Inclusion of SRMIST under 12(B) of the UGC Act

Department of Visual Communication

About the Department
SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University) is synonymous to the Department of Visual Communication, courses that are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities were started in 2004 as a one-stop-shop providing all facilities for Media Studies. Since its inception the Department has emerged as one of the leading Communication and Media institutes in the country with International reputation. The department has grown from strength to strength through pioneering technologies related to media. The programs are designed to provide a holistic design education that incorporates technology, aesthetics and integrated use of various media. It offers two - year Post - Graduate course (M.Sc. Visual Communication) and three - year Graduate program (B.Sc. Visual Communication).

With a history spanning for eight years, the department has become identical with commitment to quality, trust and reliability. Visual Communication at SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University) is one of the very few private institutes in the country offering full- fledged Post- Graduate and Graduate programs with advanced infrastructure, a comprehensive curriculum, skilled and experienced faculty, placement process, international exchange programs, lively co- curricular activities like theatre, dance, music, cinema and painting with an ambience that encourages students to scale new heights in their areas of interest with a firm root in social sensitivity.

Department Objective
The Department’s commitment in providing value to the student community is reflected in the state of the art equipment, the focus on constant up-gradation and following the emerging technologies and trends in media. With consistent growth in terms of student strength and placement, the department has well qualified and experienced faculties working together to give uncompromising levels of quality and knowledge to the student community. The Courses in Visual Communication examine the nature, use, and role of messages among individuals, small groups, organizations, and society in whatever form they assume - oral, written, visual, mediated, and technological communication.

Postgrauate Program
Postgraduate program introduces students to all streams of Visual Communication in the first two semesters and facilitate them to specialize in Visual Media in the last two semesters. Student chooses an on- campus project and produces a high- standard portfolio for professional recognition in the Media Market addition to the compulsory courses based around Visual communication.

Undergraduate Program
The Undergraduate program focuses on media education with a fair understanding of other social sciences. We constantly renew our curriculum and infrastructure to meet the challenges of the changing times.

Departmental Facilities
The Department has all facilities for film and television production with state of art recording, dubbing, editing, Photo and preview theaters for a complete production process and provide all shooting facilities under one roof for the student communities.

We equip students with practical knowledge and mind- skills, an exhaustive exploration of the student's creative potential to achieve breakthrough in design innovation for a variety of media forms. The students will be exposed to the real world creative gateway and industry best practices inside the campus in a built- in, well - equipped, full - fledged Visual Studio with VTR setup (we are the only institute in India to have this setup), Dubbing Studio, Edit Suite, Photography Studio, Drawing Lab, Graphic Design Lab, Computer Lab, Animation Studio (pioneer in having this kind in institutions), Preview Theater for screening films, scenarios through Real- Life Projects, Guest Lectures and Media Industry Visits. Industry experience is available to all students embedded with client - based projects in the final year.