DEPARTMENT OF VISUAL COMMUNICATION

ABOUT US

The department of visual communication had its inception in 2002. The department offers both theoretical and practical methods in film making, multimedia, advertising to cater to the needs of the students in media industry or media outlets. The department offers two major disciplines Msc. Visual communication and MA in communication. The curriculum will introduce visual communication processes and theories both theoretically and practically through lectures, discussions and seminars. Practical exercises in inter-personal, organizational and inter-cultural communication will further facilitate understanding the visual communication processes.

Combination of lectures, discussions, small group exercises, seminars, fieldwork, and workshops. Lectures will cover guidance, motivation, and the important aspects, historical background and the conceptual framework of the subject. The practical include training on the nuts and bolts of the subject and offer students the benefit of media practitioners’ experience. They will learn the practical skills of reporting, interviewing, writing, editing and presentation. Students will make individual and group presentations on topics selected in consultation with the instructor. In addition to written assignments, students will be required to produce several news and feature stories for radio and for television, and a documentary, short film, ad film, for radio or television. Students will be closely supervised and evaluated while preparing reports. Lectures will be supplemented with work in small groups to practice and create a teamwork spirit. They will be engaged in the following practical exercises to apply learning: recording and editing; radio programme production for community and television broadcasting

OBJECTIVES

1.     To cater to the needs of broadcasting industry. 
2.     To support candidates to advertising industry as girls from rural population form the major chunk of the population. 
3.     Production of short films and documentary to work with news channels.

COURSES OFFERED

MA Mass Communication

M.Sc Visual Communication

M.Phil Mass Communication

M.Phil Visual Communication

Doctoral Programmes

FACULTY

1.Dr. Deepa Viswam

Assistant Professor, (Senior Grade), Member - Publication Committee

Educational Qualification

MA(Pol.Sci), MA(Journalism and Communication), PhD (Conflict Resolution and Communcication), Diploma in Television Production

2.Dr. Lourdu Versna

Assistant Professor ., Member-Placement Cell

3.Mrs.R.Anusuah

Assistant Professor ., Member - Photography and Media Cell