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Academics

B. Sc. in Visual Media at School of Arts and Sciences is a three year undergraduate program for who have passed their higher secondary examinations. Visual media now plays a vital role in marketing, promotions, entertainment.

To serve the growing need for professionals in the field of Visual Media, School offers a uniquely incorporated combination of innovative media theories and practical works, designed to foster the critical understanding and creative use of the audio-visual media. This mainly involves the study of language, multimedia and animations techniques. The students also acquire gross knowledge on printing, broad casting, animation works and graphic designing techniques. On completing this course, the students will be placed as a web designer, advertising designer, graphic designer, instructor, and illustrator, event manager, or visualization artist; in any printing, publishing, design, or event management related fields.

Academics

B. Sc. in Visual Media at School of Arts and Sciences is a three year undergraduate program for who have passed their higher secondary examinations. Visual media now plays a vital role in marketing, promotions, entertainment.

To serve the growing need for professionals in the field of Visual Media, School offers a uniquely incorporated combination of innovative media theories and practical works, designed to foster the critical understanding and creative use of the audio-visual media. This mainly involves the study of language, multimedia and animations techniques. The students also acquire gross knowledge on printing, broad casting, animation works and graphic designing techniques. On completing this course, the students will be placed as a web designer, advertising designer, graphic designer, instructor, and illustrator, event manager, or visualization artist; in any printing, publishing, design, or event management related fields.

Curriculum

Semester 1
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
# Communicative English # # # # #
# Language Paper I # # # # #
# Mass Communication – Theories and Models # # # # #
# Multimedia Graphics and Animation # # # # #
# Introduction to Visual Arts # # # # #
# Technological Foundation for Visual Media # # # # #
# Introduction to Photography # # # # #
# Cultural Education I # # # # #
# Multimedia Graphics and Animation Lab I # # # # #
Semester 2
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
# Professional Communication # # # # #
# Language Paper II # # # # #
# Print Journalism and Feature Writing # # # # #
# Photography # # # # #
# Videography and Video Editing I # # # # #
# Environmental Science and Sustainability # # # # #
# Cultural Education II # # # # #
# Photography Lab # # # # #
# Multimedia Graphics and Animation Lab II # # # # #
# Videography and Video Editing Lab I # # # # #
Semester 3
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
# Life Skills I # # # # #
# Broadcast Journalism # # # # #
# Introduction to Advertising # # # # #
# Web Publishing # # # # #
# Videography and Video Editing II # # # # #
# Broadcast Journalism Practice # # # # #
# Multimedia Graphics and Animation Lab. 3 # # # # #
# Videography and Video Editing Lab. II # # # # #
# Web Publishing Lab # # # # #
# Amrita Value Programme I # # # # #
# Introduction to Audio # # # # #
Semester 4
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
# Life Skills II # # # # #
# Film Studies and Analysis # # # # #
# Web Journalism and Content Writing # # # # #
# Elective D # # # # #
# Elective B # # # # #
# Open Elective I # # # # #
# Anchoring and Media Presentation Skills # # # # #
# Audiography Lab # # # # #
# Critical Viewing and Reading Analysis Lab # # # # #
# Video Production Lab # # # # #
# Amrita Value Programme II # # # # #
# Current Affairs 1 # # # # #
Semester 5
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
# Constitution and Media Ethics # # # # #
# Introduction to Media Organizations # # # # #
# Elective C # # # # #
# Current Affairs 2 # # # # #
# Open Elective II / Live-in-Lab. # # # # #
# Minor Project (Optional) # # # # #
# leading to Paper Publication # # # # #
# Life Skills III # # # # #
# Current Affairs 2 # # # # #
Semester 6
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
# Internship and Portfolio Presentation # # # # #
# Project # # # # #
Electives
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
ELECTIVE A (any one)
# Development Communication # # # # #
# Introduction to Brand Management # # # # #
# Web Designing # # # # #
ELECTIVE B (any one)
# Art Direction for Advertising # # # #
# Public Relations and Corporate Communication # # # # #
# Research Methods for Media Studies # # # # #
ELECTIVE C (any one)
# Advertising Case Studies # # # # #
# Introduction to Niche Journalism # # # # #
# Technical and Professional Writing # # # # #
ELECTIVE D(any one)
# Copy Writing for Advertising # # # # #
# Online Marketing # # # # #
# Short Film Making # # # # #
Note*

* Two Open Elective courses are to be taken by each student, one each in the 4th and the 5th semesters, from the list of Open Electives offered by the School.

# Students undertaking and registering for a Live-in-Lab project, can be exempted from registering for an Open Elective course in the fifth semester.

Electives listed above are only indicative. Actual Offering will depend on the number of students registering for the courses and availability of faculty.
School Administration reserves the right to modify the subjects / curriculum / detailed syllabus as per the topical needs or changes in trends of the academic stream or industry requirements.
* One of the electives can be a Live-in-labs project done over a period of two semesters.

Eligibility

Admission

Eligibility: 50% aggregate in PU/+2 in any discipline or its equivalent or 3-year Polytechnic Diploma

Programme Duration: 3 years (6 Semesters)

Fees Structure

To be Updated

Program Fees for the year 2019-2021
Campus Tuition Fees
per sem
Tuition Fees
Total
Hostel & Mess
Per Year
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168th

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5th

India University Rankings 2021

12th

Overall Rankings 2021
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5th Best
University in India
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Amrita Ranked No.1 in India Top 100 in The World
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