animation, Business Administration in Communication, Creative writing, Film studies, Computer Aided Designing (CAD), Web Designing, Photoshop, Advertising, etc to enhance the candidate’s portfolio. Interdisciplinary areas can also be explored by aspirants.



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